Sikh community

Check out: Bollywood's Singh Kings

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

Oct 01, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2015, 07:57 AM IST

Sikhs benefited from Singapore prosperity

 Sikhs in Singapore have benefited from the country's prosperity by participating in its early days of development, a prominent Sikh leader said here on Sunday.

Aug 23, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Manbir Kaur becomes first Sikh girl in Pakistan to top Class 10 exam

In a first, Manbir Kaur who is a Gursikh girl, has made the Sikhs in Pakistan feel proud by topping her Matriculation exam by scoring 1023 marks out of 1100.

Aug 01, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Old church building in US being renovated as Sikh temple

The Sikh community in a major city in the US state of Illinois will have their first Gurudwara soon by converting a 30,000 square feet foreclosed building that earlier served as a Baptist church.

Jul 30, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Sikhs end protests in Jammu, army withdrawn

 Life began limping to normalcy here on Saturday as authorities withdrew the army from areas that saw street protests over the removal of posters of Sikh militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.

Jun 06, 2015, 14:26 PM IST

Australian Sikh community outraged over smoking cartoon

Sikhs in Australia have expressed outrage after a daily published a cartoon of a Sikh man smoking a cigar, a media report said on Friday.

May 16, 2015, 00:04 AM IST

Sikhs honour US Attorney General Eric Holder

The Sikh community here has honoured outgoing US Attorney General Eric Holder with a Siropa and a Sewa Service Award.

Apr 22, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

Sikh Americans urge Modi to release Sikhs languishing in jails

The Sikh community in the US has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release Sikhs languishing in Indian jails despite being eligible for parole.

Jan 12, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Malaysia Sikhs lodge report against offensive online comment

Police are investigating reports lodged by members of Malaysia`s Sikh community against a Facebook user for posting an offensive comment against the founder of the faith, Guru Nanak, a media report said Saturday.

Oct 04, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Sikh leaders share ideas with Modi on Punjab

New York: Sikh community leaders from the United States and Canada shared Saturday evening ideas with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on how they could work together on matters relating to Punjab.

Sep 29, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

Sikh delegation calls on Modi

A 29-member Sikh delegation from the US and Canada called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday and congratulated him for the initiatives taken by his government, an official release said.

Sep 28, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

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.

Aug 29, 2014, 09:51 AM IST

SGPC to write to PM over attack on Sikhs in US

Terming the recent attacks on some Sikhs in the US as "unfortunate", SGPC on Sunday said it will write to PM, urging the Centre to take up the matter with America.

Aug 10, 2014, 16:46 PM IST

Haryana Govt interfering in matters of Sikh community: Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said that the Haryana government is interfering into matters of the Sikh community over the bifurcation of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC).

Jul 19, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

Haryana govt action "provocative, unconstitutional": Badal

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday described the Haryana government`s action of getting a law enacted to set up a separate body for managing the affairs of Gurdwaras in that state as "provocative and a brazen interference in the religious affairs of the Sikh community".

Jul 14, 2014, 21:38 PM IST

MP Kumari Selja supports separate SGPC for Haryana

Former Union minister and Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja on Saturday came out in support of Haryana government`s move to carve out a separate SGPC for the state to manage Sikh shrines.

Jul 12, 2014, 23:41 PM IST

Sikhs will reply to Congress by electing BJP: SAD-Delhi

Accusing Manmohan Singh of not fulfilling promises he made to 1984 riots victims, Shiromani Akali Dal-Delhi on Friday said the Sikh community will reply to Congress by electing a BJP government at the Centre.

Apr 25, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

President greets nation ahead of Guru Nanak birth anniversary

President Pranab Mukherjee has sent his greetings to the nation`s citizens ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first guru of the Sikh community.

Nov 16, 2013, 12:38 PM IST

US bar displays pictures of Sikh Gurus, outrages community

A pub in the city of Hollywood near Los Angeles has displayed full size posters of Sikh Gurus in their bar area, outraging the community members.

Sep 24, 2013, 21:53 PM IST