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General Election – Sikh Council UK urges increase in selection of Sikh candidates - Sikh24 News & Updates

Fri, 2017-04-21 11:43

Sikh24 News & Updates

General Election – Sikh Council UK urges increase in selection of Sikh candidates
Sikh24 News & Updates
Sikh Council UK Secretary General Elect Jagtar Singh said “We call upon the parties to address the glaring lack of Sikhs in Westminster by shortlisting and selecting promising Sikh candidates in winnable constituencies. We will offer support to Sikh ...

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Ontario's Sikh Heritage Month brings Sikhism awareness to campus - The Signal

Fri, 2017-04-21 11:17

The Signal

Ontario's Sikh Heritage Month brings Sikhism awareness to campus
The Signal
One thing about the use of social media is finding out about interesting events that are going on all around the world. One of the events is Sikh Heritage Month. Based in Canada, this event is something that stood out especially being that it is April ...
Minister Sohi to attend Sikh Heritage Month receptionCanIndia News

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Indians in Canada deplore motion declaring 1984 anti-Sikh riots genocide - Business Standard

Fri, 2017-04-21 06:39

Business Standard

Indians in Canada deplore motion declaring 1984 anti-Sikh riots genocide
Business Standard
The National Alliance of Indo-Canadians (NAIC) has called on the Members of Provincial Parliament (MPP) of the Ontario assembly to recall and modify the M-46 motion which characterises the 1984 Anti-Sikh riots as a 'genocide'. "The NAIC calls upon the ...

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Amarinder meets Sushma, raises issue of blacklisted Sikh youth - Hindustan Times

Fri, 2017-04-21 05:41

Hindustan Times

Amarinder meets Sushma, raises issue of blacklisted Sikh youth
Hindustan Times
Amarinder expressed concern over the delay in removing the names of Sikh youth in the government's blacklist for their alleged involvement in subversive or anti-India activities. Swaraj said she would take up the issue with the home ministry, which was ...
Swaraj promises to take up blacklisted Sikh youths' issue with Home MinistryThe Tribune
Amarinder seeks removal of Sikh names from Black-ListThe Statesman
Swaraj agrees to Punjab demand for new passport officePress Trust of India
NDTV
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Sikh Political Prisoner Harminder Singh Mintoo Gets Bail in UAPA Case - SikhSiyasat.Net

Fri, 2017-04-21 04:49

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Sikh Political Prisoner Harminder Singh Mintoo Gets Bail in UAPA Case
SikhSiyasat.Net
Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted bail to Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Harminder Singh Mintoo in a case registered under FIR number 103/2009, at Police station Bhogpur. This case was registered under Unlawful Activities ...

Sacramento Sikhs Share Concerns Of Discrimination In India With Congressman - CBS Sacramento

Fri, 2017-04-21 02:54

CBS Sacramento

Sacramento Sikhs Share Concerns Of Discrimination In India With Congressman
CBS Sacramento
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento-area Sikhs may call America home, but they are looking for help from Washington to fight discrimination overseas. Local Sikh leaders met with Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Elk Grove) on Thursday evening to raise ...

Indo-Canadian alliance deplores motion declaring 1984 anti-Sikh riots genocide - Daily News & Analysis

Fri, 2017-04-21 00:12

Indo-Canadian alliance deplores motion declaring 1984 anti-Sikh riots genocide
Daily News & Analysis
The National Alliance of Indo-Canadians (NAIC) has called on the Members of Provincial Parliament (MPP) of the Ontario assembly to recall and modify the M-46 motion which characterises the 1984 Anti-Sikh riots as a 'genocide'. ?The NAIC calls upon the ...

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Delaware designates April Sikh Awareness & Appreciation Month - Delaware First Media

Thu, 2017-04-20 18:47

Delaware First Media

Delaware designates April Sikh Awareness & Appreciation Month
Delaware First Media
16-year-old Jasmine Kaur Minhas has been helping her father organize events throughout April – since it was established as Sikh Awareness & Appreciation month in March. Jasmine says many Delawareans don't know much about Sikhism, or why many ...

Sikh Brigade organizing cultural event - Avenue Mail

Thu, 2017-04-20 13:32

Avenue Mail

Sikh Brigade organizing cultural event
Avenue Mail
Jamshedpur: Sikh Youth Brigade, Jamshedpur, is going to organize a cultural programme on the occasion of Baisakhi at Rajendra Vidyalaya auditorium, Sakchi, on 22nd April. A dance competition will be held among participants from all Punjabi schools of ...

