US Gurudwara Shooting

  • US gurudwara shooting: FBI concludes probe November 21, 2012

    New York: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said it has concluded its probe into the August shooting incident at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, and found there is no evidence that the attack was part of any ongoing threat to the Sikh community. "There is no evidence to suggest...
  • US gurudwara shooting: Krishna meets victims' families October 5, 2012

    New York: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna met family members of victims of Oak Creek Gurudwara shooting and said India and the US stand united against those who perpetrate a culture of violence and hatred. Krishna paid a visit to the Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee on Thursday and met the...
  • Gurdwara shooting an act of senseless killing: Obama September 26, 2012

    Washington: The Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting incident, which left six Sikh worshipers dead, was an act of "senseless killing," US President Barack Obama has said, as he assured full support to the Sikh community in the country. "It was a senseless killing and it should not have happened," Obama told the...
  • US: California makes Sikh history a part of school curriculum September 10, 2012

    The decision comes in the wake of the firing at a Wisconsin gurudwara (Sikh temple of worship) that left seven Sikhs dead. ...
  • US gurudwara shooting: Michelle to meet victims August 19, 2012

    Washington: In an effort to reach out to the Sikh Community, US First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Wisconsin on August 23 to meet the victims and family members of the Gurudwara shooting that left six worshippers dead. The scheduled visit of the First Lady to Wisconsin is on August...
  • Gurudwara shooting: Rs 1 crore raised for victims August 16, 2012

    Washington: In 10 days after the tragic shootout that killed six worshippers and left three others injured, Sikh community in Wisconsin have raised over Rs 1.4 crore for the victims families. "It's an outpouring of support. We are overwhelmed," Dr Kulwant S Dhaliwal from Sikh Temple of Wisconsin said. The...
  • US gurudwara shooting: One injured critical August 16, 2012

    Washington: Santokh Singh who was injured in the August 5 shooting at a Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin has been released from the hospital, officials said. However, another Indian American, Punjab Singh, remains in critical condition. Lt Brian Murphy, the police officer who valiantly countered the attack from the lone gunman...
  • Attack on any faith an attack on US freedom: Obama August 11, 2012

    Washington: Condemning the recent attack on a Gurdwara in Wisconsin that left six Sikhs dead, US President Barack Obama has said attack on any faith is an attack on the freedom of all Americans and such acts have no place in the American society. "The attack on Americans of any faith...
  • Can't understand hatred behind US gurudwara shooting: Obama August 11, 2012

    US President Barack Obama said that the perpetrators of such despicable acts must know that their "twisted thinking is no match for the compassion of our united American family". ...
  • Gurudwara shooting was an act of hatred: US Attorney General August 11, 2012

    US Attorney General Eric Holder has called the gurudwara shooting "an act of terrorism, an act of hatred, a hate crime". ...
  • Gurudwara shooting a hate crime, US official admits August 11, 2012

    Oak Creek: As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara at Oak Creek, US Attorney General Eric Holder called it "an act of terrorism, an act of hatred, a hate crime." Holder spoke at an emotional memorial service at Oak Creek...
  • Gurudwara shooting: US promises 'thorough' probe August 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Promising a "thorough" probe by FBI into Wisconsin Gurudwara shooting in which six Sikhs were killed, US Ambassador Nancy Powell has said that anyone found involved in the incident will be brought to justice. "Our Federal Bureau of Investigation is leading the investigation; though the news suggests this was...
  • US gurudwara reopens to public after shooting August 10, 2012

    Wisconsin: The Wisconsin gurudwara that was attacked last Sunday, leaving seven people dead, including shooter Wade Michael Page, has been reopened to the public. The police handed over the premises to the management early on Friday morning, five days after the tragic shooting that killed six worshipers. Built in 1997...
  • US gurudwara shooting: 2 heroic kids save lives August 10, 2012

    Two children have emerged as heroes after warning others of a gunman on a recent shootout at Wisconsin gurudwara. ...
  • US gurudwara shooting: Badal to attend memorial services August 10, 2012

    Washington: The Obama Administration has deputed US Attorney General Eric Holder to deliver remarks at Friday's memorial service for the victims of Wisconsin Gurudwara shooting, which would also be attended by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, is sending one...
  • Lawsuit filed in US against Punjab CM August 9, 2012

