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Kirpan Ban Lifted at Rochester Gurdwara

The Kirpan ban at the Gurdwara of Rochester, imposed three years ago by its trustees as part of their management lawsuit, was fully lifted last week by a New York supreme-court judge.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 | 06:45 PM

1984 Pogroms Case Still Pending in US Court

Sikhs for Justice has until September to show that its human rights violation complaint against the Indian National Congress party, for its role in the 1984 pogroms, can be tried in a US federal court.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 | 10:58 PM

Rochester Gurdwara Trustees to Lift Ban on Kirpan

Defendants Also Want Them to Retract False Affidavits

With immense pressure from the Akal Takhat, the Gurdwara of Rochester trustees have asked a New York court to lift all restrictions on Kirpans at the gurdwara, but have stopped short of retracting harmful statements they made to the court about Kirpans, which led to the original ban two years ago.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | 10:41 AM

DC Gurdwara Re-Opens

Also serves as The National Library and Museum of Pingalwara

Shut down for nearly two years, the National Gurdwara will re-open its doors as the only gurdwara in the nation’s capital, and the The National Library and Museum of Pingalwara.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 | 10:46 PM

"Sadda Haq" Opens Everywhere

The film portrays the state and federal government’s campaign to crush the militancy at all cost, and the impunity with which the Punjab Police and government officials carried out the campaign.

Friday, May 10, 2013 | 01:32 AM

Backstory: Sikh Caucus

Reporting from Washington - It was 10 years in the making. Two Sikhs from California built the foundation for the American Sikh Congressional Caucus.

Thursday, May 02, 2013 | 11:16 PM

Lego Turban

The Lego toy company has a turban that fits on top of its mini-figures. Only one store sells it in the United States. And when they are sold out, they are gone.

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 | 01:28 AM

Akal Takhat Committee Condemns Rochester Gurdwara's Kirpan Ban

Panj Jathedars’ Decision Expected This Month

A seven-member committee appointed by the Akal Takhat recommended last month that the five jathedars discipline the trustees of the Gurdwara of Rochester for petitioning a New York court to impose a ban on Kirpans.

Saturday, Mar 16, 2013 | 11:35 PM

Florida Sikh Shot in Possible Hate Crime

A Sikh man was shot twice by an unknown assailant in a Ford F-150 pickup truck as both crossed the Port Orange Bridge in Florida late Saturday night in what the FBI is considering as a possible hate crime.

Friday, Mar 01, 2013 | 01:42 AM

Lt. Murphy Praised in the State of the Union

Reporting form Washington – When Lt. Brian Murphy received a call from the White House last week asking him to be Michelle Obama’s guest at the State of the Union, he said no - but he quickly called back.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 | 12:44 AM

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