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Ravneet Bittu on Arrest of 22 Sikh Youth: Govt. will strictly deal with these elements - SikhSiyasat.Net

Sun, 2017-06-11 09:09

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Ravneet Bittu on Arrest of 22 Sikh Youth: Govt. will strictly deal with these elements
SikhSiyasat.Net
Amritsar: While referring to the arrest of 22 Sikh youth by Capt. Amarinder led Punjab government in first 80 days of its tenure Congress MP Ravneet Bittu said that the government will strictly deal with such elements. He was talking to media persons ...

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Leamington Sikh Temple attack accused man in court - Leamington Observer

Sun, 2017-06-11 04:12

Leamington Sikh Temple attack accused man in court
Leamington Observer
A MAN accused of attacking an official during an incident at Leamington's Sikh temple, which led to some 55 people being arrested, will not stand trial until early next year. Gursharan Singh appeared at Warwick Crown court charged with religiously ...

Two Sikh MPs win on Labour ticket - The Hindu

Sat, 2017-06-10 19:48

The Times (subscription)

Two Sikh MPs win on Labour ticket
The Hindu
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, who is the first turban-wearing Sikh to enter Parliament, won Slough, increasing Labour's share of the votes by 14.4%. “Humbled and honoured to be elected,” he tweeted on Friday morning, as he headed to the local Gurdwara.
Sikh MP first to wear turbanThe Times (subscription)

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Sikh MP first to wear turban - The Times (subscription)

Sat, 2017-06-10 19:01

The Times (subscription)

Sikh MP first to wear turban
The Times (subscription)
He has them in magenta, orange, pink and blue — and Britain's first turban-wearing Sikh MP plans to use them to add a “splash of colour” to the House of Commons. Tanmanjeet Dhesi, 38, who won Slough for Labour with a majority of 16,998, said he “could ...
Two Sikh MPs win on Labour ticketThe Hindu
UK Gets First Turbaned MP as Labour Lifts Count of Indian-origin WinnersNews18
More black and minority ethnic MPs than ever, despite slow progressTelegraph.co.uk
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Sikh supporters march on Hill to commemorate Golden Temple attack - Ottawa Citizen

Sat, 2017-06-10 16:48

Ottawa Citizen

Sikh supporters march on Hill to commemorate Golden Temple attack
Ottawa Citizen
A crowd of around 200 Sikhs gathered on Parliament Hill Saturday to commemorate the 1984 attack on Sikhdom's holiest temple by the Indian government and demand a referendum held that could see the establishment of a Sikh state in the Punjab state in ...
'Operation Blue Star' 33 years agoThe Island.lk (subscription)

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Amarinder Singh congratulates Britain's first female Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill , hails Punjabi spirit - Firstpost

Sat, 2017-06-10 11:08

Firstpost

Amarinder Singh congratulates Britain's first female Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill , hails Punjabi spirit
Firstpost
The victory of first female Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill and first turbaned Sikh Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi in England along with two other MPs — Virender Sharma and Seema Malhotra from Punjab, has endorsed the indomitable spirit of people from Punjab, said ...

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Teenager refers to Sikh-American as 'Osama' in racist incident - Times of India

Sat, 2017-06-10 09:58

Times of India

Teenager refers to Sikh-American as 'Osama' in racist incident
Times of India
NEW YORK: A Sikh-American post-doctoral fellow at New York University was called "Osama" by a teenager, in a fresh incident of racism towards members of the community. Simran Jeet Singh, a post-doctoral fellow at NYU's Center for Religion and Media ...

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Two firsts as female Sikh and turban-wearing MP elected to parliament - Herald Scotland

Sat, 2017-06-10 06:48

Herald Scotland

Two firsts as female Sikh and turban-wearing MP elected to parliament
Herald Scotland
The first female Sikh MP and first turban-wearing Sikh man have been elected to parliament. Preet Kaur Gill and Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi were elected to sitting Labour constituencies, in Birmingham Edgbaston and Slough respectively, after the seats ...
Preet Gill elected as first female Sikh MPBBC News
Ist turbaned Sikh, Ist Kaur enter UK ParlTimes of India
Daughter of Indian bus driver becomes UK's first female Sikh MPBirmingham Mail
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Thief who stole trainers from a Derby Sikh Temple among our named and shamed round-up - Derby Telegraph

Sat, 2017-06-10 03:38

Derby Telegraph

Thief who stole trainers from a Derby Sikh Temple among our named and shamed round-up
Derby Telegraph
Edwins Skrabis, 48, of no fixed address, was handed a two-year conditional discharge for two counts of stealing trainers from the Sikh Temple, in Stanhope Street, Normanton, on February 2 and 4. Marlon Burgher, 37, of Norman Street, Ilkeston, was fined ...

Compiling the legacy of the Sikhs in a book - Star2.com

Fri, 2017-06-09 18:05

Star2.com

Compiling the legacy of the Sikhs in a book
Star2.com
Do you remember the towering Sikh watchmen and their charpoy beds? With their long beards and strong build, they always looked formidable to me when I was a child. These watchmen were often seen guarding the premises of banks and other buildings ...

