SC ruling gives big boost to gay marriages in US

The United States Supreme Court has rejected appeals against gay marriages in five states including, Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin.

US Supreme Court declines to take up gay marriage cases

The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear gay marriage cases from five states, opening the door to more same-sex weddings while putting off a nationwide decision on the hot-button issue.

US court rejects gay-marriage bans as 'implausible'

A US appeals court judge known for his outspoken views described arguments by Wisconsin and Indiana defending bans on gay marriage as "totally implausible" on Thursday, in a ruling in favor of same-sex couples.

US girl, 12, not competent for trial in stabbing

One of two 12-year-old girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character is mentally incompetent and cannot stand trial, a judge said.

Pins, a glittering prize for Olympic collectors

The gold, silver and bronze medals in Sochi are not the only glittering prizes on offer. For avid collectors, pins specially made for each Games offer a great opportunity to meet, trade and build bridges between cultures.

Two US climbers presumed dead on Argentina mountain

Two men from Wisconsin and Pennsylvania are presumed to have died while climbing an Argentinian peak last week, their families said.

Wisconsin gurdwara attack united victim`s son, ex-racist

Six weeks after a white supremacist gunned down Pardeep Kaleka`s father and five others at a Sikh temple in the US exactly a year ago, Kaleka was skeptical when a former skinhead invited him to dinner.

Sikh Temple shooting anniversary: Son first saw father at funeral

Sikh Temple shooting anniversary: Son first saw father at funeral in Wisconsin

US lawmakers want hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus tracked

Over 100 member of the US House of Representatives have asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus, and Arab-Americans as it does for other communities.

Hindu religious leader jailed in US for visa fraud

A Hindu leader from India, who had established a temple in Milwaukee city of Wisconsin, has been jailed for 37 months for religious visa fraud.

Obama wishes `Happy Diwali`, praises resilience of Sikhs

US Prez Barack Obama has wished people "Happy Diwali" and praised the resilience of Sikhs in the aftermath of the tragedy at a Wisconsin Gurdwara.

Three killed, 4 injured in US shooting; suspect found dead

The suspect in the incident, identified as 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin Haughton of Brown Deer, is still at large.

US man held for sex with sofa on the street

The man faces up to nine months in jail and a $11,000 fine.

Gurdwara shooting a `senseless killing` act: Obama

The Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting incident was an act of "senseless killing," the US President Barack Obama has said.

Not easy to divide donations post US temple attack

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations poured in from around the world after the deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in the US last month.

US Gurdwara shooter`s death declared suicide

The death of a white supremacist who killed six Sikh worshippers during a shooting rampage at a US Gurdwara has been declared a suicide.

Call for Congressional hearing on hate crime

After the shooting inside a Gurdwara in Wisconsin, a group of more than 150 organisations have called for a Congressional hearing on hate crimes.

Sikhs in Oak Creek to reach out to other civic groups

In the wake of gurdwara shooting, members of Sikh community are focusing on creating educational programmes.

BSP asks Centre to probe Gurdwara shootout

Linking the shootout in a Gurudwara in Austria in 2009 to the recent attack in a Sikh temple in US, BSP asked the Centre to probe both the strikes.

Teen arrested for killing Sikh in Wisconsin

A 16-year-old high school student has been arrested on charges of killing an elderly Sikh in Milwaukee.