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Smithsonian alters Gadar history

ਜਉ ਤਉ ਪ੍ੇਮ ਖੇਲਣ ਕਾ ਚਾਉ, ਸਿਰ ਧਰਿ ਤਲੀ ਗਲੀ ਮੇਰੀ ਅਾਉ

Reporting from Washington – One hundred years ago, when shiploads of immigrants were landing on the West Coast of the United States, thousands of Sikhs were suddenly leaving their livelihoods in America and sailing back to their homeland to launch an armed revolution against the British Raj.

Friday, May 16, 2014 | 04:00 PM

Report affirms Thatcher and Gandhi colluded on Operation Blue Star

Sikhs ask for full disclosure on 1984 and beyond

The results, released yesterday, of the UK government’s investigation into its involvement in the 1984 Operation Blue Star confirm that, at Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s request for advice, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher did send to Delhi a Special Air Services military officer, who recommended a paramilitary attack at Darbar Sahib using helicopters.

Thursday, Feb 06, 2014 | 12:50 PM

The American who lived with Bhindranwale

Baba Nam Singh Khalsa was living on the top floor of Guru Nanak Niwas at the Darbar Sahib complex when Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale moved in with nearly 30 of his men.

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 | 07:00 PM

Thatcher colluded with Gandhi on Operation Blue Star

A top-secret letter released by the British government, dated February 1984, shows that British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher sent a special-forces military officer to India to help Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi plan Operation Blue Star, the invasion and attack on Harmandar Sahib in June 1984.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 | 10:40 PM

Yogi Bhajan given Hindu last rites

Part I: Emblem of his beliefs

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, president and spiritual head of the Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India, performed Yogi Bhajan’s last rites rituals and ash immersion in Mother Ganga. This ashram on the banks of the Ganges River is devoted to Shiva, the Hindu god of yoga.

Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 | 12:38 PM

Yogi Bhajan given Hindu last rites

Part I: Emblem of his beliefs

Two images recently discovered on the Internet show Yogi Bhajan, an Indian customs officer who came to the United States in the late 1960s and built a significant religious following and a vast business empire under the name ‘Sikh Dharma,’ had his last rites administered by a Hindu priest.

Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 | 04:01 AM

Professor Darshan Singh: DC Sikhs ask Akal Takhat to reconsider his excommunication

Part I: The strategy

Reporting from Washington - The management at the Sikh Gurdwara, DC, has asked the Akal Takhat jathedar to reconsider Professor Darshan Singh’s excommunication in a public forum, at the Akal Takhat.

Friday, Oct 04, 2013 | 04:16 PM

Akaal Takhat Forms Committee to Represent US Sikhs

Appoints Yogi Bhajan follower as head; VIPs make contentious stops during US visit

The Akaal Takhat has formed a seven-member US committee to address the large volume of gurdwara disputes and also to advocate for all issues affecting Sikhs in the US, including hate crimes, school bullying and airport-security profiling.

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 | 11:11 PM

DC Sikhs Ask for Representation at Akal Takhat

Reporting from Washington – The Washington sangat is seeking representation of the diaspora Panth at the Akal Takhat.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 | 09:11 PM

Hemkund Sahib Route Devastated by Floods

Some Casualties, Many Stranded

About 10,000 lives have been lost since mid June from torrential rains and flash flooding of areas near Hemkund Sahib, including Gobind Ghat, where vehicles park and travelers continue up to the gurdwara by a footpath, a New York-based Sikh humanitarian group said.

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