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Meeting with British Home Secretary on Sikh Issues Was Constructive: MP Preet Kaur Gill

The first quarterly Sikh Roundtable meeting for representatives of various Sikh organisations and Gurdwaras in England took place on Saturday (October 20) at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick.

United Sikhs Launch Farmers Drought Relief Program in Australia

Following a 24-hour rain period across parched farmland last week, Australian farmers are experiencing a rare occasion for respite amidst a seven-year drought that has ravaged their crops, livestock and means for steady income.

WSO to Host International Students Orientation at Dixie Gurdwara Sahib in Ontario on Oct. 14

On October 14th from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Ontario Khalsa Darbar, the World Sikh Organization of Canada will be hosting an International Students Orientation exclusively for Punjabi speaking students and Sikh students who are studying in post-secondary institutions in and around the Greater Toronto Area.

36 Punjabis Contesting Brampton Municipal Elections

Media reports have highlighted that 36 candidates contesting the municipal elections in Brampton have their linked to Punjab. Brampton has a huge immigrant population from Punjab.

WSO Welcomes Ontario Motorcycle Helmet Exemption for Sikhs

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has welcomed announcement by the Ontario Government to, as of October 18, 2018, exempt turbaned Sikh motorcyclists from helmet requirements.

Australia: Premier of NSW Visits Sangat of the Gurdwara Sahib Glenwood

The Sangat (congregation) of the Gurdwara Sahib Glenwood and the Australian Sikh Association Ltd. (ASA), which serves the largest Sikh congregation in Australia, welcomed Gladys Berejiklian MP, the New South Wales Premier, to the Gurdwara Sahib during his visit on October 9.

World Sikh Parliament (WSP) Resolves for Sikh Self Determination During Paris Meet

The organisers of the World Sikh Parliament (WSP) held a gathering of the organisation in Paris, France on September 29 and 30.

Sikhs in England Hold Protest Outside Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham

Hundreds of Sikhs today held a protest outside the Conservative Party Conference in the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on the first day of the conference.

Outrage Over U.S. Resolution to Award Gandhi a Congressional Gold Medal

A resolution introduced in U.S. Congress on September 26, which recommends that Mohandas Gandhi be posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, is already sparking outrage from certain quarters.

Sentencing After Attack on Sikh in Las Vegas; Attacker Gets 3 Years Probation Term

On September 25 Sheldon Williams, a 30-year old California native, was sentenced to three years probation with a suspended sentence of 364 days in jail in addition to a substance abuse evaluation, anger management classes, a curfew and no contact with the victim, after pleading guilty to the February 4, 2018 battery of Rajinder Singh.

MPP Gurrattan Singh Pays Tributes to Jaswant Singh Khalra in Ontario Provincial Parliament

​Last week, Gurratan ​Singh, ​Member of Provincial Parliament from Brampton East​, rose in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to remember Jaswant Singh Khalra, a human rights activist, who was disappeared and murdered 23 years ago.

SikhRI Releases “State of the Panth” Report’s 3rd Part on Gurduaras

Sikh Research Institute has released it's third report in the State of the Panth series, exploring the issue of a widening disconnect between the Gurduara governance and the local sangat.

New Jersey Sheriff Resigns Over Racial Remarks Against Sikh Attorney General

A New Jersey sheriff who was caught on tape making several racist remarks, including those against Gurbir Singh Grewal, the first ever Sikh Attorney General in the United States, and black people, has resigned.

British Police Raids Connected to Indian Police Lacking Evidence Against Jagtar Singh Jaggi, says Sikh Federation UK

Several days ago West Midlands police co-ordinated early morning raids on the homes of six Sikh activists in Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester and London.

New Jersey Sheriff Must Step Down for Racist Remarks Against Black Community and Gurbir Grewal, says Sikh Coalition

Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino was recorded making racist remarks about the black community and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, while also making homophobic remarks about New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver.

Sikh Council UK’s Statement About Meeting with West Midlands CTU on Raids Against Sikh Activists

Sikh Council UK representatives attended a meeting with the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit today following the raids conducted on the homes of Sikh activists earlier this week.

US Law Official Faces Flak Over Racist Remarks on Sikh Attorney General’s Turban

Authorities in New Jersey have called for the resignation of a senior law enforcement official after a secret recording surfaced in which he allegedly made racist remarks about America's first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Singh Grewal over his turban.

UK: Two 1984 Related Sikh Websites Turn Inaccessible After Police Raids

As per media reports emanating from England West Midlands police conducted raids on certain properties as part of their investigation into allegations of "extremist activities" in India.

Sikh Federation UK Reiterates Demand for Public Inquiry into British Role in Sikh Genocide 1984

The Sikh Federation UK reiterated its demand for public inquiry into British role in June 1984 Indian Army attack on Darbar Sahib Amritsar, which marks the biggening of third Ghallughara of Sikh History.

Australian Sikh Games Get A$1 Lakh Boost As Countdown Starts

The Australian government has announced a package of $1,00,000 for the 32nd edition of Australian Sikh Games. Coming seven months prior to the annual event, the announcement shows the importance of the sporting fixture for the country, given its multicultural and tourist appeal.

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