India bans film accused of glorifying Indira Gandhi’s assassination
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By Swati Sharma August 21 at 3:00 PM
After protests and a massive uproar over a controversial Indian...
Houston Sikh woman’s rights possibly violated by ban on Kirpans in IRS building
By Parmjit Singh
Houston, US (November 21, 2013): It is learnt that a Houston Sikh woman Kawaljeet Kaur has been fighting for her right to carry Kirpan into a downtown Houston federal building for nearly nine...
Sikh Officer and Afghanistan Veteran Fights the Army’s Ban on Beards
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U.S. Army Major...
U.S. Army Set to Ban Tattoos Below the Elbow or Knees
Existing ink jobs could be grandfathered in.
By Brian Resnick
Sgt. Shane Herring, 23, of Marietta...
Brave Heart Women Fight to Ban Man-Camps, Which Bring Rape and Abuse
Mary Annette Pember
Traditionally, membership in the Dakota women’s Brave Heart Society required a formidable spirit. These women carried the dead warriors from the battlefield and tended to the funerary treatment of the...
Pauline Marois’ monocultural dream
For years, Marois has been working the rich vein of identity politics, searching for a way to arouse enthusiasm among her more myopic supporters...
Ban tattoos if found hurting a religious community
Harish Dido - Merinews - 18 June 2013
The Sikh clergy has decided against accepting an apology from those tattooing the verses from the Gurbani (holy verses) or even Ek Onkar (first words in Guru Granth Sahib - the holy book of Sikhs)...
Quebec separatists score points with ban on turbans in youth soccer
..By Matthew Coutts - Daily Brew – 1 hour 27 minutes ago..
Quebec Premier Pauline Marois says she supports the QSF ban on players wearing turbans.
Quebec’s soccer federation is digging in its heels after being...
Canadian Soccer Association suspends Quebec group over turban ban
The Canadian Soccer Association has red carded a provincial association over its refusal to let turban-wearing children...
Decorated Sikh Soldier Presses for End to Ban on Sikh Military Service
WASHINGTON, DC (June 1, 2013) – Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi [ http://www.army.mil/article/49223 ] --- a decorated US Army soldier who in 2009 received an exception to a decades-old rule barring Sikh turbans and unshorn hair...
Rochester Gurdwara Trustees to Lift Ban on Kirpan
Defendants Also Want Them to Retract False Affidavits
By Anju Kaur,
With immense pressure from the Akal Takhat, the Gurdwara of Rochester trustees have...
SC lifts ban on 'Sadda Haq'
Friday, April, 26 2013 - 17:23
NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: After viewing the controversial Punjab film Sadda Haq, the Supreme Court today lifted the ban imposed on the screening of the film that deals with the turbulent times of militancy in Punjab. The film was...
Ban speaks to Malala, attacked Pakistani schoolgirl,
to stress education and women’s rights
5 April 2013 – “I can walk. I can talk. I can do anything!” said Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, in a conversation with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on education...
Muslims worried as France considers extending head scarf ban to private sector jobs
The Associated Press - April 1, 2013 10:05 AM
LE BOURGET, France — Because of her choice to wear a head scarf, Samia Kaddour, a Muslim, has all but abandoned trying to land a government job in France...
Shiv Sena demands ban on ‘Sadda Haq’ movie, threatens protest
Monday, April, 01 2013 - 13:40
AMRITSAR: Punjab Chief of Youth Wing Shiv Sena Sukhdev Sandhu has demanded ban on screening of upcoming Punjabi movie ‘Sadda Haq’ slated for release on April 5.
He said the movie is based...
Akal Takhat Committee Condemns Rochester Gurdwara's Kirpan Ban
Panj Jathedars’ Decision Expected This Month
By Anju Kaur,
A seven-member committee appointed by the Akal Takhat recommended...
Move by US gurdwara to ban 'kirpan' upsets clergy
Issue to be discussed by heads of all five Takhts
Tribune News Service
Amritsar, March 1
Akal Takht has taken serious note of the move by the Gurdwara of Rochester in the US to ban ‘kirpan’ in the gurdwara...
France won’t overturn ban on Sikh turban
By Sachin Parashar
Days ahead of President Francois Hollande's visit to India; France has indicated that it is not going to overturn the ban...
No ban on wearing Sikh turbans in public: France
Ahead of president Francois Hollande's visit to India on February 14 and 15, France has clarified that there...
Unconstitutional to ban non-Muslims from using ‘Allah’, Sikh community says
By Clara Chooi
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 – It is unconstitutional to ban anyone from using...