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Wish we could ask Pakistan to preserve rich Sikh legacy: Hardeep Singh Puri - The Indian Express

Wed, 2017-11-22 11:34

The Indian Express

Wish we could ask Pakistan to preserve rich Sikh legacy: Hardeep Singh Puri
The Indian Express
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said he wished India had better political relations with Pakistan so that the neighbour could have been approached for keeping alive the rich Sikh legacy there. The housing and urban affairs minister was ...

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Drink addiction rife among young and old in Sikh community - Easterneye (press release)

Wed, 2017-11-22 10:36

Easterneye (press release)

Drink addiction rife among young and old in Sikh community
Easterneye (press release)
SIKHS should do more to protect young people in the community from becoming addicted to alcohol, doctors, community workers and recovering alcoholics have said, as figures show a rise in the number of alcohol-related deaths among those aged over 50.

UK MPs seek justice for newly-wed Scottish Sikh - Easterneye (press release)

Wed, 2017-11-22 10:28

Easterneye (press release)

UK MPs seek justice for newly-wed Scottish Sikh
Easterneye (press release)
BRITISH politicians are lobbying the UK government and the Indian High Commission to help a Scottish Sikh man who was last week sent to judicial custody in India. Jagtar Singh Johal, also known as Jaggi, was detained in Jalandhar, Punjab, on November ...
'UK citizen's torture in India unconstitutional'The Hindu
Family fear for Dumbarton man's life in Indian jailScottish Daily Record

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Jersey City Sikh Community Feeds More Than 15000 People Across 84 Homeless Shelters in NJ/NY/PA - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2017-11-22 08:47

PR Newswire (press release)

Jersey City Sikh Community Feeds More Than 15000 People Across 84 Homeless Shelters in NJ/NY/PA
PR Newswire (press release)
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sikh community of Jersey City served at least 15,000 individuals across 84 homeless shelters in the NJ/NY/PA area with hot meals, snacks and fruits this past Saturday and Sunday. This is being done ...

Super Sikh Run to be held on December 10 - India Today

Wed, 2017-11-22 07:15

Super Sikh Run to be held on December 10
India Today
New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) The second edition of Super Sikh Run -- a half marathon event, will be held here on December 10, the organisers announced today. The run will begin from capitals 250-year-old historic site of Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib.

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Hoboken mayor: Diversity is an American value - CNN

Tue, 2017-11-21 15:49

CNN

Hoboken mayor: Diversity is an American value
CNN
(CNN) The weekend before I was elected mayor this month, a flier with the phrase "Don't let TERRORISM take over our town" above a picture of me appeared on car windshields in Hoboken. As a Sikh, I maintain uncut hair and a turban as articles of my faith.

Mobile app to guide visitors at Sikh fest - The Telegraph

Tue, 2017-11-21 13:59

Mobile app to guide visitors at Sikh fest
The Telegraph
The concluding function of Prakash Parv, organised to mark the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the last Sikh guru, will be held in Patna from December 23 to 25. The inaugural event of Prakash Parv had been held earlier this year and Patna ...

Appeals Court Blocks Deportation of Sikh Man Who Fears Torture by Extremist Indian Religious Group - India West

Tue, 2017-11-21 12:04

India West

Appeals Court Blocks Deportation of Sikh Man Who Fears Torture by Extremist Indian Religious Group
India West
Khalsa Sikhs have reportedly violently clashed with DSS members. Harbans Singh has said he fears persecution by the DSS if he returns to India. A lower court earlier ruled against Singh's political asylum case, noting that his attackers were trying to ...

Sikh 'torture' in Punjab raised in UK Parliament - Zee News

Tue, 2017-11-21 11:35

BBC News

Sikh 'torture' in Punjab raised in UK Parliament
Zee News
London: The UK government on Tuesday said that it would take "extreme action" if any British citizen is being tortured as the case of a Scottish-born Sikh man, who has been jailed in India, was raised in the House of Commons. Jagtar Singh Johal, 30 ...
'Extreme action' vowed if Scot held in India has been torturedBBC News
'UK citizen's torture in India unconstitutional'The Hindu
Rory Stewart says 'extreme action' will be taken if Jagtar Singh Johal torture claims are trueThe National
Aberdeen Evening Express
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Sikh 'torture' in Punjab raised in UK Parliament - Outlook India

Tue, 2017-11-21 09:45

STV News

Sikh 'torture' in Punjab raised in UK Parliament
Outlook India
London, Nov 21 The UK government today said that it would take "extreme action" if any British citizen is being tortured as the case of a Scottish-born Sikh man, who has been jailed in India, was raised in the House of Commons. Jagtar Singh Johal, 30 ...
Rory Stewart says 'extreme action' will be taken if Jagtar Singh Johal torture claims are trueThe National
'Extreme action' vow if arrested Scot tortured in IndiaSTV News

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Why this Sikh says Grimsby was WRONG to stop Tommy Robinson speaking - Grimsby Telegraph

Tue, 2017-11-21 01:01

Grimsby Telegraph

Why this Sikh says Grimsby was WRONG to stop Tommy Robinson speaking
Grimsby Telegraph
A local Sikh believes Grimsby 'let itself down' after venues refused to allow former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson a place to speak. Controversial former leader of the EDL, Tommy Robinson, appeared in Grimsby last Saturday, with three ...

