Sikh Community

  • Court dismisses plea against Narayan Sai for hurting sentiments by wearing turban 26-02-2014 12:57 PM

    A local court dismissed an application against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai charging him with hurting the sentiments of Sikh community by donning a turban to evade arrest in a sexual assault case. President of local outfit 'Yuva Sikh Morcha', Gagandeep Singh Bhatia, had filed an application in...
  • US: 2 Indian-American shop owners shot dead during robbery attempt in Indiana 07-09-2013 08:12 AM

    Two Indian-Americans running a grocery store in the US state of Indiana have been shot dead by masked men during a robbery attempt, sending shock waves among the Sikh community in the country. The victims have been identified as 55-year-old Jagtar Singh Bhatti from Preet Nagar in Jalandhar and 20-year-old...
  • Case registered against Asaram's spokesperson over hurting religious sentiments 29-08-2013 06:04 AM

    A case was registered in Amritsar on Wednesday against a spokesperson of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu on charges of hurting religious sentiments of a community, police said. Police officials said that spokesperson Neelam Dubey was booked for hurting religious sentiments and promoting enmity between groups based on religion following a...
  • Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal lauds Sikh leader over his stand on turban in Rome 09-08-2013 04:17 AM

    Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday lauded Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managaement Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh GK for sticking to his stand not to remove his turban at the Rome international airport for a security check. "His defiant gesture has conveyed to the whole community that Sikhs...
  • Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh seeks Centre's apology on turban issue 08-08-2013 08:50 PM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday sought an apology from the Congress led UPA government for failing to give out a firm message to all countries to be sensitive towards concerns of Sikh community, regarding wearing turbans. "The UPA government owes an apology to the Sikh...
  • Draw inspiration from Guru Nanak's message: Obama 10-11-2011 09:02 PM

    Washington: Sending best wishes to the Sikh community on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, US President Barack Obama on Thursday said that people can draw inspiration from his message of equality, honesty and helping those in need. "As Sikhs across America and around the world celebrate the life...
  • Gurdwara attacked in Oz, Sikhs ask for security 02-06-2011 07:54 PM

    Melbourne: A Gurdwara in the Australian state of Victoria has been vandalised in what is believed to be a "racial" attack, sparking fears among the minority community which has appealed for greater security for the Sikhs. Sikhs in Shepparton in northern Victoria have appealed to those who vandalised their Gurdwara...
  • NRI remanded for killing father in UK 11-05-2011 07:56 AM

    London: Jasknwal Rana, an Indian origin former teacher, in the north England town of Huddersfield has been remanded in custody for allegedly killing his father. Rana's father, Tarsam Singh (75), was a prominent person in Huddersfield's Sikh community. Rana, 32, appeared in Huddersfield Magistrates' Court this week accused of manslaughter....
  • US school bans 'kirpan', Sikhs concerned 06-01-2011 11:18 PM

    Washington: A school in Michigan's Canton township has barred students from bringing a 'kirpan' to the premises after a fourth grader was found carrying the religious symbol and parents of other students objected to it. The move has troubled the small Sikh community in the township near Detroit, prompting them...
  • Singh is King: Akshay apologises to Sikhs 14-06-2008 03:04 PM

    Leeds: England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen on Monday dropped a bombshell by suggesting that the third and final Test against South Africa might be his last. I can't rule out that my next Test may be my last, he said after winning the Man-of-the-Match award in the drawn second Test...
  • Sotheby's withdraws Sikh body armour from auction 07-04-2008 03:47 PM

    In the first innings of the Boxing Day Test, Virender Sehwag got to 67 before a wild drive outside off stump signalled his downfall. Then, as India attempted to chase 292 to win the match, Sehwag slapped a short and wide delivery to gully where an alert Michael Hussey held...