Retrial in five 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases: HC issue notice to CBI - Hindustan Times

Thu, 2017-04-20 10:41

Hindustan Times

Retrial in five 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases: HC issue notice to CBI
Hindustan Times
The Delhi high court on Thursday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with its earlier order that the five cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in which all the accused were let off should be re-opened. The high ...
Delhi HC notice to CBI on reopening anti-Sikh riot casesBusiness Standard
CBI needs to be heard on retrial of five 1984 riots cases: HCPress Trust of India

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Sikhs Living in America Want Their Fellow Citizens to Know Them. Their New Ad Nails It. - The Better India (blog)

Thu, 2017-04-20 08:57

World Religion News

Sikhs Living in America Want Their Fellow Citizens to Know Them. Their New Ad Nails It.
The Better India (blog)
American Sikhs are often subjected to discrimination and prejudice mostly due to a lack of understanding about their faith. This new ad campaign by advocacy group 'We Are Sikhs' aims to tackle such treatment by spreading awareness of the community and ...
Sikhs Celebrate Turban Day in Times SquareWorld Religion News
'Turban Day' Celebrations Paint Times Square with Sikhism's Pride & HumilityChandigarhX - Tri-city's Expression

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Holy Scripture library reopens at Bow's Harley Grove Sikh temple 8 years after arson - East London Advertiser

Thu, 2017-04-20 08:21

East London Advertiser

Holy Scripture library reopens at Bow's Harley Grove Sikh temple 8 years after arson
East London Advertiser
They were joined by Tower Hamlets Mayor John Biggs—who wore Sikh headwear for the opening—to mark Vasakhi Day, the annual festival for Khalsa initiation when men adopt the title 'Singh'. Patrons of the temple in Harley Grove, off Bow Road, have ...

Attack on Sikh cab driver troubling, says US lawmaker - Hindustan Times

Thu, 2017-04-20 01:19

Hindustan Times

Attack on Sikh cab driver troubling, says US lawmaker
Hindustan Times
A top US lawmaker has termed the recent attack on a Sikh cab driver as “troubling” and called for joint efforts to end such hate crimes. “I was deeply troubled to learn of the recent attack on a member of the Sikh community in New York City. Reports ...

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Sikhs celebrate with annual parade - Hanford Sentinel

Wed, 2017-04-19 19:56

Hanford Sentinel

Sikhs celebrate with annual parade
Hanford Sentinel
While some Christians celebrated the day as Easter, local Sikhs were commemorating the day their faith was first established in 1699. As part of their Vaisakhi celebration, which marks the birth of their faith in 1699, thousands of Sikhs who gathered ...

Canadians have a right to be 'concerned' about 1984 Sikh massacre, Harjit Sajjan says - CBC.ca

Wed, 2017-04-19 18:17

CBC.ca

Canadians have a right to be 'concerned' about 1984 Sikh massacre, Harjit Sajjan says
CBC.ca
More than 3,000 Sikhs are estimated to have died in the anti-Sikh riots that followed the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards. The Indian government refuses to recognize the anti-Sikh riots as genocide and has ...
Decades-old Sikh massacre looms over Canadian defence minister's India tripTimes Colonist
Harjit Sajjan a Sikh nationalist? The Defence Minister responds.Ottawa Citizen
Here Are 12 Facts About The Sikh Canadian Minister Who Broke The Internet When He Was Sworn InIndiatimes.com
Daily Caller -Hindustan Times
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Attack on Sikh cab driver troubling: US lawmaker - Business Standard

Wed, 2017-04-19 17:34

Attack on Sikh cab driver troubling: US lawmaker
Business Standard
"I was deeply troubled to learn of the recent attack on a member of the Sikh community in New York City. Reports indicate this could have been a hate crime, which makes this unacceptable attack all the more horrifying," Congressman Joe Crowley ...

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For Sikh Canadians, Ontario's Genocide Motion Was Courageous ... - Huffington Post Canada

Wed, 2017-04-19 17:29

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For Sikh Canadians, Ontario's Genocide Motion Was Courageous ...
Huffington Post Canada
In a historic move demonstrating commitment to democracy and human rights, the Ontario Legislature passed a motion to recognize the 1984 anti-Sikh violence ...
Even BJP's Own Legislators had Participated in Sikh Genocide 1984 ...SikhSiyasat.Net
AAP questions SAD's silence on GoI's position against 'Genocide ...Times of India

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Decades-old Sikh massacre looms over Canadian defence minister's India trip - Times Colonist

Wed, 2017-04-19 14:13

Times Colonist

Decades-old Sikh massacre looms over Canadian defence minister's India trip
Times Colonist
OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he hopes the Indian government will do more to find justice for the thousands of Sikhs who were killed in violent riots more than 30 years ago. Sajjan is on a bit of a homecoming to the Asian country, where ...
For Sikh Canadians, Ontario's Genocide Motion Was Courageous And UnifyingHuffington Post Canada
Canadian defence minister accused of being Sikh nationalist during visit to IndiaNational Post
Canadians have a right to be 'concerned' about 1984 Sikh massacre, Sajjan saysCBC.ca
Daily Caller -Hindustan Times -Indiatimes.com
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Decades-old Sikh massacre looms over Canadian defence minister's India trip - Times Colonist

Wed, 2017-04-19 14:13

Indiatimes.com

Decades-old Sikh massacre looms over Canadian defence minister's India trip
Times Colonist
OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he hopes the Indian government will do more to find justice for the thousands of Sikhs who were killed in violent riots more than 30 years ago. Sajjan is on a bit of a homecoming to the Asian country, where ...
Indian Politician Links Canadian Defence Minister To Sikh SeparatistsDaily Caller
Here Are 12 Facts About The Sikh Canadian Minister Who Broke The Internet When He Was Sworn InIndiatimes.com
Jaitley condemning Ontario assembly's anti-Sikh riots motionDaily News & Analysis
Punjab News Express -Firstpost
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