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Another Sikh man assaulted in California within a week, raises concerns over increasing hate crime in US
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Another Sikh man assaulted in California within a week, raises concerns over increasing hate crime in US

This is the second attack on a Sikh man in about a week in California. On 31 July, 50-year old Surjit Malhi was attacked while putting up campaign signs in support of incumbent Republican Congressman Jeff Denham and other local Republican candidates.

Gurbir S Grewal to be next attorney general of New Jersey; first Sikh-American in US history to hold post
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Gurbir S Grewal to be next attorney general of New Jersey; first Sikh-American in US history to hold post

New Jersey governor-elect Phil Murphy named Gurbir S Grewal as his nominee to serve as the next attorney general of the state

US congressman condemns racist attack on Sikh American
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US congressman condemns racist attack on Sikh American

A top American Congressman today expressed deep concern over the attack on a 29-year-old Sikh man in New York City and sought assistance of Justice Department and the FBI in such cases.

US lawmakers urge Pentagon to end ban on Sikhs serving in army
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US lawmakers urge Pentagon to end ban on Sikhs serving in army

A group of 105 US lawmakers has urged the Pentagon to lift the presumptive ban on Sikhs serving in the military by easing restrictions on beard, turbans, and other religious accouterments.

Lawmaker calls for end of ban on Sikh articles in US military
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Lawmaker calls for end of ban on Sikh articles in US military

A top American lawmaker today asked the Pentagon to end a ban on Sikh articles of faith including turban and beard in the US military -- a long-standing demand of the Sikh-American community.

'He did not speak, he just began shooting': US Gurdwara victim
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'He did not speak, he just began shooting': US Gurdwara victim

Eyewitnesses recount the horror of a shooting in a US Gurdwara in Wisconsin