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Sikh community observes birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das - Pakistan Today

Mon, 2017-10-09 10:39

Pakistan Today

Sikh community observes birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das
Pakistan Today
LAHORE: A special ceremony was held in connection with the 493th birthday of Guru Ram Das, the fourth guru of Sikh community, at Chuna Mandi on Monday. Shrines Additional Secretary Tariq Khan Wazir, Pardhan Sardar Tara Singh and other Sikh ...

American Sikh drivers lining up their trucks at I-465 against ELDs - Times of India

Mon, 2017-10-09 10:38

Times of India

American Sikh drivers lining up their trucks at I-465 against ELDs
Times of India
HYDERABAD: Over 300 Sikh truck drivers have returned to Indiana from Washington DC and are forming a truck line on Interstate 465 to call attention to a directive from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that poses not only economic ...

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Meet the Sikh volunteers handing out free food in Manchester city centre - Manchester Evening News

Mon, 2017-10-09 08:07

Manchester Evening News

Meet the Sikh volunteers handing out free food in Manchester city centre
Manchester Evening News
Pritpal and his team of volunteers feed homeless people every Sunday as part of the Sikh service of langar, which sees free vegetarian food served at every Gurdwara or Sikh temple to people of all background and religions. They also provide clothes and ...

Pariahs to power brokers: Sikhs have become a major political force in Canada - Toronto Star

Mon, 2017-10-09 07:22

Toronto Star

Pariahs to power brokers: Sikhs have become a major political force in Canada
Toronto Star
Of the three historic milestones that Jagmeet Singh represents — the first non-white, first South Asian and first Sikh to become leader of a national party — it is his faith, to which he so visibly and proudly belongs, that is of the utmost symbolic ...
69% Canadians can think of voting for turbaned Sikh Jagmeet SinghTimes of India
Most Canadians Open To Voting For A Sikh Party Leader If Policies Are Right, Poll SuggestsHuffington Post Canada
Many Canadians willing to vote for Sikh PM, but don't think peers will: PollToronto Sun
Globalnews.ca -National Post -iPolitics.ca
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Rebel Sikh priest accuses Golden Temple manager of not letting him rejoin duty - Hindustan Times

Mon, 2017-10-09 01:46

Hindustan Times

Rebel Sikh priest accuses Golden Temple manager of not letting him rejoin duty
Hindustan Times
The SGPC had transferred Balbir to a Sikh shrine at Machhiwara after he had refused to honour Badal with a 'siropa' during the latter's visit on June 3, 2016, in protest against the previous SAD-BJP government's failure to curb the instances of ...

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Sikhs Against the EDL oppose invitation to Mohan Singh to speak at the Football Lads Alliance rally on Saturday in ... - Searchlight Magazine

Sun, 2017-10-08 16:41

Sikhs Against the EDL oppose invitation to Mohan Singh to speak at the Football Lads Alliance rally on Saturday in ...
Searchlight Magazine
The Sikhs Against The EDL are saddened to learn that Football Lads Alliance have again invited Mohan Singh, from Sikh Awareness Society, to speak at their rally on Saturday, 7 October, in London. When he spoke at their last protest rally in June, also ...

PHOTOS: Southampton Sikhs take to the streets to help homeless and hungry - Daily Echo

Sun, 2017-10-08 00:17

Daily Echo

PHOTOS: Southampton Sikhs take to the streets to help homeless and hungry
Daily Echo
SIKHS in Southampton have been providing hundreds of free meals as part of a national campaign. Voluntary organisation Southampton Sikh Seva have been providing free food, known as langar, to the homeless and hungry in the city for three years.
More than 2000 free meals will be given away in the city centreNottingham Post
UBC students get a taste of free yummy meals courtesy of International Langar WeekVoiceonline.com

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Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) Seeks Catalonia's Support for Punjab 2020 Referendum - SikhSiyasat.Net

Sat, 2017-10-07 09:08

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) Seeks Catalonia's Support for Punjab 2020 Referendum
SikhSiyasat.Net
Barcelona: While people of Catalonia were voting in Referendum on October 01, a delegation of “Sikhs For Justice” (SFJ) was in Barcelona to lobby for Punjab Independence Referendum 2020, the US based Sikh activists group said in a press release issued ...

Massive outrage after Manmohan Singh shares stage with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar; watch video - Financial Express

Sat, 2017-10-07 05:15

Financial Express

Massive outrage after Manmohan Singh shares stage with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar; watch video
Financial Express
It is important to note that Sajjan Kumar is one of the accused in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Also, the video allegedly showing Manmohan Singh sharing stage with Sajjan Kumar is going viral. The incident has sparked a massive outrage, Times Now reported.

