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'We are Sikh' campaign launched in Fresno - Times of India

Thu, 2017-06-22 08:14

'We are Sikh' campaign launched in Fresno
Times of India
'Neighbors' explains the values of Sikhism and how they were similar to American values while 'Proud' highlights how Sikh values - such as tolerance, religious freedom and gender equality - go hand in hand with American values, Singh said adding that ...

Rana KP has insulted Sikhs and Sikhism by ordering tossing and trampling of turbans – SAD - Punjab News Express

Thu, 2017-06-22 07:00

Punjab News Express

Rana KP has insulted Sikhs and Sikhism by ordering tossing and trampling of turbans – SAD
Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP had insulted the “Sikh quom” by ordering bouncers to toss and trample upon turbans of Sikh legislators in the assembly solely to please his Congress masters.

How the Liberals' alleged support of Sikh separatists is fuelling Canada-India tensions - National Post

Thu, 2017-06-22 05:56

National Post

How the Liberals' alleged support of Sikh separatists is fuelling Canada-India tensions
National Post
When Prime Minister Trudeau headed to the stage at the Sikh-Canadian community's annual Khalsa Day celebration last month, he was thronged by a cheering, photo-seeking crowd. It was little surprise, given the Liberal leader is not only a staunch ...

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Sikh organizations demand inclusion of Punjabi as compulsory subject - Daily Excelsior

Wed, 2017-06-21 17:35

Daily Excelsior

Sikh organizations demand inclusion of Punjabi as compulsory subject
Daily Excelsior
The warning was issued during a joint press conference of various Sikh organizations, including State Gurudwara Parbandhak Board, District Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Shiromani Akali Dal Badal, Punjabi Lekhak Sabha Jammu, Shiromani Akali Dal ...

Annual Sikh Parade serves as platform to share culture - Squamish Chief

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:28

Squamish Chief

Annual Sikh Parade serves as platform to share culture
Squamish Chief
The annual Sikh Parade to commemorate the martyrdom of Guru Arjan, the fifth Guru of the Sikhs, drew festivalgoers from all over the Lower Mainland to downtown Squamish on Saturday. Local businesses, in accordance with the Sikh teaching of langar – or ...

Sikh Man Called 'Osama' by 3 Teens in Alleged Racist Incident - India West

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:10

India West

Sikh Man Called 'Osama' by 3 Teens in Alleged Racist Incident
India West
An Indian American Sikh was called "Osama" by a teenager, in an alleged incident of racism towards members of the Sikh community. Simran Jeet Singh, a post-doctoral Fellow at New York University's Center for Religion and Media and a senior religion ...

UK Sikh Campaigner: Alcohol Condemned In Our Scriptures - Sikh24 News & Updates

Wed, 2017-06-21 11:49

Sikh24 News & Updates

UK Sikh Campaigner: Alcohol Condemned In Our Scriptures
Sikh24 News & Updates
Sikhs needs to start talking openly about addiction to tackle the problems of “shame” and “stigma”, a recovering alcoholic has said. Jaz Rai, who runs the Sikh Recovery Network, said there was a growing problem with all kinds of addiction within his ...

Sikh & Kashmiri Activists Jointly Urged UK To Tackle Indian's Hindutva Agenda - SikhSiyasat.Net

Wed, 2017-06-21 09:33

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sikh & Kashmiri Activists Jointly Urged UK To Tackle Indian's Hindutva Agenda
SikhSiyasat.Net
London: As per the media reports to arrest the alarming rise of hindutva's chauvinist and belligerent agenda in the Indian sub continent a joint Sikh and Kashmiri delegation through a memorandum urged the United Kingdom to change its policy towards sub ...

'On a Sunday, take your family to a Gurdwara, I have' says state Sen. Andy Vidak - Fresno Bee

Tue, 2017-06-20 14:26

Fresno Bee

'On a Sunday, take your family to a Gurdwara, I have' says state Sen. Andy Vidak
Fresno Bee
In two separate incidents in December 2015 and January 2016, Sikhs were attacked in Fresno. One was intentionally hit by a car and beaten as he was waiting for a ride to work and a Sikh store clerk was stabbed repeatedly, eventually dying from his wounds.

Meet the man who's made history as Britain's first turban-wearing Sikh MP - Mirror.co.uk

Tue, 2017-06-20 09:12

Mirror.co.uk

Meet the man who's made history as Britain's first turban-wearing Sikh MP
Mirror.co.uk
While there have been Sikh MPs before, none have worn the turban in the Commons. At the same time as Mr Dhesi won his seat, voters elected the first ever female Sikh MP, Preet Gill in Birmingham Edgbaston. “I could feel the hand of history,” Mr Dhesi said.
MP Tan Dhesi vows to be Sikhs' voiceTimes of India

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No pilgrims' progress: Sikh jathas to Pakistan in jeopardy - Hindustan Times

Tue, 2017-06-20 04:51

Hindustan Times

No pilgrims' progress: Sikh jathas to Pakistan in jeopardy
Hindustan Times
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has described as unfortunate the Union home ministry's decision to turn down the visit of 251 Sikh pilgrims to Pakistan to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh from June 21-29.

