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President's Statement on Guru Nanak's Gurpurab

I want to extend my best wishes to all our Sikh friends, across the United States and around the world, who this weekend are observing the anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev ji, the first Sikh Guru.

Saturday, Nov 16, 2013 | 02:07 PM

Professor Darshan Singh: DC Sikhs ask Akal Takhat to reconsider his excommunication

Part I: The strategy

Reporting from Washington - The management at the Sikh Gurdwara, DC, has asked the Akal Takhat jathedar to reconsider Professor Darshan Singh’s excommunication in a public forum, at the Akal Takhat.

Friday, Oct 04, 2013 | 05:16 PM

Pakistan Tops Global Priority in US-India Summit

President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Friday for their second White House summit since the November 2009 State Dinner, and for the first time since the Delhi summit in November 2010, when Obama cancelled his visit to Harimandir Sahib in Amritsar.

Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 | 01:33 AM

Akaal Takhat Forms Committee to Represent US Sikhs

Appoints Yogi Bhajan follower as head; VIPs make contentious stops during US visit

The Akaal Takhat has formed a seven-member US committee to address the large volume of gurdwara disputes and also to advocate for all issues affecting Sikhs in the US, including hate crimes, school bullying and airport-security profiling.

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 | 12:11 AM

Sikhs Affected by Supreme Court Strike Down of Voter Rights Act

Sikhs should join in support of all minorities in asking Congress to rewrite the parts of the Voter Rights Act that were struck down by the US Supreme Court last week to again protect their voting rights at the polls, a Sikh advocacy group said.

Tuesday, Jul 02, 2013 | 02:42 PM

FBI To Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs in 2015

The FBI’s advisory policy decided this month to begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, but it will be 2015 before law enforcement officers begin to report bias incidents.

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 | 01:55 PM

Kirpan Ban Lifted at Rochester Gurdwara

The Kirpan ban at the Gurdwara of Rochester, imposed three years ago by its trustees as part of their management lawsuit, was fully lifted last week by a New York supreme-court judge.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 | 06:45 PM

US Sikh Soldier Asks for Military Policy Change

Reporting from Washington - The Afghan insurgents had taken advantage of a recent dust storm to bury improvised explosive devices (IEDs) all around us. Our medics radioed in that they were bringing in a Marine from a blast just outside our main gate.

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 | 11:55 PM

India Denies Interfering in US Sikh Caucus, Contradicts Indian Press

Reporting from Washington - The Indian ambassador denied that her government warned US authorities about the newly formed Sikh caucus, contradicting reports in the Indian media that Indian officials pressured US Congress members not to join the alliance.

Thursday, Jun 06, 2013 | 12:24 PM

1984 Pogroms Case Still Pending in US Court

Sikhs for Justice has until September to show that its human rights violation complaint against the Indian National Congress party, for its role in the 1984 pogroms, can be tried in a US federal court.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 | 10:58 PM

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