Sikhs

PM Modi meets Kashmiri Pandits, Sikhs and Bohra community members in Houston

The Kashmiri Pandit delegation thanked the Prime Minister for the abrogation of Article 370 and said that their 700,000 community members were 'indebted' to his government.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Ahead of 'Howdy Modi', lawsuit filed against PM in Houston, separatist Sikhs to hold protest

The civil complaint has been filed under the Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991, a federal statute that allows civil suits on the US soil against foreign officials suspected of torturous crimes.

published on : 21st September 2019

Pakistan court grants bail to Hindu priests accused of making offensive remarks against Sikh leaders

According to the prosecution, the priests uttered derogatory remarks against the 10 religious leaders of the Sikh community on social media.

published on : 19th September 2019

Arizona Sikh preaches love 18 years after post 9/11 killing of brother

The shooter Frank Roque is serving life in prison for the first-degree murder of Sodhi's older brother at his Mesa, Arizona, gas station on September 15, 2011.

published on : 14th September 2019

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lashes out at Pak PM Imran Khan for forced conversion of Sikh girl

The Congress leader also offered to help the Pakistani Sikh girl's family settle here in Punjab.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Hyderabad Sikhs protest over conversion of girl in Pakistan

They demanded that the Pakistan government must facilitate her release. They also appealed to the Ministry of External Affairs to build pressure on Pakistan to take action.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Bipartisan resolution introduced to recognise contributions of Sikh-Americans to US

Sikh-Americans, like Bhagat Singh Thind, served in the US military during the World Wars and the first Asian American Congressman, Dalip Singh Saund, was a Sikh American elected to office in 1957.

published on : 8th August 2019

British Sikh group begins legal action over UK census

The Sikh Federation UK has been campaigning for and advocating the inclusion of a Sikh ethnicity tick-box in the UK Census for more than 15 years.

published on : 20th July 2019

India declares fringe group 'Sikhs For Justice' unlawful

The fringe group is run by a few radical Sikhs of foreign nationality in the US, Canada and the UK

published on : 10th July 2019

500-year-old gurdwara in Pakistan opens doors for Indian Sikh pilgrims post-Independence 

According to the Sikh tradition, when Guru Nanak arrived in Sialkot from Kashmir in the 16th century, he stayed under the tree of Beri.

published on : 1st July 2019

'Army will always be my first love': Nostalgia kicks in for Captain Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM hosted the jawans of his former Sikh Regiment to mark 100 years of his family’s association with the battalion and the Indian Army.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Give Sikhs in Meghalaya ownership of land, demands SGPC

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh has decided to send a four-member delegation to the state to resolve the issues concerning the settlers.

published on : 17th June 2019

After rebels’ ‘military action’ threat, Meghalaya government assures security to Dalit Sikhs

Manjinder Singh Sirsa, sought to draw the attention of Home Minister Amit Shah through a tweet where he alleged the Sikhs living in Shillong were being intimidated by rebel group HNLC.

published on : 14th June 2019

In a first, US Air Force allows Sikh airman to keep turban, beard on active duty

Airman Harpreetinder Singh Bajwa, was the first airman to be granted an accommodation after he gained representation from the Sikh American Veterans Alliance.

published on : 7th June 2019
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