Guru Nanak Jayanti: Here’s how it is celebrated
Guru Nanak Jayanti: Here’s how it is celebrated

This year, the auspicious birth anniversary of Guru Nanak is on November 25 as per the Gregorian calendar.

Sikh-Canadian falsely pictured as terrorist condemns media

 A Sikh-Canadian, who was shown as a terrorist behind Paris attacks in a photoshopped picture, has slammed those responsible for circulating the "false image", saying people are playing into the hands of the terrorists by painting entire faiths with the same brushstroke.

Memorial to honour Sikh soldiers unveiled in Britain

 In a first, the Sikh community has unveiled in Staffordshire county in Britain a memorial statue to honour the Sikh soldiers who fought during the First World War, a media report said.

Scotland Yard apologises to Sikhs over London protest

Twenty arrests were made on October 22 during a demonstration in London against police brutality in Punjab.

Holy book row: Accused discharged from hospital

The accused in the desecration incident at Bargari, who was hospitalised here in view of spinal injury, was discharged on Friday, police said.Rupinder Singh, who was hospitalised at PGIMER here for treatment of a spinal injury on October 27, has been discharged from the hospital and shifted to Faridkot jail, police said.

No fireworks in Golden Temple this Diwali

The holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as the Golden Temple, in this city of Punjab will not be lit up this Diwali in the wake of desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib, an official said here on Tuesday.

Sacrilege incident: Punjab situation improves

The situation in Punjab, which had been on the boil following a spate of sacrilege incidents, on Saturday appeared to have improved with no fresh untoward incident and protesters by and large not resorting to road blockades and forced shut down of commercial establishments.

20 arrested in Sikh protest at India's London embassy

Over 20 Sikh protesting outside the Indian High Commission were arrested. 

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How false rumours lead to riots in India - Part 2

A 50-year-old man in northern India was killed in a mob lynching allegedly over rumours that his family had been storing and consuming beef at home.

How false rumours lead to riots in India

Two people were killed and over 70 others were injured after bloody clashes broke out between police and Sikh protesters in Punjab’s Faridkot, Moga and Sangrur districts after Sikh bodies staged protest against desecration of Guru Grant Sahib. Watch how false rumours lead to riots in India

White House launches anti-bullying campaign in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

The White House has teamed up with a Sikh and an Asia Pacific community group to launch a public awareness campaign to address bullying in six languages including Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

Protests over sacrilege continue in Punjab, 2 killed in clashes cremated

Protests over alleged sacrilege of Sikh holy book in a village here continued on Friday at various places in Punjab on Friday even as the two persons killed in a clash with police two days back were cremated amid tight security.

Akal Takht revokes pardon granted to Dera Sacha head Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Bowing to pressure from the Sikh community and hardliners, the Akal Takht, the supreme temporal seat of the Sikhs, on Friday annulled its edict pardoning Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh in a 2007 blasphemy case.

HSGPC accuses Punjab CM Badal of misusing Akal Takht for political ends

Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhk Committee (HSGPC) on Friday accused Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of misusing dictates of Akal Takht - the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion, in connivance with its Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh for his "narrow political ends".

Akal Takht condemns police action on Sikh protesters

The supreme temporal body of Sikhs Akal Takht on Wednesday condemned the killing of two youth during the clash between Sikh protesters and police over alleged desecration of a holy book.

Check out: Bollywood's Singh Kings
Check out: Bollywood's Singh Kings

Men sporting turban have wooed moviegoers with their macho personality and charismatic screen presence.

UK overturns ban on Sikh turbans in workplaces

Sikhs across the UK will no longer face the prospect of disciplinary action for wearing turbans in workplaces after new rules come into force on Thursday.

Bravo! Sikh removes turban, saves youngsters from drowning in Punjab - Watch
Bravo! Sikh removes turban, saves youngsters from drowning in Punjab - Watch

In an incident that has touched the hearts of many, a 24-year-old Sikh set aside religious code by removing his turban to save four youths from drowning in a canal in Punjab.

Akshay Kumar salutes Sikh community of fashion world
Akshay Kumar salutes Sikh community of fashion world

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar along with his co-stars from his forthcoming film ‘Singh Is Bliing’ including Amy Jackson and Lara Dutta paid tribute to the Sikh community of fashion industry in the form of unique show titled ‘Style and the Sikh’. The collection showcased Sikh models with designs by JJ Valaya and choreography by Harmeet Bajaj.