Sikh Americans urge Modi to release Sikhs languishing in jails

The Sikh community in the US has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release Sikhs languishing in Indian jails despite being eligible for parole.

Malaysia Sikhs lodge report against offensive online comment

Police are investigating reports lodged by members of Malaysia`s Sikh community against a Facebook user for posting an offensive comment against the founder of the faith, Guru Nanak, a media report said Saturday.

Sikh leaders share ideas with Modi on Punjab

New York: Sikh community leaders from the United States and Canada shared Saturday evening ideas with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on how they could work together on matters relating to Punjab.

Sikh delegation calls on Modi

A 29-member Sikh delegation from the US and Canada called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday and congratulated him for the initiatives taken by his government, an official release said.

US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans
US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans

Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body FIBA's delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans.

SGPC to write to PM over attack on Sikhs in US

Terming the recent attacks on some Sikhs in the US as "unfortunate", SGPC on Sunday said it will write to PM, urging the Centre to take up the matter with America.

Haryana Govt interfering in matters of Sikh community: Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said that the Haryana government is interfering into matters of the Sikh community over the bifurcation of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC).

Haryana govt action "provocative, unconstitutional": Badal

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday described the Haryana government`s action of getting a law enacted to set up a separate body for managing the affairs of Gurdwaras in that state as "provocative and a brazen interference in the religious affairs of the Sikh community".

MP Kumari Selja supports separate SGPC for Haryana

Former Union minister and Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja on Saturday came out in support of Haryana government`s move to carve out a separate SGPC for the state to manage Sikh shrines.

Sikhs will reply to Congress by electing BJP: SAD-Delhi

Accusing Manmohan Singh of not fulfilling promises he made to 1984 riots victims, Shiromani Akali Dal-Delhi on Friday said the Sikh community will reply to Congress by electing a BJP government at the Centre.

President greets nation ahead of Guru Nanak birth anniversary

President Pranab Mukherjee has sent his greetings to the nation`s citizens ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first guru of the Sikh community.

US bar displays pictures of Sikh Gurus, outrages community

A pub in the city of Hollywood near Los Angeles has displayed full size posters of Sikh Gurus in their bar area, outraging the community members.

Asaram`s comparison with Guru Nanak angers Sikhs, case filed

In fresh trouble for controversial godman Asaram Bapu, a case has been filed against his ashram and close aides for comparing him to first Sikh saint, Guru Nanak Dev.

Muslims poorest among religious groups: Govt survey

Among various religious groups, Muslims have the lowest living standard with the average per capita expenditure of just Rs 32.66 in a day, says a government survey.

Most of UK-based Sikhs `proud of Britain`

Although three-quarters of Sikhs in Britain have experienced racism, 95 percent of the community is still proud of being born or living in Britain.

Sikh community in US concerned over backlash

Sikh Americans expressed concern over the possible backlash against the community in the aftermath of the twin bomb blasts in Boston marathon early this week.

Sikh joins other religions demanding strict gun control laws

Members of the Sikh community joined other religious leaders in urging the US Cong to pass strict gun control laws to prevent the recent surge in gun violence in the country, including the one at a Wisconsin Gurdwara last year.

Sikh Americans join Obama in calling for gun control

Members of the Sikh Community joined President Barack Obama as he sought to spur lawmakers into action against gun violence in the wake of tragedies like the Newtown massacre in December that killed 20 first-graders.

Sikh community in US seeks gun-control measures

A Sikh group has urged communities of all faiths to observe Feb 5, marking six months of the Aug 5 shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek.

Ajay Devgn to delete offensive content from `Son of Sardar`

Bowing before the sentiments of the Sikh community, actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn has agreed to delete certain offensive dialogues and scenes from his forthcoming venture `Son of Sardar`.