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NYC Gala Postponed in Face of Pogroms Controversy

The Sikh Art and Film Foundation in New York City has postponed its annual gala this week in response to the rising controversy about its decision to honor Indian government officials on the 28th anniversary of the 1984 pogroms.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 | 12:52 AM

Akal Security Settles $1.9 Million in Federal Penalty

Akal Security, the largest business established by the late Yogi Harbhajan Khalsa, agreed to pay $1,875,000 last month to settle a complaint by the government alleging that it mismanaged training of federal security guards.

Friday, Oct 19, 2012 | 05:30 PM

Immigration Protection for Oak Creek Gurdwara Shooting Victims’ Families

Lt. Brian Murphy Thanks Sikhs

Reporting from Washington - A United States attorney promised immigration protection for the families of the Oak Creek, Wisconsin, gurdwara shooting victims.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 | 09:05 PM

Nearly Quarter Million Dollars Raised for Sikh Students

With low overhead costs and a volunteer American staff, nearly all of the $242,000 raised last month by a Sikh education charity will go to needy Sikh students in the greater Punjab area, a spokesman said.

Monday, Oct 08, 2012 | 11:29 PM

Wisconsin Victim’s Sons Want to Become Police Officer

Reporting from Washington – The sons of the only woman killed in the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting in early August will pursue careers in law enforcement.

Monday, Oct 01, 2012 | 10:11 PM

California Schools Curriculum to Include Sikh Information

Budget Crisis May Delay New Textbooks

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law this month a bill to finalize a new history and social studies framework for schools that includes teaching about the religion, history and culture of its Sikh immigrants.

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 | 01:55 PM

Surprise Right at the Hate Crimes Hearing

Reporting from Washington - In a room full of Sikhs, Sen. Dick Durbin engaged New York University Prof. James Jacobs in a debate on the merits of hate crimes laws at a Senate subcommittee hearing last week.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 | 10:47 PM

Justice and FBI to Consider Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

Decision Expected in October

Reporting from Washington - The federal government will consider collecting statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs, a justice department official said Wednesday at a Senate judiciary subcommittee hearing.

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 | 03:04 AM

Sikhs Initiated California’s Employment Law

California employers will have to bear the burden of proof to show significant economic hardship in denying turban and beard accommodations for employees, and they will no longer be able to hide Sikh workers from public view as a means of accommodation.

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 | 09:31 PM

An Historic Invocation

With little time to prepare and last-minute changes by convention officials, Ishwar Singh’s invocation at the Republican National Convention may not have been perfect, but it again brought Sikhs into the limelight, experts said.

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 | 04:41 PM



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