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Opinion: Sikh massacre at Oak Creek 5 years ago reminds us that we can teach against hate - The Mercury News

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:35

The Mercury News

Opinion: Sikh massacre at Oak Creek 5 years ago reminds us that we can teach against hate
The Mercury News
Worshipers in the Sikh community gather for a candle light vigil after prayer services at the Sikh Religious Society of Wisconsin on Aug. 6, 2012. A gunman identified as former leader of a white supremacist heavy metal band killed six people at the ...

Kohinoor a disputed property, its ownership a debatable question: UK Sikh MP - The Indian Express

Thu, 2017-08-03 08:43

The Indian Express

Kohinoor a disputed property, its ownership a debatable question: UK Sikh MP
The Indian Express
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi , the first Sikh turbaned Member of Parliament in UK from Slough constituency on Thursday said, “Kohinoor diamond is a disputed property between India and UK and its ownership is a question of debate.” Speaking to the media in ...
MP Tanmanjit to 'seriosuly consider' calls to bring Maharaja Duleep Singh's remains back to PunjabEasterneye (press release) (subscription)

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Sikh Family Assaulted In Bengaluru, Punjab CM Call His Karnataka Counterpart Urges Him To Take Action - SikhSiyasat.Net

Thu, 2017-08-03 08:24

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Sikh Family Assaulted In Bengaluru, Punjab CM Call His Karnataka Counterpart Urges Him To Take Action
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Chandigarh: Following the assault on a Retd Sikh Army officer's family in Bangaluru, Karnataka, the Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday called up Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah to seek his intervention in ensuring justice for the ...
Amarinder Singh calls Karnataka CM on Bengaluru Sikh family assaultTimes of India
Amarinder calls up Karnataka CM over assault on Sikh familyDaijiworld.com
Retired Indian Army officer thrashed, called 'Pakistani' in Bengaluru; Punjab CM steps in [VIDEO]International Business Times, India Edition

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With hymns and tributes, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin to mark fifth anniversary of attack - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thu, 2017-08-03 08:16

With hymns and tributes, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin to mark fifth anniversary of attack
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
OAK CREEK - It is the one scar from that terrible day that remains raw and visible, a bullet hole by a door hinge leading to the main hall. A gold plaque beneath the bullet hole reads: "We Are One," with the date, 8-5-12. It is five years since the ...

Singaporean Sikh referee subjected to racial abuse after Chelsea friendly - Hindustan Times

Thu, 2017-08-03 06:51

Hindustan Times

Singaporean Sikh referee subjected to racial abuse after Chelsea friendly
Hindustan Times
A 33-year-old Singaporean Sikh referee was allegedly subjected to racial abuse on social media after a football match here, prompting an anti-discrimination organisation to launch an investigation. The probe was launched by UK-based organistion 'Kick ...

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Singaporean Sikh Referee Subjected To Racial Abuse On Social Media: Report - NDTV

Thu, 2017-08-03 03:38

Singaporean Sikh Referee Subjected To Racial Abuse On Social Media: Report
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Singapore: A 33-year-old Singaporean Sikh referee was allegedly subjected to racial abuse on social media after a football match in Singapore, prompting an anti-discrimination organisation to launch an investigation. The probe was launched by UK-based ...

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Empowering young Sikh leaders for a better future - Indian Weekender

Thu, 2017-08-03 02:18

Indian Weekender

Empowering young Sikh leaders for a better future
Indian Weekender
A new Sikh youth organisation has been formed at the Gurdwara Sri Kalgidhar Sahib in Takanini at the three-day event that saw the participation of more than 150 young Sikh individuals. The three-day event was held from Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July ...

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Empowering young Sikh leaders for a better future - Indian Weekender

Thu, 2017-08-03 02:18

Indian Weekender

Empowering young Sikh leaders for a better future
Indian Weekender
A new Sikh youth organisation has been formed at the Gurdwara Sri Kalgidhar Sahib in Takanini at the three-day event that saw the participation of more than 150 young Sikh individuals. The three-day event was held from Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July ...

Arms dealer to undergo lie detector test in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case - The Indian Express

Wed, 2017-08-02 19:56

The Indian Express

Arms dealer to undergo lie detector test in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case
The Indian Express
A Delhi court Wednesday asked the CBI to conduct lie detector test on arms dealer Abhishek Verma, a witness in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, at a government-run forensic science laboratory in Rohini. The court had earlier asked the CBI to inform it ...

