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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.

Hate Crime: Sikh Man Shot Near Seattle in USA

A Sikh man (who has chosen to remain anonymous) was shot and injured late Friday in Kent, Washington.

Sikh Gurdwara Sahibs Open Their Doors To Oroville Dam Evacuees in Northern California (USA)

More than 180,000 people in Northern California were ordered to evacuate late on Sunday due to erosion of the emergency spillway in the nation’s tallest dam. Several Sikh Gurdwaras in the area opened their doors to people in need of places to spend the night.

Controversial Trump border ‘wall’ to cost $21.6 billion, take 3.5 years to build: Media Reports

Newly elected US President Donald Trump’s controversial move to built a “wall” along the U.S.-Mexico border would cost as much as $21.6 billion.

Video of thought-provoking speech by Sikh Civil Rights Activist Valarie Kaur goes viral

A poignant and thought-provoking speech by civil rights lawyer and Sikh activist Valarie Kaur is making waves online.

Shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida leaves 5 Dead

As per media reports a US Army veteran opened gunfire at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport in which 5 people were killed while eight others were wounded.

FBI Includes Hate Crimes Against Sikh in Its Annual Report

This week, the FBI released its annual report on hate crimes, which for the very first time, includes reported hate crimes committed against Sikhs. According to the FBI, there were six hate crimes committed against Sikhs in 2015.

Human Rights Issues Discussed at US Congressional Briefing

Major concerns relating violations of the basic human rights around the world including in India were expressed at the special US Congressional Briefing held in Washington on November 16.

Will US President-Elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet Show he can be President for all Americans?

There can be nothing more comforting after a bitter political campaign than a President-elect that promises to do his best to represent all constituencies.

Firing Near Anti-Trump Rally in Seattle; Five sustain injuries

As per media reports gunfire erupted around 7 p.m. at Third Avenue and Pike Street. One of the five shot has life-threatening injuries, and all victims were taken to Harborview Medical Center.

US Elections: Donald Trump is 45th U.S. President; Hillary Clinton concedes defeat

Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States. The Republican nominee won on Wednesday after capturing Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold.

White House Removes India’s Anti-Pakistan Petition Over Fraud Signatures

As per certain media reports, [t]he White House officials have removed India’s petition to declare Pakistan ‘a terrorism sponsoring state’ after they said that fake signatures were used to reach the minimum required support for the petition.

USA: Shooting in Dallas during protest, 11 shot, 4 cops dead

At least 4 transit officers were killed, 11 shot in downtown Dallas on Thursday by two snipers, during a protest against police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana, according to AP reports.

Attacker sentenced in Chicago Hate Crime for brutally beating up Sikh man

The assailant who pled guilty to viciously beating a Sikh man in a hate crime near Chicago last September was sentenced in a juvenile court on March 9.

Spokake (USA) Beadbi Incident: Accused is facing hate crime charges

A man who had vandalised a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Spokane Valley, Washington, is now facing hate crime charges.

Sikhs in Colorado (USA) allowed to wear Turbans in IDs

SALDEF says that the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles will no longer require Sikhs, Muslims or others to remove religious head coverings to get their driver’s license.

US judge says: Army’s Special Tests for Sikh Officer Are ‘Unfair’

A US Federal judge defended a decorated Sikh American soldier and ruled that the Department of Defense could not subject him to unfair and biased testing on account of his religious beliefs

Denying visas to US religious freedom monitors reflect growing intolerance in India, says UK Sikh body

Reacting to India's decision to deny visas to members of US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK) said: “It is clear India does not want to face scrutiny. Today it is about religious freedoms with visas being refused to the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).”

India denies visa to US religious freedom monitors

The Indian government has failed to issue visas to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in time for a long planned trip to India.

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