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Sacramento Mayor Hails Sikhs For Helping Oroville Dam Evacuees

The mayor of the Sacramento (west) Christopher Cabaldon and Sacramento (east) Darrell Steinberg while acknowledging the contribution and zeal of the Sikhs

Gurudwaras in California Offering Shelter & Food to Oroville Dam Evacuees

Gurdwaras in California have offered shelter to thousands of evacuees of Yuba City following fears of Oroville Dam collapsing

Saka Nakodar: Memorial Seminar Organised in California in the Memory of Sikh Martyrs

The Sikh sangat of California on Saturday 4th February 2017 organised a memorial conference at two different place in the memory of the of 4 Sikhs martyred

FIBA Moves Towards Ending Dastar (Turban) Restrictions

As per the media reports emanating from local media in Washington the two top American lawmakers have welcomed the International Basketball Federation's

US based Sikh body Launches 2017 Civil Rights Survey

In the year 2016 the Sikh community saw progress on some of the issues the US based Sikh body called United Sikhs has been advocating civil

Sikh Businessman From California Is Latest Victim of The Hate Crime

As per the media reports emanating from the local media a Sikh restaurant owner from Woodland, California, has become the latest target of abuse

Sikh Diaspora Groups Held Protests Against India on 26 January; Reiterate Demand for Self Determination

Every year 26 January is observed as Republic Day by India as it was on this day the Indian state adopted its constitution and presumably declared itself

USA: Sikh Servicemen Allowed To Wear Dastaar In The U.S Army

As per the report emanating in the local media , the U.S. Army issued updated rules governing religious liberty that significantly remove the hurdles for Sikhs who seek to serve in the armed forces of their country

USA: Sikh Officers Allowed to Wear Dastar on Duty in New York Police Department (NYDP

In face of the latest amendments in the uniform policy of the New York Police Department (NYPD) Sikh officers will now be allowed to wear their turbans

Sikh Doctor In US Files Litigation Against Medical Body For Religious Discrimination

A Sikh doctor in the US has filed a lawsuit against an American medical organisation, in which he allegedly said that he was denied a neurology job

US Sikh Balmeet Singh Decorated With “Young Hero” Award

A young Sikh-American, Balmeet Singh, who dared to stood up against a hatemonger, was awarded with the ‘Young Hero’ award in the US.

Fresno Man Sentenced to 4 Years Imprisonment for Racial Attack on Sikh

A local court today sentenced a man in Fresno, California, who was found guilty of a hate crime against Amrik Singh Bal, a 68-year-old Sikh farm laborer

Connecticut (USA) Town Southington Officially Recognizes November 1984 Genocide Against Sikhs in India

Southington, Connecticut, USA: The Southington Town Council became first authority in East Coast to officially recoginse the fact of Sikh Genocide of 1984. The council of Southington ...

FBI Includes Hate Crimes Against Sikh in Its Annual Report

This week, the FBI released its annual report on hate crimes, which for the very first time, includes reported hate crimes committed against Sikhs. According to the FBI, there were six hate crimes committed against Sikhs in 2015.

Sikhs in California Celebrate Fifth Sikh Awareness & Appreciation Month

Sikh Community in California are celebrating Sikh Awareness and Appreciation month this November in the state legislature, public schools, various cities,

Legal Suit Settled by Sikh Drivers with U.S.Trucking Firm

A discriminatory suit filed by four Sikh drivers against an American trucking giant has been settled amicably

Sikh Teenage Boy Shot Dead in California (USA)

In an extreme case of brutality a 17-year-old Sikh boy was found shot dead in the garage of his California home last week, prompting police to launch an investigation.

Connecticut Sikhs trying to Fight against hate crime with series of educational presentations at State level

Hate crimes on Sikh community has become global concern now and even in Canada and America where Sikhs are living for more than 100 years it is still a big issue.

More Progress In Battle To End Religious Discrimination: Sikh Coalition

The U.S. Army has granted another observant Sikh American soldier a long-term religious accommodation, permitting him to serve with his articles of faith intact.

Recent Senseless Shootings in Arizona and New York: Could They Be Hate Crimes?

On Monday, August 8, 2016, Amanjeet Singh Toor, a Sikh man, was shot and killed in a convenience store in Arizona. More than a week later, there is no information about why despite offers of a reward for information.

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