In a written statement issued today, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) alleged that some persons attacked its president Manjit Singh GK in New York.
World Sikh Organization of Canada today called upon the City of Montreal and the Government of Quebec to work far harder to implement concrete measures to break down systemic barriers that make it difficult for Sikhs, and other minorities, to play their full role in Quebec society.
On 17 August, all Sikh eyes will be focused on the Additional Sessions Court at Partial House, Delhi where Judge Ajay Pandey will announce the verdict in the 37-year old hijacking case against Bhai Satnam Singh Paonta Sahib and Bhai Tejinder Pal Singh.
The Indian authorities having failed to pressure the UK authorities to deny permission for the London Declaration Referendum 2020 event organised by Sikhs For Justice tried to get pro-India groups to stage a counter-protest.
Sikhs for Justice held it's "London Declaration" event today. The event as held at Trafalgar Square in London despite India's objections.
Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) issued a statement today (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News) reiterate its support for the cause of the sovereignty of Sikhs and Punjab.
The American Sikh Council (ASC) has raised alarm at the continued spate of violence perpetrated against Sikhs in United States of America (USA).
On August 6 in Manteca, California, Sahib Singh was the victim of an attack while taking his morning walk. The 71-year-old man was hit severely causing him to hit the cement street.
A Sikh man was reportedly beaten up multiple times by two racists in California. The is investigating the incident as hate crime.
A Jagraon man was shot dead by unidentified persons in Abbotsford city of Canada on Saturday night.
Inspired by the Oak Creek community’s resilience and Chardikala (Sikh concept of eternal optimism), the Sikh Coalition partnered with Sikh leaders from coast to coast last weekend for the sixth annual National Day of Seva (selfless community service).
The course has been innovated by Harvard Divinity School and HarvardX (a branch of the university which offers free online courses aimed at global access to education).Interestingly, the majority of applicants among 1.30 lakh who have registered for the course are non-Sikhs and from the US, UK, Europe, Australia and other countries. “Almost 90% of applications that we have received are from non-Sikhs. People from different backgrounds living in the US, UK, Europe, Australia and other countries have registered for this four-week online course. This shows people from different ethnics and countries want to learn about Sikhism,” he added.
In just one week in September 2017, nearly 140 MPs from across the political spectrum signed a letter to John Pullinger, Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority, who is also responsible for the Office for National Statistics (ONS), calling for the inclusion of Sikh as an ethnic group, as well as a religion, on the 2021 census form.
The UK government yesterday concluded that caste discrimination does not require separate legislation and said it can be covered as part of emerging case law in the country. The Sikh Federation (UK) lobbied for this outcome and responded to the consultation last July.
Just weeks before his meeting with Jagtar Singh Johal's family in Dumbarton,Scotland was going to take place UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigned from his position in the Government. Jagtar Singh Johal's family in UK struggled for 8 months to fix this meeting cum discussion with Boris to discuss the torture and act of harassment with Jagtar Singh in custody of the Indian police.
The Sikh Liberation Front (SLF) and National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF) have announced to release a report titled Criminalizing Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab in Southall on July 28.
London: In the Census 2011 more than 83,000 Sikhs rejected all the existing ethnic tick boxes, including ‘Indian’ and chose instead to tick ‘other’ and ...
Recently declassified secret British documents reveal that the British complicity with Indian government in latter's evil designs against the Sikhs did not ended with Indian Army attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) and other Sikh Gurdwaras in June 1984.
The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) and the Ontario Sikhs and Gurdwaras Council (OSGC) hosted a joint press conference on July 9 to discuss and highlight the current situation of Sikhs in Afghanistan and to determine the next steps in providing help and aid to those affected.
DSGMC on Tuesday said that the Meghalaya High Court has stayed the process of relocating the Sikh families residing the Punjabi lane area of Shillong.Next Page »