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Religious Freedom Continue to Suffer Under Modi Rule: US Report

A latest report by US Commission on International Religious Freedom noted that in 2018 religious freedom conditions in India continued a downward trend. The 2019 report released few days back notes that religious freedom has come under attack in recent years with the growth of exclusionary extremist narratives—including, at times, the government’s allowance and encouragement of mob violence against religious minorities—that have facilitated an egregious and ongoing campaign of violence, intimidation, and harassment against non-Hindu and lower-caste Hindu minorities.

USA: Two Dead, 4 Injured In University fo North Carolina Shooting

Two people were killed and four others wounded, two with life-threatening injuries, in a shooting on Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, area emergency management officials said.

U.S. Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Faces Protest for Ties with HIndutva Fountainhead RSS

Approximately 25 demonstrators protested against U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) as she campaigned for president in Los Angeles, CA on March 30.

US To Terminate GSP Trade Preference for India

The US President Donald Trump's administration has expressed its intentions to scrap Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) trade preference for India.

Government Shutdown – Sikhs Opens Doors of Sikh Centres Across the USA for Assistance

Sikhs across the United States opened doors of Gurdwara Sahibs and other Sikh centres to offer assistance during US government shutdown. In a community update, the United Sikhs said that it has initiated a Temporary National Assistance Program (TNAP).

US ‘War on Terror’ has Killed over Half a Million People: Study Titled Costs of War

Hundreds of thousands of people in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan have been killed due to the so-called "war on terror" launched by the United States in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attack, according to a new study.

US President Donald Trump turns down India’s invite for Republic Day celebrations

US President Donald Trump has reportedly turned down the Indian government's invite to visit Indian subcontinent on January 26 that is marked by the Indian government as "Republic Day".

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).

United Sikhs Partner with NYC Dept. of Education to Launch Sikh Lesson Plans

United Sikhs, in partnership with the NYC Dept. of Education, has announced a new Sikh-focused lesson plans for elementary and middle school students. The lesson plans are entitled Creating Political Cartoons: Civil Rights in the USA and The Teachings of Sikhism, and support 5th and 6th graders in learning about the lives of Sikh Americans through U.S. civil rights and world religions.

United Sikhs Calls fFor Asylum of Afghan Sikhs in Canada and USA

United Sikhs also made an urgent request to the UN Special Rapporteur on Religion and Belief to highlight in the UN the persecution of religious minorities in Afghanistan.

US Quits United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

United States of America (USA) has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of "chronic bias" against Israel, in a move that was criticised by human rights groups and described as regrettable by foreign leaders.

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).

CIA Classifies RSS Offshoots Vishav Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal as ‘Religious Militant Organisations’ in World Factbook

CIA in its recent edition of the ‘World Factbook’, has named Hindutva fountainhead RSS offshoots Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal as “religious militant organisations”.

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 President Donald Trump Calls Off Summit Meeting With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un [Read Official Letter]

United States of America (USA) President Donald Trump has reportedly called off a much discussed June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Indian Ambassador Accuses US Media for Picking up “Exceptional Stories” to Negatively Portray India

Indian ambassador to the US Navtej Singh Sarna has alleged that the American media picks up "exceptions stories" to negatively portray India while ignore the "development news".

Justice for Asifa demanded during a rally at the White House

The murder of Asifa, 8 years old angel from Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir has shaken the conscience of the leaders not only in South Asia but also all over the world. Asifa was abducted, drugged, gang raped and finally murdered simply because she was a Muslim in the so-called largest democracy of India. Rape is a crime against humanity.

Shooting at YouTube Head Quarters in San Francisco (USA) Leaves Three Injured

Media reports emanating from San Francisco (California, USA), three persons were injured in a shootout at Social Media giant YouTube's headquarters.

A Giant Inflatable Trump Chicken Appears Near US White House

A large inflatable chicken meant to resemble President Trump was placed near the White House on Wednesday, notes report in the International Media.

Hate crimes against Sikh Americans must stop: American Sikh Council

The American Sikh Council has expressed concerns over the shooting of a 39 year old Sikh American man in the East Hill section of Kent, Washington.

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