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India welcomes US Congress backing for Sikhs in American military

Christians, Sikhs lobby U.S. Congress to defend India’s pers...

Washington, USA (February 10, 2013): According to certain media reports Indian Christians and Sikhs united last month to urge California Congressmen to support a House resolution that would make human rights and justice for religious minorities a priority in ... Sikh Siyasat Online, 2 months ago

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Allow Sikhs to serve in the US Army, lawmakers tell Pentagon

A group of prominent United States lawmakers have urged the Pentagon to end the presumptive ban on Sikh Americans serving in the United States military. The group -- a major bipartisan coalition of over 100 Members of Congress -- wrote to Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel Pentagon, requesting him that the US Armed Forces should update their appearance regulations to allow Sikh Americans to serve while abiding by their articles of faith, such as wearing a turban or beard. The lawmakers include ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago SGPC hails Pentagon's policy shift on wearing of symbols by Sikh soldiers  Times of India2 months ago

United Sikhs grants scholarships to Sikh Students in Pakistan

New York, United States (March 07, 2014): A US based NGO, United Sikhs, has extended its STARAE scholarship project, in September 2013, to needy students from families who are Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Peshawar. After three months 75% of the 39 ...
 Sikh Siyasat Online1 month ago United Sikhs extend scholarship of 39 Pak students  Times of India1 month ago United Sikhs’ aid and relief team continues to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines  Sikh Siyasat Online1 month ago Sikh groups call on Obama to reinstate IRS agent fired for wearing Article of Faith  Sikh Siyasat Online2 months ago
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US court tells Sonia Gandhi to present copy of passport to support absence claim

rk, United Sikhs (March 21, 2014): A US court has asked Indias Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport to show that she was not in the US between September 2 and September 9 last year. It may be recalled that Sonia Gandhi had ...
 Sikh Siyasat Online4 weeks ago Sonia Gandhi declines to provide passport copy to US court  Business Standard India1 week ago 1984 anti-Sikh riots case U.S. court asks Sonia Gandhi to submit passport  Big News Network4 weeks ago US court asks Sonia Gandhi to provide passport's copy  PardaPhash4 weeks ago

US military makes it easier for Sikhs to serve but theres a catch

The United States on Wednesday sought to make it easier for troops to wear and carry religious articles of faith such as turbans, head scarfs, long hair and beard and yarmulkes. But religious advocacy groups, specially those representing the Sikh community, ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago

'US military to allow Sikhs with turban on case by case basis'

A Sikh can be allowed to enter the United States military with turban and beard, the Pentagon has said, noting that the approval in this regard would be given on a case by case basis and there is no universal or automatic approval to the new relaxed religious norms. "It does," the Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby told reporters on Thursday when asked if the new relaxation in religious norms for the military personnel announced a day earlier means that the Sikhs would now be ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago US military to allow Sikhs with turban on case-by-case basis  Jagran Post2 months ago
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Sikhs in Washington to honor Oak Creek Police Officer Brian Murphy on Vaisakhi Day

Washington, United States (April 09, 2014): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, a Sikh organization based in Washington, will honor Oak Creek Police Officer Brian Murphy with a Sewa (service) Award.
 Sikh Siyasat Online1 week ago UK Sikh Diaspora looks forward for Truth, Justice, Freedom on 30th anniversary of June 1984 massacre  Sikh Siyasat Online1 week ago Two Sikh campaigners in UK to contest MEP elections for the European Parliament  Sikh Siyasat Online3 weeks ago UK & June 1984 Sikh massacre – Various UK politicians supporting demand of independent public inquiry : Sikh Federation UK  Sikh Siyasat Online4 weeks ago

UK: Sikhs to set up free faith school in Redbridge

Redbridge, United Kingdom (March 23, 2013): As per information Sikhs in Redbridge are organising an application to set up a free faith school in the borough as early as next year, after canvassing the support of 1500 parents.
 Sikh Siyasat Online4 weeks ago

Sikh Genocide 1984 case – US court allows Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) to serve notice on Dr. Manmohan Singh

Washington, United States (March 02, 2014): It is learnt that a US Federal Judge in Washington has granted a Sikh rights group, Sikhs For Justice, the right to serve a notice on Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh through the Hague Service Convention.
 Sikh Siyasat Online1 month ago US: Campaign launched to raise Sikh visibility, change perception  Sikh Siyasat Online1 month ago
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Young Sikhs in Maryland fight bias with diplomacy in the classroom

One recent afternoon, two dozen teenagers stayed late at Hoover Middle School in Potomac, Md., for a presentation on Jewish culture. They tasted matzoh brittle, spun dreidels, colored Purim masks and watched a video of a rabbi blowing a ram's horn. ...
 Washington Post1 day ago Cultural diplomacy starts young  Washington Post1 day ago
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