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Can't let Pakistan victimise Sikhs: Punjab CM asks Swaraj to intervene in forced conversions

Can't let Pakistan victimise Sikhs: Punjab CM asks Swaraj to intervene in forced conversions

The Sikh community in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan alleged that they were 'being forced to convert to Islam'

Dec 19, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
Sikh student in US removed from soccer game for wearing turban

Sikh student in US removed from soccer game for wearing turban

Witnesses said the referee would not allow the player onto the field because he was wearing the turban in compliance with his Sikh faith.

Sep 29, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh extends legal help to two 1981 hijackers

The Srinagar-bound Indian Airlines plane with 107 passengers and six crew members was hijacked and taken to Lahore in September 1981.

Jul 20, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
Jab Harry Met Sejal: Shah Rukh Khan turns a 'Sardar' for Imtiaz Ali and Anushka Sharma!

Jab Harry Met Sejal: Shah Rukh Khan turns a 'Sardar' for Imtiaz Ali and Anushka Sharma!

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's next starring Anushka Sharma 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' is high on the buzz. The title of the film was announced lately and soon afterward, it started trended on social media big time.

Jun 17, 2017, 09:58 AM IST

First female Sikh and first turbaned lawmakers take Indian-origin MPs tally in UK to 12

Britain on Friday got its first female Sikh MP and first turban-wearing MP as the UK general election results threw up a small increase in the number of Indian- origin MPs in the House of Commons.

Jun 09, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Meet Jagmeet Singh - the first Sikh in leadership race of a national political party in Canada

Meet Jagmeet Singh - the first Sikh in leadership race of a national political party in Canada

The New Democratic Party is one of the three major national parties in Canada.

May 16, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Supreme Court to commence hearing from tomorrow on triple talaq

Supreme Court to commence hearing from tomorrow on triple talaq

The Supreme Court will commence hearing from tomorrow on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy practices among Muslims.

May 10, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

Sikh man in US for two decades detained, fears deportation

A father of two who is married to a US citizen, Gurmukh Singh had applied for asylum in the US in 1999, citing religious persecution.

May 09, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

US Congressman discusses hate crime incidents with minority community leaders

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi met with leaders of Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Jain communities in the US.

Apr 27, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Sikh-American girl harassed on US train, White man shouts 'go back to Lebanon'

Sikh-American girl harassed on US train, White man shouts 'go back to Lebanon'

As New York City works to respond to a rise in reports of discrimination and harassment, subways have emerged as a source of special concern.

Mar 25, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Sikh body demands fresh probe into J&K's Chattisinghpora massacre

A Sikh body here today demanded a fresh probe into the Chattisinghpora massacre which claimed the lives of 35 Sikhs on this day in 2000.

Mar 20, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

Sikh man in US was targeted because of his ethnic origin: Cops

The incident is being investigated by the Kent Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a hate crime.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:17 PM IST
Akali Dal sees 'conspiracy' against Sikh community

Akali Dal sees 'conspiracy' against Sikh community

In its first meeting after the February 4 voting for assembly elections in the state, Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal said certain "elements" were indulging in "a deep-rooted and dangerous conspiracy" to weaken the Sikh community in the state.

Feb 11, 2017, 22:11 PM IST

Some Pakistani Hindus, Sikhs on religious visa didn't return fearing religious persecution: Govt

Some Pakistani nationals belonging to Hindu and Sikh communities, who came on pilgrim visa, have not returned to their country fearing religious persecution, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Feb 08, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
'Mubarakan' FIRST LOOK! Anil Kapoor looks amazing as Sardar Kartar Singh

'Mubarakan' FIRST LOOK! Anil Kapoor looks amazing as Sardar Kartar Singh

Director Anees Bazmee is going to present Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor in a never-seen-before avatar. Their upcoming venture together 'Mubarakan' will see them play Sikh on-screen.

Jan 26, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Guru Gobind Singh Ji's 350th Prakash Parv: Things you should know about the spiritual master

Guru Gobind Singh Ji's 350th Prakash Parv: Things you should know about the spiritual master

Guru Gobind Singh Ji's 350th Prakash Parv or birth anniversary happens to fall on January 5, 2017, and to mark the auspicious day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi too shall arrive in Bihar and partake

Jan 05, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

Sikh campaigners seek release of UK files on 1984 Golden Temple assault

The Indian government has put the death toll from the action, named Operation Blue Star, at about 400 people, whereas Sikh groups say many more were killed.

Dec 30, 2016, 09:01 AM IST

NYPD to allow Sikh officers to wear turbans, beards

New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced the measures being taken towards ensuring religious accommodation to its officers.

Dec 29, 2016, 11:50 AM IST

Donald Trump campaign portrays Sikh as Muslim supporter in handbills

In another gaffe, an Indian-origin Sikh in the US was misidentified as a Muslim supporter of Donald Trump in flyers distributed by the Republican presidential nominee's campaign, a media report said today.

Oct 18, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Two men charged with hate crime in attack on Sikh in California

The attack followed a number of similar beatings of Sikhs in the United States over a period of more than a decade.

Oct 15, 2016, 10:52 AM IST