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Human Rights Issues Discussed at US Congressional Briefing

Major concerns relating violations of the basic human rights around the world including in India were expressed at the special US Congressional Briefing held in Washington on November 16.

Friends of US Sikh Caucus Thanks White House for Organizing Vaisakhi Celebrations

The Friends of the American Sikh Congressional Caucus today thanked United States Federal Administration for organizing the Vaisakhi Celebrations at the White House.

Sikh Information Centre want Sikh Caucus to speak for Surat Singh Khalsa

Washington, USA: A US based NGO Sikh Information Centre (SIC) has urged the American Sikh Congressional Caucus to speak up for Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa ...

Nancy Pelosi asks American Sikh Congress Caucus to work for protection of Sikh civil rights

Washington, DC (May 22, 2014): Supporting issues taken up by the American Sikh Congressional Caucus (ASCC), U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has said that the changes taking place in the way the FBI investigates hate crimes against Sikhs may result in saving lives.

US House passes resolution to commemorate Baisakhi; AGPC hails American Sikh Congressional Caucus

American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) has extended thanks to the American Sikh Congressional Caucus as the United States’ House of Representatives passed a special resolution to commemorate the festival of Baisakhi.

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American Sikh Congressional Caucus co-chairman assued US Sikhs with resolution of their issue

Milpitas, US (January 08, 2014): American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) celebrated the Parkash Gurpurab Guru Gobind Singh with religious fervor and devotion.

In defense of the American Sikh Congressional Caucus – by Dawinder S. Sidhu

According to press reports, the Indian government has “concerns” about the creation of the American Sikh Congressional Caucus, such that it has “warned” the U.S. government about its very existence. These concerns appear to be grounded in the suspicion that the caucus is a front for an effectively defunct for a separate Sikh homeland called “Khalistan.” The concerns are without merit, and the caucus itself stands firmly on bedrock American principles and traditions.

Accused who attacked 81-years-old Sikh pleads not guilty in US court

Washington, United States (May 30, 2013): It is learnt that the accused of brutally attacking an 81-year-old Sikh, Bapu Piara Singh, outside a Gurdwara Sahib in the United States on May 5, 2013 has pleaded 'not guilty' of attempted murder and elderly abuse.

US: Sikh Caucus members build support for Sikh hate crime tracking

Washington, DC (May 21, 2013): It is learnt that a bipartisan group of 23 members of the U.S. Congress, representing the American Sikh Congressional Caucus, have written to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), requesting that the agency begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, the way it does for other communities.

Elderly Sikh attacked outside Fresno Gurudwara; Sikh Congressional Caucus takes up the issue with FBI

California, United States (May 11, 2013): It is learnt that an elderly Sikh named Piara Singh was attacked few days back at Fresno Gurdwara in California. Piara Singh (82) was returning from the Gurudwara Sahib when he was hit by a youth with iron rod in an apparent hate crime.

Sikh Federation UK welcomes creation of caucus in US Congress to represent Sikh interests

London, United Kingdom (April 25, 2013): A bipartisan group of 28 influential lawmakers in the US House of Representatives have established the first Sikh-American Congressional Caucus to have the interests of the American Sikh community represented in the US Congress.

USA: First American Sikh congressional caucus launched

Washington D.C. (April 24, 2013): It is learnt that the first American Sikh Congressional Caucus that would provide a formidable platform to the community to address its issues has been launched in the US.