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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

Oak Creek Officers Among Top Cops

Lieutenant Brian Murphy and the seven other police officers who responded to the Oak Creek shooting last year, were among more than 40 officers from around the country that were honored by President Obama on Saturday as winners of the National Association of Police Organizations' Top Cops award.

Monday, May 13, 2013 | 03:54 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

No Hate Crime Charge Yet in Beating of Fresno Sikh

A homeless man yesterday plead not guilty to serious felony charges of attempted murder and elder abuse with a dangerous weapon for severely beating an elderly Sikh in Fresno, California, but has not yet been charged with a hate crime.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 | 05:50 PM

Sikh American Groups Ask US and UN to stop India From Executing Bhullar

Amnesty International Also Raises Concerns

Sikh advocacy groups are lobbying the US government and the United Nations to stop India from executing Devenderpal Singh Bhullar, whose conviction was based on a single coerced confession.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 | 01:03 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

American Sikh Congressional Caucus

Reporting from Capitol Hill - The American Sikh Congressional Caucus launched Wednesday with 28 founding members from the US House of Representatives who will be a voice for Sikhs and will address Sikh issues in this country.

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 | 02:49 AM

Sikh, Other Faith Groups Urge Stronger Gun-Control Legislation

Reporting from Washington – A gun cannot be equated to be a modern-day Kirpan, and must be controlled by stronger laws to prevent mass shootings, a Sikh group said.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 | 03:18 PM



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