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India welcomes Congress backing for Sikhs in US military

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:48

India has welcomed the move by over 100 US lawmakers asking Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to allow Sikhs to serve in the American armed forces with their articles of faith such as turbans and beard.

`US military to allow Sikhs with turban on case by case basis`

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 09:51

A Sikh can be allowed to enter the US military with turban and beard, the Pentagon has said, noting that the approval in this regard would be given on a case by case basis and there is no universal or automatic approval to the new relaxed religious norms.

FBI to examine hate crimes against Sikhs

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 22:29

An independent FBI advisory board is being asked to examine whether the current hate crime reporting categories should be expanded to include those against the Sikhs, a top US official announced.

Sonia concerned over security of Sikhs abroad: Cong MLA

Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 20:34

Sonia Gandhi is concerned over the security of Sikhs in the US, Congress MLA from Patiala (Rural) Brahm Mohindra said.