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  1. Tejwant Singh

    Interfaith UPF Holds American Leadership Conference In Las Vegas

    An American Leadership Conference was held at the International Peace Education Center in the afternoon of December 12, 2015, titled “America at a Turning Point: Principles and Values for Building a Nation of Peace”. In the face of recent threats to peace on the world stage, the topic was...
  2. Tejwant Singh

    USA Indian American Farmers Weathering Record Drought In California

    Indian American Farmers Weathering Record Drought in California India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jul 06, 2014 Above: Yuba City, Calif., farmer Karm Bains surveyed his peach orchards in early spring, after an extremely hot winter pushed out blooms too early. Indian...
  3. aristotle

    SALDEF My Name Is Waris, And I'm Proud To Be An American

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P4Geib5UmA SALDEF (Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund), a national civil rights and educational organization in the United States, has produced the first-ever Sikh American PSA—a 30 second ad for the Sikh community—which is currently airing on...
  4. Harry Haller

    USA American Rapper Makes Racist Comments About Sikh Man, Draws Flak

    An American rapper has made racist comments about a Sikh man in a picture he posted on a website, but withdrew it later after drawing flak for his remarks online. Joe Budden, a member of the hip hop group Slaughterhouse, had last week posted a picture on his Instagram account showing an elderly...
  5. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Sikh American Organizations Stand With Gurbaksh Singh On 36th Day Of His Hunger Strike; Demand Rule

    Sikh American Organizations Stand with Gurbaksh Singh on 36th Day of His Hunger Strike; Demand Rule of Law in India December 20, 2013 - We, the undersigned organizations, are concerned about the plight of Gurbaksh Singh, a Sikh activist in Punjab, who is on hunger strike to protest against...
  6. spnadmin

    Opinion Assessing The Impact Of Discrimination On US Sikhs (American Turban)

    Assessing the impact of discrimination on North American Sikhs Prabhjot Singh. (Source: Columbia University) http://americanturban.com/2013/10/01/assessing-the-impact-of-discrimination-on-north-american-sikhs/ Over the past week, I have spoken to several Sikhs who shared how personally...
  7. spnadmin

    SALDEF Sikh American Activist, Harmeet K. Dhillon, To Be Honored At The National Gala

    Sikh American Activist, Harmeet K. Dhillon, to be Honored at the National Gala Press Release Veteran Sikh civil rights attorney and political activist Harmeet Kaur Dhillon’s career has encompassed many areas of corporate, civil rights, human rights and political law. She is also a...
  8. spnadmin

    Opinion Ami Bera: Only The 3rd Indian-American To The House Of Representatives, Member Of The American Sikh

    Ami Bera Only the third Indian-American to make it to the House of Representatives, Bera is now part of an American Sikh caucus. Championing civil rights in US By Ashok Tuteja There was considerable hue and cry when Ami Bera, the only Indian-American Congressman, joined the newly...
  9. spnadmin

    USA Sikh American Family Receives Death Threat Letter

    Sikh American Family Receives Death Threat Letter http://aapress.com/ethnicity/sikh/sikh-american-family-receives-death-threat-letter/14114/ Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2012) — This past Tuesday, February 28, 2012, a Sikh American family from Sterling, Virginia received a letter containing...
  10. Tejwant Singh

    Islam American Muslim Chaplain Finds New Role In Ministering To Afghan Troops

    American Muslim chaplain finds new role in ministering to Afghan troops Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013 By Jay Price | McClatchy Foreign Staff MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — In many ways, the war in Afghanistan is one of ideas, of narrative, of whose story is credible, says U.S. Army...
  11. spnadmin

    USA American Sikhs Fight For The Right For Turban On Duty

    American Sikhs Fight for the Right for Turban on Duty by James Dao http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/nri/working-abroad/american-sikhs-fight-for-the-right-to-keep-turban-on-duty/articleshow/20979961.cms The Sikhs of India have for centuries cherished their rich military history...
  12. Tejwant Singh

    Sikhs Aim To Show American Spirit In Bedford Fourth Of July Parade

    Sikhs aim to show American spirit in Bedford Fourth of July parade *A note : The most interesting part is to read the comments which I have included at the end. Doing Seva is part of Sikhi but some reactions show the ignorance and how people refuse to educate themselves. By Harlan...
  13. M

    Interesting Questions Regarding Sikh Conversion

    Hi there! I have a few questions about Sikhism. I am an American girl who is really new to the Sikh culture and way of life, and I'd love to learn more from someone more experienced :happykudi: (that being said, I apologize if anything I ask here comes off as rude or offensive; that isn't my...
  14. Tejwant Singh

    USA The True American Spirit And Its Values

    Paul Ryan admits GOP can’t govern without a hostage crisis By Greg Sargent, Published: May 29, 2013 at 11:54 am Rep. Paul Ryan, the House GOP’s budgetary chieftain, gave a brief but remarkable interview to the Washington Examiner’s David Drucker in which he essentially conceded that...
  15. Archived_Member16

    USA U.S. Congress Launches American Sikh Congressional Caucus

    U.S. Congress launches American Sikh Congressional Caucus ANI - Washington , Wed, 24 Apr 2013 Washington, April 24 (ANI): The U.S. Congress today launched the American Sikh Congressional Caucus during 113th Congress to garner more support from Congress members to resolve issues...
  16. spnadmin

    Sikhism Confessions Of An American Sikh

    Confessions of an American Sikh http://thesop.org/story/20130402/confessions-of-an-american-sikh-new-memoir-exposes-billion-dollar-cult.html California-resident Gursant Singh wears a turban, dons an uncut beard, wears his faith on his sleeve, carries a loaded handgun wherever he goes and...
  17. spnadmin

    United Sikhs First Sikh American Offers Prayer At 67th UN General Assembly Opening Session

    First Sikh American offers prayer at 67th UN general assembly opening session http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/nri/other-news/First-Sikh-American-offers-prayer-at-67th-UN-general-assembly-opening-session/articleshow/18706604.cms AMRITSAR: Jatinder P Singh, associate director of United...
  18. Admin Singh

    Gurpreet Singh Sarin In Top 28 In American Idol 2013

    American Idol, you tease. You let us watch some of the remaining 43 male contestants sweat their solos, you let us see some of our favourites make the cut and then you tell us eight have to go next week. Sheesh. Thursday’s episode was supposed to be about picking the 20 guys who would...
  19. spnadmin

    Gurpreet "Peter" Sarin: American Idol Top 40! Appreciation Thread

    Meet Gurpreet Sarin – American Idol 2013 Top 40 Spoilers By: Matthew Boyer http://americanidolnet.com/meet-gurpreet-sarin-american-idol-2013-top-40-spoilers/ Gurpreet “Peter” Sarin is the next name on the Top 40 singers list for American Idol Season 12 spoilers. Gurpreet may be about...
  20. S

    USA Reality Show "American Idol" Rumored To Feature Sikh Contestant

    Reality show American Idol rumored to feature Sikh contestant http://americanturban.com/2013/01/13/reality-show-american-idol-rumored-to-feature-sikh-contestant/ By Rupinder Mohan Singh Gurpreet Sarin (source: American Idol Net) Sometimes, a rumor is simply too juicy to pass up. The website...
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