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Furious over Amazon selling doormats, toilet seats with Golden Temple image, Punjab CM, Sikh Coalition, seek apology from e-tailer
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Furious over Amazon selling doormats, toilet seats with Golden Temple image, Punjab CM, Sikh Coalition, seek apology from e-tailer

The Sikh Coalition asked Amazon that the objectionable items with images of the Golden Temple be permanently prohibited from sale and hoped that Amazon will do more to ensure similar products do not appear on its platform.

Man arrested for stabbing Sikh store owner in New Jersey; third such incident in 3 weeks against community in US
World

Man arrested for stabbing Sikh store owner in New Jersey; third such incident in 3 weeks against community in US

Roberto Ubiera of Newark has been arrested and charged with the murder of Sikh storeowner Terlok Singh, who was found dead by his cousin in his store with an apparent stab wound in the chest.

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.

Sikh Uber driver held at gunpoint, racially abused by passenger in US; activists demand strict action against accused
India

Sikh Uber driver held at gunpoint, racially abused by passenger in US; activists demand strict action against accused

A Sikh Uber driver was allegedly held at gunpoint by a passenger who said "I hate turban people" and asked racial questions regarding his nationality and his allegiance to the US, media reports said

US Sikh arrested in Baltimore grocery store for carrying kirpan, released
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US Sikh arrested in Baltimore grocery store for carrying kirpan, released

A 33-year-old Sikh convert was handcuffed and arrested in the United States for carrying a kirpan after a customer at a grocery store called the police.

Sikh rights group asks US authorities to probe Washington state shooting as 'hate crime'
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Sikh rights group asks US authorities to probe Washington state shooting as 'hate crime'

A Sikh rights group has asked US authorities to investigate as a hate crime the attack on a 39-year-old Sikh man amid the Indian-American community's safety concerns after a slew of bias-related incidents in the country

The Sikh Project: Photographers Amit-Naroop are documenting a community's identity
Life

The Sikh Project: Photographers Amit-Naroop are documenting a community's identity

Photographers Amit Amin and Naroop Jhooti are chronicling the 'Sikh identity' through portraits of men and women from the community, in the US (where their work is known as The Sikh Project), and previously in the UK (where their series was called The Singh project)

US teen who punched Sikh, called him 'Bin Laden' on 9/11 anniversary gets two years' probation
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US teen who punched Sikh, called him 'Bin Laden' on 9/11 anniversary gets two years' probation

A US teen, charged with hate crime after he assaulted a Sikh man last year, calling him a terrorist and bin Laden, has been sentenced to two years probation

US court bats for religious rights of Sikh officer, asks army to drop discriminatory testing
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US court bats for religious rights of Sikh officer, asks army to drop discriminatory testing

A US court has ruled in favour of a decorated Sikh army captain who demanded that the military accommodate his faith and abandon its discriminatory testing

Sikh-American brutally assaulted in Chicago; called 'terrorist', 'Bin Laden'
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Sikh-American brutally assaulted in Chicago; called 'terrorist', 'Bin Laden'

An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally injured and called "terrorist" and "Bin Laden" in an apparent hate crime case in Chicago

New York: Truck driver runs over Sikh man after racial abuse
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New York: Truck driver runs over Sikh man after racial abuse

A 29-year old Sikh man is in critical condition after he was hit by a pickup truck in New York and dragged nearly 30 feet following an argument between him and the driver who allegedly hurled racist slur at him and his friend.

How Satwant Singh Kaleka died protecting his gurdwara
World

How Satwant Singh Kaleka died protecting his gurdwara

Despite America’s efforts at being a pluralistic society, 60 percent of turban-wearing boys are harassed in schools.

Sikhs in turbans can now serve Washington police
World

Sikhs in turbans can now serve Washington police

The new uniform policy announced by Washington DC police Chief Cathy Lanier Wednesday makes it the first major metropolitan police department in the US to permit Sikhs to maintain their articles of faith.

US Sikh group launches mobile app to combat racial profiling
Tech

US Sikh group launches mobile app to combat racial profiling

The Sikh Coalition, a US based community group, has launched FlyRights, an innovative mobile application that allows users to report instances of airport profiling in real time.

US Sikh group launches mobile app to combat racial profiling
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US Sikh group launches mobile app to combat racial profiling

The Sikh Coalition, a US based community group, has launched FlyRights, an innovative mobile application that allows users to report instances of airport profiling in real time.