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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

The First Sikh On American Idol

The entertainment industry took notice of Gurpreet Singh Sarin, a young singer who won the first round of auditions on American Idol.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013 | 11:02 PM

Power of Belief

What began as Kiran Kaur Ahluwalia’s eighth grade English project ended up as one of six films in the youth cluster of the 2012 Sikhlens film festival in Los Angeles.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 | 12:13 AM

Sikhs at the 57th Presidential Inauguration

Reporting from Washington - Sikhs were among the more than 800,000 people who attended President Obama’s inauguration swearing-in ceremony this morning on Capitol Hill.

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 | 12:36 AM

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

1.3 Million Students Have Access to Sikh Studies in Schools

Reporting from Bethesda, Maryland - At least 1.3 million grade-school students have access to Sikh studies in public schools.

Monday, Jan 07, 2013 | 12:17 AM

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

Two Arrested For Stabbings at Yuba City Gurdwara

Two men were arrested and released on bail in the past week in connection with stabbings during a large brawl outside the Yuba City, California, gurdwara that emerged from an election dispute.

Friday, Nov 23, 2012 | 05:03 PM

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