Nankana Sahib

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

03 Jul 2020

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.

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

06 Jan 2020

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.

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

05 Jan 2020

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.

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

05 Jan 2020

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.

India condemns attack on Sikh shrine Nankana Sahib in Pakistan

04 Jan 2020

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.

Terror camps exist in district housing Kartarpur Gurudwara: Report

04 Nov 2019

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.

Amid forced conversions, Pakistan PM promises to help Sikh pilgrims

03 Sep 2019

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.

Sikh girl allegedly kidnapped in Pakistan has NOT returned home

31 Aug 2019

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.

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

25 Nov 2018

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.

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

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.

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

29 Oct 2018

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.

Hafiz Saeed's MML woos Pakistani Sikhs ahead of elections

01 May 2018

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.

Why is the Sikh pilgrimage to Pakistani gurudwaras being blocked

07 Jul 2017

Why is the Sikh pilgrimage to Pakistani gurudwaras being blocked

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

Cheers for Samjhauta Express from 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.