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Sikh Council UK Issue a briefing on EU Court Headscarves Judgment

Sikh Council UK today published a briefing on the Judgment handed down by the European Court of Justice regarding the legality of employers prohibiting of visible manifestations of religious belief in the workplace.

Sikh Council UK updates on Incident of alleged Beadbi in Woolwich

Sikh Council UK was informed of an incident yesterday morning of attempted desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji at Gurdwara Sahib, Woolwich.

Zora Singh Commission Report Disclosure: Sikh Council UK Calls for Action

Sikh Council UK today called for comprehensive and urgent action by the next Punjab Government following the leak of the findings of the Justice Zora Singh Commission.

UK Sikh Body Demands Strict Action in Distortion of Ardas Issue

Sikh council a UK based Sikh body has vehmently critized the the offensive distortion of the Sikh Ardas at a function in Bathinda’s Rampura Phul constituency

Sikh Council UK Attends Roundtable meeting with Labour Leader

Sikh Council UK attended a first ever roundtable meeting between the Sikh community and Jeremy Corbyn MP, leader of the Labour Party and Official Opposition on 2 November.

Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib Ji in Bradford, UK

An outrageous incident of beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib Ji is reported from Bradford in England. As per reports the unidentified culprits used a can during night time and threw a Saroop of Guru Granth Sahib outside the Bradford Gurdwara Sahib. The police were reportedly investigating the CCTV footage.

Sikh Showcase Event in Parliament is a Roaring Success: Sikh Coalition UK

ikh Council UK initiative to showcase the good work of a range of Sikh organisations in the Members Dining Room in the Houses of Parliament, London was acknowledged as a roaring success by parliamentarians, organisations and community representatives at the event held today.

Sikh Council UK Response to EU Referendum Result

Sikh Council UK notes the major democratic exercise held in the UK on 23rd June resulting in UK voters deciding to leave the European Union.

Was a dossier on Sikhs handed over by Modi during UK visit in November 2015?

The Sikh Federation UK has expressed doubts regarding the nonexistence of Narendra Modi's dossier against the UK Sikhs as claimed by the Sikh Council UK.

Paramjeet Singh Pamma released after Portugal minister rejects Extradition plea of India

Paramjeet Singh Pamma, a Sikh activists residing in England, was reportedly release today by Portuguese authorities.

Criminal Complaint Filed Against Indian Police Officers sent in Extradition Case

As per a news released by the Sikh Council UK the Solicitors of Sikh activist Paramjeet Singh Pamma have today filed a criminal complaint against three of the four Police officers sent by India to Portugal to oversee the handing over of an extradition request against Paramjeet Singh.

UK Sikh body engages into political efforts against deportation of Paramjeet Singh Pamma from Portugal

As per information a UK based Sikh body, Sikh Council UK, has engaged into political efforts against deportation of Paramjeet Singh Pamma to India. He was reportedly detained by the InterPol from a hotel in Portugal yesterday.

UK Sikhs launch campaign to promote safeguarding and tackle child grooming

The Sikh Council UK on Monday 7th December 2015 is to launch a national campaign to promote effective safeguarding practices and support for vulnerable children and adults including protecting children from sexual abuse, grooming and violence, for the first time.

UK: Official statement and apology from the Metropolitan Police service regards Sikh lives matter protest

I would like to thank representatives of our Sikh communities who kindly attended a meeting at New Scotland Yard that I invited them to on Wednesday the 28th October. I requested a meeting with the Sikh Community as I had become aware of growing concerns over the policing of the protest at the Indian High Commission on Thursday 22nd October 2015.

UK: Metropolitan Police Commander Issues apology to Sikhs

In a written statement the Sikh Federation (UK), a UK based Sikh diaspora organizations, said that SFUK representatives lead a Sikh Community delegation including the Sikh Council UK and other Sikh Organizations that attended a meeting held on Wednesday 28 October at New Scotland Yard with the Police Commander Mac Chishty and Silver Commander Chief Superintendent Colin Morgan, to discuss the Sikh Lives Matter protest at the Indian High Commission on Thurs 22 Oct. Sikhs had traveled from all across the country and there was healthy balance of both elders and youth. All who spoke did so eloquently, articulately and with a view to a positive outcome.

Sikh Council UK issues Advisory to UK Gurdwaras on Anand Karaj protocols

The Sikh community of UK has recently deliberated on the issue of protocol for conducting Anand Karaj at Sikh Gurdwaras in UK. At the Gurdwaras meeting on 23rd August 2015 a number of resolutions were unanimously agreed.

Sikh Council UK statement on protocols regarding Anand Karaj ceremonies in Gurdwara Sahibs

At a meeting held at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Southall, Gurdwaras today agreed on a number of issues regarding a consistent approach towards booking of Anand Karaj in Gurdwaras. Sikh Council UK facilitated a meeting in partnership with Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Southall of Gurdwara parbhandaks to discuss protocols regarding Anand Karaj ceremonies.

Sikh Council UK shots letter to Aaj Tak about false reporting on Gurdaspur Attack

Taking a strong notice of Indian media's reporting on Gurdaspur Attack, a UK based Sikh body has sought explanation from Aaj Tak news channel for alleged false claims made in it's reporting. Sikh Council UK Secretary General Gurmel Singh has written a letter to Dr Puneet Jain of Aaj Tak.

No Sikh MPs in UK Parliament this time

The UK’s General Election has resulted in a Parliament without any elected representatives from the Sikh community for the first time since 1992, the country’s largest Sikh body has claimed.

UK’s new employment law enables Sikhs to wear turbans in all workplaces

Earlier employment laws had exempted turban wearers from the requirement to wear a safety helmet on construction sites. But the exemption did not apply to less hazardous environments, such as factories and warehouses.

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