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For Sikhtoons-walla, It's All About the Dastaar at Comic Con

Sikhtoons to Launch T-Shirts

Vishavjit Singh, creator of Sikhtoons, will be the first Sikh at the largest comic convention on the East coast, showcasing the dastaar.

Thursday, Oct 06, 2011 | 05:31 PM

Bibiji's Lawsuit

The Fight For Yogi Bhajan’s Empire

Yogi Harbhajan Singh Khalsa gave his wife the title of Bhai Sahiba, Chief Religious Minister of Sikh Dharma, but Inderjit Kaur Puri prefers to simply be called Bibiji.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2011 | 12:38 PM

Selling Golden Temple

The Fight For Yogi Bhajan’s Empire

Kartar Singh Khalsa, head of Yogi Harbhajan Singh Khalsa’s business empire, testified in the Multnomah County Circuit Court in Portland, Oregon, that selling the rights to the ‘Golden Temple’ brand name was just good business.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2011 | 12:08 AM

Akal Takhat Smacks Rochester Gurdwara Trustees on Kirpan Ban

The Akal Takhat, in a stinging letter issued last month, severely reprimanded the trustees of the Gurdwara of Rochester, New York, for using a lawsuit to ban Kirpans from its premises, and added that a place of worship that limits the Kakars in any way cannot not be called a Sikh gurdwara.

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 | 01:11 PM

Guilty Pleas, One With Hate Crime, in Sikh Taxi Driver Assault

Pedro Antonio Ramirez and Johnny Morales pleaded guilty Monday to the November assault on Harbhajan Singh, a taxi driver, with Ramirez admitting to the attack as a hate crime.

Wednesday, Mar 09, 2011 | 02:26 PM

Seva of Motion

An American surgical team led by Sikh doctors restored the quality of life of 47 poor patients in Punjab who previously could not walk because of knee or hip problems.

Friday, Feb 25, 2011 | 02:15 PM

Civil Rights Groups Ask California to Allow Prison Guards With Beards

Civil rights groups this week urged California Attorney General Kamala Harris to reconsider her position in court of not accommodating a Sikh man who wanted to work as a prison guard with a beard, noting that the U.S. Army now has three Sikh soldiers that have successfully worn gas masks over their religiously-mandated unshorn beards.

Friday, Jan 28, 2011 | 03:38 PM

Court Says California Man Can Sue Punjab Times for Libel

In perhaps the first libel lawsuit in the United States against a Punjabi-language newspaper, a California appeals court judge denied the Punjab Times’ request to dismiss the case, paving the way for the plaintiff, Hardev Singh Grewal, to go to trial.

Monday, Jan 24, 2011 | 10:52 AM

TSA: Body Scanners Cannot See Through Turbans

More screenings for Sikhs

The Transportation and Security Administration will use secondary screening measures for turbans, such as a hand-held metal detector and pat-down chemical detection, even after travelers successfully pass through full-body scanners, because the new scanners being deployed across the country cannot see through the layers of a standard Sikh turban, TSA told Sikh advocacy groups.

Thursday, Jan 13, 2011 | 08:51 PM

First Enlisted Sikh Soldier Moves Forward With Army Career

Sikhs Anticipate Army Policy Change

Specialist Simran Preet Singh Lamba, who recently became the first enlisted Sikh soldier in more than two decades to complete basic training while maintaining his Sikh identity, began the next level of training this month to become a combat medic.

Monday, Dec 06, 2010 | 08:43 PM

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