Religions
Placing Quran, Bible next to Gita at Abdul Kalam’s statue riles Hindu outfit

The imposing memorial of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 27 here found itself at the centre of a controversy on Sunday with the Hindu Makkal Katchi (HMK) strongly objecting to the placing of the Quran and the Bible next to a model of the Bhagavad Gita that was part of the small podium on which the statue of the former president has been erected.

Triple talaq practise common in areas where fundamentalist organisations are strong

Triple talaq has become the media’s favourite subject. On the one hand, it is projected as the most important issue faced by Muslim women, and on the other, we have bodies such as the Muslim Personal Law Board refusing to acknowledge its existence in the country. 

AAP hits out at Congress, SAD for ‘politicising’ issue of GST on langar,parshad

The opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday hit out at the Congress-led Punjab government and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for “politicising” Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposition on ‘langar sewa’, and said such services in all religions should be kept out of the ambit of taxation.


Paying Obeisance to Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib on His 361st Birth Anniversary

Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib (1656-1664) the eighth Guru or prophet teacher of the Sikhs was the younger son of Sri Guru Har Rai Sahib (1630-1661) the seventh Guru of the Sikhs and Mata Sulakkhani Ji.

Chhota Ghallughara: Chhamb Kahnuwan

            In the blood-stained pages of Sikh history (i) Chhota Ghallughara (Minor Holocaust) which occurred during March-June 1746 and (ii) Vadda Ghallughara (Major Holocaust) which took place on February 5, 1762, in each of which 40,000 Sikhs were killed present examples unparalleled in world history.

Amarnath Yatra: To enjoy the bliss of the sacred is a difficult task

At a secluded spot, i stopped for a while to enjoy the beauty all around. The winds, tall and green pines, the silvery peaks and the soft murmur of the Amrawati river below, cattle grazing ­ it was exhilarating. Why can't we experience this blissful feeling everyday?

Hotel staff refuses room to couple having two different religions

Controversy broke out on Wednesday when the staff of a private hotel on Annipura main road refused room to an Interfaith couple, saying they had no valid documents like voter ID or driving license, which are a must to book a hotel room.

Ram Sene protests against Iftar at Krishna temple

Sri Ram Sene activists staged demonstrations in various parts of the state, including Bengaluru and Mangaluru on Sunday to protests against hosting an iftar party at Sri Krishna temple in Udupi recently.

Remembering Bhagat Kabir Ji, a revolutionary saint-poet on his 619th Birth Anniversary

Bhagat Kabir Ji's full name was Kabir Das. 'Kabir' in Arabic language means 'great’ and the word 'dasa' in Sanskrit language means a slave or a servant. 

Paying obeisance to Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib

 Guru on his 422 nd Birth Anniversary (June 10) Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib (1595-1644) the Sixth Guru (prophet teacher) of the Sikhs was the only son of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the Fifth Guru of the Sikhs and Mata Ganga Ji. He was born on Har Vadi 7, 1652 Bikrimi i.e. June 19, 1595 at Vadali (now called Vadali Guru) about 8 kms from Amritsar.

Killing humans in the name of 'Gau Bhakti' must stop: Modi

The PM has expressed pain over rising cases of violent incidents in the name of cow protection.

301st martyrdom anniversary of Shahid Baba Banda Singh

Paying obeisance to the brave, dauntless and vigorous Shahid Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Ji: The founder of Sikh rule.

EID Mubarak

Punjabkhabar.com wishes its readers, supporters and writer EID mubarak. May GOD bless you and your families, near and dears on this auspicious day. Enjoy the day with family members and friends. Pray for peace in our society. Spread message of love, peace and be generous and compassionate towards those whom circumstances left behind in progress and in achieving economic prosperity and wealth.  

Muslims’ month of self-purifying and to rejoice

Eid comes after 30 days of fasting during the month of Ramadan, a process of self-purification from pre- dawn to dusk which involves not eating food or drinking and regular prayers and control of one’s senses from any anger or abusive expression.

Hindu families in Rajasthan villages fast during Ramzan

In the times when heighten tensions between India and Pakistan are talked about, villages situated on India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan continue to observe syncretic traditions and spread religious harmony across border. 

Let AIMPLB to declare instant triple talaq invalid with immediate effect Cow a highly useful animal, its worship makes no sense: Sarvakar India too needs to scrap triple talaq as many Muslim nations Government promises legislation if Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq Paying Obeisance to Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji on his 513th Birth Anniversary BHAGAT RAVIDAS JI : AN ASCETIC AND A SOCIAL REFORMER PAYING RESPECT TO SRI GURU HAR RAI SAHIB ON HIS 387TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY An Unprescedented Martyrdom : Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji A Unique Event in Sikh history: Sis Yatra of ninth Guru Sri Tegh Bahadur Sahib Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib: Protector of Oppressed Classes CHHOTA GHALLUGHARA (The Minor Holocaust) MARTYRDOM OF 40,000 SIKHS DURING MARCH-JUNE, 1746 MARTYRDOM OF 40,000 SIKHS IN A SINGLE DAY (FEBRUARY 5, 1762) Rajasthan BJP government suspended two civic body officials for the death of more than 90 cows Bhai Bala Ji : Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's Life Long Companion Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji Sacrificed His Life to Uphold the Right to Profess one's Religion YATRA OF GURDWARA SRI HEMKUNT SAHIB: THE CHERISHED DREAM OF ALL THE SIKHS Delhi based Hindu Sena performs havan for Trump's success hoping that he would “destroy Islamic terror" Parliament passes bill to exclude Sehajdharis from voting in SGPC polls Kerala HC permits Muslim girls to appear for medial entrance test with hijab Punjab Govt. deputes rescue team for stranded Hemkund Sahib pilgrims in Uttarakhand Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib: The Bandichhor (Liberator Benign) Guru on His Birth Anniversary Remembering Bhagat Kabir Ji A Revolutionary Saint Poet on His 617th Birth Anniversary YATRA Of GURDWARA SRI HEM KUNT SAHIB EVERY SIKH’s HEART-FELT DESIRE Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji Sacrificed His Life to Uphold the Right to profess one's Religion