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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.

Holyoak City Council in Massachusetts state of USA Recognises 1984 Sikh Genocide

Rejecting India's denial various international authorities continue to recognise the fact of 1984 Sikh genocide. In this series the Holyoak city council in Massachusetts state of USA recognises 1984 Sikh Genocide.

Pennsylvania General Assembly Resolution on 1984 Sikh Genocide Not Withdrawn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news that the 1984 Sikh genocide resolution passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly in United States of America is withdrawn.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.

Sikh Investigative Reporter Wins Prestigious American Emmy Award

Investigative Reporter Prabjot (PJ) Kaur Randhawa became the first Sikh Broadcast Journalist to take home a prestigious American Emmy Award.

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.

Why India Hesitates from Alleging CIA Hand Behind Sikhs For Justice: Gurpatwant Singh Pannu

Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) legal advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannu asked in a recent TV interview that why India does not claim that CIA of the Untied States was backing Sikhs For Justice (SFJ)?

SAD (Sarna) Writes to US Commission on International Religious Freedom Over Arrests in GK Attack Case

Parmjeet Singh Sarna chief of Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi) and former president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has written a letter to US Commission on International Religious Freedom seeking its intervention against arrest of five Sikhs in California in a case related to attack on DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK.

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).

“The Panjab: A Quest for Unification” Webinar by SikhRI on Aug. 25

The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has announced to a webinar on topic "The Punjab: A Quest for Unification" on Saturday (August 25). Sikh educationist Harinder Singh will make presentation the the said topic during this webinar.

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.

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