First pilgrimage to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib to cross on November 8

India has proposed that the first group of pilgrims should cross over to Pakistan on November 8Mohan said the work on the four-lane highway and the state-of-the-art passenger terminal, which can accommodate 5,000 pilgrims, will be completed by October end.


The Sikh history of the 18th century is replete with the martyrdom of Sikhs at the hands of Afghan and Mughal rulers who invaded India which was at that time considered a 'sparrow of gold'. The primary aims of these invaders were to loot the people and convert them to Islam.


        Sri Guru Ram Das Ji (1534-1581) the Fourth Guru or spiritual mentor of the Sikhs was born on 25 Assuu Sammat 1591 i.e. 24 September 1534 in his ancestral place Chuna Mandi area, Lahore (now in Pakistan). At his birthplace now stands Gurdwara Janam Asthan Guru Ram Das Ji.

Man arrested on spy charge from a village near Dera Baba Nanak

A resident of Tibri village here was nabbed by Army officials for allegedly providing photographs of the cantonment area and the under-construction Kartarpur corridor to someone in Pakistan, police said on Thursday.

Forced Kashmiris' subjugation aims to divide India to strengthen Hindutva forces: Sikh Intelligensia

With various Sikh organisations and farmers’ bodies coming in open opposition to callous and motivated demotion of Jammu and Kashmir status has testified that Punjab which too underwent similar type of state repression in recent past overwhelmingly stood for the subjugated people. 

Four Sikhs farmers in Italy died by drowning in cow manure tank

 Four Indian-origin Sikh men drowned in a sewage tank on a cattle farm in northern Italy due to the carbon dioxide fumes coming out from the cow manure, according to media reports.

312 Indian-origin Sikh living abroad removed from “adverse list”, can visit India

 At least 312 Indian-origin Sikhs living in foreign countries have been removed from a Ministry of Home Affairs “adverse list”, enabling them to apply for Indian visa and visit the country, a senior Ministry official said on Friday. Only two persons from the list have been excluded.

Floods in Punjab routine happening for politicians, not for victims

It is a traumatic and sad story of lakhs of people affected by floods in Punjab. I am also saddened by hundreds of deaths, caused by rains-feed-floods. The damages worth several hundred crores of rupee, occurred by these floods. Consequently, the deaths of hundreds of mulch animals, and thousands of farmers have also lost their crops. 

Sikh pilgrims to get multiple visas, promises Imran

Kartarpur is the “Madina” and Nankana Sahib is the “Makkah” of the Sikh community, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said and assured that his government will issue multiple and on-arrival visas

'Govt wanted to win land not hearts of Kashmiris'

From students to professionals, belonging to both Jammu and Kashmir regions, many were apprehensive that taking away the special status will render the "ecologically sensitive" province "vulnerable" to exploitation due to infrastructure-related activities.