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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 | 05:00 PM

Smithsonian distorts Sikh American history

in Indian American exhibition

Reporting from Washington – The Smithsonian Institution has distorted Sikh history in the United States in its new Indian American exhibition.

Tuesday, Apr 08, 2014 | 02:07 PM

Smithsonian mischaracterizes Sikh identity

in Indian American exhibition

Reporting from Washington – The Smithsonian Institution has willfully mischaracterized the Sikh identity in its new exhibition on Indian Americans.

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 | 03:30 PM

American Sikh soldiers need beard exemptions, US special forces do not

The A-Team has beards?

Reporting from Washington - The U. S. military allows its special forces to grow full beards while serving under the most extreme battle conditions, but requires Sikh soldiers to apply for religious accommodations for their beards, even with revisions made last month to its exemptions policy for religious practices.

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 | 10:52 PM

Sikh mayor welcomes French president

In an ironic meeting yesterday, Francois Hollande, president of France, where turbans are banned from government-related services such as schools and official pictures, was welcomed to Virginia by the turbaned mayor of Charlottesville, Satyendra Singh Huja.

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 | 07:02 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 | 01:50 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 | 08:00 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 | 11:40 PM

Hollywood bar removes portraits of Gurus from Indian maharaja’s room

A Hollywood bar has confirmed, with photographs, that it has removed portraits of the Sikh Gurus from its walls.

Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 | 10:55 PM

Sikh assaulted by NYC teens in apparent hate crime

Prabhjot Singh, a physician and a professor in New York City, was attacked Saturday night in an apparent hate crime by a group of teenagers shouting anti-Muslim slurs as he walked near Central Park.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 | 06:43 PM

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