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Massive Sikh gathering in New York demands separation of Punjab from India - The Nation

Sun, 2017-04-23 21:07

Radio Pakistan (press release)

Massive Sikh gathering in New York demands separation of Punjab from India
The Nation
NEW YORK - More than 50,000 men Sikh men and women -- many of them carrying Khalistan banners -- paraded in rain-swept New York City on Saturday to reaffirm their demand for a sovereign Sikh state. Wearing orange coloured turbans, they raised ...
Thousands of Sikhs protested in New York demanding for sovereign state in IndiaRadio Pakistan (press release)

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These men want to be the first turbaned Sikhs elected to the BC Legislature - CBC.ca

Sun, 2017-04-23 17:12

CBC.ca

These men want to be the first turbaned Sikhs elected to the BC Legislature
CBC.ca
This month marks 70 years since Sikhs were given the right to vote in British Columbia and two South Asian candidates want to mark the occasion by making a little history of their own on election day. Liberal candidate Gurminder Parihar and NDP ...

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Indiana passes resolution hailing Sikhs' contributions to America - Hindustan Times

Sun, 2017-04-23 12:38

Hindustan Times

Indiana passes resolution hailing Sikhs' contributions to America
Hindustan Times
The US state of Indiana has unanimously passed a resolution recognising the Sikh community's “significant contributions” to America. “The Indiana Senate recognises and acknowledges the significant contributions that American Sikhs have made across the ...
Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi FestivalBendigo Advertiser
Watch: Thousands of Sikhs take part in colourful Vaisakhi parade through CoventryCoventry Telegraph
Surrey's Vaisakhi Day Parade draws record 400,000 people, say ...Globalnews.ca
Ilford Recorder 24 -South Asian Focus -Vancouver Sun
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US Indiana State Hails Contribution Of Sikhs - NDTV

Sun, 2017-04-23 11:03

NDTV

US Indiana State Hails Contribution Of Sikhs
NDTV
"The Indiana Senate recognises and acknowledges the significant contributions that American Sikhs have made across the United States and to the State of Indiana on the great occasion of Vaisakhi as 'National Sikh Day',” said the resolution.
Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi Festival in BendigoBendigo Advertiser
Watch: Thousands of Sikhs take part in colourful Vaisakhi parade through CoventryCoventry Telegraph
Surrey's Vaisakhi parade draws record attendance in massive celebration of diversity and inclusionVancouver Sun
Ilford Recorder 24 -Peace Arch News
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SGPC to urge Centre for Recognising the Sikh contribution in India's Freedom Struggle - SikhSiyasat.Net

Sun, 2017-04-23 10:31

SikhSiyasat.Net

SGPC to urge Centre for Recognising the Sikh contribution in India's Freedom Struggle
SikhSiyasat.Net
Chandigarh/ Amritsar: The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC) held a “Rashtri Seminar” at Randhawa Auditorium in Punjab Kala Bhawan, Chandigarh on topic: “Sikh Contribution to India's Jung-E-Azaadi” [in context of Andeman-Nikobar ...

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SGPC to urge Centre for Recognising the Sikh contribution in India's Freedom Struggle - SikhSiyasat.Net

Sun, 2017-04-23 10:31

SikhSiyasat.Net

SGPC to urge Centre for Recognising the Sikh contribution in India's Freedom Struggle
SikhSiyasat.Net
Chandigarh/ Amritsar: The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC) held a “Rashtri Seminar” at Randhawa Auditorium in Punjab Kala Bhawan, Chandigarh on topic: “Sikh Contribution to India's Jung-E-Azaadi” [in context of Andeman-Nikobar ...

