US rights body asks Hagel to explain 'Army bias' against Sikhs
A US commission has asked defence secretary Chuck Hagel to explain the exclusion of Sikhs, known for their valour and pride, from the American armed forces.
In a letter, the US Commission on Civil Rights requested Hagel to...
Obama asks Congress to OK strike on Syria
Aamer Madhani and Susan Davis, USA TODAY 3:16 p.m. EDT August 31, 2013
WASHINGTON — President Obama said on Saturday that he was ready to take military action against Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime in retaliation for their alleged use of...
Bride goes on horse to groom's house, asks for his hand
Bagish K Jha, TNN | Apr 26, 2013, 12.52 PM IST
Normally, boys consider it their birth right to take out the baraat.
But for Praveen Patidar, 30, a state government employee, seeing his wife coming to marry him
on a horse was a...
SIKH ASKS FOR SARBAT-DA-BHALA
True Character of a Sikh
16 States and 2 years on, tireless activist cycles on
When Kuldeep Singh said “I am proud of Tamil Nadu. It is the only State that has been paying Rs. 1,000 a month as pension for the disabled,” it was quite a compliment for the State...
Assassin’s target asks Sikh separatists in Canada to bury the past
Published on October 14, 2012 by Jim Jamieson ( in Vancouver Province )
Retired Indian lieutenant general Kuldip Singh Brar, shown
after a recent attempt on his life, is concerned that a
new generation of Sikh...
Phoolka asks panel to check ‘money power’ in SGPC polls
AMRITSAR: Supreme Court Lawyer and human rights activist HS Phoolka, contesting several high-profile cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, shot off a letter to Chief Commissioner, Gurdwara Elections, Chandigarh, on Monday, demanding...
WSO asks Quebec Soccer Federation to review ruling on hijabs
Ottawa (June 21, 2011) -- The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) is asking the Quebec Soccer Federation to review its decision to restrict players in community leagues from wearing the hijab and other religious headgear...
New York, March 23 (IANS) India's Congress party has been asked to respond by April 1 to 'summons' issued by a US court to answer charges of 'conspiring, aiding, abetting and organizing' attacks on Sikhs in November 1984.
The US District Court for the Southern District of New York issued the...
Arab League asks for no-fly zone over Libya
By DIAA HADID, Associated Press - 1 hr 4 mins ago
CAIRO – The Arab League asked the U.N. Security Council Saturday to impose a no-fly zone over Libya to protect civilians from air attack by forces of Moammar Gadhafi's embattled government...
Ecosikh asks Hola Mohalla and Anandpur Sahib be declared plastic free
WASHINGTON:An international Sikh Group EcoSikh has appealed to Giani Tarlochan Singh, Jathedar of Takhat Keshgarh to persuade authorities and the pilgrims coming to Anandpur Sahib to not use plastic bags and plastic...
By Anju Kaur, SikhNN staff writer, Washington Bureau
Posted: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 | 08:11 pm
Religious intolerance was allegedly the motivation behind a Texas couple’s court battle to stop the construction of a gurdwaaraa in their neighborhood, which ultimately resulted in an appellate...
The Delhi High Court today directed the Centre to take a decision on the plea of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management (DSGM) to allow the entry of 169 Sikhs who were blacklisted and barred from entering India during the days of Khalistani extremism.
A division Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and...
Amritsar February 8:
Akal Takht, the supreme temporal seat of Sikhs, has come out in support of ‘EcoSikhs” call to observe March, 14, the Gurgaddi Divas of 7th Sikh Master Guru Har Rai ji, as Sikh Environment Day.
Endorsing the Call given by EcoSikh Akal Takht has urged upon all the Sikhs...
Pope asks Pak to scrap anti-blasphemy law
Vatican City, January 10
Pope Benedict XVI today called on Pakistan to scrap a blasphemy law after the murder of the Governor of Punjab, saying the legislation was a pretext for “acts of injustice and violence”. “I once more encourage the leaders of...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Nov. 29, 2010 - The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today called on the FBI to investigate a possible bias motive for an attack on a Sikh taxi driver who was attacked after apparently being mistaken for a Muslim.
Punjab Cong MLA asks Sikh party workers to enroll as voters for SGPC poll
Punjab Cong MLA asks Sikh party workers to enroll as voters for SGPC poll @ www.punjabnewsline.com
Sukhpal Singh Khaira, MLA from Bholath assembly constituency called upon the Sikh Congress workers...
India asks U.K. to return 'cursed' gem
Government joins UN campaign to help get back the Koh-i-noor Diamond
By Dean Nelson, Daily Telegraph - June 3, 2010
India asks Canada to curb Sikh separatists
Punjab Newsline Network
Tuesday, 13 April 2010
By Manish Chand
WASHINGTON: Two months before the 25th anniversary of the bombing of Air-India flight Kanishka, India has asked Canada to...
Cong MLA produces list of blacklisted Sikhs
living abroad, asks govt to act
Saturday, February 27, 2010.
Jalandhar: Producing a document containing...