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Minimal Progress on Bullying Prevention in NYC Schools

On his way home from school, Sanjeet had stopped by a local deli to grab a bite to eat when some boys came from behind and pulled off his dastaar. New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm, who was a teacher at the time, saw the incident and tried unsuccessfully to stop the perpetrators.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011 | 05:02 PM

NY Court Ejects Gurdwara President

The management dispute that resulted in the disturbing Youtube video of a brawl at the Baba Makhan Shah Lubana Sikh Center in New York ended yesterday with a court decision to disqualify the current president and name the person designated by the gurdwara’s selection committee as its rightful president.

Friday, Jun 10, 2011 | 10:50 PM

Appeal to Adopt Nanakshahi 2003

A coalition of American gurdwaras is appealing to the global Sikh community to adopt Nanakshahi 2003 as its legitimate calendar, forgoing any changes made last year by the Akal Takht.

Monday, May 23, 2011 | 12:04 AM

How He Went Down

The following statement by White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, at 6 p.m. in the Press Briefing Room, describes the assault on Osama bin Laden and his burial. The narrative was provided by the Department of Defense.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011 | 09:06 PM

Implications of Kirpan Ban in Rochester Gurdwara’s Lawsuit

What began last year as a commonplace lawsuit about control of the Gurdwara of Rochester, New York, has turned into a case with possible implications about the ability of Sikhs to freely carry Kirpans in the United States.

Friday, Apr 08, 2011 | 10:41 AM

California State Senator to Don Turban in Solidarity With Sikhs

A top California state senator expressed his solidarity with the Sikh community Sunday by proposing that he will wear a turban for a day.

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011 | 10:12 AM

U.S. Senator to Support Sikh Councilman at Fundraiser

Senator Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey, will be the special guest Saturday at the first annual Sikh community fundraiser for Hoboken, New Jersey, Councilman Ravinder Singh Bhalla.

Thursday, Mar 10, 2011 | 04:48 PM

Austin Gurdwara Asks Texas Supreme Court to Stop Its Destruction

Religious intolerance was allegedly the motivation behind a Texas couple’s court battle to stop the construction of a gurdwaaraa in their neighborhood, which ultimately resulted in an appellate court ordering the total destruction of the completed building, according to a United Sikhs’ filing in the Texas Supreme Court.

Wednesday, Mar 02, 2011 | 09:40 PM

Most American Gurdwaras Will Not Follow New Nanakshahi Calendar

American gurdwaras representatives formally declared that they will not institute changes made last year to the Nanakshahi calendar by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and the Akaal Takht, and instead continue with the original 2003 version.

Friday, Feb 18, 2011 | 01:54 PM

Lobbying Continues Against Changes to Nanakshahi Calendar

Losing Our Identity

Reporting from WASHINGTON - A representative from the California gurdwaras, and Pal Singh Purewal, architect of the Nanakshahi calendar, are in Punjab lobbying against the changes made to the Sikh calendar last year, ahead of its next release on Chet 1 (March 14).

Wednesday, Feb 16, 2011 | 02:35 PM



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