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.

US lawmakers to FIBA: End discriminatory policy against Sikhs

A bipartisan group of 20 influential American lawmakers has asked the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh players who wear turbans, an article of faith.

US lawmakers ask FIBA to review its policy on Sikh turbans

Appalled by reports that Sikh players from India were asked to remove their turbans at an international basketball match, top US lawmakers have launched a campaign asking FIBA to review the discriminatory policy.

Protests in Montreal over proposed religious garb ban

The prohibition of headscarves, turbans and other religious garments is part of a proposed overhaul of the Canadian province`s "Charter of Values."

BJP`s SS Ahluwalia demands PM`s intervention in London turban

Bharatiya Janata Party Vice President SS Ahluwalia Sunday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s immediate intervention in the row over Sikhs wearing turbans in the United Kingdom.

Sikhs formally allowed to wear turbans instead of helmets in Oz

The Australian government have made some changes to compulsory bicycle helmet laws to exempt people who wear turbans for their religion.

Sikh crew asked to remove turbans at Milan airport

A Sikh pilot and a crew member of a Jet Airways flight were asked to take off their turbans during a security check at Milan airport.

‘Turbans, headscarves’ to be part of official staff uniforms for London Olympics

London 2012 Olympic organizers are planning to introduce turbans and headscarves as part of their official staff uniforms.

PM invokes dosa, turbans to show closeness with Africa

Noting that many millennia
ago, Africa and India were joined as one landmass, Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh invoked the South Indian dish of
`dosa` to show the similarity between them.

New New York cab rules will still allow turbans

New York taxi drivers are notorious for being unkempt and even obnoxious.

New NY cab rules will still allow turbans

New York taxi drivers are notorious for being unkempt and even obnoxious.

Sikh police in riot squads will have to take off turbans

Sikh police officers in Britain will be banned from joining firearms or riot teams unless they remove their turbans and adopt a patka, according to a new
police guidelines.