Scholar's picture installed at Sikh Museum - The Tribune

Fri, 2017-10-06 15:08

The Indian Express

Scholar's picture installed at Sikh Museum
The Tribune
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today installed a picture of Sikh scholar Pyara Singh Padam at the historical Sikh Museum keeping in view his contributions towards the humanity. The SGPC president, Kirpal Singh Bandugar, and ...
Sucha Singh Langah now booked for hurting religious sentimentsThe Indian Express
Akali Leader Sucha Langah also excommunicated by SGPC appointed JathedarsSikh24 News & Updates
Rape Case : Akal Takht excommunicates ex-Akali minister LangahThe Indian Panorama
The New Indian Express
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Three in 10 Canadians wouldn't vote for a visibly Sikh national leader: poll - News1130

Fri, 2017-10-06 12:41

News1130

Three in 10 Canadians wouldn't vote for a visibly Sikh national leader: poll
News1130
“Half say their friends or family wouldn't be able to consider [voting for a party led by an observant Sikh] and when you broaden that circle out to society at large, the number of Canadians who say they don't think society is ready for a national ...

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Supreme Court adjourns hearing on anti-Sikh riots petition - Yahoo India News

Fri, 2017-10-06 05:20

Yahoo India News

Supreme Court adjourns hearing on anti-Sikh riots petition
Yahoo India News
Expressing serious concern over the closure of more than 190 cases, out of a total of the 293 cases referred to SIT on 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases, the court asked the Union of India to produce on record on April 25 all the files related to closure of ...

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Are Canadians open to voting for a turban-wearing Sikh? - Toronto Star

Fri, 2017-10-06 03:09

Toronto Star

Are Canadians open to voting for a turban-wearing Sikh?
Toronto Star
OTTAWA—Most Canadians are open to voting for someone who wears a turban and a Sikh kirpan dagger, a new poll finds. The online survey of 1,477 people this week by the Angus Reid Institute found that 69 per cent of respondents would consider voting ...
Most Canadians say they could vote for a Sikh-led party: polliPolitics.ca
7 in 10 Canadians would be A-OK with voting for a party led by a Sikh: surveyGlobalnews.ca
Canadians think Jagmeet Singh's religion could hurt his chances of winning an election: pollNational Post
Punjab News Express -Red Deer Advocate -DeathRattleSports.com
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Jagmeet Singh and the rise of a new brand of Sikh politics - Macleans.ca

Thu, 2017-10-05 13:40

Macleans.ca

Jagmeet Singh and the rise of a new brand of Sikh politics
Macleans.ca
It was one of the first phrases out of newly elected NDP leader Jagmeet Singh's mouth when he mounted the stage to accept the NDP leadership last week. And the crowd, full of of Punjabi speakers, responded enthusiastically; they knew what it meant.
Sikh Lawyer Jagmeet Singh Becomes Canada's First Non-White Politician To Lead A Major PartyForbes
Sikh principles Jagmeet Singh should use to modernize our democracyThe Globe and Mail
A Sikh becomes leader of Canada's left-leaning opposition partyThe Economist
Times of India -The Hindu
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Akal Takht ex-communicates former Pb minister Langah - Press Trust of India

Thu, 2017-10-05 10:07

The Statesman

Akal Takht ex-communicates former Pb minister Langah
Press Trust of India
After a marathon meeting, the five Sikh head priests led by Akal Takht Jathedar Gurbachan Singh announced that the "defamed Langah had been excommunicated from the Sikh 'panth' (community) for his bad deeds which had damaged the image of the ...
Punjab ex-Minister Langah excommunicated from Sikh panthBusiness Standard
Ex-Akali minister Sucha Singh Langah excommunicated from Sikh panthThe Statesman
Former minister Langah excommunicated from Akal TakhtThe Tribune
Punjab News Express -The Indian Express
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Putting a public face on Whatcom County's Sikh population - Seattle Times

Thu, 2017-10-05 10:00

Seattle Times

Putting a public face on Whatcom County's Sikh population
Seattle Times
Whatcom County Councilman Satpal Sidhu, right, visits with Mohinder Sangha, owner of Mountain View Berries, during the blueberry harvest. Members of the Sikh community have become a major force in Whatcom County, a national leader in blueberry and ...

Sikh Political Prisoner Harnek Singh Bhap Convicted in Mirdha Kidnapping Case; Sentencing Tomorrow - SikhSiyasat.Net

Thu, 2017-10-05 08:56

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sikh Political Prisoner Harnek Singh Bhap Convicted in Mirdha Kidnapping Case; Sentencing Tomorrow
SikhSiyasat.Net
Jaipur/Chandigarh: A Jaipur court today convicted Sikh political prisoner Harnek Singh Bhap in 1995 Mirdha kidnapping/abduction case. Harnek Singh Bhap's council Advocate Ajay Kumar has confirmed this information. On 17 February, 1992 Rajendra ...

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Sikh Lawyer Jagmeet Singh Becomes Canada's First Non-White Politician To Lead A Major Party - Forbes

Wed, 2017-10-04 23:24

Forbes

Sikh Lawyer Jagmeet Singh Becomes Canada's First Non-White Politician To Lead A Major Party
Forbes
Canadian Prime Minister Justin's cabinet already has four Sikhs, including defense minister Harjit Sajjan and infrastructure minister Amarjeet Sohi. In 2015, a record 19 Canadians of Indian origin were elected to the House of Commons. But Singh is ...
Sikh principles Jagmeet Singh should use to modernize our democracyThe Globe and Mail
A Sikh becomes leader of Canada's left-leaning opposition partyThe Economist
Justin Trudeau's new political rival is a Canadian Sikh with swag ...Times of India
The Hindu -Business Insider
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