sikh men

US sleuth links gurdwara shooting with Sikh murders


August 18th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) A detective in California is raising the possibility that the murders of two Sikh men there last year may be connected to the tragic shooting at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Akali Dal, SGPC oppose Tytler in Olympics delegation


July 9th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday opposed the decision of the UPA government to depute controversial Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, whose name had figured in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Helmets to be made mandatory for women in Delhi


April 25th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday disposed of a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to make helmet wearing compulsory for pillion riders irrespective of their gender ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US Muslim body seeks probe on attack on Sikh


December 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has sought an FBI investigation of a possible bias motive for the stabbing of a Sikh man at Fresno Yosemite ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Notice to Delhi government on plea to make helmet compulsory


August 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government seeking its response to a plea to make helmet wearing compulsory for pillion riders ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Violence was unprecedented, says Indian leader in Britain


August 11th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A councillor in London's Southall, also known as Little India, Thursday said he had never seen such large scale violence in recent years."There is calm ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Armed with swords, Sikhs guard British gurdwaras (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) More than 700 Sikhs armed with swords and hockey sticks have been guarding their gurdwaras in Britain amid unending unrest, media reports said Wednesday.The Sikh men ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sikhs patrol to protect gurdwara


August 10th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Over 100 Sikh men took to the streets armed with sticks and metal bars in a British town to protect a gurdwara from rioters, a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reward offered in killing of two Sikhs in US


April 16th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Police in California and Indian-American groups have offered a reward in the case of an attack on two elderly Sikh men as the second victim of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Muslim group offers reward in shooting of two Sikhs


March 7th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) A Muslim civil rights group has announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot two elderly Sikh men, killing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kirpan ban slammed by Canadian opposition, media


January 21st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) The opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) Thursday slammed the barring of four Sikhs with kirpans from entering the Quebec provincial assembly and demands for ban on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

White House celebrates Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) The White House celebrated Guru Nanak's birth anniversary with US President Barack Obama, in a message of "best wishes", lauding the "many contributions that Sikh ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Canadian party seeks justice


November 4th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 4 (IANS) Canadian opposition New Democratic Party (NDP), which is desperately trying to woo the Sikh community, Wednesday described the anti-Sikh riots following Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination as "the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1,000 commemorate Indian sect leader slain in Vienna (Lead, correcting names in Para 1,2)


May 30th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 30 (DPA) Some 1,000 members of an Indian Sikh sect met Sunday in Vienna to commemorate the assassination of their deputy leader Sant Rama Nand during his visit to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1,000 commemorate Indian sect leader slain in Vienna


May 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 30 (DPA) Some 1,000 members of an Indian Sikh sect met Sunday in Vienna to commemorate the assassination of their deputy leader Sant Nama Rand during his visit to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World Turban Day to honour Sikh identity


April 13th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr 13(ANI): Thousands of Sikh men will take to the streets of the country today on the occasion of the World Turban Day to highlight the significance of the most ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Did abducted Sikh youths ‘escape’ Taliban’s captivity or ‘rescued’ by Pak military?


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.2 (ANI): Days after the Taliban beheaded two Sikh youths, the other two Sikh men held captive by the banned extremist outfit have escaped from the captivity in Pakistan's Khyber ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Two Sikhs rescued from Taliban in Pak’s Khyber Agency


March 1st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 1 (ANI): Two Sikh men, who were kidnapped by Taliban from Pakistan's Khyber Agency a month ago, have been rescued in an operation by Pakistani security forces, according to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

After beheading, Pakistani Sikhs want to flee to India (Roundup)


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Hundreds of fear-stricken Sikhs clamoured to escape to India after the Pakistani Taliban beheaded one of three Sikh men they abducted over a month ago. The killing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Al Qaeda planning to dress up suicide bombers as Sikhs


January 27th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Al Qaeda is planning to dress up suicide bombers as Sikhs and security chiefs fear that Muslim extremists may hide the explosives inside Sikh headgear.Al-Qaida is plotting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canadian held for gang-style killing of two Sikhs


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 23 (IANS) A man has been arrested on charges of killing two Sikh men of the Toronto area last year. Harjinder Singh Sandhu, 28, and Puneet Singh Chhina, 26, were killed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sikh organisations protest against Ashutosh Maharaj’s visit


December 5th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Dec 5 (ANI): The members of several Sikh outfits took to the streets here today, protesting against the arrival of a controversial religious leader Ashutosh Maharaj, who has not found ... Read more...

Posted in National |

White House celebrates Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary


November 16th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) After Diwali, the Obama White House for the first time celebrated Gurparab, Guru Nanak's birth anniversary, with about 125 Sikh men in colourful turbans and women in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US army accepts first Sikh recruit


October 24th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) In a major step to end the exclusion of Sikhs, the US Army has accepted a Sikh recruit who had declined to either remove his 'dastaar' ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Akal Takht asks SGPC to send team to probe Vienna shooting


August 12th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 12 (IANS) The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, Wednesday directed the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to send a team to Austrian capital Vienna to probe the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bollywood makes turbans, beards appealing to Sikh youth


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) Bollywood's newest trend to go in for turbaned and bearded heroes is to the liking of Sikh religious leaders, who feel it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

And now racial assault on Indians in Canada, four charged


June 10th, 2009 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, June 10 (IANS) Four white Canadians were Tuesday charged with a racial assault on a group of Indians at Langley on the outskirts of Vancouver.According to police, the six ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians driving tractors in Chad


January 10th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Sikh men with turbans can be seen driving around in Indian tractors on farms in the West African state of Chad, says Ravi Kumar, the honorary Consul-General for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Sikh held, turban snatched over kirpan


July 1st, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) A Sikh truck driver was arrested and his turban forcibly removed after marshals in a Connecticut court found his kirpan on him when he went to contest ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New York Sikhs march to protest hate crimes


July 1st, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) The Sikh community here marched through the streets in Queens borough protesting a spate of hate crimes against Sikh school students and calling upon the Department of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subscribe