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Model of Kirpan suggested by Italy government disapproved by SGPC Jathedars

Giani Gurbachan Singh and other SGPC appointed jathedars held a meeting at Akal Takht Sahib secretariat on Thursday in which the issue of modified model of Kirpan, suggested by the Italy government, was discussed.

WSO Canada Calls on SGPC, Giani Gurbachan Singh to Reject Proposed Italian “Modified” Kirpan

World Sikh Organization of Canada has called on Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee and Giani Gurbachan Singh to reject the proposed Italian "modification" of the kirpan.

Italian Govt. Allows Sikhs to wear specially designed Kirpan; Delegation Seeks Approval of Akal Takht

An Italian delegation, including Sikh activist Sukhdev Singh Kang, on Monday (June 26) sought Akal Takht’s approval for a specially designed Kirpan.

Italian Sikh To Move European Court Of Justice To Challenge Kirpan Ban

After the Supreme court of Italy on last Monday last upheld the decision of the lower court to ban Kirpan (Sikh Articale of Faith) from wearing it in

Italian Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Sikh Kirpans: Media Reports

The Italian Supreme Court has ruled against a Sikh migrant who wanted to carry Kirpan in public.

Punjab Police books diaspora Sikh activists under UAPA; Three locals arrested from Hoshiarpur district

The Punjab Police have reportedly arrested three persons from Hoshiarpur district of Punjab alleging that they were linked to Pakistan’sInter-Services Intelligence (ISI) .

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.

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.

Italy: Sikh youth fined €23,000 (around Rs.19.6 Lakh) for not removing Kirpan

Italy (February 25, 2014): As per certain media reports a Sikh youth in Italy has been fined €23,000 (around 19.6 lakh rupees) by a court here for not removing his Kirpan.

Italy: Another Sikh arrested in relation to 2012 attack on Kuldip Brar

London, UK (February 21, 2014): According to a news reported by the Sikh Channel UK there has been another arrest in the case of the 2012 attack on controversial ex-Indian army officer Kuldeep Brar.

Dal Khalsa lashes out at Italian Government

Amritsar, Punjab (August 10, 2013): Dal Khalsa came down heavily on Italian Government for the incident in which a Sikh delegation led by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh GK was asked to remove turbans at Rome airport.

Italy says it’s senstive towards concerns of Sikhs regarding removal of turbans at airports

New Delhi, India (August 09, 2013): As per certain media reports Italy has assured Indian government that it was sensitive to the concerns of the Sikhs in the wake of a controversy after a Sikh delegation, comprising Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (DSGMC) and others, was held up at Rome airport and members asked to remove their turbans.

Sadda Haq Screening in Italy

Sadda Haq screening in Italy on April 20

Ludhiana, Punjab (April 20, 2013): According to information shared by Sadda Haq Punjabi Movie's producers at Official Facebook Fans page of the movie, the film is going to be screened in Italy on April 20.

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Why Italy refuses to recognize the world’s fifth-largest religion

ROME - Should a boy scout walking around with a Swiss-army knife be considered dangerous? Should Swiss-army knives be banned altogether? Well, for the Italian interior minister, if the small knife is carried for religious reasons, then the answer is yes.