Articles about Nankana Sahib

Why can't Sikh pilgrims visit Nankana Sahib? Badal asks Centre

Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal is not happy with the Centre's decision to refuse permission to a group of pilgrims to visit Nankana Sahib in Pakistan. He has demanded an explanation from the Centre calling it "akin to an attack on the community."

03 Jul 2020

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Bus carrying Sikh pilgrims hit by train, 19 dead

At least nineteen people have died in Pakistan on Friday after a train hit a passenger bus, carrying Sikh pilgrims, in Sheikhupura.

06 Jan 2020

Pakistan News
What is the reason behind Sikh-Muslim tensions in Pakistan?

On Friday, a mob gheraoed a gurudwara in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib city and hurled stones at the holy shrine.

05 Jan 2020

Pakistan News
India condemns 'targeted killing' of Sikh youth in Pakistan's Peshawar

Two days after the outrageous attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan, a Sikh youth was killed in the nation's northwestern city of Peshawar.

05 Jan 2020

Pakistan News
Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Meenakshi Lekhi has slammed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for the latter's silence over the Friday attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

04 Jan 2020

Pakistan News
India condemns attack on Sikh shrine Nankana Sahib in Pakistan

The birthplace of Sikhism founder, Guru Nanak Dev, was on Friday evening attacked by an unruly mob, prompting India to ask Pakistan to protect the Sikh community.

04 Nov 2019

Pakistan News
Terror camps exist in district housing Kartarpur Gurudwara: Report

As Sikhs in India are looking forward to the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor, which will give them easy access to the holy shrine located in Pakistan, intel suggests some terror camps are operating from the same district.

03 Sep 2019

Pakistan News
Amid forced conversions, Pakistan PM promises to help Sikh pilgrims

After reports of forced conversions of women from minority religious groups in Pakistan surfaced, PM Imran Khan announced yesterday that his government would facilitate pilgrimage to Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib Gurdwaras for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

31 Aug 2019

Pakistan News
Sikh girl allegedly kidnapped in Pakistan has NOT returned home

The Nankana Sahib police on Friday said that the Sikh woman, who was allegedly abducted and forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan, was returned to her family.

25 Nov 2018

Pakistan News
Kartarpur corridor: Sushma Swaraj won't visit Pakistan, names two ministers

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has declined Pakistan's invitation for the groundbreaking ceremony at Kartarpur on November 28, citing prior commitments, but has named two ministers instead.

24 Nov 2018

PM Modi on Kartarpur corridor: 'Even Berlin Wall fell'

A day after the Union Cabinet cleared the development of the Kartarpur corridor to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he hoped it would serve as a bridge between India and Pakistan.

29 Oct 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: 15-year-old Sikh girl raped inside ambulance; heard screaming

In a barbaric incident, a 15-year-old mentally unstable Sikh girl was raped by two paramedics inside an ambulance in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday.

01 May 2018

Pakistan News
Hafiz Saeed's MML woos Pakistani Sikhs ahead of elections

Hafiz Saeed, JuD chief and alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, is now wooing Pakistani Sikhs ahead of general elections.

24 Apr 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: 'Missing' Indian-Sikh found; to be sent back to India

A 24-year-old Sikh pilgrim, who had gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations, was found at his Facebook friend's home in Punjab province's Sheikhupura city, about 50km from Lahore.

22 Apr 2018

Pakistan News
Indian goes missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival: Report

Reportedly, a 24-year-old Indian man has gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations.

07 Jul 2017

Pakistan News
Why is the Sikh pilgrimage to Pakistani gurudwaras being blocked

Every year, hundreds of Sikhs embark on pilgrimages to gurudwaras in Pakistan.

28 Sep 2016

Cheers for Samjhauta Express from Pakistan

The Samjhauta Express arrived from Lahore, Pakistan at the Old Delhi Railway station in the early hours of Tuesday.