French secularism and how it helps Marine Le Pen say no to Sikh turbans - The Indian Express

Sun, 2017-04-23 07:56

NDTV

French secularism and how it helps Marine Le Pen say no to Sikh turbans
The Indian Express
When asked if Sikhs would be allowed to keep turbans if she became president, she replied with a stern 'no' adding that “we don't have a lot of Sikhs in France. We've got some. But we don't really hear much from them or about them. Which is good news.”.
Ahead Of Polls, Sikhs In France Are WorriedNDTV

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The Sword of Guru Gobind Singh (author: Prof. Puran Singh) - SikhSiyasat.Net

Sun, 2017-04-23 06:17

SikhSiyasat.Net

The Sword of Guru Gobind Singh (author: Prof. Puran Singh)
SikhSiyasat.Net
Every Sikh is to wear His Sword. Not his own. Kripan is a gift from the Guru. It is not an instrument of offence or defence; it is mind made intense by the love of the Guru. The Sikh is to have a sword-like mind. It is the visible sign of an intensely ...

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Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi Festival - Bendigo Advertiser

Sun, 2017-04-23 03:14

Bendigo Advertiser

Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi Festival
Bendigo Advertiser
BENDIGO'S Sikhs have come together to celebrate a culturally and historically significant day for their community. Vaisakhi Festival is held on the day that in 1699 the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh, formed an order known as Khalsa.

Post takht chief's firing, focus on Sikh clerics' autonomy - Times of India

Sun, 2017-04-23 00:05

Times of India

Post takht chief's firing, focus on Sikh clerics' autonomy
Times of India
AMRITSAR: The removal of jathedar (chief) of Takht Damdama Sahib Giani Gurmukh Singh by the SGPC on Friday has again brought to the fore the issue of religious independence of Sikh clerics, who take all religious decisions to be followed by the sangat ...
Sikh leaders flay SGPC, call for probe into Jathedar's chargesThe Tribune
Giani Gurmukh Singh removed as Takht Damdama Sahib jathedar over 'violation of Sikh maryada'Hindustan Times
Blunder By SGPC: Targeting Jathedar 'Selectively' & Appointing Arbitrarily Next One From Granthi ClassSikhSiyasat.Net
The Indian Express -SinghStation -Sikh24 News & Updates
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Captain Amarinder Singh Urges Rajnath To Get Blacklisted Sikh Youths Into Mainstream - The Hans India

Sat, 2017-04-22 22:33

The Hans India

Captain Amarinder Singh Urges Rajnath To Get Blacklisted Sikh Youths Into Mainstream
The Hans India
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and raised the issue of getting back blacklisted Sikh youths into the mainstream, while suggesting doing away with the system of making such lists on religious lines.
Rajnath agrees to relook Sikh blacklist on Capt's suggestionThe Tribune
Amarinder seeks removal of Sikh names from Black-ListThe Statesman
After Sajjan row, CM seek Swaraj's help on blacklisted SikhsTimes of India
Hindustan Times -Press Trust of India -http://www.newsgram.com/
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Hamilton celebrates Sikh Heritage Month - CHCH News

Sat, 2017-04-22 21:09

CHCH News

Hamilton celebrates Sikh Heritage Month
CHCH News
April marks Sikh Heritage Month in Canada and the City of Hamilton is taking part. The Sikh Awareness Council of Hamilton held an event on Saturday at the Stoney Creek Municipal Centre to celebrate and help educate others on Sikh culture, which is the ...

Sikh leaders flay SGPC, call for probe into Jathedar's charges - The Tribune

Sat, 2017-04-22 15:56

The Tribune

Sikh leaders flay SGPC, call for probe into Jathedar's charges
The Tribune
The SGPC's move to remove Takht Damdama Sahib Jathedar and Akal Takht head priest Giani Gurmukh Singh has invited strong reactions from the Sikh intelligentsia. They appreciated the bold step taken by the sacked Jathedar to expose how political ...
Giani Gurmukh Singh removed as Takht Damdama Sahib jathedar over 'violation of Sikh maryada'Hindustan Times
Blunder By SGPC: Targeting Jathedar 'Selectively' & Appointing Arbitrarily Next One From Granthi ClassSikhSiyasat.Net
Giani Gurmukh Singh removed as acting jathedar by SGPCThe Indian Express
SinghStation -Sikh24 News & Updates
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Punjab CM urges Rajnath Singh to get blacklisted Sikh youths into mainstream - Zee News

