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Sikh Information Centre want Sikh Caucus to speak for Surat Si...

Washington, USA: A US based NGO Sikh Information Centre (SIC) has urged the American Sikh Congressional Caucus to speak up for Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa who is hospitalised by Punjab police in wake of his hunger strike. A written statement issued by SIC in this ... Sikh Siyasat Online, 4 weeks ago

US Congressman rakes up violence against minorities in India

An American lawmaker and a panel of four experts today decried alleged "violence" against religious minorities in India and appealed to the US administration to include human rights violations as an issue for discussion in its talks with the new Indian government. At a Congressional hearing organised jointly by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and American Sikh Congressional Caucus, literature containing testimonies of experts and details of speeches distributed to members ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Hindustan Times

20 US Congressmen attend langar on Capitol Hill

Washington, July 30 Over 300 people, including 20 Congressmen, attended a langar (community meal) on Capitol here, a media report said on Thursday. The langer was hosted by the Sikh American Legal Defence and Education Fund (SALDEF), a ...
 ProKerala.com4 weeks ago Twenty US Congressmen attend langar at Capitol Hill  Hindustan Times4 weeks ago

Three Years Later: Remembering Wisconsin Gurdwara Shooting

On Aug. 5, the third anniversary of the tragic Oak Creek, Wis., gurdwara shooting , a vigil was held at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin honoring the memories of victims Paramjit Kaur Saini, Sita Singh, Ranjit Singh, Prakash Singh, Suvegh Singh Khattra ...
 India-West2 weeks ago

Vice Chair Crowley Welcomes Court Decision Allowing Sikh College Student to Enter U.S. Military

Crowley Reiterates Call for Military to End Presumptive Ban on Sikh Articles of Faith (Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus and a leader on Sikh American issues in Congress, ...
 Congressman Joseph Crowley2 months ago

'First We Pray, Then We Organize' The Unlikely Coalition for Net Neutrality

Author: Valarie Kaur Coverage Type: op-ed [Commentary] On Tuesday, July 28th, a diverse group of faith leaders and advocates posted the same video on the Twitter and Facebook feeds of more than one million people. Backers of the video came from ...
 Benton Foundation1 month ago
The Freepress Journal

Akalis: The key to Punjab peace

12:04 am Apprehensions that after two decades of peace in Punjab, elements in Pakistan are hard at work to destabilize the largely-agrarian state and re-inject terror into it like in the eighties and nineties seem increasingly credible of late. The ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
News India Times

N.Y. City Council Candidate Ali Najmi Bats For Diwali School Holiday

By SUMAN GUHA MOZUMDER City Council Candidate Ali Najmi (Democrat, District 23) stood with Councilman Daniel Dromm and South Asian community leaders at the Sri Shaneeswara Temple in Queens last week to urge the Department of Education to ...
 News India Times1 month ago

100 Indian companies invest USD 15 bn in US, create 91k jobs

CHANDIGARH: Two more victims, who are brothers and were allegedly sodomised by Zulfiqar, director of Theatre Age, for around 18 months, today came forward to the UT police and recorded their statements before the Magistrate under Section 164 of the ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago

House Democrats urge Obama, DHS to target violent right-wing extremism

House Democrats are urging the Obama administration to issue an "updated assessment" on the dangers posed by "violent right-wing extremistgroups"within the United States and to bolster the Department of Homeland Security's division ...
 Washington Post2 months ago
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