Badal asks PM to ensure safety of Sikhs in Pakistan

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif the issue of safety and security of life and property of people belonging to the Sikh and other minority communities in Pakistan.

J&K floods: Desperate hunt for the missing in submerged colonies

A group of locals is keenly looking for somebody in a flooded colony of Mehjoornagar in uptown area of Srinagar.

One Sikh killed, 2 injured in gunmen attack in northwest Pak

A Sikh businessman was killed and two others injured on Saturday when unknown gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on them in this restive northwestern city of Pakistan, prompting protests and road blockade from the members of the minority community.

Police start prosecuting women pillion riders without helmet

Delhi Traffic Police on Friday started prosecuting woman pillion riders except Sikh woman who were found plying without helmets on the streets of the city.

Afghan Sikh stowaways: Two truck drivers charged in UK

Two truck drivers have been charged with human smuggling after 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways, one of them dead, were found in a shipping container at a dockyard in Britain.

Court acquits man in 1984 Gurdwara Pulbangash riot case

The lone accused in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which a mob had set afire Gurdwara Pulbangash in north Delhi killing three persons has been acquitted by a court here which said CBI failed to establish his presence on the spot.

US gurdwaras to help project positive Sikh image

Over 100 representatives from gurdwaras across the US have pledged support for National Sikh Campaign`s plan to engage top US political operatives and media firms for presenting the community positively.

New Yorker arrested for mowing down Sikh man

A 55-year-old man has been arrested here on charges that he called a Sikh man a "terrorist" and mowing him down with his pick-up truck, in an apparent hate crime.

13 children among Afghan Sikhs found in UK shipping container

The frail survivors found inside a shipping container at a British port at the weekend following a "horrific ordeal" are Sikhs from Afghanistan and include 13 children, police said on Sunday.

Sikh man killed in Pakistan

A Sikh man was killed and two other Sikhs were wounded Wednesday when gunmen opened fire at a group of Sikhs in a market in Peshawar in Pakistan, the media said.

Man hit by pickup truck in US; Sikh Coalition seeks probe

In what is regarded as another hate crime case in the US, a 29-year old Sikh man was hit by a pickup truck in New York last week.

HSGMC leaders to meet Hooda seeking control of Sikh shrines

Alleging that Amritsar-based SGPC and SAD supporters are "occupying" Sikh shrines in the state, Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee leaders today said they will meet Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda tomorrow seeking control of the Gurudwaras and eviction of their Punjab counterparts.

Woman jailed in UK for killing Sikh man

A 31-year-old woman has been sentenced to six years in jail in the UK for killing a Sikh man while driving a car at over 110 km per hour and texting and talking on two phones.

HSGPC asks parbandhak gurudwaras in Haryana to submit account books

The executive committee of the Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee directed managers of all parbandhak gurudwaras in Haryana to submit the account books and other records with it by August 2.

Sikh cagers should have rebelled: Bishan Bedi on turban row

Furious at the recent incident of India`s Sikh basketball players being asked to remove turbans at the Asia Cup in China, former cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi today said the cagers should have walked out of the match instead of complying with the diktat.

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.

Charges dropped against Sikh for carrying Kirpan to airport

A US court here has dismissed criminal charges against a Sikh man for carrying a kirpan to a city airport.

Sikhs ask US to reveal official use of slurs

A Sikh group today asked US authorities to reveal their use of ethnic slurs after a document leaked by Edward Snowden showed intelligence agents using an anti-Muslim epithet.

Haryana SGPC move illegal, Congress wants to divide Sikhs: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal termed the move of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Haryana government to set up a separate committee for managing Sikh shrines in the state "illegal and patently wrong" as well as "politically motivated".

TV ad shows Sikhs as vibrant part of US` cultural tapestry

A 30-second ad featuring Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia along side the images of Sikhs around the US is being telecast by a leading cable here to show the community as a vibrant part of America`s cultural tapestry.