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Supreme Court questions Delhi HC decision to re-open 1984 anti-Sikh riots case - The Indian Express

Wed, 2017-08-02 19:40

The Indian Express

Supreme Court questions Delhi HC decision to re-open 1984 anti-Sikh riots case
The Indian Express
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Delhi High Court's decision to re-open a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against former MLA Mahender Yadav, 31 years after he was acquitted by a local court. “Under what procedure it has been done? On what ...
Supreme Court questions HC for reopening one 1984 riot case after 31 yearsHindustan Times

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UK Sikh MP calls on Kejriwal - The Tribune

Wed, 2017-08-02 15:30

UK Sikh MP calls on Kejriwal
The Tribune
Member of the United Kingdom Parliament Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi today called on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the Capital. Tanmanjeet is understood to have discussed many issues, including problems associated with 1984 anti-Sikh riots' victims and ...

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Amarinder calls up Karnataka CM over assault on Sikh family - The Tribune

Wed, 2017-08-02 11:57

The Tribune

Amarinder calls up Karnataka CM over assault on Sikh family
The Tribune
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday spoke to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to seek his intervention to ensure justice for a Sikh family assaulted by miscreants in Bangalore. Capt Amarinder called up his Karnataka ...

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Singh getting a significant fundraising boost from Sikh communities - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Wed, 2017-08-02 10:09

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Singh getting a significant fundraising boost from Sikh communities
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Federal NDP leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh raised over $31,890.30 in the second quarter from Canadians who share his last name — a fact that appears to speak to his popularity in the country's Sikh community. An iPolitics analysis of Elections ...
Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh may give PM Trudeau stiff competition in 2019Connected to India (press release) (blog)
NDP leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh gains traction in BC by showing he's a warrior with a heartStraight.com
NDPers who question Jagmeet Singh's abilities sound like Trudeau's critics four years ago: HarperBrampton Guardian

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Jammu Bar Council Expels Sikh Leader Close To Sayed Ali Shah Geelani - SikhSiyasat.Net

Wed, 2017-08-02 09:11

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Jammu Bar Council Expels Sikh Leader Close To Sayed Ali Shah Geelani
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Furthermore, whilst talking about sacrifices and dubbing Sikhs as saviours of India he B S Slathia maintained that “The Sikhs were the saviors of the nation. They sacrificed for the cause of India. It must remain a matter of shame that Behl has caused ...
Jammu Bar expels Sikh leader close to GeelaniGreater Kashmir
NIA arrests Jammu Sikh lawyer linked to Geelani - PakObserverPakistan Observer
Arrested over links with Hurriyat (G), Sikh lawyer expelled by Jammu bar associationRising Kashmir
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USA: Sikhs Hold Richmond Day Service In Memory Of Oak Creek Massacre Victims - SikhSiyasat.Net

Wed, 2017-08-02 08:57

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USA: Sikhs Hold Richmond Day Service In Memory Of Oak Creek Massacre Victims
SikhSiyasat.Net
Richmond: As per the local media report the Sikhs of Richmond invited and tried to reach the collective community to join them on Saturday in an act of service to memorialize the victims of a massacre at a Wisconsin gurdwara, or temple, five years ago.

Sikh Referee Racially Abused Online After Officiating Chelsea's Pre-Season Defeat Against Inter - 90min

Wed, 2017-08-02 07:20

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Sikh Referee Racially Abused Online After Officiating Chelsea's Pre-Season Defeat Against Inter
90min
​Kick It Out are investigating racial abuse directed at Sikh referee Sukhbir Singh after he took charge of Chelsea's pre-season defeat against Inter last weekend. ​Sky Sports have reported that the official was the victim of the vitriol of fans angry ...
British anti-discrimination group investigates racist comments against Singaporean Sikh refereeConnected to India (press release) (blog)

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SC seeks Centre's views on reopening of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases - Business Standard

Wed, 2017-08-02 06:34

SC seeks Centre's views on reopening of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases
Business Standard
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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“They tried to take it off at school”: Tan Dhesi on being the first Sikh MP with a turban - New Statesman

Wed, 2017-08-02 04:23

“They tried to take it off at school”: Tan Dhesi on being the first Sikh MP with a turban
New Statesman
For the first time, British Sikhs who wear turbans have someone in Parliament who doesn't look different from them, and Dhesi is proud of that – but he says he will work to serve everyone, in the Sikh spirit of sarbat da bhala. “Working for the ...

Stylish Canadian Sikh Politician Challenges Trudeau - The Wire

Wed, 2017-08-02 02:23

The Wire

Stylish Canadian Sikh Politician Challenges Trudeau
The Wire
Although his core support comes from Canada's influential Sikh population, he is seeking the backing of other ethnic communities as well as young voters. But the challenges are great: He must first win the leadership in October, then win a federal seat ...

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC to hear Gurlad Singh Kahlon's plea - Catch News

Tue, 2017-08-01 23:31

Catch News

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC to hear Gurlad Singh Kahlon's plea
Catch News
The Supreme Court will today hear the plea filed by S. Gurlad Singh Kahlon in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases. The apex court had directed petitioner Gurlad Singh Kahlon to file his suggestions in connection with the riot cases. Kahlon ...

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