Devotees offer prayers at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev Ji, in New Delhi on Tuesday

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH Lakhs of devotees thronged brightly-lit gurdwaras across the country on Tuesday to pay obeisance to Guru Nanak Dev on his 550th birth anniversary, with the epicentre of celebrations being at the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi. Braving morning chill, people offered prayers at various shrines and took part in ‘langars’, ‘shabad kirtans’ […]

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and his wife and Member Parliament from Patiala, Preneet Kaur along with NRIs in Jalandhar on Monday night

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH/JALANDHAR Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder has assured the Punjabi Diaspora settled abroad that he would take up with the Chief Justice of the High Court, as well as the Central Government, the issue of setting up Special Courts to expeditiously settle cases of those who had been declared Proclaimed Offenders (POs) after […]

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh addressing the function in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind and other dignitaries in Sultanpur Lodhi on Tuesday

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH / SULTANPUR LODHI Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced that he would take up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of prevailing upon Pakistan to grant Indian devotees open access to more historic gurdwaras across the border. The announcement was made during the 550th Prakash Purb of Sri […]