According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the most common types of religion-based crime in US were anti-Jewish incidents (31.9 per cent) and anti-Sikh incidents (21.3 per cent). A total of 1,005 hate crimes related to religion were reported in America in 2021
The US Marines refused to make a grooming exception for three recruits who cleared entrance tests last year. While the men said that their beards were an expression of commitment to their religious faith, the corps argued that the men needed to be 'stripped of their individuality'
Despite many recent missteps, Hindus and Sikhs have shown they are one in blood, history, aspiration, and interest
With Sikhs practically extinct in Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, India’s case as a natural homeland deserves a revisit
If they can’t come back to India which was once the land of their ancestors, then where do they go?
The occasion marks the completion of the compilation of the holy book of Sikhs, Guru Granth Sahib, under the supervision of the fifth Guru Arjan Dev in 1604
The committee president appealed to Sikhs living across the country to come together and raise voice against people who discriminate against them and urged the administration to take action
This is not the first case where the actions of the Nihangs are in question. There have been instances of violence earlier too, and when killings are related to sacrilege, the issue becomes very sensitive
Clear directives from the government to all administrative officers for unbiased, impartial and prompt application of rule of law must be enforced with immediate effect
The idea behind organising a grand event on Guru Tegh Bahadur’s 400th birth anniversary was not only to spread the guru’s message and teachings, but also to de-sectarianise and re-nationalise his legacy
Those observing this festival believe that the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh, recognized and established the famous Khalsa Panth on this day
The video was shared by Ravinder Singh, the CEO and founder of Khalsa Aid.
The spokesperson for Justice for Minorities in Pakistan, Anila Gulzar, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the issue of persecution of minorities in Pakistan at the UNSC and and other international forums
At UN, India urges nations to recognise 'Hinduphobia'; calls drone attack in UAE 'blatant violation of international law'
India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador TS Tirumurti said the practice of several UN members labelling terrorism into categories such as racially motivated, violent extremism and right wing extremism, will take the world back to the pre-9/11 era
In the 1970s, Afghanistan's Sikh population numbered 100,000, but decades of conflict, poverty and intolerance have driven almost all of them into exile
Also termed as the Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh, the occasion falls on different dates every year and it depends on the Nanakshahi calendar of Sikhs.
Even if we accept that fighting against racism in the West is more important for Team India than protesting against Bangladeshi Hindus, endorsing BLM amounts to subscribing to a specific, politically funded group
Lakhimpur Kheri district and the adjoining areas in the Terai have been home to Sikh farmers for generations, including those who came during the time of the Awadh nawabs, migrants from undivided Punjab and the more recent settlers
Naqvi said both believers and atheists have equal constitutional and social rights and protection in India.
Frank Roque, who is currently serving life in prison, killed the Sikh-American outside an Arizona gas station he owned
Led by Havildar Ishar Singh, the Sikhs chose to fight to the death, in what is touted by some military historians as one of history's greatest battles