1. spnadmin

    UK Prison Guard Told He Can't Wear His Sikh Dagger In Jail

    y Claire Duffin And Catherine Oakes Cduffin A SIKH prison officer sacked for wearing a religious dagger in jail has lost a legal challenge against his dismissal. Jagdip Singh Dhinsa, 26, of Derby, had worked at Dovegate Prison for three weeks when he was sacked for carrying the knife, known as...
  2. spnadmin

    USA Michigan Sikhs Want Religious Swords In School

    Members of a Michigan Sikh community are upset after a student was banned from bringing a religious sword to a public school. The incident occurred at Bentley Elementary School in Canton when a fourth grader was caught wearing a small saber underneath his clothing, reports MyFoxDetriot...
  3. spnadmin

    USA Sikhs Look To Ease Tensions Over Ceremonial Dagger

    Sikhs look to ease tensions over ceremonial dagger DETROIT -- Tensions over a Sikh boy who took a religious sword to an elementary school have prompted a public meeting Thursday night to introduce the Sikh religion to metro Detroiters. Last month, controversy erupted after a fourth-grade...
  4. Archived_Member16

    USA Boy Brings Religious Dagger To Class

    Boy Brings Religious Dagger To Class Parent Fears Dagger Could End Up In Wrong Hands ClickonDetroit.com updated 12/11/2010 They’re not allowed in airplanes, but one local student brought a religious dagger to class. A student carried a Sikh ceremonial dagger known as a Kirpan to Bentley...
  5. Admin

    Is This A Dagger I See Before Me?

    It seems that the beans have been spilled all over. The people, who were always waiting for this opportunity when the Sikhs would commit a Hara Kiri, are making merry of this debacle. Just look at the following news article... Now, where are all those people doing the BIG TALK? I think, the...
  6. Admin

    Kirpan Attack By Dasam Granth Advocates Renews Sikh Dagger Debate: Did We Need This?

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    Kirpan Attack By Dasam Granth Advocates Renews Sikh Dagger Debate: Did We Need This?

    The so called pendu mentality. Once again larger community will have to suffer because of 'heroic bravery' of few. Province of Quebec has already banned niqab and noone will shed a tear if Kirpan is next. Attack renews Sikh dagger debate Temple president stabbed with kirpan...
  8. navroopsingh


    I was wondering if anyone knew of a shop from where I could browse and buy kirpan's ranging from the size of 6 inch's to 3 feet? What type of Sri Sahib would you recommend for wearing occasionally but no use as in gatka? I was also thinking about getting a victorinox kirpan. you know the...
  9. Admin

    Sikh News Canada Backs Sikh Dagger Rights (BBC News)

    Canada backs Sikh dagger rights (BBC News) http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=12262aogu/*http%3A//news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/world/americas/4770744.stm Array Fri, 03 Mar 2006 13:53:03 GMT A Canadian Sikh boy wins the right to carry a ceremonial dagger at school, in a...
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    Sikh News Canada Court Hears Sikh Dagger Case (AP Via Yahoo! News)

    Canada's supreme court heard testimony Tuesday on a Sikh teenager who argued that fidelity to his religion would be broken if the government forces him to remove a ceremonial dagger concealed beneath his clothes at school...
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    Sikh News Supreme Court Reserves Decision In Case Of Ceremonial Sikh Dagger (Canadian Press Via Yahoo! News)

    OTTAWA (CP) - The Supreme Court of Canada reserved judgment Tuesday in the landmark case of a Sikh teenager who was prohibited from wearing his ceremonial dagger to class at his west-end Montreal school...
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    Sikh News Top Court To Rule On School Ban Of Sikh Dagger (CTV.ca)

    The Supreme Court of Canada is set to rule on the case of a Sikh student who was forbidden from wearing his ceremonial dagger in class. http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=12rumvfsr/*http%3A//www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1113320790921_108729990/?hub=Canada
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    Sikh News Lawyers Argue Weapon Definition As Supreme Court Considers Ceremonial Dagger (Canadian Press Via Yah

    OTTAWA (CP) - Lawyers wrestled over whether a Sikh's ceremonial dagger is a weapon as the Supreme Court of Canada reserved judgment Tuesday in the landmark case of a teen prohibited from wearing one at his Montreal school...
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    Sikh News Anger As Airport Stops Sikh With Dagger

    http://www.manchesteronline.co.uk/news/s/143/143986_anger_as_airport_stops_sikh_with_dagger_.html Anger as airport stops Sikh with dagger Manchester Evening News, UK - 2 hours ago A ROW erupted today after Manchester Airport security officials refused to allow a Sikh passenger on a flight...