Sat, 2017-04-22 12:40

Zee News

Punjab CM urges Rajnath Singh to get blacklisted Sikh youths into mainstream
Zee News
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and raised the issue of getting back blacklisted Sikh youths into the mainstream, while suggesting doing away with the system of making such lists on religious lines.
Rajnath agrees to relook Sikh blacklist on Capt's suggestionThe Tribune
Amarinder seeks removal of Sikh names from Black-ListThe Statesman
After Sajjan row, CM seek Swaraj's help on blacklisted SikhsTimes of India
Hindustan Times -Press Trust of India -http://www.newsgram.com/
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Captain Amarinder Singh Urges Rajnath To Get Blacklisted Sikh Youths Into Mainstream - NDTV

Sat, 2017-04-22 11:33

NDTV

Captain Amarinder Singh Urges Rajnath To Get Blacklisted Sikh Youths Into Mainstream
NDTV
New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and raised the issue of getting back blacklisted Sikh youths into the mainstream, while suggesting doing away with the system of making such lists on ...
Indian leader accuses Defence Minister Sajjan of being a Sikh nationalistThe Globe and Mail
1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Were Not 'Genocide', Arun Jaitley Tells Canadian Defence MinisterHuffington Post India
Sikh radicals seek permission to honour Canadian minister Harjit SajjanHindustan Times
Sikh24 News & Updates
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Rajnath agrees to relook Sikh blacklist on Capt's suggestion - The Tribune

Sat, 2017-04-22 10:19

The Tribune

Rajnath agrees to relook Sikh blacklist on Capt's suggestion
The Tribune
Accepting that the current system was damaging to the psyche of Sikh youth, many of whom are on such backlists for the past several years, the Home Minister agreed to relook the same, while also agreeing to consider the Chief Minister's request to ...
Amarinder seeks removal of Sikh names from Black-ListThe Statesman
Harjit Singh Sajan's India/Punjab visit: What's behind Captain Amarinder's outburst? [Op-ED]SikhSiyasat.Net
After Sajjan row, CM seek Swaraj's help on blacklisted SikhsTimes of India
Hindustan Times -Press Trust of India -http://www.newsgram.com/
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Sikh leadership favours including all religions in bill to enhance punishment for blasphemy - Times of India

Sat, 2017-04-22 10:16

The Indian Express

Sikh leadership favours including all religions in bill to enhance punishment for blasphemy
Times of India
AMRITSAR: Sikh leadership here has favoured strict punishment to those involved in desecration of scripture of any religion after Centre government returned a bill to Punjab government seeking the addition of a section of Indian Penal Code (IPC) to ...
Centre Refuses to Clear out Punjab Bill providing enhanced Punishment for Beadbi of Guru Granth SahibSikhSiyasat.Net

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Legend of Sikh martyr Bhai Taru Singh comes alive via animation - Hindustan Times

Sat, 2017-04-22 01:52

Hindustan Times

Legend of Sikh martyr Bhai Taru Singh comes alive via animation
Hindustan Times
With high sentimental values, beliefs and aspirations attached to it, the saga of Sikh martyr Bhai Taru Singh, who chose to die but not lose his faith, will come to life with a three-dimensional (3-D) projection of his life and martyrdom, to cater to ...

Sikh yatris return home - Pakistan Today

Fri, 2017-04-21 15:52

Pakistan Today

Sikh yatris return home
Pakistan Today
Around 1,429 Sikh yatris, who were in Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi festival, returned to India on Friday. Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Muhammad Siddiqul Farooq, Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) Pardhan ...

Politicians Stand With Sikh Cabbie After Turban Stolen In Possible Hate Crime - CBS New York

Fri, 2017-04-21 13:20

CBS New York

Politicians Stand With Sikh Cabbie After Turban Stolen In Possible Hate Crime
CBS New York
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City politicians stood in solidarity Friday with a Sikh cab driver who claims he was attacked in a possible hate crime last weekend. “We have your back, Queens always will have your back,” Queens borough president ...
Sikh Cabbie assaulted by drunken passengers in New YorkThe Indian Panorama

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