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American Sikh Council condemns the deliberate explosion at a Gurdwara in Essen Germany

The American Sikh Council (ASC) is very concerned about possible misplaced retribution by the ignorant extreme right wing fringe element not only in Germany but around Europe and North America.

Sukhbir Badal condemns bomb attack on Gurudwara in Germany

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today while condemning the bomb attack on a Gurudwara in Essen in Germany in which three persons were injured besides damage done to the religious shrine, urged India's External Affairs minister to take up the issue of safety of Sikhs and their religious places with the German government.

Sikh Channel UK’s news report (video) on Blast in German Gurdwara Sahib

German police have revealed that three people have been injured in what was apparently deliberate explosion at a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in the Germany's western city of Essen. The attack happened when a Samagam was being held at the Gurdwara Sahib.

Blast in German’s Sikh Gurdwara leaves three injured; Masked attacker was spotted fleeing after the attack

German police have revealed that three people have been injured in what was apparently deliberate explosion at a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in the Germany's western city of Essen.

Pro-freedom groups of Sikhs and Kashmiri Diaspora approached European Parliament to present their case

In an attempt to make their voices heard internationally, the Sikh and Kashmiri Diaspora approached the European Council urging it to engage the Indian leadership and question their role, attitude and covert methodologies with which they crush aspirations of ethnic minorities and nationalities in the country.

Sikhs across Europe raise key concerns on eve of Narendra Modi’s talks at EU-India Summit in Brussels: Sikh Federation UK

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected in Brussels in two days time for the European Union-India Summit to discuss bi-lateral trade despite the terrorist attacks of 22 March 2016.

Italy government want Akal Takhat to clear Kirpan design

Jathedars of five Sikh Takhats are likely to deliberating, in their next meeting, upon the Italian Government’s specific design for the kirpan so it could be worn over one’s clothes. The design has been prepared by the Italian government so that the kirpan.

Screening of Nanak Shah Fakir film stopped in UK, posters removed from Cinema Halls

In yet another set-back for the makers of Nanak Shah Fakir movie the Cinema halls showing the controversial film in England have decided to drop the film.

Europe: No screenings of Nanak Shah Fakir movie as Sikhs reject and oppose it

Film-maker Harinder Sikka’s claims regarding worldwide success of controversial movie Nanak Shah Fakir are now proved to be fake. Reports from across the globe suggest that the movie has been rejected and opposed by the global Sikh community, including the Sikh diaspora sections.

Kirpan Issue: Sikhs likely to get limited relief in Italy

Sikhs residing in Italy are likely to get some relief on Kirpan issue, as the Italian authorities have reportedly agreed to allow to ‘limited size’ Kirpan at public places.

Global Sikh assemblages protest Jagtar Singh Tara’s extradition [Special Report]

To internationalize the illegal extradition and on-going torture on ex-CM Beant’s assassin Jagtar Singh Tara, Sikhs across United States and Canada held assemblages at Thai Embassies on Feb 9.

Widespread protests by Sikh sangat in support of Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa and Sikh political prisoners

Chandigarh: Sikh organizations, activists and sangat today staged protests in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and else where in Indian subcontinent besides protest demonstrations by ...

Gurdwara Sahib in Brussels (Belgium) may have re-opened, but restrictions are unacceptable: Sikh Federation UK

Pointing towards the restrictions placed on Guru Nanak Gurdwara Sahib by Belgian authorities, as reported in the Belgian Newspapers, Sikh Federation General Secretary Gurjeet Singh said: “Gurdwara in Brussels may have re-opened, but restrictions are unacceptable”.

Belgian Gurdwara Sahib reopens after over 7 weeks enforced closure; Sikh Council UK welcomes move

Belgium: Sikh Council UK has welcomed the reopening of Guru Nanak Gurdwara Sahib in Vilvoorde, Belgium following a period of over seven weeks enforced closure.

Closed Belgium Gurdwara to be reopened on December 11

Belgium: A Gurdwara Sahib in Belgium that was asked to close down after by city mayor will be reopened for the Sikh sangat on December 11.

Akal Takht Jathedar slams Begian government for closing Gurdwara

The Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today criticized the Belgian authorities for forcible closure of a Gurdwara Sahib in Brussels on the ground that illegal immigrants and unauthorized persons were visiting the Gurdwara Sahib to partake 'langar'.

Belgium: Gurdwara Sahib asked to close for one month down by authorities

Vilvoorde, Belgium: A Gurdwara Sahib in Belgium has reportedly been asked to close down after the Belgian media charged the Gurdwara Sahib for providing food (langar) to alleged illegal immigrants from India. Local sources told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) that authorities of Vilvoorde area in Belgium have asked the Gurdwara management close the Guru Nanak Sahib Gurdwara for one month.

Sikhs in Germany marked martyrdom day of Bhai Sukha-Jinda

Frankfurt, Germany: Sikh sangat of Germany marked Shaheedi day of Bhai Sukhdev Singh Sukha and Bhai Harjinder Singh Jinda at Gurdwara Sikh Center in Frankfurt on October 12. Duo had attained martyrdom on 9 October 1992 and their martyrdom day is marked by the global Sikh Sangat annually.

DSGMC resolves to set-up press in Europe and Canada for preparing Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib

New Delhi: The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has decided to set up a printing press in Europe and Canada for preparing Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib in accordance of Rehat Maryada.

Sikhs to hold protest outside Indian consulate in Frankfurt (Germany) on 15th August

As per information various Sikh organizations of Germany will be holding a protest in Frankfurt on 15 August, which is marked as the Independence Day of India.

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