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US Immigration: Over 50 Sikhs Among 123 Immigrants Detained by USA Authorities

A group of over 50 Sikhs have been detained at the Sheridan prison in Yamhill county in United States of America (USA).

Captivating the Simple-Hearted Fascinates Virginians at George Mason University

Taking the podium at George Mason University (GMU), Lathan Dennis-Singh said, “This Captivating the Simple-Hearted is a profound literature, one that has got me to reevaluate myself as a Sikh.”

Upcoming Seminar in California – “1984: Sikh Genocide, Darbar Sahib and Human Rights in South East Asia”

Sikhs in Milpitas (California) will be remembering Ghallughara June 1984 by holding a seminar on topic "1984: Sikh Genocide, Darbar Sahib and Human Rights in South East Asia" on Sunday (June 3).

Defendant Sentenced in 2014 New York City Hate Crime Against Sikh Man

On Monday May 21st, Joseph Caleca pleaded guilty to leaving the scene after causing injury in the 2014 hate crime involving Sandeep Singh. On May 29 Joseph Caleca, who has been in prison for the past 17 months, was sentenced to one year already served and was released from prison based on custodial credits while awaiting trial.

Sikh Man Dies Two Weeks After Being Shot In Ohio (USA)

Jaspreet Singh of Monroe, Ohio died of injuries he sustained when he was shot at by 20-year-old Broderick Malik Jones Roberts on the night of May 12, a report in the Journal News said.

US City of Turlock Recognises June and Nov. 1984 Attacks as “Sikh Genocide 1984”

The City of Turlock has recoginsed the June 1984 attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) and other Sikh Gurdwara Sahibs in Punjab and adjoining states in northern region of the Indian subcontinent and the November 1984 massacres of the Sikhs throughout the Indian subcontinent as the “Sikh Genocide 1984”.

USA: Protest Held Against “Cow Culture” Conference Featuring Subramanian Swamy in California

On May 20, Indian immigrant communities from throughout California gathered to protest a “Cow Culture” conference at the India Community Center in Milpitas, CA which featured Indian Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy.

New York Police Department (NYPD) Gets Its First Female Turbaned Sikh Police Officer

Gursoach Kaur has become the first female turbaned Sikh auxiliary police officer (APO) in the New York Police Department (NYPD).

CNN Episode Featuring Sikh Community Airs May 6th: Sikh Coalition

United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell will air the groundbreaking episode exclusively featuring the Sikh American community on Sunday, May 6th at 10 pm EST/PST, the Sikh Coalition said in a statement issued on May 02.

Diverse Californian Coalition Holds Candlelight Vigil for Asifa in San Jose

The arc of history in America and in the world is changed by you individuals coming together, said Dominic Caserta, a city councillor from neighboring Santa Clara, as he took the loudspeaker during an April 29 candlelight vigil for Asifa in San Jose, California.

Sikh Students in California Demand Justice for Asifa at Candlelight Vigil

Sikh students at University of California, Davis held a candlelight vigil on the evening of April 24 to demand justice for Asifa Bano, an 8-year-old girl who was gang-raped and strangled near Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.

Local Sikhs Group Takes Up Initiative To Re-name Park in Bakersfield After Jaswant Singh Khalra

It is learned that the local Sikhs of Bakersfield a small town in the state of California, has kicked off a movement to "rename Stone-creek Park to Jaswant Singh Khalra Park and honor Bakersfield’s

Sikh American Story To Air on CNN on May 6: Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition announced this week that CNN’s Emmy Award-winning United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell will feature the first-ever hour-long cable episode exclusively focusing on the Sikh American community.

Academics and Activists Praise New Book “Captivating the Simple-Hearted: A Struggle for Human Dignity”

The book probes what it means to be Sikh and brings important questions of Sikh resistance into the forefront with a wide spectrum of historical accounts that rupture hegemonic discourses.

New Wave of Hate Crimes Demands Vigilance, Says Sikh Coalition

A US based Sikh civil rights group called Sikh Coalition on Thursday expressed deep concern over rising menace of hate crimes against religious and ethnic minorities residing in USA.

Two Days World Sikh Convention 2018 to Commence in New York Today

A two days convention is going to be held at New York on March 3 and 4. The convention is being organised by some members of the 15 member coordination committee of the World Sikh Parliament (WSP).

Indiana State Legislature Hails Sikhs Contribution To USA

As per the media reports emanating from USA, Indiana's state legislature have unanimously passed resolutions praising the "significant contribution" of Sikh Americans

Sikh Research Institute To Hold A Seminar On The Work & Life Of Professor Puran Singh

A US based Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) is going to organize a seminar, celebrating the work and life of prominent Sikh scholar Professor Puran Singh.

Satjeet Kaur is New Executive Director of The Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition has announced Satjeet Kaur as the organization’s new Executive Director. Satjeet Kaur will lead the day-to-day management of the Sikh Coalition’s staff and drive the strategic direction of the organization.

SikhRI to Hold Live Webinar on ‘Guru Granth Sahib and the Vedic Thought’

The Sikh Research Institution is going to hold a live webinar on February 24th, 2018 on topic: 'Guru Granth Sahib and the Vedic Thought'.

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