Sikh Group Seeks Memorial Status for Hondh Chillad Massacre Site in Haryana - Sikh24 News & Updates

Mon, 2017-11-20 14:28

Sikh24 News & Updates

Sikh Group Seeks Memorial Status for Hondh Chillad Massacre Site in Haryana
Sikh24 News & Updates
GURGAON, Haryana—A delegation led by the All India Sikh Students Federation President Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad held a program at the site of Hondh Chillad massacre to commemorate the life of 32 massacred Sikhs. Notably, 32 Sikhs were brutally ...

India's NIA to Interrorage Recently Arrested Two Sikh Youth in Delhi - Sikh24 News & Updates

Mon, 2017-11-20 14:28

Sikh24 News & Updates

India's NIA to Interrorage Recently Arrested Two Sikh Youth in Delhi
Sikh24 News & Updates
LUDHIANA, Punjab—Due to increasing external pressure, the National Investigate Agency (NIA) in India has asked for transfer of two recently arrested Sikh youth to Delhi from Punjab. The move by NIA comes despite the fact that the Punjab police had ...

UK Sikh MP abused online for not speaking on Sikh issue - Garavi Gujarat (press release)

Mon, 2017-11-20 02:16

Garavi Gujarat (press release)

UK Sikh MP abused online for not speaking on Sikh issue
Garavi Gujarat (press release)
A Sikh MP in the UK has been abused and targeted with threats of violence from furious trolls who think he was not speaking enough on issues related to the community, according to a media report. Tan Dhesi, who became Labour's MP for Slough in June, ...

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New gurdwara to celebrate Lohgarh's Sikh heritage - The Indian Express

Sun, 2017-11-19 16:51

The Indian Express

New gurdwara to celebrate Lohgarh's Sikh heritage
The Indian Express
More than 300 years after brave warrior Baba Banda Singh Bahadur declared Lohgarh zone of Yamunanangar district in Haryana as the capital of the Sikh state in 1710, the foundation stone for symbolic “Lohgarh Khalsa Rajdhani” was laid down on Sunday ...

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Sikh body asks SGPC to build memorial at Hondh Chillar - The Tribune

Sun, 2017-11-19 15:07

The Tribune

Sikh body asks SGPC to build memorial at Hondh Chillar
The Tribune
Activists of the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) today performed 'ardaas' at Hondh Chillar village near Gurugram where 32 Sikhs were killed in November 1984. Federation chief Karnail Singh Peermohammad demanded the SGPC to construct a ...

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Tanmanjeet Dhesi MP abused online for allegedly not speaking on Sikh issue - Easterneye (press release)

Sun, 2017-11-19 13:31

Easterneye (press release)

Tanmanjeet Dhesi MP abused online for allegedly not speaking on Sikh issue
Easterneye (press release)
Tanmanjeet Dhesi, who became Labour's MP for Slough in June, was accused of ignoring the plight of a British Sikh man who was arrested during his visit to India. But Dhesi vowed to continue working for the whole public “regardless of background, colour ...
Sikh Lawmaker In UK Trolled Online For Not Speaking On Sikh IssuesNDTV
UK: Sikh MP abused, threatened for not addressing community's issuesNews Nation

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Sikh body slams Dyal Singh move - Times of India

Sun, 2017-11-19 13:23

NDTV

Sikh body slams Dyal Singh move
Times of India
Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) said, "Any move to rename it will be opposed tooth and nail and we will also resort to protests on roads." In a meeting convened by the DSGMC general secretary Sirsa, a resolution was passed, ...
Sarna slams BJP for renaming Dyal Singh Majithia CollegeThe Tribune

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Watch - See thousands of Sikhs take to the streets of Leicester for the spectacular Nagar Kirtan procession - Leicester Mercury

Sun, 2017-11-19 10:47

Leicester Mercury

Watch - See thousands of Sikhs take to the streets of Leicester for the spectacular Nagar Kirtan procession
Leicester Mercury
Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email. Thousands of Sikhs have celebrated the birth of Guru Nanak with an eye-catching parade through the streets of Leicester. An estimated 10,000 worshipers, of all ages, attended the Nagar Kirtan event today.

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