Wisconsin Gurudwara Shooting

  • India's corruption woes among top stories of 2012 December 4, 2012

    New York: India's corruption woes, the Wisconsin gurudwara shooting and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's 100 centuries are among the top stories of 2012, according to a list compiled by Time magazine which chronicles the "highs and lows, the good and the bad" of the past year. As the year draws to...
  • 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...
  • Obama wishes 'Happy Diwali', praises resilience of Sikhs November 14, 2012

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday wished people "happy Diwali" and "saal mubarak", as he praised the resilience of Sikhs in the aftermath of the tragedy at a Wisconsin Gurudwara this year in which six members of the community were gunned down. "To those celebrating Diwali, I wish you, your...
  • California gets proSikh, proMuslim laws September 10, 2012

    Colourful turbans crowded around California Governor Jerry Brown as he signed two historic bills designed to battle workplace discrimination against Sikhs and Muslims in the state. Brown signed the Workplace Religious Freedom Act, Assembly Bill 1964 which ensures that employees receive equal protection under law, protecting workers who wear turbans, hijabs...