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India, Pakistan to discuss reports of Sikhs in Hangu district alleging forceful conversion to Islam, says Sushma Swaraj
India

India, Pakistan to discuss reports of Sikhs in Hangu district alleging forceful conversion to Islam, says Sushma Swaraj

India on Tuesday said it will take up with Islamabad reports that some members of the Sikh community were forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan

Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir form non-political group to promote peace, uphold human rights
India

Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir form non-political group to promote peace, uphold human rights

A group of Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir have formed a non-political organisation to act as a "pressure group" to maintain peace and promote awareness on social and religious issues in the state

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Sikh group demands ban on TV show over portrayal of tenth guru
Entertainment

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Sikh group demands ban on TV show over portrayal of tenth guru

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has been alleged to hurt the Sikh community by depicting a living character of tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, which was against the Sikh tenets.

Bombay HC seeks publisher's response in reference to Bhindranwale being called 'terrorist' in school book
India

Bombay HC seeks publisher's response in reference to Bhindranwale being called 'terrorist' in school book

The Bombay High Court has sought the response of Balbharti, the publisher of school textbooks, on a petition seeking deletion of a chapter in a history textbook in which separatist leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale is referred to as a "terrorist".

Punjab Congress dismisses SAD protests, says 'frivolous attempt to divert public attention'
Politics

Punjab Congress dismisses SAD protests, says 'frivolous attempt to divert public attention'

The Punjab Congress on Monday dismissed the statewide protest launched by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as a "frivolous attempt to divert public attention from the failure" of its erstwhile government in the state to protect the interests of the Sikh community.

Brexit: Focus on India as Theresa May invites prominent Indians to reception after poll announcement
World

Brexit: Focus on India as Theresa May invites prominent Indians to reception after poll announcement

Prime Minister Theresa May's first public meeting after declaring general election on 8 June will be a Baisakhi reception she is hosting at 10 Downing Street, her official residence.

Kaur Project: This interesting new platform tells stories of women from the Sikh community
Life

Kaur Project: This interesting new platform tells stories of women from the Sikh community

The Kaur Project sheds light on the voices of strong women who share the name Kaur.

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)

Sikh-Americans fear backlash after Orlando shooting, White House assures safety
Politics

Sikh-Americans fear backlash after Orlando shooting, White House assures safety

Sikh-Americans, who have faced hate crimes after every major terror attack, are fearing a backlash following the Orlando gay club shooting even as the Obama administration has assured them of their safety.

Day ahead of release, Delhi HC refuses to stay release of Santa Banta Pvt Ltd
Bollywood

Day ahead of release, Delhi HC refuses to stay release of Santa Banta Pvt Ltd

The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay the release of the movie 'Santa Banta Pvt Ltd' scheduled for Friday.

One day, Santa-Banta... just vanished? SC to hear SGPC's plea prohibiting jokes on Sikhs
India

One day, Santa-Banta... just vanished? SC to hear SGPC's plea prohibiting jokes on Sikhs

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear the plea of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) along with other petitions seeking ban on circulation of jokes about the Sikh community. It said they may act if people are commercially exploiting the jokes.

If you feel bad about Santa Banta jokes we'll examine the plea to ban website: SC tells Sikh community
India

If you feel bad about Santa Banta jokes we'll examine the plea to ban website: SC tells Sikh community

Delhi Sikh Gurduwara Management Committee(DSGMC) has also filed a petition on the same issue and they are engaging a battery of senior advocates including Ram Jethmalani to argue the matter.

Reaching out: White House officials to meet Sikh and Muslim community leaders
World

Reaching out: White House officials to meet Sikh and Muslim community leaders

enior White House officials will hold meetings with Sikh and Muslim community leaders

US Sikh rights group sues Facebook for blocking its page on India's behest
World

US Sikh rights group sues Facebook for blocking its page on India's behest

A US-based Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for blocking its page in India allegedly at the behest of the Indian government.

30 years after Operation Bluestar: Wounds are yet to heal, say Sikhs
India

30 years after Operation Bluestar: Wounds are yet to heal, say Sikhs

The wounds and the hurt caused by that attack and its bloody aftermath are yet to heal, say members of the Sikh community.

Not raking up Op Bluestar, anti-Sikh riots issue for poll gains: Badal
Politics

Not raking up Op Bluestar, anti-Sikh riots issue for poll gains: Badal

The 1984 anti-Sikh riots was the result of a "big conspiracy" which had been "organised by the then Central government and the Congress", Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said today

Tread with caution while dealing with AAP: Dal Khalsa to Sikhs
Politics

Tread with caution while dealing with AAP: Dal Khalsa to Sikhs

Expressing scepticism over AAP government's move to form an SIT to probe 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Sikh outfit Dal Khalsa said a string of inquiry commissions and committees have failed to uncover the truth

Sikh man gets $50,000 after religion discrimination case in US
World

Sikh man gets $50,000 after religion discrimination case in US

A New Jersey car dealership will pay monetary compensation to a Sikh man to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit brought by him which alleged that he was not hired by the dealership because he maintains a beard

Want to show core American values are Sikh values: Attacked US professor
World

Want to show core American values are Sikh values: Attacked US professor

Singh was hospitalised with displaced teeth, severe bruising and swelling, a small puncture in his elbow, and a possible fracture in his lower jaw.

Take up issue of turbans with Canadian govt: Sukhbir Singh Badal to PM
World

Take up issue of turbans with Canadian govt: Sukhbir Singh Badal to PM

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of Quebec province's move to impose a ban on wearing turban (head gear) and sporting kirpan (dagger) by Sikhs with the Canadian government immediately.