Following the release of a CBC News report entitled “Transport Canada investigates ‘racist’ song shared in no-fly list office 10 years after the fact”, the WSO has written to Transport Minister Marc Garneau expressing concern over the way the matter was handled.
In general election held in England yesterday (December 12), two Sikh MPs who were seeking re-election have registered success. Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi, who was elected as first Dastar wearing MP to the British Parliament in 2017 has won from his Slough constituency. Similarly, first Sikh women MP in British Parliament, Preet Kaur Gill has won from Birmingham Edgbaston.
A bid for Sikhs to be included as an ethnic group in the UK census has reportedly been rejected by a High Court judge. On Thursday (Dec. 12) morning Mrs Justice Lang DBE in her High Court judgement concluded the judicial review claim by the Sikh Federation (UK) on behalf of the Sikh community was too early.
In general election held in England yesterday (December 12), two Sikh MPs who were seeking re-election have registered success. Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi got re-elected from Slough and Preet Kaur Gill registered victory from Birmingham Edgbaston.
The Glenwood Gurdwara Sahib in Sydney has donated AU $30,000/- for the help of Australian people affected by recent massive forest fire.
In a clear violation of orders of the Supreme Court of India and the sentiments of the Sikh community, the Puri administration, under directions from the government of Odisha has demolished parts of the four centuries-old Mangu Mutt.
“Millions of Sikhs across the world have in the last few weeks marked Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s 550th Parkash, the birth anniversary of the founder and first Sikh Guru. He rejected all forms of discrimination and exploitation under any pretext and founded a new egalitarian social order. Equality for women, rejection of the caste system, respect for diversity while seeing God in all.”
The Sikh Coordination Committee for East Coast (SSCEC) has condemned the Indian consulate in USA fro comparing Guru Nanak Ji with Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
The Connecticut Holds the 1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial at Global Learning Lab. The memorial comprises of a plaque, a portrait of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and a Sikh flag.
From the past three days, reports have been doing circles in the British media stating that the Hindu voters of the country through Whatsapp messages have been asked to vote against a particular party in the upcoming general election, accusing the party of being “anti-India” and “anti-Hindu”.
The Massachusetts State Assembly introduced a bill recognizing Nov 12th, 2019, as “World Equality Day” in remembrance of the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Nanak Saheb- the first Sikh Guru and founder of the Sikh faith.
A ‘Punjabi Boli Conference’ was held at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Sahib (Havelock Road) in Southall last month.
An Indian couple accused of spying on Sikh and Kashmiri communities in Germany went on trial on Thursday on charges that carry a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
The 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji was marked with great accolade at City Hall overlooking the spectacular London skyline during the evening of Tuesday 19th November 2019.
Global Sikh Council (GSC) has expressed outrage at the judgement of the Indian Supreme Court issued on 10 November 2019. GSC says that the SCI judgement in some parts is seriously flawed, historically inaccurate and totally wrong on Sikh religion.
This week we have seen the Sikh Federation (UK) with the support of over 150 Gurdwaras and Sikh organisations challenge the Cabinet Office and Office for National Statistics (ONS) in the High Court.
The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) and Ontario Sikh and Gurudwara Council (OSGC) collectively commemorated the victims of the 1984 Sikh Genocide at Queen’s Park on November 7.
The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) is hosting a series of lectures of different scholars and orators to mark the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji. In this series the OGC has announced to host lectures of Sikh political analyst and author Bhai Ajmer Singh and researcher Dr. Jasjir Singh for two days.
“We should use this moment when the world is paying attention to India,” said Sunita Viswanath as she joined a panel of academics, attorneys, and activists at a US capitol briefing on the delay and denial of justice for state-sponsored massacres of Indian minorities.
In a statement issued on November 3, 2019 REDRESS said that India continues to ignore its binding international obligations to investigate the allegations of torture in Jagtar Singh-Johal’s case. Monday 4 November 2019 marked two years since his arrest in India. New expert analysis has added further support to Jagtar Singh Johal’s claims of torture.Next Page »