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.

US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans

Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body FIBA's delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans.

`End ban on Sikh basketball players with turbans`

A coalition of US lawmakers Tuesday urged the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans, an important article of their faith.

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 on Saturday said the cagers should have walked out of the match instead of complying with the diktat.

Humiliation suffered by Sikh players at Asia Cup figures in LS

Members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday expressed outrage over the humiliation suffered by two Sikh players in the just concluded 5th Fiba Asia Cup in China where the organisers did not allow them to wear the turbans while playing.

Akal Takht Jathedar terms turban incident shameful

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh on Thursday said that it was extremely shameful that two Sikh players were asked to remove their turbans on the basketball court in China.

Sikh man in Finland wins right to wear turban at work

A Sikh bus driver in Finland has won a year-long legal battle with his employer to wear a turban at work.

Sikhs in Minnesota allowed turbans in driving license photos

A Sikh-American in the US won a major legal victory for the community when he was allowed by authorities in Minnesota to retain his turban in the driving license identification photograph.

Order on application charging Narayan Sai of wearing turban reserved

A local court has reserved its order for February 22, on an application charging self-styled godman Asaram`s son Narayan Sai of donning a Sikh turban during his arrest in December last year.

Ban religious headwear in government jobs: Quebec

Quebec is proposing a law that would forbid government workers from wearing religious headwear such as hijabs, turbans, and kippas.

Take up turban issue with Canadian govt: Sukhbir to PM

The Prime Minister, who himself is a Sikh, should take up the isssue with his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper who recently visited Punjab and paid obeisance at Sri Anandpur Sahib, Badal said.

Sikh body to create awareness on turbans among foreign missions

Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is planning to invite diplomats from foreign missions to apprise them of the importance of turban in Sikh religion.

Sukhbir seeks Centre`s apology on turban issue

Noting that wearing turban is an intricate part of Sikh tradition, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister said nobody in the world has the right to denigrate the "pious symbol".

India calls Italian envoy over turban issue

Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini was called to External Affairs Ministry, which stressed upon need for being sensitive towards concerns of Sikhs regarding turbans following incident at Rome Airport.

Turban removal: Punjab CM to take up matter with PM

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal termed removal of turban in the name of security checks a direct assault on Sikh identity.

Sukhbir welcomes Oz assurance on turban issue

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday welcomed the assurance given by Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Australia looks into allowing Sikhs to wear turban at work

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said that she would look into the issue of allowing Sikhs in her country to wear the turban while at work and also while riding motorcycles.

Sikh man in Finland fights for right to wear turban at work

A Sikh bus driver in Finland is fighting for his right to wear a turban while at work.

Girl denied admission by private school for wearing turban

Singh, who wanted his daughter to get admission in class IX, said they were told by one of the faculty members that wearing turban was not allowed in the school.

First Sikh to guard Buckingham Palace in turban

Guardsman Jatinderpal Singh Bhullar has been given permission to wear a turban outside Buckingham Palace, breaking hundreds of years of tradition.