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Sikhism, or Sikhi, is a Indian monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent around the end of the 15th century.

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Themes for 71st R-Day tableaux: Goa's 'save the frog' campaign, J&K's 'back to village' programme

Goa's 'save the frog' campaign, Jammu and Kashmir's 'back to village' programme, architectural wonders and Unesco world heritage sites in Jaipur and Gujarat and 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism..
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Congress govt showed no interest in nailing 1984 rioters: Panel

The Supreme Court-appointed Justice S N Dhingra Commitee has slammed the then Union government and Delhi Police for showing utter lack of interest in booking 1984 anti-Sikh rioters for murder, arson..
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Indian court turns down petition to stop implementation of citizenship law [Video]Indian court turns down petition to stop implementation of citizenship law

India's top court on Wednesday refused to stall the implementation of a new law that lays out a path for non-Muslim minorities from some neighbouring countries for Indian citizenship, despite violent..

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CAA protests tracker

Several cities across the country are holding protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act which seeks to grant citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi communities..
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Afghanistan grants long-term permits to Afghan-origin Hindus, Sikhs living in India

No visa will be required by Afghan origin Hindus and Sikhs citizens living in India to travel to Afghanistan as the country has granted long-term permits and national identification cards even if the..
DNA - Published

Congress challenges Citizenship Amendment Act in Supreme Court

The Act provides citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who faced religious persecution from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan and arrived in India before..
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Sikh community in Kashmir agrees to demolition of Gurudwara to make way for Sringar-Baramulla National Highway

The gesture from the Sikh community is being widely-praised for agreeing to relocate the building, who served people from all faiths and organised langars (community kitchen) along with other social..
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927 Hindu, Sikh migrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan since 2018: Home ministry


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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 tabled in Rajya Sabha

The Bill seeks to grant Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zoroastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who..
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Fascinated with ‘forgiveness’ in Sikhism, an Israeli woman arrives in India to study and research


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90% Sikh heritage sites located in Pakistan, says Indian-origin British historian

Indian-origin British historian and author Bobby Singh Bansal, who is considered as an authority on Sikh heritage in Pakistan, has claimed that 90 per cent of the Sikh heritage sites are located in the..
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Yogi Adityanath says Nankana Sahib to follow Kartarpur Sahib

"I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all of you for this (opening of Kartarpur Sahib corridor). The day is not far when we will be able to go to Nankana Sahib," the CM told a gathering on..
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Indian Sikh pilgrims using Kartarpur corridor will not require passport: Pakistan foreign office

Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has waived the condition of passport for one year for Indian Sikhs visiting the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib using the Kartarpur corridor...
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1,100 Indian Sikhs arrive in Pakistan for Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary

The first batch of 1,100 Sikhs from India arrived in Pakistan on Thursday, crossing over through the Wagah border, for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak. The 'Nagar Kirtan'..
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PM Modi likely to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on November 9

PM Modi is also expected to flag off the first batch of pilgrims who will visit the Sikh holy shrine.
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India, Pakistan set to sign pilgrim corridor pact amid Kashmir tension

India and Pakistan are set to sign an agreement on Indian pilgrims visiting a Sikh shrine in Pakistan, rare cooperation between the nuclear-armed neighbors at a time of tension that has brought..
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Pakistan firm on $20 Kartarpur fee but India agrees to pact

Pakistan refused to budge on charging Sikh pilgrims $20 to visit Kartarpur Sahib. India gave in to the demand and agreed to sign the Kartarpur Corridor agreement. The Indian concession came even as..
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Thai Sikh charity to donate two schools to mark Baba Nanak’s birth anniversary


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Mumbai: Have patience, Sikh body advises Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank-hit members

Sri Guru Singh Sabha says it stands with affected community members
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Manmohan Singh likely to turn down Pakistan invite to Kartarpur

Pakistan announced on Monday that it has decided to invite Singh. In a video statement, Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said his country has decided to invite Singh after consultations..
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SGPC urges Centre to take up issue of safety of Sikhs with foreign govts


