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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

Senate Democrats Ask FBI to Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

Twenty-six Senate Democrats sent a signed letter last week asking Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller to collect data on hate crimes against Sikhs.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 | 12:53 AM

Arizona Corrections Officer Gets Beard and Kara Accommodation

Ikhbinder Singh Bassin, a hospital lab technician from India, could not do better than working at a 7/11 when he immigrated to Arizona in 1999.

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 | 11:45 PM

Historical Sikh Invocation at Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service

Scripted, Except for the Word: Waheguru

A Sikh made history last month when she delivered an invocation at the presidential inaugural prayer service.

Tuesday, Feb 05, 2013 | 10:19 PM

Balpreet Kaur Named 2012's Religious Person of the Year

Balpreet Kaur, the college student who graciously disarmed online criticism of her unshorn facial hair, became an inspirational speaker at many Sikh events last fall, and was recently named Huffington Post Religion’s 2012 Person of the Year.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 | 11:25 PM

Guru Nanak Praised at White House Celebration

Reporting from Washington – Sikh organizations and representatives from the Department of Justice praised Guru Nanak’s teachings of equality and freedom in their oratories on the state of Sikh affairs and the Obama administration’s civil rights accomplishments at the White House gurpurab celebration.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 | 03:20 PM

FBI May Not Begin Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikhs Until 2015

Reporting from Washington - The FBI has begun the process of considering changing its hate crime reporting system to track attacks against Sikhs, but actual reporting may not begin until 2015.

Wednesday, Dec 05, 2012 | 11:19 PM

President Honors Wisconsin Victims and Sikh American Contributions in Gurpurab Message

I send my best wishes to all those here in America and around the world who are observing the anniversary of birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Sikh Guru.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 | 11:53 AM

FBI: Page Acted Alone

Investigation Concludes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation concluded yesterday that the Wisconsin gurdwara shooter acted alone, and that there is no ongoing threat to the Sikh community.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 | 05:10 PM

Suspicious Man Detained and Released at Wisconsin Gurdwara

A white man with wires sticking out of his backpack, who was detained after he sipped tea in the lungar hall of the Wisconsin gurdwara where six people were shot and killed in August, is still welcome there.

Friday, Nov 09, 2012 | 07:35 PM



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