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Modern Sikhs Explain Why They Dress in Traditional Garb

:dateline: Vancouver Vaisakhi parade, I met two young men who were eager to educate me about the origins of the Khalsa. Bhupinder Singh and Karamjit Singh were both dressed in the traditional blue...

No Justice for Pak Sikh Shot at Nankana Sahib

:dateline:Mahinder Singh, was shot and injured by unknown people in Nankana Sahib on 7 March 2012, died after one month in the hospital. The father of three was seriously injured in the...

Dal Khalsa gives call to clean the system

:dateline:Marking the 313th birth anniversary of the Khalsa Panth on Friday, the Dal Khalsa urged the youth to take up the responsibility of cleansing politics from its current maladies instead of confining...

Punjab: Some Sikh Leaders released, others still in Detention

:dateline:Bhai Mohkam Singh, former Damdami Taksal Spokesperson and Convener of Khalsa Action Committee and Sikh preacher Baba Baljeet Singh Daduwal were released from different jails of Punjab yesterday. Some other Sikh activists...

California Lawmaker Announces Historic Bill to Protect Sikhs from Job Discrimination

:dateline:Surrounded by members of the interfaith community, California Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada held a press conference yesterday at the West Sacramento Gurdwara to unveil legislation to protect Sikhs and others from job discrimination...

Sikhs May Finally Get Right to Marry in India

:dateline:The Government of India has made an announcement that it will allow Sikhs to register their marriages under a separate marriage act. In the past, all Sikh marriages had to be registered...

Kashmir Sikhs Demand Fresh Probe in Chattisinghpora Massacre

:dateline:Various Sikhs belonging to the "All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee" (APSCC) of Kashmir recently met with the Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram in Jammu to demand a fresh probe into the Chattisinghpora Massacre....

Sikh Defeats AutoZone in Federal Court, AutoZone Changes Practice

:dateline:A Sikh employee, Frank MahoneyBurroughs, scored a significant victory in a religious discrimination lawsuit against his former employer, AutoZone, who harassed and then fired him for adopting the Sikh articles of faith....

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Indian govt extends ban on movement of goods trains, crisis looms in Punjab

:dateline:Even as farmers eased the blockade of rail tracks, the Government of India has extended a ban on the movement of goods in Punjab...

328 Missing Saroops: Akal Takht Jathedar directs SGPC to be ready to take legal action if guilty employees move court

:dateline:SGPC appointed Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh said that if any of the guilty SGPC staffers file a lawsuit, then the SGPC will...

Indian Government Constitutes Committee to celebrate 400th Parkash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji

:dateline:The office of the Indian Home Ministry has constituted a high level committee (HLC) to celebrate the 400th Parkash Purab of the ninth Sikh...