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'American Sikh' - 17 News Result(s)

  • John Garamendi, Patrick Meehan to be New Co-Chair of American-Sikh Caucus

    John Garamendi, Patrick Meehan to be New Co-Chair of American-Sikh Caucus

    The bipartisan American Sikh Congressional Caucus has announced the appointment of John Garamendi and Patrick Meehan as its new co-chairs.

  • US Sikh Taxi Driver Gets 20 Years in Jail For Raping Woman in 2011

    US Sikh Taxi Driver Gets 20 Years in Jail For Raping Woman in 2011

    A Sikh cab driver, found guilty of raping and kidnapping a 29-year-old American woman in New York, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2011 attack when he allegedly held her at knifepoint and assaulted her.

  • US Sikh Cabbie Gets 20 Years in Jail for Raping Woman in 2011

    US Sikh Cabbie Gets 20 Years in Jail for Raping Woman in 2011

    A Sikh cab driver, found guilty of raping and kidnapping a 29-year-old American woman in New York, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2011 attack when he allegedly held her at knifepoint and assaulted her.

  • US lawmakers wish Sikh-Americans joyous Baisakhi

    US lawmakers wish Sikh-Americans joyous Baisakhi

    Thirteen members of the US House of Representatives have co-sponsored a House resolution wishing the Sikh American community a joyous Vaisakhi, the Indian harvest festival that also marks the creation of the Khalsa in 1699.

  • US Sikhs launch smartphone app to report abuse at airports

    US Sikhs launch smartphone app to report abuse at airports

    Sikh activists in the US have launched an updated smartphone application to make it easier for Sikh passengers to report any abuse against them at American airports.

  • PM Manmohan Singh urged to take up attacks on Sikhs in US with Barack Obama

    The Sikh-American community has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the issue of increasing attacks on the community members in the US with President Barack Obama during their meeting tomorrow.

  • Sikh groups seek prosecution of Sukhbir Badal in Canada

    Sikh groups seek prosecution of Sukhbir Badal in Canada

    Having failed multiple times to prosecute Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, North American Sikh groups have now sought prosecution of his son Sukhbir in a Canadian court in an alleged case of human rights violation.

  • American Sikh Caucus calls on FBI to track hate crimes

    American Sikh Caucus calls on FBI to track hate crimes

    In the face of continued violence against Sikhs, the bipartisan American Congressional Sikh Caucus asked the Department of Justice to include an anti-Sikh hate crime category on the Hate Crime Incident Report.

  • Sikh Rights group to challenge dismissal of case against Punjab chief minister in US

    Sikh Rights group to challenge dismissal of case against Punjab chief minister in US

    A US-based Sikh group today said that it will challenge the decision of an American district court last week to dismiss alleged human rights violations case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

  • In a first, Indian American Sikh offers prayers at Republican Convention

    In a first, Indian American Sikh offers prayers at Republican Convention

    For the first time in U.S. history, a Sikh American gave the invocation at a Republican National Convention. Ishwar Singh the President of the Sikh Society of Central Florida stood on stage and said how spoke about unity saying 'everyone has one god....

  • Michelle Obama to meet Sikh shooting victims' families

    Michelle Obama to meet Sikh shooting victims' families

    The Sikh temple where a white supremacist killed six people earlier this month has been largely repaired. A crisp new American flag flies out front, prayer services have returned to a normal schedule and walls once scarred by gunfire are now covered ...

  • Sikhs in turbans can now serve Washington police

    Sikh men wearing turbans can now serve Washington police, a senior police official of the American capital announced on Wednesday. Washington DC police Chief Cathy Lanier also said that according to a new uniform policy, Sikh police officers will be ...

  • Sikh family receives death threats in US

    A Sikh family in the USA has received an anonymous letter that threatens to kill its members for being "associates of the Taliban", prompting authorities to launch a probe into it. The letter, addressed to the 'Turban Family', said the family is bein...

  • After Jay Leno's controversial comments, Sikh group hires lobbyist to educate US media

    After Jay Leno's controversial comments, Sikh group hires lobbyist to educate US media

    A US Sikh community group has hired a lobbying firm to educate the American media about the true identity, image and message of Sikhism in the wake of TV show host Jay Leno's controversial comments about the Golden Temple.

  • Indian-origin Sikh elected Mayor of historic American city

    Satyendra Singh Huja, a Sikh American, has been unanimously elected as the mayor of Charlottesville, a historic city in Virginia. Huja, who originally comes from Nainital in Uttarakhand, was elected Mayor of Charlottesville early this month.

  • Facilitate us to join army: US Sikhs

    Facilitate us to join army: US Sikhs

    Leaders of American Sikhs community have asked US lawmakers to facilitate youths to serve the US Army with their "identity".

  • Lift ban on turbans: Sikhs to US military

    An influential Sikh group in the US has planned to launch a campaign this Vaisakhi, demanding the US Army to end its ban on turban. Sikh Coalition said that on April 14 it would file a formal complaint with DDIG on behalf of two Sikh medical professi...

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