India stops Sikh pilgrims at Attari on 'technical grounds' - Kasmir Monitor

Fri, 2017-06-09 14:30

Kasmir Monitor

India stops Sikh pilgrims at Attari on 'technical grounds'
Kasmir Monitor
LAHORE: Despite issuance of visa by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, several Sikh pilgrims couldn't enter the country.
India stopped Sikh pilgrims at Attari: Pakistan - The Asian AgeThe Asian Age

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India stops Sikh pilgrims at Attari on 'technical grounds' - Kasmir Monitor

Fri, 2017-06-09 14:30

Kasmir Monitor

India stops Sikh pilgrims at Attari on 'technical grounds'
Kasmir Monitor
LAHORE: Despite issuance of visa by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, several Sikh pilgrims couldn't enter the country after Indian authorities stopped them at Attari Railway Station on “technical grounds”. The pilgrims wanted to participate ...
India stopped Sikh pilgrims at Attari: PakistanThe Asian Age

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Fadness signs executive order declaring April 14 as National Sikh Day - Current in Fishers

Fri, 2017-06-09 12:22

Current in Fishers

Fadness signs executive order declaring April 14 as National Sikh Day
Current in Fishers
On May 15, Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness signed an executive order proclaiming April 14 as National Sikh Day. He also signed an executive order proclaiming the month of April as National Sikh Heritage Month and encouraged all Fishers residents to ...

Who is Sukhvinder Javeed? Big Brother 2017 housemate and Sikh mum in the house with her husband Imran - The Sun

Fri, 2017-06-09 11:58

The Sun

Who is Sukhvinder Javeed? Big Brother 2017 housemate and Sikh mum in the house with her husband Imran
The Sun
She was raised be by a strict Sikh family who disapproved of her relationship with Muslim boyfriend Imran, who she met aged eight. They married in secret aged 17 in an Islamic ceremony, and set up a business together. Their company Snap Imported Ltd ...

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India prevented Sikh pilgrims from entering the country, claims Pakistan - Times Now

Fri, 2017-06-09 10:34

Times Now

India prevented Sikh pilgrims from entering the country, claims Pakistan
Times Now
"The Samjhauta Express train left for Attari on Thursday to bring 80 Sikhs for Jor Mela but when it reached there its staff was told by Indian authorities that the Sikh pilgrims couldn't board it as their visa only allow them to go to Pakistan on a ...
Indian Sikh pilgrims arrive to mark Shaheedi Jor MelaThe Nation

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First female Sikh and first turbaned lawmakers take Indian-origin MPs tally in UK to 12 - Daily Pioneer

Fri, 2017-06-09 08:52

Daily Pioneer

First female Sikh and first turbaned lawmakers take Indian-origin MPs tally in UK to 12
Daily Pioneer
"Credit to the Labour Party leadership for taking the bold step of giving Sikhs the opportunity to fight for winnable seats. Labour now needs to turn its attention to having visible Sikh representation in the House of Lords at the first opportunity so ...
UK Election results 2017: Conservatives lose overall majority, verdict hungDeccan Chronicle
UK election result: How the world reactedBBC News

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'Conditional' Visa Denied Sikh Jatha Travel Via Samjhauta Express - SikhSiyasat.Net

Fri, 2017-06-09 06:49

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'Conditional' Visa Denied Sikh Jatha Travel Via Samjhauta Express
SikhSiyasat.Net
Amritsar: As per the media reports a group of 80 Sikhs expecting to visit Pakistan to observe the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev had to return disappointed as they were not allowed to board the Samjhauta Express at the Attari railway station on Thursday.
Sikh pilgrims stage protest as India stops them at Attari station ...DunyaNews Pakistan

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Pak says India 'prevented' Sikh pilgrims from visiting country - Outlook India

Fri, 2017-06-09 04:01

Times of India

Pak says India 'prevented' Sikh pilgrims from visiting country
Outlook India
lahore, Jun 9 pakistan has alleged that India has prevented some Sikh pilgrims from travelling to the country for the annual 'Jor Mela' as only 14 devotees have arrived so far. The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi had issued visas to 80 Sikh ...
Amid souring Indo-Pak relations, Sikh 'jatha' fails to leave for PakistanTimes of India
Sikh pilgrims stage protest as India stops them at Attari stationDunyaNews Pakistan

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Preet Gill elected as first female Sikh MP - BBC News

Fri, 2017-06-09 01:27

BBC News

Preet Gill elected as first female Sikh MP
BBC News
The first female Sikh MP has been elected to the Houses of Parliament. Preet Gill secured 24,124 votes to hold the seat in Birmingham Edgbaston for Labour with a majority of 6,917. The seat had previously been held by Gisela Stuart who stepped down ...
Daughter of Indian bus driver becomes UK's first female Sikh MPBirmingham Mail
Preet Kaur Gill becomes Britain's first ever female Sikh MP | Metro ...Metro
UK election: 2 Sikh MPs add to record Indian set in House of CommonsHindustan Times
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