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Racial bullying of Sikh boy in US: 'Ensure all children enjoy safe learning environment'

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.

Sikh boy in US shares footage of racist classmates

A shocking video of a bunch of school kids abusing a Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia was uploaded on video-sharing website YouTube and is going viral.

Hardliner Sikh taken into preventive custody

 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.

Cameron visits Gurdwara in UK ahead of polls

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday visited one of the largest Gurdwaras in the UK and discussed the issues facing the Sikh community in the country, ahead of the national elections in May.

Texas allows Sikh police officer to wear articles of faith

An Indian-American Sikh is set to become the first police officer in the US state of Texas to serve while keeping his Sikh articles of faith, including a turban and beard.

US: Texas allows Sikh police officer to wear articles of faith

 An Indian-American Sikh is set to become the first police officer in the US state of Texas to serve while keeping his Sikh articles of faith, including a turban and beard.

Obama visit: APSCC asks Sikhs in Kashmir to remain vigilant

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.

US lawsuit demands terror label on Indian group

Sikh activists said they filed a lawsuit on Wednesday in New York demanding the United States blacklist as a terrorist organization a hardline Hindu group linked to India`s ruling party.

Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa ends his fast

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.

Was never informed about re-conversions: Akal Takht

The supreme temporal body of the Sikhs Akal Takht on Thursday said it was never informed about the 're-conversion' of 128 people to Sikhism and the process needs to be "scrutinised".

'PK' has disparaged a Sikh as beggar: Sikh delegation to Swamy
'PK' has disparaged a Sikh as beggar: Sikh delegation to Swamy

Aamir Khan starrer ‘PK’ continues to generate controversies. A Sikh delegation has now said that the film has disparaged a Sikh as a beggar.

US Sikhs tap Obama, Clinton strategists to raise awareness

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.

110-yr-old `Christmas- loving` Sikh is oldest man in Britain

An Indian origin 110-year-old man will be celebrating his 111th Christmas in 2014.

Europe's oldest man set to celebrate 111th Christmas

 Europe's oldest man, a Punjab-born Sikh ex-labourer, is set to celebrate his 111th Christmas this year.

Rs 5 lakh relief each to kin of 1984 riot victims: Govt

An additional relief of Rs five lakh each to the kin of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots has been approved by the government, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Not feasible to make helmet mandatory for Sikh women: HC

PILs seeking revocation of the city government's notification to exempt sikh women from wearing helmet while driving or pillion riding two-wheelers were on Thursday rejected by the Delhi High Court which observed that it is not feasible to make headguard mandatory for them.

Sukhbir Badal urges centre to release Sikh prisoners

 Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Thursday sought immediate intervention of union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the release, on compassionate grounds, of over 100 Sikh political prisoners in various jails who have completed their sentences.

Wearing of helmet optional for Sikh women: Delhi HC told

The Delhi government on Wednesday informed the high court here that it has made wearing of helmet optional for Sikh women while driving a two-wheeler or riding pillion.

BJP committed to ensure justice to minorities: Jitendra Singh

BJP on Saturday said it was committed to ensure "fair deal and justice" for the members of minority communities in Jammu and Kashmir.