    Oak Creek: On a visit to Wisconsin to commiserate with the Sikhs after the Gurudwara shooting, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has been hit with a federal lawsuit by a US-based human rights group alleging the "torture" of Sikhs in the state. The lawsuit contends that Badal had command and...
  • US gurudwara shooting: Punjab CM meets injured August 9, 2012

    Oak Creek: Describing the Wisconsin Gurudwara shooting that claimed six lives as "very shocking", Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has appealed to the Sikhs in the US to keep "peace and harmony", as he met the victims' families and visited the injured. Badal, who is on a private visit to...
  • Sikh MPs raise US gurudwara shooting in Parliament August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The US gurudwara shooting incident was raised in Parliament on Thursday with Sikh MPs saying the shooting should be treated as a case of terror against minorities and not just a hate crime. Shiromani Akal Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal said, "I would also like to ask the government...
  • Oak Creek Mayor assures protection of gurudwara August 9, 2012

    Washington: Voicing regret over the shooting incident at a Wisconsin gurudwara that killed six Sikh worshippers, Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi briefed Indian envoy to the US, Nirupama Rao, about the measures he would put in place to upgrade the security at the shrine. During a meeting with Rao, who was...
  • Gurudwara shooting: Vigils organised in US August 9, 2012

    Vigils were organised in US by the civil society after the tragic Wisconsin gurudwara shooting last Sunday, leaving seven people dead, including shooter Wade Michael Page. ...
  • Gurudwara shooting: 'US needs to rethink gun policy' August 9, 2012

    This is what Reshma Saujani, one of the first Indian American women running for Congress, had to say about Sunday's shootout. ...
  • US gurudwara shooting: '100 people questioned' August 9, 2012

    US President Barack Obama made a condolence call to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday and assured him of a thorough probe into the incident. ...
  • US gurudwara shooting an isolated incident: Rao August 9, 2012

    Washington: The US gurudwara shooting was an isolated incident and India should not create a fear psychosis amongst its citizens, Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao said on Thursday. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Rao said the US was leaving "no stone unturned" in the investigations into the incident. "We...
  • US gurudwara gunman shot himself: FBI August 9, 2012

    Milwaukee/Wisconsin: Wade Page, the gunman who killed six people at a US gurudwara at Oak Creek in Wisconsin on weekend, shot himself dead, the FBI revealed on Thursday. The FBI added that Page died of a self-inflicted wound to the head and not from a shot by the police as...
  • Obama calls up PM over US Gurudwara shooting August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called up Prime Minister Minister Manmohan Singh to convey his condolences over the August 5 shooting incident at a gurudwara in Wisconsin in which six people were killed during Sunday morning prayers. Obama told Singh that the tragic incident would be investigated. He...
  • 'Gurudwara shooter died of self-inflicted wound' August 8, 2012

    New York: The gunman who killed six people at a Gurudwara in Wisconsin died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head after he was shot by police, the FBI said on Wednesday. Special Agent Teresa Carlson, head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Milwaukee office, said that Wade Michael Page...
  • Gurudwara shooting: 'Motive may never be known' August 8, 2012

    Oak Creek (Wisconsin): Days into the investigations of the shooting incident at the Gurdwara in Oak Creek, federal agencies were clueless of what prompted the former soldier's rampage that killed six people and fear that the motive may have died with him. With the killer Wade Michael Page, 41, an Army...
  • Gurudwara shooting: Rao meets victims' families August 8, 2012

    Washington: Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao was briefed by the FBI and local police about the investigation into the Gurudwara shooting incident as she visited Milwaukee to offer support to the victims and their families. As expressions of support poured in from across the nation, with people holding peace...
  • Romney's gurudwara slip: Calls it 'sheik temple' August 8, 2012

    Washington: Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney mourned the Wisconsin gurudwara tragedy at a fundraiser in Iowa, but referred to a 'sheik temple' instead of a 'Sikh temple' while offering his condolences. Confusing the Arabic honorific with the term Sikh, Romney mispronounced it and was found talking about 'sheik' people. Earlier in the...
  • US gurudwara firing: It's shock and grief at Oak Creek August 8, 2012

    Oak Creek: "We love you Wisconsin!" That ending to The 70s show, and a high school history teacher were all I knew of the Dairy State here in the US. Tragically, Sunday's shoot-out changed all that. Wisconsin is trending on Twitter and the horror is still fresh in our minds. From...