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UK Sikh MP Tan Dhesi abused online for not speaking on Sikh issue - The Indian Express

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The Indian Express

UK Sikh MP Tan Dhesi abused online for not speaking on Sikh issue
The Indian Express
A Sikh MP in the UK has been abused and targeted with threats of violence from furious trolls who think he was not speaking enough on issues related to the community, according to a media report. Tan Dhesi, who became Labour's MP for Slough in June, ...
Sikh Lawmaker In UK Trolled Online For Not Speaking On Sikh IssuesNDTV
British Sikh MP Tan Dhesi faces online abuse for 'ignoring plight of community'Firstpost

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UK Sikh MP abused online for not speaking on Sikh issue - Outlook India

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UK Sikh MP abused online for not speaking on Sikh issue
Outlook India
London, Nov 19 A Sikh MP in the UK has been abused and targeted with threats of violence from furious trolls who think he was not speaking enough on issues related to the community, according to a media report. Tan Dhesi, who became Labour's MP for ...
British Sikh MP Tan Dhesi abused online by trolls who accuse him of 'ignoring plight of community' in UKFirstpost

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Gurpreet Singh: Human rights are not just Sikh rights - Straight.com

Sat, 2017-11-18 23:30

Straight.com

Gurpreet Singh: Human rights are not just Sikh rights
Straight.com
Sikh politicians in Canada are often eager to speak out on human rights issues in India involving Sikhs, but they've remained silent about the life sentence handed out to Delhi University professor and non-Sikh G.N. Saibaba after he organized ...
British man 'tortured and electrocuted by police' in India released from custodyThe Independent
Scot back in police custody in India over fresh claimsBBC News
Sikhs Worldwide Join British Sikhs And Politicians In “Free Jaggi” CampaignSouth Asian Link
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Punjab target killings case: Next in line were ex-SGPC chief Makkar, Sikh author Inder Ghagga, says police - The Indian Express

Sat, 2017-11-18 17:16

The Indian Express

Punjab target killings case: Next in line were ex-SGPC chief Makkar, Sikh author Inder Ghagga, says police
The Indian Express
Speaking to The Indian Express, a senior police official from Moga said, “Ramandeep has revealed during an interrogation that they wanted to kill former SGPC president Makkar and Sikh author Inder Singh Ghagga of Patiala next. He had grudges against ...

Sikh capitulate at sight of Warriors - Citizen TV (press release)

Sat, 2017-11-18 12:09

Citizen TV (press release)

Sikh capitulate at sight of Warriors
Citizen TV (press release)
FILE PHOTO: Ahmed Gamal (centre) of Sharkia scored past Butali Warriors goalkeeper Akbar Salman and teammates Kenneth Nyongesa (14) and Saidi Okwemba during the 2016 edition of the Africa Cup of Club Hockey Championships at the City Park ...
Butali keep title hopes aliveDaily Nation

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Rolling road closures planned for Sikh religious procession through Leicester - Leicester Mercury

Sat, 2017-11-18 11:22

Leicester Mercury

Rolling road closures planned for Sikh religious procession through Leicester
Leicester Mercury
Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Thousands take part in the annual Nagar Kirtan Sikh procession parade through the streets of Leicester to mark birthday ...

Portrait of Oak Creek Victim Amongst Others Installed at Central Sikh Museum - Sikh24 News & Updates

Sat, 2017-11-18 00:15

Sikh24 News & Updates

Portrait of Oak Creek Victim Amongst Others Installed at Central Sikh Museum
Sikh24 News & Updates
AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—The SGPC has installed four additional portraits at the Central Sikh Museum. These portraits have being installed to honour lives of Akali Lehar leader Baba Visakha Singh, former Hazoori Raagi Bhai Bakhshish Singh, Gurmat ...

Scot back in police custody in India over fresh claims - BBC News

Fri, 2017-11-17 14:04

South Asian Link

Scot back in police custody in India over fresh claims
BBC News
A Scottish Sikh is back in police custody in India, following new allegations against him. Jagtar Singh Johal, 30, has been in custody for a fortnight. He appeared in court early on Friday and was sent to prison until 30 November. However, he was ...
Sikhs Worldwide Join British Sikhs And Politicians In “Free Jaggi” CampaignSouth Asian Link
Scottish tourist 'tortured in India' out of police custody following court hearingScottish Daily Record
Fresh concerns over arrest in India of Jagtar Singh JohalThe National
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School board honors Sikh community - Elk Grove Citizen

Fri, 2017-11-17 12:42

Elk Grove Citizen

School board honors Sikh community
Elk Grove Citizen
The Elk Grove Unified School District board on Nov. 7 honored the local Sikh community. A few community members accepted their resolution to recognize Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month. Joining them were Nirmal Singh and Satnam Kaur, the ...

Muslim-Sikh Relations in Medieval India: Deconstructing the Orientalist Myth of “Perpetual Communal Conflict” - Center for Research on Globalization

Fri, 2017-11-17 11:49

Center for Research on Globalization

Muslim-Sikh Relations in Medieval India: Deconstructing the Orientalist Myth of “Perpetual Communal Conflict”
Center for Research on Globalization
In showing numerous instances of concordance and amity among Muslims and Sikhs that occurred during the Mughal era, Prof Dalip Singh's Sikh history differs from the trend of Mughal/Musalman-bashing characterizing most of Mughal-Sikh Orientalist ...

