Sikh man arrested, handcuffed in US for carrying kirpan

Sikh man arrested, handcuffed in US for carrying kirpan

The kirpan obligates a Sikh to the ideals of generosity, compassion and service to humanity.

Jun 18, 2017, 12:37 PM IST

Italian court rules against Sikh wanting to carry kirpan

The Italian Supreme Court has ruled against a Sikh who wanted to carry a kirpan in public and said that migrants in the Western world must conform to the values of the society they have chosen to settle in.

May 16, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Sikh carrying Kirpan triggers panic in US mall

Harpreet Singh Khalsa, 33, said he was a victim of racial profiling in Northampton county.

Sep 22, 2016, 22:03 PM IST

Man slashed in New Zealand Gurdwara

A man was slashed in the face with a kirpan -- a ceremonial religious knife -- after an altercation at a Gurdwara in New Zealand, media reported.

Jan 10, 2015, 23:01 PM IST

Sikh-American settles lawsuit over 'kirpan'

An Indian-American Sikh has settled a five-year-old federal lawsuit that alleged she was fired from for her job here for insisting on wearing a 'kirpan' to work.

Nov 15, 2014, 22:23 PM IST

Charges dropped against Sikh for carrying Kirpan to airport

A US court here has dismissed criminal charges against a Sikh man for carrying a kirpan to a city airport.

Jul 23, 2014, 09:29 AM IST

US Sikh man prevented from carrying `kirpan` on jury duty

An American Sikh man has been denied permission to carry a `kirpan` or ceremonial dagger while serving on a jury by a California court.

Apr 25, 2014, 09:59 AM IST

Sikh student not allowed on bus for wearing kirpan

A Sikh student in the US was not allowed to board a bus because he was wearing a knife called kirpan, a symbol of his faith, media reported.

Oct 17, 2013, 18:31 PM IST

Canada: Quebec assembly bans kirpan; Sikhs angry

The kirpan is accommodated in Canada`s Parliament and the Supreme Court.

Feb 10, 2011, 16:08 PM IST

US school bans `kirpan`; Sikh community concerned

The Sikh community says kirpan symbolises their commitment to fighting evils.

Jan 06, 2011, 13:42 PM IST

Californian state legislature passes `kirpan` Bill

The Californian state legislature in the US has passed a landmark legislation to train law enforcement personnel about Sikhs and religious significance of `kirpans.

Sep 02, 2009, 11:57 AM IST