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Justice and FBI to Consider Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

Decision Expected in October

Reporting from Washington - The federal government will consider collecting statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs, a justice department official said Wednesday at a Senate judiciary subcommittee hearing.

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 | 03:04 AM

Sikhs Initiated California’s Employment Law

California employers will have to bear the burden of proof to show significant economic hardship in denying turban and beard accommodations for employees, and they will no longer be able to hide Sikh workers from public view as a means of accommodation.

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 | 09:31 PM

An Historic Invocation

With little time to prepare and last-minute changes by convention officials, Ishwar Singh’s invocation at the Republican National Convention may not have been perfect, but it again brought Sikhs into the limelight, experts said.

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 | 04:41 PM

First Lady Visits Families of Wisconsin Gurdwara Shooting Victims

Reporting from Oak Creek, Wisconsin - First lady Michelle Obama met Thursday with victims and families of those killed in the Aug. 5 massacre at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, in a private gathering at Oak Creek High School.

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 | 01:20 AM

President Obama's Call with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

President Obama spoke with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yesterday morning to "express condolences for victims of the senseless attack at the gurdwara in Wisconsin, which took the lives of Indian nationals as well as Americans, and to convey the solidarity of the American people."

Thursday, Aug 09, 2012 | 10:34 PM

President Orders Flag at Half-Staff

President Obama signed a proclamation today to fly the flag at half-staff in honor of the victims of the Oak Creek gurdwara tragedy.

Monday, Aug 06, 2012 | 09:54 PM

Statement by President Obama on the Wisconsin Gurdwara Shooting

Michelle and I were deeply saddened to learn of the shooting that tragically took so many lives in Wisconsin.

Sunday, Aug 05, 2012 | 04:49 PM

Presidential Campaigns Address Sikh American Issues

Reporting from Washington - Representatives of the presidential campaigns last month addressed Sikh, Asian and Pacific Islander American issues at a town hall in Washington.

Thursday, Aug 02, 2012 | 11:17 AM

Film Spotlights Children of Farmers Who Commit Suicide

Every Farmer Counts, Every Child Dreams

Reporting from Rockville, Maryland - She sings softly, beautifully, a song about the bond between a mother and a daughter, a bond she will never know. Jasvir Kaur’s mother committed suicide when she was seven. And her father is among the more than a quarter-million Indian farmers who have been driven to suicide since 1995.

Monday, Jun 18, 2012 | 08:18 PM

Pat-down Complaints? There’s an App For That

A Sikh advocacy group this week launched FlyRights, a new smart-phone application that enables travelers to file complaints regarding airport security searches, which the Transportation and Security Agency will consider as official passenger complaints.

Friday, May 04, 2012 | 02:57 PM

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