New Hate Crime Data Highlights Ongoing Reporting Problem, Says Sikh Coalition - SikhSiyasat.Net

Fri, 2017-11-17 08:36

SikhSiyasat.Net

New Hate Crime Data Highlights Ongoing Reporting Problem, Says Sikh Coalition
SikhSiyasat.Net
“FBI hate crime data represents the tip of the iceberg and understates the magnitude of hate crime in America,” said Sim J. Singh, the Sikh Coalition's Advocacy Manager. “The only way to bridge the data gap is for law enforcement agencies to adopt ...

Sikh MP is abused by web trolls who think he should only campaign on Sikh issues - The Sun

Fri, 2017-11-17 07:42

The Sun

Sikh MP is abused by web trolls who think he should only campaign on Sikh issues
The Sun
He was accused of ignoring the plight of a British Sikh man who was arrested in India. But Mr Dhesi vowed to continue working for the whole public "regardless of background, colour or creed" rather than focussing on just one community. The abuse came ...
Slough MP Tan Dhesi reveals he has been abused online including being called a 'fake sikh'Slough and Windsor Observer
Slough MP Tan Dhesi hits out at 'constant abuse' since taking officeSlough Express

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Will Canadians 'accommodate' Sikh party leader? - Plattsburgh Press Republican

Fri, 2017-11-17 05:02

Will Canadians 'accommodate' Sikh party leader?
Plattsburgh Press Republican
As the name suggests, he is a Sikh, and as the religion dictates, he wears a turban, frequently an orange one, the colour of the New Democratic Party, which he now leads. (During the leadership campaign, at the request of a popular TV show host, he ...

Sikh community to hand out free lunch for celebration - Fresno Bee

Thu, 2017-11-16 23:55

Fresno Bee

Sikh community to hand out free lunch for celebration
Fresno Bee
The birth of the founder of the Sikh religion will be celebrated with free lunches in west Fresno on Saturday. The Sikh Council of Central California will host the event, where lunches will be handed out from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Victoria Park ...

Beyond the Turban: Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month in Santa Clara - Santa Clara Weekly

Thu, 2017-11-16 21:11

Santa Clara Weekly

Beyond the Turban: Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month in Santa Clara
Santa Clara Weekly
November is the 6th annual Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month in California, home to the largest Sikh population in America. The nonprofit Joy of Sewa and the Sikh community in and around Santa Clara has teamed up with the Santa Clara Cultural ...

After snub, Sikh sangat resends 'clarification' letters to jathedars - Times of India

Thu, 2017-11-16 21:10

After snub, Sikh sangat resends 'clarification' letters to jathedars
Times of India
AMRITSAR: Rashtriya Sikh Sangat resent "clarification" letters to jathedars of all takhts of Sikhism earlier this week, justifying its religious activities and clarifying a 2004 yatra that led to the religion's highest temporal seat, the Akal Takht ...

Indian youth given warning by police for displaying gun at Sikh temple - SBS - The World Game

Thu, 2017-11-16 20:54

Indian youth given warning by police for displaying gun at Sikh temple
SBS - The World Game
A group of Indian men have been given a stern warning after taking their gun to a Sikh temple in Melbourne. Language English. By. Preeti K McCarthy. 17 Nov 2017 - 12:47 PM UPDATED 5 MINS AGO ...

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In a first, Sikh museum puts up woman's portrait at Golden Temple for contribution to Gurmat Sangeet - The Indian Express

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:20

The Indian Express

In a first, Sikh museum puts up woman's portrait at Golden Temple for contribution to Gurmat Sangeet
The Indian Express
Head of Gurmat Sangeet Department, Gurnam Singh, at Patiala university was present as SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar unveil the portrait of Jasbir Kaur in central Sikh museum on Thursday. Portrait of three more Sikhs were installed in museum ...

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Hundreds of protesters march down Whitehall after a British-born Sikh man was 'abducted and tortured by Indian ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 2017-11-16 10:23

Daily Mail

Hundreds of protesters march down Whitehall after a British-born Sikh man was 'abducted and tortured by Indian ...
Daily Mail
Hundreds of Sikh protesters marched outside the Foreign Office in Whitehall in support of a British Sikh who they claim has been abducted and 'tortured' by police in India. The crowd demanded the release of Jagtar Singh, 30, who was detained by police ...
Docu-drama Saragarhi receives applause at British ParliamentEasterneye (press release)
Brave last stand: Saragarhi martyrs finally get applause in British ParliamentHindustan Times

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Sikh volunteers give aid to Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Burma - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 2017-11-16 08:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Sikh volunteers give aid to Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Burma
Telegraph.co.uk
A team of Sikh volunteers are providing aid to some of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution and violence in Burma (Myanmar). Khalsa Aid, a UK-based international humanitarian relief organisation, have been helping refugees ...

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