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

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.

Canada removes reference to Sikh extremism from annual terror report

The 2018 report on terrorism, first released in December last year, drew the ire of the Sikh community at the time of its release as it was the first time Sikh extremism was listed as one of the top five extremist threats in Canada, the CBC news said.

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UK amends new weapons bill to allow status quo on possession of kirpans

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs led a delegation to the UK Home Office in recent weeks to ensure that the kirpan remains exempt when the new bill becomes law.

Pakistan: Sikh community exempted from wearing helmets in Peshawar

By the end of September, the City Traffic Police Lahore (CTPL) had issued over 58,066 tickets to motorcyclists riding without helmets in the provincial capital.

French President's visit to India: Sikhs from France raise turban issue, write to Sushma Swaraj

Speaking to The Indian Express, Ranjit G Singh, spokesperson of the council of Sikhs in France said that 'dastaar struggle' continues in France for Sikhs as they are still being asked to remove their turbans when they apply for any official document.

Parallel ‘jathedars’ summon Sukhbir Singh Badal over desecration

The ‘jathedars’ were appointed at a controversial “Sarbat Khalsa’ called by radical groups last year.

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In Pakistan, Sikh girl among toppers in Class X exam

A sikh girl, Manbir Kaur, 15, daughter of the head priest of Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib, is among the toppers of the Class X matriculation exam in Pakistan.

Flip-flop: SGPC to fight Op Bluestar compensation suit till end,says Makkar

Statement comes a day after SGPC filed affidavit for liberty to withdraw from compensation suit.

Sikh bodies want memorial to depict struggle of Sikhs in 20th century

In a new twist to the Bluestar Memorial controversy,head of the breakaway faction of Damdami Taksal Ram Singh,at a conclave attended by representatives of various Sikh bodies,on Friday said that the memorial was “incomplete” and there should be a detailed reference to all who made “sacrifices” for the Sikh community in its 20th century struggles.

CM condemns comments on Sikh history

Asaram trust’s media advisor in line of fire

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US-based Sikh actor barred from flight over turban row

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.

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