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FCRA registration to Golden temple pathbreaking move: Amit Shah

IndiaTimes Thursday, 10 September 2020
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said the the government's decision to allow the Golden Temple in Amritsar to receive foreign funds is a pathbreaking move and it will once again showcase the outstanding spirit of service of the Sikh community.
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Amit Shah lauds policemen for role in fight against Covid-19

Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday paid rich tributes to around 35,398 police personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty since Independence,..
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343 police personnel lost their lives while serving nation as corona warriors: Amit Shah [Video]

343 police personnel lost their lives while serving nation as corona warriors: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on October 21 informed that 343 police personnel lost their lives while serving the nation as corona warriors. "During our battle against COVID-19, 343 police personnel lost their lives while serving the nation as corona warriors," said Shah while addressing a gathering at National Police Memorial on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day.

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Police Commemoration Day 2020: Amit Shah pays tribute at National Police Memorial [Video]

Police Commemoration Day 2020: Amit Shah pays tribute at National Police Memorial

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on October 21 attended the National Police Commemoration Day parade. He paid tribute at the National Police Memorial in Delhi. The day is observed every year to pay homage to the 10 CRPF jawans who laid down their lives battling Chinese Army in Ladakh's Hot Spring area.

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Watch: Amit Shah pays tribute to police personnel who died in line of duty [Video]

Watch: Amit Shah pays tribute to police personnel who died in line of duty

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday paid tribute to police personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty. The Home Minister paid tribute at National Police Memorial on Police Commemoration Day. "My tributes to police personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty. So far, 35,398 police personnel have lost their lives in the line of duty. Names of all those police personnel are marked here at the wall. This memorial is not just made of bricks and cement. This memorial remembers the martyrdom of our soldiers. We salute the martyrdom of brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives," he said. The police memorial in the national capital is spread over 6.12 acres. It has a 30-foot tall heavy black granite central sculpture and a museum and 'Wall of Valour' bearing names of police personnel who died on duty. The Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on October 21. The day is observed in memory of CRPF jawans who died in Ladakh while fighting Chinese troops on this day in 1959.

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Golden Temple Golden Temple Temple in Amritsar, India; the most sacred site in Sikhism

Sukhbir Badal leads Kisan March against farm laws from Golden Temple [Video]

Sukhbir Badal leads Kisan March against farm laws from Golden Temple

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal visited Golden Temple in Amritsar on October 01. Badal led Kisan March rally from here today. The march, which also began from Sri Damdama Sahib at Talwandi Sabo and Sri Keshgarh Sahib at Anandpur Sahib and will conclude in Mohali. Sukhbir Singh Badal, "We'll give a memorandum to the Governor, with a request to Centre and President that Parliament session should be called again and Farm Laws be taken back."

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Watch: Sukhbir Badal begins ‘Kisan March’ after praying at Golden Temple [Video]

Watch: Sukhbir Badal begins ‘Kisan March’ after praying at Golden Temple

The Shiromani Akali Dal has launched three ‘kisan marches’ against the farm laws framed by the government. SAD Chief Sukhbir Badal paid obeisance at the Golden Temple before launching one of the march. They are demanding that the farm laws be withdrawn. They will hand over a memorandum against the farm laws to Punjab Governor. Last week, the SAD had announced to part ways with the NDA, the third major party to walk out of the BJP-led coalition in the last couple of years. On September 17, Harsimrat Kaur Badal had quit the Union Cabinet after the SAD chief had strongly opposed the bills in Lok Sabha and said that the bills will be detrimental to the interests of farmers. Meanwhile, farmer groups continued their protests and ‘rail roko’ agitations in different parts of Punjab. Protests by farmers against the new laws have been ongoing for the past few days over that passage of three laws - The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Service Act, 2020, and The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.Watch the full video for all the details.

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Indian Sikhs absent from commemorations in Pakistan [Video]

Indian Sikhs absent from commemorations in Pakistan

Despite being the first year of commemorations since visa-free travel was opened between India and Pakistan allowing pilgrims to reach the holy site of Darbar Sahib, Indian pilgrims did not attend.

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Amritsar Amritsar Metropolis in Punjab, India

Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee continues protest over farm laws in Amritsar [Video]

Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee continues protest over farm laws in Amritsar

On Oct 18, Kisan Sangharsh Committee staged protest in Amritsar against the farm laws. 'Rail Roko' protest led by Committee against contentious laws has also been extended. President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to new farm bills on Sep 27.

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By end 2023, go from Delhi to Katra in less than 7 hours

By 2023 Diwali, people can travel by road from Delhi to Katra (Maa Vaishno Devi) via Amritsar in less than seven hours. The National Highways Authority of India..
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Langoor Mela begins at Amritsar's Bada Hanuman Mandir [Video]

Langoor Mela begins at Amritsar's Bada Hanuman Mandir

Punjab's famous 'Langoor Mela' began at Bada Hanuman Mandir in Amritsar on October 17. Larger number of devotees gathered to offer their prayers at the temple. The temple is famous to fulfil the wish of the parents who want children. After fulfilling the wish, the male child brought here in a dress like langoor. "Those who don't have a child, they pray to Lord Hanuman. When their wish is fulfilled, male child is dressed up like a langoor and brought here," priest Bhagwan Sahay told ANI. However, social distancing norms were violated at the temple.

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Sikhs Sikhs Members of the Sikh religion

Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947 [Video]

Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947

Protests were held by PoJK refugees in Jammu as India observed black day to mark Pakistan’s invasion of Jammu and Kashmir In 1947. The protesters slammed the Pakistan government and said that their land is being used by Pakistan & China for the CPEC. They also called on the international community to condemn Pakistan’s actions and sought action against Islamabad for the killing of 70,000 Hindus and Sikhs. Meanwhile, a symposium, ‘Memories Of 22 October 1947’ was also organised where J&K LG Manoh Sinha said that even after 73 years, the wounds are still fresh. Watch the full video for all the debates.

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Pakistan invites Indian Sikhs for Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary

Pakistan has invited Indian Sikhs to attend the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of Sikh faith's founder, Guru Nanak Dev, an official said on Monday.
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Mamata govt meets all criteria to be put under President's rule: Babul Supriyo [Video]

Mamata govt meets all criteria to be put under President's rule: Babul Supriyo

BJP's Babul Supriyo slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after state police manhandled a Sikh man during a protest. "Mamata Banerjee's government meets all criteria to invoke Article 356 (President's rule) in the State. She has made West Bengal a hub of terrorists," said Babul Supriyo.

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