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`Pentagon`s new religious guidelines still discriminatory`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 12:42

Pentagon`s new religious guidelines are still discriminatory as they impose "stifling" requirements on religion observing service members, according to 21 faith and interfaith groups.

British Sikhs fined over attack on fellow Sikh

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:25

A British court has fined three Sikhs who launched a ferocious attack on a fellow Sikh after he criticised their gurdwara on Facebook.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sonia Gandhi declines to submit passport copy to US court

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 09:39

Citing security concerns, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has refused to provide a copy of her passport to a US court as evidence in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

India welcomes Congress backing for Sikhs in US military

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:48

India has welcomed the move by over 100 US lawmakers asking Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to allow Sikhs to serve in the American armed forces with their articles of faith such as turbans and beard.

Sikhs hold protest over killing of `hakeem` in NW Pakistan

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 00:57

Pakistani Sikhs held protest against the killing of a hakeem (doctor) from the minority community in the country`s restive northwestern Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa province.

1984 riots victims pledge support for SAD-BJP candidates

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 00:47

The families of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots have decided to support SAD-BJP candidates in the coming Lok Sabha elections in Punjab.

Soha Ali Khan soon to start shoot for film on Sikh riots

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 13:22

Soha Ali Khan is awaiting the start of shooting schedule of her next project, which is based on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

US lawmakers ask Pentagon to welcome Sikhs in military

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 09:44

Over 100 members of Congress from both Democratic and Republican parties have urged the US defence department to end the presumptive ban on Sikh Americans serving in the US military with their beards and turbans.

Amarinder blames Badal for denial of reservation to Jat Sikhs

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:06

Congress leader Amarinder Singh slammed the Punjab government for not making recommendation to the Centre for reservation to Jats under OBC category, saying the community in Punjab was deprived of the benefit.

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.

Manish Tewari takes a dig at Narendra Modi over gurudwara statement

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 21:00

Manish Tewari took a dig at Narendra Modi`s for claiming to have rebuilt a Gurudwara in Kutch district of Gujarat saying he had expelled Sikhs from the same place and later blamed it on officials.

Modi failed to address Gujarat Sikh issue: Punjab Congress

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 19:56

Punjab Congress on Sunday accused Narendra Modi of failing to address the issue of Sikh farmers living in Gujarat`s Kutch region as they face eviction from their farm land.