Sikh groups prevents March by Armed RSS Activists in Gobindgarh - SikhSiyasat.Net

Mon, 2017-06-19 22:57

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sikh groups prevents March by Armed RSS Activists in Gobindgarh
SikhSiyasat.Net
Gobindgarh: Hindutva fountainhead Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh had planned to carry out a march with arms on Monday (June 19) in the Gobindgarh town of Punjab. The move was opposed by Sikh groups, including the United Sikh Party (USP) and the ...

US Vice President Mike Pence lauds contribution of Sikhs - Voiceonline.com

Mon, 2017-06-19 18:12

Voiceonline.com

US Vice President Mike Pence lauds contribution of Sikhs
Voiceonline.com
Washington (PTI): US Vice President Mike Pence has lauded the contribution of Sikhs in America and asked them to continue to give back by serving in the military and public offices at local, state and federal levels. “The Sikh community and its issues ...

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Sikh arrested in Md. over ceremonial knife, not charged - Maryland Daily Record (subscription)

Mon, 2017-06-19 08:42

Economic Times

Sikh arrested in Md. over ceremonial knife, not charged
Maryland Daily Record (subscription)
CATONSVILLE — A Sikh man was recently arrested in Catonsville then released without charges for carrying a ceremonial knife for religious reasons. The Baltimore Sun reports that Harpreet Singh Khalsa was arrested Monday outside a grocery store for ...
Sikh Arrested Over Ceremonial Knife, Not ChargedU.S. News & World Report
US Vice President Mike Pence applauds Sikhs' contributionEconomic Times
Sikh Man Arrested in US For Carrying KirpanNews18
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A searing look into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots - The Hindu

Sun, 2017-06-18 21:54

The Hindu

A searing look into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots
The Hindu
When a grown-up Teenaa struggled to make a life in Mumbai, she could not but wonder how Sikh women who had lost their husbands and family in the Delhi riots picked up the pieces of their life. “Many were barely literate, their husbands dead, savings ...
Featuring the sorrow of the bereavedThe New Indian Express

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Sikh sisters team up with Got Bannock to serve traditional meal to homeless - Winnipeg Sun

Sun, 2017-06-18 19:36

Winnipeg Sun

Sikh sisters team up with Got Bannock to serve traditional meal to homeless
Winnipeg Sun
And that's why two young Sikh sisters from Winnipeg joined forces with Got Bannock on Sunday to help feed some of Winnipeg's less fortunate. The sisters, 15-year-old Simryn and 11-year-old Jasmyn Singh, started a grassroots organization called Langar ...

Bradford sikh temple overwhelmed by Grenfell Tower donations - ITV News

Sun, 2017-06-18 11:01

ITV News

Bradford sikh temple overwhelmed by Grenfell Tower donations
ITV News
A Sikh Temple in Bradford says it is overwhelmed by the number of donations it has received following an appeal for the victims and survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire. At least 58 people are now confirmed or presumed dead after the devastating fire ...

Sikh man arrested, handcuffed in US for carrying kirpan - Times of India

Sun, 2017-06-18 04:14

Times of India

Sikh man arrested, handcuffed in US for carrying kirpan
Times of India
WASHINGTON: A 33-year-old Sikh convert was handcuffed and arrested in the US for carrying a kirpan after a customer at a grocery store called police. Harpreet Singh Khalsa, who was born as Justin Smith, has worn the ceremonial knife known as a kirpan ...
US Vice President Mike Pence applauds Sikhs' contributionEconomic Times
Sikh arrested over ceremonial knife, not charged - The Washington ...Washington Post
Mike Pence Is Praising American Sikhs But They Are Still Getting Arrested For No ReasonHuffington Post India

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US Vice President Mike Pence applauds Sikhs' contribution - Economic Times

Sun, 2017-06-18 01:09

Economic Times

US Vice President Mike Pence applauds Sikhs' contribution
Economic Times
US Vice President Mike Pence applauds Sikhs' contribution. By PTI | Updated: Jun 18, 2017, 10.39 AM IST. Post a Comment. "Sikh Community and its issues are always close to my heart and I always admire the contribution of Sikhs in Indiana and across the ...
Sikh arrested over ceremonial knife, not charged - The Washington ...Washington Post

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Pakistan Sikh Sangat Observes Martyrdom Anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev Ji - Sikh24 News & Updates

Sat, 2017-06-17 14:08

Sikh24 News & Updates

Pakistan Sikh Sangat Observes Martyrdom Anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev Ji
Sikh24 News & Updates
LAHORE, Pakistan—Martyrdom anniversary of fifth Sikh master Guru Arjan Dev Ji was observed at Gurdwara Dehra Sahib of Lahore (Pakistan) on June 16. Notably, the SGPC had observed the martyrdom anniversary on May 29 following the amended ...

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