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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.

Canadian minister Navdeep Bains asked to take off turban at Detroit airport during security check; US officials apologise
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Canadian minister Navdeep Bains asked to take off turban at Detroit airport during security check; US officials apologise

A Canadian Sikh minister was asked to take off his turban at a Detroit airport during a security check despite passing through the metal detector without any problem.

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

Woman threatens to 'rip off' turban of Sikh man in Canada, club where incident occurred apologises
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Woman threatens to 'rip off' turban of Sikh man in Canada, club where incident occurred apologises

A Sikh man was asked to remove his turban by a woman in a Canadian club who threatened to "rip" off the head covering and heckled him with racist remarks, according to a media report

'Desecration' of Sikh man's turban in Pakistan leads to blasphemy case
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'Desecration' of Sikh man's turban in Pakistan leads to blasphemy case

Five employees of a transport company and the owner of a bus terminal were booked under blasphemy law for desecrating a Sikh passenger's turban in Pakistan.

Sikh-American actor Waris Ahluwalia barred from flight over turban dispute
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Sikh-American actor Waris Ahluwalia barred from flight over turban dispute

A Sikh-American actor has been barred from boarding a New York-bound Aeromexico flight after he refused to remove his turban during a security check.

Sikhs in Britain can now wear turbans at workplaces
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Sikhs in Britain can now wear turbans at workplaces

Sikhs in Britain will no longer face legal action for wearing turbans in majority of workplaces after the government announced a new set of rules on Thursday.

Sikh youth removes turban to save 4 people from drowning during Ganesh immersion
India

Sikh youth removes turban to save 4 people from drowning during Ganesh immersion

A 24-year-old Sikh set aside religious code by removing his turban to save four youth from drowning in a canal in Sangrur, Punjab.

Discriminated due to his turban, Sikh postman wins battle against Disney
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Discriminated due to his turban, Sikh postman wins battle against Disney

A Sikh postman employed with Disney alleged that he was being segregated from customers at the park due to violating what they called a 'look policy'

Sikh samaritan who removed turban to help wounded boy receives top police award
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Sikh samaritan who removed turban to help wounded boy receives top police award

A 22-year-old 'Sikh samaritan' in New Zealand, who made global headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely

Sikh denied entry in New Zealand club for wearing turban
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Sikh denied entry in New Zealand club for wearing turban

A Sikh man working in New Zealand was barred from a club because of his turban, prompting him to lodge a complaint alleging religious discrimination.

Sikh student can join US Army without removing turban, cutting hair, says US Court
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Sikh student can join US Army without removing turban, cutting hair, says US Court

A Sikh college student will be able to join the US Army, without being forced to cut his hair, shave his beard or stop wearing his turban thanks to a Washington court ruling.

Watch: Sikh who removed turban to save boy gets surprise gift from TV station
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Watch: Sikh who removed turban to save boy gets surprise gift from TV station

After Harman Singh broke his religious protocol by removing his turban to cradle a boy hit by a car in New Zealand, he received a pleasant surprise gift.

In Gajendra Singh's village there are more questions than answers: Suicide or accident?
India

In Gajendra Singh's village there are more questions than answers: Suicide or accident?

Gajendra’s family says he was not thrown out of home by his father, a claim that contradicts the note he left behind.

Tied turbans for Clinton, Vajpayee: What we know about farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide
Politics

Tied turbans for Clinton, Vajpayee: What we know about farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide

In a note that Singh threw down from the tree he was standing on, he had talked about the fact that he had been thrown out after his father's house because his crops had all failed.

Milkha Singh, Bishen Bedi join online petition to protest FIBA's turban ban
Sports

Milkha Singh, Bishen Bedi join online petition to protest FIBA's turban ban

Sports personalities Milkha Singh and Bishen Singh Bedi have joined hands with Kalgidhar Society to launch an online petition to protest against discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players wearing patkas.

Court reserves order on Narayan Sai wearing turban for 22 Feb
India

Court reserves order on Narayan Sai wearing turban for 22 Feb

First class judicial magistrate Manoj Kumar Ladiya reserved his judgement on the application filed by Gagandeep Singh Bhati, president of local Yuva Sikh Morcha after arguments in the case ended yesterday.

Sikhs need a fair chance to serve in US military: Sikh US soldier
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Sikhs need a fair chance to serve in US military: Sikh US soldier

One of the three Sikhs serving in the US military has appealed to authorities to amend policies so that the community members get a fair chance to serve in the armed forces without compromising their religion