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550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev: India offers Nepalese Sikhs to visit Gurdwaras in Punjab


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Indian pilgrim corridor to Pakistan Sikh temple planned for November opening

A corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims traveling to a holy temple in Pakistan will open in November, in time for one of the religion's most sacred festivals.
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Jaishankar says Indian Mission in Italy alerted on Sikh men drowning case

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that the Indian Mission in Italy have been alerted to extend all help in the case of four Sikh men from Punjab who died after drowning in a..
DNA - Published

India, Pakistan agree on visa-free travel for Indian pilgrims to Kartarpur gurudwara

India and Pakistan have agreed on visa-free travel of Indian pilgrims to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara without any restrictions based on their faith. 5,000 pilgrims can visit the holy site of the Sikhs..
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Ayodhya Dispute: 'Muslims stopped from praying'

On December 10, the Waqf Inspector shot a report to the state government alleging Muslims were harassed and abused by Sikhs and Hindus on their way to offer prayers at the mosque.
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Have asked for immediate remedial action: MEA on forced conversion of Sikh girl in Pak

India has asked Pakistan for immediate remedial action after reports of the abduction and forceful conversion of a Sikh girl in Pakistan emerged.
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Kartarpur corridor: India, Pakistan hold technical meet

The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims, who will have to just obtain..
IndiaTimes - Published

34-year-old British Sikh choked to death by martial arts expert in Thailand hotel

The incident occurred when the 34-year-old British Sikh Amitpal Singh Bajaj, who was holidaying with his wife and son in Phuket, confronted the Norwegian man staying in the adjacent room of the hotel..
DNA - Published

Maharaja Ranjit Singh's statue damaged in Lahore

The king ruled the Sikh empire in the first half of the 19th century.
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South African Sikhs to begin four-month long celebrations to mark Guru Nanak’s 550 birth anniversary


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In 'Khalistan dossier' to Pakistan, New Delhi says Sikh pilgrims subjected to anti-India propaganda

Sikh pilgrims visiting the country four times in a year are regularly subjected to anti-India propaganda and the Khalistan agenda, India said in dossier to Pakistan.
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Sikhs, Hindus protest against forced conversions in Pakistan

On June 29, a Hindu teenage girl, Payal Kumari was allegedly abducted by her teacher Kamran Soomor from Thatta in Sindh.
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500-year-old gurdwara in Pakistan opens its doors for Indian Sikh pilgrims

Earlier, Indians were not allowed to visit the Babe-de-Ber gurdwara which is situated in Sialkot city, about 140 km from here.
DNA - Published

Pakistan celebrates Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh, pays tribute to Bhagat Singh; but India opposes Jinnah's portrait because of 'religious nationalism'

The question is why Pakistan thinks that these men are celebrated when India is going through a strong anti-Muslim phase. And it is because Pakistan also has a powerful Punjabi nationalism. More than..
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Sikh pilgrims' visit to Pak: No permission to receive Pak train at Attari, says railways

The railways on Saturday said it had no permission to let a train from Pakistan into Attari to ferry 130 Sikh passengers to Lahore for pilgrimage, a day after the neighbouring country alleged that..
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Pakistan claims India refused to let its train cross border to bring 200 Sikh pilgrims

"Pakistan had issued visas to some 200 Indian Sikhs to attend the Jore Mela (death anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev jee) and they were due to arrive here by a Pakistani train on Friday. But the Indian..
IndiaTimes - Published

UK’s Sikh businesses to invest 500 mn pounds in religious projects in Pak


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Operation Blue Star 35th anniversary: SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal met Union home minister Amit Shah

On the 35th anniversary of Operation Blue Star on Thursday, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal met Union home minister Amit Shah to seek his intervention to have important holy scriptures,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Akali Dal demands return of Sikh treasure 'taken away' by Army during Operation Bluestar


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