The marathon protest by farmers at the Delhi border enters the fifth month this week. An estimated 300,000 farmers, mostly from neighbouring states, had reached the outskirts of the national capital on November 26, 2020, to press their demand
Gurdeep Pandhar has been warming people’s hearts with his viral bhangra moves in the snow, amidst temperatures ranging between -20 and -25 degrees Celsius.
Over the past few days, the crowds of young Southeast Asian workers are jostling for a place in line outside to get what has become a coveted prize: COVID-19 vaccine.
The Sikh pilgrims were from the northwestern city of Peshawar and were returning home from a visit to the shrine of Nankana Sahib in Sheikhupura.
'We do not discriminate on religious grounds. When we walk with our holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, all the religions and their followers are the same for us. It is written in our holy book that we are all God's creation. We are also sanitising the temples and churches. We have been working for the past 50-60 days'
Broadcaster NDTV said the man tried to grab a sword kept in front of the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh holy book, when he was stopped by worshippers and later beaten to death.
Harmanjeet Singh, 22, was killed after an altercation with three Nihangs, carrying swords, and a puritanical moral code. The trio had accused Singh of being drunk and consuming tobacco — both prohibited under the religion's codes of conduct.
Taliban officials have not confirmed the explosion, and it was not immediately clear who was behind the blast. Local broadcaster Tolo aired footage showing heavy grey fumes of smoke rising from the area.
In a message posted on its Amaq propaganda site, the Daesh group said on Saturday's attack targeted Hindus and Sikhs and the "apostates" who protected them in "an act of support for the Messenger of Allah".