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Sikh high school student demolishes Gandhi myth, wins US oratory tournament

Valley High School junior JJ Kapur was named the 2017 Original Oratory Champion at the Tournament of Champions, said to be the most prestigious high school speech and debate competition in the US.

US: Man’s racist Snapchat pics of Sikh passenger triggers outrage

As per media reports a Snapchat user on board a US-bound flight has been slammed as racist for sharing images of a Sikh man he labelled a "terrorist".

City Of Norwich Becomes First City In USA To Recognize Gurmikhi, Puts Up Sign Board Saying ‘Jee Aea Nuu’ At City’s Entrence

The city of Norwich in New London  county has become first city in America to recognise Punjabi Gurumukhi language of the Sikhs.

Sikhs in USA to Observe Oak Creek Shooting Anniversary as ‘Day Of Sewa’

As per the press release issued  by America based Sikh body the Sikh Coalition the incidence of Wisconsin Shooting which took place on August 5th 2012

Maryland Police Apprehends Sikh Youth For Wearing Kirpan In Public

As per the media reports emanating from USA a Sikh youth name Harpreet Singh a local residence of Baltimore city  in the state of Maryland was

June 1984 Ghallughara Remembrance March and Sikh Sovereignty Rally San Francisco (SPECIAL VIDEO)

California Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of Guru Arjan the fifth Sikh Guru and the 33rd anniversary of the Indian government’s attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar in 1984.

June 1984 Ghallughara & Shaheedi Gurpurab: Thousands of Sikhs participate in Sikh Freedom March in San Francisco

California Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of Guru Arjan the fifth Sikh Guru and the 33rd anniversary of the Indian government’s attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar in 1984.

Concerned Over Rising Hate Crimes Sikh Body To Hold ‘Summit’ In Washington Next Month

As per the media reports in the wake of increasing incidents of hate crimes against the Sikhs in the US, United Sikhs will hold a 'Sikh Summit' t

Over 10,000 Sikhs Expected to Attend Ghallughara Memorial Parade in San Francisco

Over 10,000 Sikhs Expected to Attend June 1984 Sikh Genocide (Ghallughara) Memorial Parade in San Francisco next week

Punjab Govt. Says: No Summons Received or Effected by Sikhs For Justice to Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder

Punjab government maintains that the Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has not received any summons by the Sikhs for Justice Forum (SJF).

Caste Atrocities and Persecution of India’s Religious Minorities Highlighted during Seminar

When the Rev. Dr. James Mariner of Trinity Anglican Church welcomed Indian human rights advocate Dr. Manisha Bangar to speak on Saturday, he admonished the congregation: “We should understand the religious persecution of any community is an important issue, and one we should not take lightly.”

USA: Two sentenced to 3 years in jail for assaulting California Sikh Man

Two men were found guilty on felony assault and hate crime charges and sentenced to a three-year term in California state prison on Thursday (May 18) for the brutal attack against Maan Singh Khalsa.

Sikh Voice Speaks Out At U.S. Senate Hate Crime Hearing

On May 02, 2017, Dr. Prabhjot Singh – a Sikh American who has experienced hate violence firsthand – testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the urgent need to address hate crimes in the United States.

U. S. Census Bureau Should Allow Sikhs to Self-Identify in 2020: United Sikhs

On April 30, 2017, United Sikhs responded to the Census Bureau's request for comments on its recent proposed rule amendments and stated that there should be a distinct "Sikh" category represented.

FIBA Lifts Ban on Religious Headwear, including Sikh Dastar

In a game-changing move, FIBA, the world governing body for basketball, unanimously approved a new rule Thursday that will lift its ban on observant Sikhs and others wearing religious head coverings.

American Sikhs Encourage U.S. Census Bureau to Include Sikhs in 2020 Census

A national coalition of American Sikhs and Sikh organizations are advocating to have “Sikh” formally recognized as a separate ethnic category in the 2020 U.S. Census.

Massive Sikh gathering in New York demands separation of Punjab from India: Sikhs For Justice

More than 50,000 men Sikh men and women -- many of them carrying Khalistan banners -- paraded in rain-swept New York City on Saturday to reaffirm their demand for a sovereign Sikh state.

Sacramento Sikhs Share Concerns of Discrimination in India with Congressman McClintock

Sacramento-area Sikhs may call America home, but they are looking for help from Washington to fight discrimination overseas.

US State Of Indiana Lauds Sikhs Contribution To US, Passes Resolution To Mark The Move

As per the media reports available the US state of Indiana has passed a resolution recognizing Sikhs’ “significant contributions” to America.

Turban Day: New York’s Times Square soaks in Sikh culture

The iconic Times Square was soaked in the colours and tradition of the Sikh culture on the Turban (Dastar) day organised by Sikhs of New York.

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