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Poll: 2 Congressmen Vague on Calling 1984 Riots Sikh Genocide

Poll: 2 Congressmen Vague on Calling 1984 Riots Sikh Genocide

Reps. Ami Bera , a Democrat from Sacramento, Calif., and Mike Honda , from Congressional District 17, did not conclusively answer a question as to whether the 1984 riots against Sikhs in India constituted genocide, revealed a poll released Aug. 20 ... India-West, 1 month ago
Congressional resolution honours victims of Wisconsin shootout Business Standard India, 1 month ago

A peek into the first 'langar' on Capitol Hill

Members of the United States Congress break bread to celebrate the contributions of Sikh Americans.’s Aziz Haniffa reports Photograph: Les Talusan/SALDEF In a historic first, the interns in the Sikh American Legal Defence and Education Fund’s SikhLEAD programme, organised the first-ever langar on Capitol Hill July 30 to share the Sikh way of life with members of the United States Congress and their staffers. Langar is a 500-year-old tradition established by ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Capitol Hill Langar Highlights Sikh American Community  Roll Call Online1 month ago

US Congressman introduces resolution …

By ANI | ANI Washington, DC, August 2 (ANI): With the second anniversary of the shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin falling on August 5th, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA-03), a co-chair of the Congressional American Sikh Caucus, jointly ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Congressman Garamendi Introduces Resolution Commemorating Second Anniversary of Tragic Shooting at Sikh Temple of Wisconsin  Noodls1 month ago
Stars and Stripes

Marine Corps asking for input about female hairstyle regulations

In response to an outcry by some soldiers and members of the Congressional Black Caucus, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered a review of hairstyle regulations that affect female African-American servicemembers. A group of black ...
 Stars and Stripes1 month ago

US lawmakers, Sikhs disappointed at …

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Two US lawmakers and Sikh community bodies have expressed disappointment over International Basketball Federation's (FIBA) decision to allow athletes to wear religious ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago Lawmakers, Sikhs Disappointed at Basketball Body's Headgear Decision  News India Times3 days ago

Conduct FBI inquiry into New York hate crime: North American Punjabi Association

JALANDHAR: Reacting to the incident of a young Sikh being hit and dragged by a truck in New York after hurling racial abuses at him, North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has written to Congressman John Garamendy, chair, American Sikh ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Crowley Calls on Mayor, NYPD to Address Violence Against NYC's Sikh Community

Crowley: New York Sikhs feel under siege in wake of multiple brutal attacks (Queens, N.Y.) Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), a leader on Sikh-American issues that spearheaded the effort to encourage the Department of Justice and FBI ...
 Congressman Joseph Crowley1 month ago
Asian Connection

Lawmakers call for ending discrimination of Sikhs

The anniversary of Oak Creek comes just days after a Sikh man in Ozone Park, Queens was critically injured by a hit-and-run driver who reportedly screamed racial slurs. Recalling the Oak Creek Gurudwara shooting victims two years ago, two ...
 Asian Connection1 month ago American Lawmakers Call For Ending Discrimination Of Sikhs On Anniversary Of Oak Creek Gurdwara Massacre  Link1 month ago

The Primary Primer: Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin Vote

(WASHINGTON) -- WHOS ON THE BALLOT? Voters cast ballots Tuesday in Connecticut, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. We will find out who will take on Sen. Al Franken, as well as the candidate who could go on to succeed Rep. Michele Bachmann. There's even a ...
 1070wapi.com1 month ago

Va. GOP treasurer offered resignation, 2 officials say

By and Jenna Portnoy, Two high-ranking officials in Virginia's Republican party said Thursday that treasurer Bob FitzSimmonds had offered to resign from his post, bowing to a wave of public outrage over a message on his Facebook page that ...
 Washington Post1 month ago Va. GOP treasurer is said to offer resignation after Facebook post on Muslims  Washington Post1 month ago
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