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Consul General of India Sandeep Chakravorty Gets US Court Summons for Targeting Connecticut Sikhs

A Connecticut-based Sikh activist has sued Consul General of India (CGI) in New York Sandeep Chakravorty for defamation. The lawsuit titled "Swaranjit Singh Khalsa vs. Sandeep Chakravorty" (Civil Action No. 18-cv-10543) is filed at United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Pennsylvania General Assembly Resolution on 1984 Sikh Genocide Not Withdrawn

Today's newspapers in the Indian subcontinent prominent published a fake news that the 1984 Sikh genocide resolution passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly in United States of America is withdrawn. The fake is also published in various online media platforms.

US Senator, General Assembly of State of Connecticut and 8 Cities in Connecticut Recognise Nov. 1 as Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day

In first of its kind the General Assembly of State of Connecticut in USA along with a US Senator and eight cities of Connecticut recognised November 1 as the Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day.

Sikhism Among World Religions Added to Arizona School Standards

This week, Arizona became the eighth state to approve history and social science standards that will include Sikhism and other world religions.

On Sikh Genocide 1984 Resolution Passed by Pennsylvania State Assembly

Pennsylvania State Assembly in the United States of America (USA) passed a house resolution to recognise the November 1984 state sponsored massacres of the Sikhs in the Indian subcontinent as 'genocide' on October 15, 2018.

Pennsylvania State Assembly Recognises the Fact of “Sikh Genocide 1984”

The State Assembly of Pennsylvania (USA) has passed a resolution recognising the fact of Sikh genocide of November 1984. The assembly has recognised the November 1984 massacre of Sikhs as 'genocide'.

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.

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.

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.

Minorities Groups To Protest Against Mohan Bhagwat, Yogi Adityanath During Chicago Event

Various minority organisations have announced to protest against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during World Hindu Congress scheduled to be held at Chicago from September 7 to 9.

WSO Statement on Manhandling of Manjit Singh GK Outside Yuba City Gurdwara

The World Sikh Organization of Canada condemns the violence that took place Saturday at the Yuba City Gurdwara in California, USA.

SFJ Filed complaint against Manjit Singh GK with USDOJ for Violations of FARA

Rights group “Sikhs For Justice” (SFJ) filed a complaint with US Department of Justice against visiting Indian politician Manjit Singh GK for holding, attending and addressing political gatherings in the USA in violations of Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA).

DSGMC Alleges “Attack” on Manjit Singh GK in New York

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.

SIC Demands Justice for Saka Nakodar 1986 and Release of Justice Gurnam Singh Inquiry Report

The Sikh Information Centre (SIC), a California-based advocacy group, issued a statement calling on Captain Amrinder Singh Chief Minister Punjab to table and implement the report of Justice Gurnam Singh’s Judicial Inquiry related to the Nakodar killings during the coming session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

USA: ASC Condemns Attacks on Sikhs in Keyes and Manteca

The American Sikh Council (ASC) has raised alarm at the continued spate of violence perpetrated against Sikhs in United States of America (USA).

71 Years Old Sikh Attacked in Manteca (California); Sikhs Disturbed Over Back to Back Attacks

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.

Racist Attack on Sikh Man in California (US); Told to Go Back

A Sikh man was reportedly beaten up multiple times by two racists in California. The is  investigating the incident as hate crime.

28 Day of Seva Projects Across America to #RememberOakCreek: Sikh Coalition

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).

Offensive NJ 101.5 Radio Host Comments Against NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal Offers Opportunity to Educate, says Sikh Coalition

In response to these ignorant comments about Gurbir Grewal and the Sikh community urged for a public apology from the hosts and station. A US-based civil rights group the Sikh Coalition reportedly provided media resources on Sikhi for the entire radio station and offered cultural and religious sensitivity training for all staff members.

US State of Connecticut Passes Law to Declare Nov. 1 as “Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day”

Indian may have been denying the fact of ‘Sikh Genocide of 1984’ but the foreign authorities continue to acknowledge this fact and recognise the 1984 atrocities on Sikhs as ‘genocide’.

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