Fireworks, LED lighting mark ‘Bandi Chhor Diwas’, Diwali at Golden Temple

Amritsar :  A fireworks display and LED lighting marked the celebrations of ‘Bandi Chhor Diwas’ and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Wednesday. The traditional fireworks display was a spectacular event even though its timing was reduced to just 10 minutes this year owing to pollution concerns. The […]

Golden Temple (File Photo)

Clash in Golden Temple complex on Operation Blue Star anniversary

Amritsar : Brandishing of swords and open use of sticks was witnessed on Wednesday during a ceremony to mark the 34th anniversary of the Army’s ‘Operation Blue Star’ inside the Golden Temple complex. The clash between radical Sikh elements and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) took place right in front of the Akal Takht, […]