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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Canada: Quebec assembly bans kirpan; Sikhs angry

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

US school bans `kirpan`; Sikh community concerned

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

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.