Scores of Sikhs and supporters of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee today staged a protest outside CBI headquarters against its move to file a closure report giving clean chit to Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in the 1984 riots case.
The US has included hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs and Arab Americans in the tracking list of the FBI, meeting the long-pending demand of the minority communities who have been repeatedly targeted post 9/11.
A Sikh organisation in Kashmir today opposed the recommendation of a Parliamentary Standing Committee on granting minority status to Kashmiri Pandits saying such a move will have "serious repercussions".
The three-day Sikh festival - 'Holla Mohalla' - began on Wednesday at Sri Anandpur Sahib near here with a large number of devotees thronging the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh to pay their obeisance.
A day after a shocking video of a young Sikh boy being bullied by his schoolmates and called a "terrorist" appeared, a Sikh rights group has asked school authorities in the US to partner with parents, students and community groups to strengthen anti-bullying programmes.
A hardliner Sikh who had been sitting on an indefinite fast here for the past nearly 40 days demanding release of 82 prisoners, including some terrorists lodged in various jails of Punjab, was taken into preventive custody by police on Thursday.
A Sikh organisation on Thursday asked people of Kashmir to remain vigilant and foil any attempts to target the minority communities in the valley ahead of the visit of US President Barack Obama to India.
Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who had been on fast for the last two months demanding release of Sikh prisoners across the country who had completed their jail terms, on Thursday ended his fast after a meeting with district administration officials and members of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee.
Sikhs in the US have tapped the services of top political strategists of President Barack Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton to launch a nationwide media campaign to raise awareness about the community in the country.