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National Gurdwara Withdraws Lawsuit

Reporting from Washington - In light of a damaging video and pressure from the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, the National Gurdwara unconditionally withdrew its lawsuit on Friday against a Virginia couple.

Monday, Jan 31, 2011 | 12:48 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

President Obama's Statement on India Republic Day

On behalf of the American people, I send my best wishes to the people of India and to those here in the United States and around the world who are celebrating India Republic Day.

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011 | 12:29 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

SGPC Office and Printing Facility a Possibility in US

Reporting from WASHINGTON - Representatives of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee in Amritsar on Monday surveyed the financially troubled National Gurdwara here to possibly take over as its management.

Wednesday, Dec 15, 2010 | 05:15 PM

FBI Unclear About Monitoring Sikh Americans

Apologizes For Linking Sikh Americans to Subversive Groups

Reporting from WASHINGTON - FBI Director Robert Mueller apologized for linking Sikh Americans with subversive Muslim groups, and clarified that the bureau does not have “fishing expeditions” in American gurdwaras.

Monday, Dec 13, 2010 | 11:21 PM

Gurdwara Trustee Arrested in FBI Sting

A trustee of the Gurdwara Guru Nanak Foundation of America, in Silver Spring, Maryland, and her husband, were arrested Monday in a federal corruption investigation that also involved the arrest of the county executive on the previous Friday.

Friday, Nov 19, 2010 | 03:59 PM

President Obama's Remarks to Indian Parliament

The following is President Obama’s address to the Indian Parliament.

Monday, Nov 08, 2010 | 12:30 PM

Statement by President Obama on Diwali

Tomorrow, Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists, here in America and around the world, will celebrate the holiday of Diwali – the festival of lights.

Thursday, Nov 04, 2010 | 08:24 PM



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