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US court permits Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 23:03

A US court has granted a Sikh group`s plea to serve summons on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in India under an international convention for alleged rights abuses during his tenure.

Sikh hate crime case: Maximum punishment sought for attacker

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 12:40

Jamie Larson, 49, had pleaded guilty in June this year in US District Court in Seattle to a federal hate crime relating to a racially-motivated assault of the 50-year-old Sikh man who works as a taxi cab driver.

Sikh driver in US called "terrorist" by police

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 16:52

A Sikh truck driver in the US has alleged that traffic police in Mississippi called him a "terrorist" and a county judge later humiliated him by describing his turban as "that rag."

US Sikhs plan peaceful rites to mark Wisconsin gurdwara shooting

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 09:23

Twelve months ago, a white supremacist walked into a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple and opened fire on worshippers.

US Justice Dept supports Sikhs, Hindus as hate crime victims

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 15:49

Attorney General Eric Holder has recommended widening the FBI`s mandate to include the two communities among victims of growing hate crimes.

Michelle Obama meets Oak Creek gurdwara victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 09:03

Michelle Obama met the family members Oak Creek gurdwara shootout victims on the sidelines of Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations in the White House.

Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 22:54

US President Barack Obama greeted the Sikh community on the birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.

US Sikhs welcome Obama message on Diwali

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 10:56

The Sikh community in US has welcomed Obama`s Diwali greetings praising their resilience in the August shooting at a gurdwara in Wisconsin.

US resolution against hate crimes targeting Sikhs moved

Last Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012, 23:47

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives seeking action on hate crimes against Sikh-American community.

US Sikhs leave bullet hole to mark mass shooting

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 09:41

The waist-high bullet hole in a door jamb near the main prayer room was left as a memorial to the six slain worshippers.

Killing of Sikhs in US `unfortunate`: Preneet Kaur

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 14:19

India termed as "unfortunate" the shooting of two elderly members of the Sikh community in California and said it would pursue the matter with the US administration.