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Ensure no discrimination against Sikh students, reporting timing should be uniform for all: NCM to NTA

September 28, 2021 1:45 pm

The commission said that Sikh students are asked to report at centres for examinations like NEET and JEE hours in advance for scanning of 'Karas' and 'Kirpans'.

Harish Rawat apologises for ‘Panj Pyare’ remark: ‘Will sweep floor of gurdwara as atonement’

September 02, 2021 12:42 am

Harish Rawat, who is party’s Punjab affairs in-charge, said he will sweep the premises of a gurdwara in his state with a broom as atonement.

In Pakistan’s Mansehra, a resplendent gurdwara to open for prayers again soon

July 09, 2021 11:36 am

The gurdwara building -- known as an architectural masterpiece, is currently housing a municipal library for the public, and has been in the possession of Mansehra's Town Municipal Administration (TMA) since 1999.

Indian-origin Sikh man among eight killed in rail yard shooting in California

May 27, 2021 2:22 pm

As police arrived at the scene, the killer died of a self-inflicted gunshot.

Former Akali minister’s son arrested in drugs case

May 03, 2021 4:36 am

Sucha Singh has two sons and he himself is excommunicated from Sikh community and stands ousted from party.

Senior minister praises Sikh community’s contribution to Singapore

March 27, 2021 10:48 am

He opened the first-ever exhibition dedicated to Sikh heritage in the country, which gives a deeper understanding of this small but prominent Singapore Indian community.

Complaint filed before Delhi court seeking FIR against Kangana Ranaut

March 10, 2021 9:41 pm

Metropolitan Magistrate Amardeep Kaur directed the police to file an Action Taken Report (ATR) by April 24 on a complaint filed by Maninder Singh Sirsa, the President of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee.

Sikh fighter pilot memorial in UK to honour Indians who fought in World Wars

March 07, 2021 9:09 pm

The memorial will be created by English sculptor Luke Perry, who is associated with other memorials such as the "Lions of the Great War" monument in Smethwick in the West Midlands region of England.

UK team trials 'Singh Thattha' to protect bearded doctors on COVID frontline

November 17, 2020 7:03 pm

British Sikhs have been campaigning to raise awareness around the issue of safety equipment for bearded professionals since earlier in the year

Four of Sikh family killed in US; no 'hate crime,' says Sushma Swaraj

May 01, 2019 11:07 am

A local religious leader on Monday identified the deceased as Hakikat Singh Panag, 59, his wife, Paramjit Kaur, 62, their daughter, Shalinder Kaur, 39, and his sister-in-law, Amarjit Kaur, 58.


Operation Blue Star's 37th anniversary: Security stepped up at Golden Temple

June 06, 2021 11:25 am

Operation Bluestar was a military action ordered by then PM Indira Gandhi to flush out Sikh militants holed up in Harmandir Sahib Complex (Golden Temple) in Amritsar. It is said that nearly 3,000 Sikhs were killed during the operation.


US-based Sikh actor barred from flight over turban row

February 09, 2016 8:16 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): A US-based Sikh actor and model Waris Ahluwalia was denied entry inside an Aeromexico flight in Mexico, accounting to his attire and beard. Reacting over issue, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Manjit Singh on Tuesday condemned the incident said that Government of India, along with the governments around the globe, should take initiatives to educate masses about the Sikh community.