Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 11, 2014
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.
World | Helene Cooper, The New York Times | Friday January 24, 2014
American Sikh leaders, disappointed that new Pentagon dress code requirements released on Wednesday do not go as far as the Sikhs would like, are turning to Congress to increase the pressure on the military.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 26, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 14, 2013
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.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 22, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013
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.
World | Reported by Sarah Jacob | Thursday August 30, 2012
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....
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 23, 2012
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 ...
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 17, 2012
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 ...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 7, 2012
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...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 2, 2012
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.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 17, 2012
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.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday June 22, 2009
Leaders of American Sikhs community have asked US lawmakers to facilitate youths to serve the US Army with their "identity".
World | Press Trust of India | Friday April 10, 2009
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...