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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

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

President Obama's Diwali Message

Today, here at home and across the globe, Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists will celebrate the holiday of Diwali – the festival of lights.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 | 12:11 PM

NYC Gala Postponed in Face of Pogroms Controversy

The Sikh Art and Film Foundation in New York City has postponed its annual gala this week in response to the rising controversy about its decision to honor Indian government officials on the 28th anniversary of the 1984 pogroms.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 | 12:52 AM

Wisconsin Victim’s Sons Want to Become Police Officer

Reporting from Washington – The sons of the only woman killed in the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting in early August will pursue careers in law enforcement.

Monday, Oct 01, 2012 | 10:11 PM

California Schools Curriculum to Include Sikh Information

Budget Crisis May Delay New Textbooks

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law this month a bill to finalize a new history and social studies framework for schools that includes teaching about the religion, history and culture of its Sikh immigrants.

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 | 01:55 PM

Surprise Right at the Hate Crimes Hearing

Reporting from Washington - In a room full of Sikhs, Sen. Dick Durbin engaged New York University Prof. James Jacobs in a debate on the merits of hate crimes laws at a Senate subcommittee hearing last week.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 | 10:47 PM

Revised Sikh Cultural Training for Law Enforcement

Law enforcement will use a revised cultural-sensitivity training packet on Sikhs with modifications mostly to its print materials, an advocacy group said.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2012 | 03:18 PM



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