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  1. Aman Singh

    Pacific New Zealand Pm: Sikhs Should Be Allowed To Wear Kirpans At World Cup

    Prime Minister John Key says he is sympathetic to the Sikh community's push for an exemption to Civil Aviation rules to allow them to carry their ceremonial daggers, known as a kirpan, on flights. Mr Key says members of the Sikh community approached him in Takanini last Sunday about the issue...
  2. Harkiran Kaur

    Kirpan Sarbloh Or Steel?

    I have a Taksali kirpan that is sarbloh... (the case is not but the blade is) and was wondering, there are many kirpans available I saw in Amritsar near Darbar Sahib that were totally steel. Now my question is, I have a few friends who play the whole guilt trip on people who have karas and...
  3. spnadmin

    Canada Sikh Student Who Won Kirpan Case Now Considers Leaving Quebec

    Sikh student who won kirpan case now considers leaving Quebec by Sean Fine http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/sikh-student-who-won-kirpan-case-now-considers-leaving-quebec/article15014254/ Gurbaj Multani walked into his Montreal school when he was 11 years old and found 300...
  4. spnadmin

    USA Sikh Student Barred From Amtrak Bus Over Kirpan

    Sikh Student barred from Amtrak bus over Kirpan By Parmjit Singh http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/10/16/sikh-student-barred-from-amtrak-bus-over-kirpan/ Davis, California (October 16, 2013): As he has for the past two years, UC Davis student Harsimran Singh arrived at the local Amtrak station...
  5. spnadmin

    Canada World Sikh Organization Of Canada Helps Resolve Kirpan Dispute At Toronto Coffee Plant

    World Sikh Organization of Canada helps resolve Kirpan dispute at Toronto Coffee Plant By Parmjit Singh Toronto (September 12, 2013): The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) has helped Baldev Singh secure the right to freely wear his kirpan at the Club Coffee plant in Toronto. On...
  6. Archived_Member16

    India Girl Sporting Kirpan Stopped At Exam Centre

    Girl sporting kirpan stopped at exam centre TNN | Aug 19, 2013, 07.18 AM IST CHANDIGARH: Barring a girl candidate sporting a kirpan from entering a Chandigarh examination centre where the entrance test for a paramedical course being held on Sunday led to protests by her relatives and other...
  7. Ishna

    Kirpan - Single Edged Or Double Edged?

    I recently contacted my local customs office about importing a kirpan. They said "Double sided (cutting edges) fixed blade knives are classified by Customs as daggers which are subject to import control" and that I have to get a form to import one. The link I sent them to was for a "double...
  8. spnadmin

    USA Rochester Gurdwara Trustees To Lift Ban On Kirpan

    Rochester Gurdwara Trustees to Lift Ban on Kirpan Defendants Also Want Them to Retract False Affidavits By Anju Kaur, http://www.sikhnn.com/headlines/2524/rochester-gurdwara-trustees-lift-ban-kirpan With immense pressure from the Akal Takhat, the Gurdwara of Rochester trustees have...
  9. spnadmin

    India Akal Takht Condemns Rochester Gurdwara's Kirpan Ban

    Akal Takhat Committee Condemns Rochester Gurdwara's Kirpan Ban Panj Jathedars’ Decision Expected This Month By Anju Kaur, http://www.sikhnn.com/headlines/2471/akal-takhat-committee-condemns-rochester-gurdwaras-kirpan-ban A seven-member committee appointed by the Akal Takhat recommended...
  10. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Move By US Gurdwara To Ban 'kirpan' Upsets Clergy

    Move by US gurdwara to ban 'kirpan' upsets clergy Issue to be discussed by heads of all five Takhts Perneet Singh 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...
  11. spnadmin

    World Sikhs Win & Exercise Right To Wear Kirpan In European Parliament

    Sikhs win & exercise right to wear the Kirpan in European Parliament in Brussels to meet MEPs By HAINDER SINGH http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/01/26/sikhs-win-exercise-right-to-wear-the-kirpan-in-european-parliament-in-brussels-to-meet-meps/ Brussels, Belgium (January 26, 2013): The...
  12. SukhmeetSingh Guruwada

    Head Of British Sikh Association Attacks Kirpan

    In the original article we stated that Rami Ranger asked for the Kirpan to be dropped as a Kakkar. In our correspondences with Mr. Ranger he has clarified that he believes that the Kirpan should not be more than 3 inches (to our understanding be believes this limitation should apply in all...
  13. Rory

    What Is The Difference Between A Knife And Kirpan?

    I am buying my first kirpan but it seems like they are pretty expensive; I have looked on other knife sites and there are knives which look in some ways similar to a kirpan. What is the technical (physical) difference between a knife and kirpan? I know a kirpan tends to have a metal or wooden...
  14. Kellysingh

    To Take Off Kirpan Or Not. Does It Matter?

    When sikhs must enter courts ect, do they take off their kirpans n leave them in vehicle before entering? or do sikhs just not go? i am very curious about this topic because there have been varying things that courts see it as a cocealed weapon, which it is not. but i would like to hear...
  15. Kellysingh

    Considering Leaving Sikhism Due To Kirpan

    i believe in the gurus,Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji,and 5k and try to live my life as peaceful as can be. i rise in morn,shower, meditate ect... but alas, where i live i get threatend or arrest for ccw because of our article of faith, the kirpan. i ive in fear everyday of getting arrested over...
  16. Kellysingh

    Did I Do Something Wrong? Kirpan Legal Issues

    recently as iv posted else were i got charged with carryin concealed weapon for my kirpan, it was a straight dagger with double edge, which is illegal in my state. now normal kirpans i seen on most sikh of being from 3-9inches total and sharp on one end are legal. Anyway, i was put in jail and...
  17. SinghWeapon

    Sikhs Defence Training

    "When all other means fail, it is righteous to raise the sword" Sikhs need to defend themselves and stay alert at all times, by this i do not necesarily* mean weapons. I mean mentally and spiritally defending themselves, and i beleive if one is to make the decision to defend themselves with...
  18. Scarlet Pimpernel

    In 300 Years, Will A Sikh Wear A Kirpan Or A Lightsaber?

    Dear Spn-Sangat Recently my Amritdhari brother in law was robbed in Texas by an armed man.He wears a Sri Sahib but when the gun was pointed directly in his face he decided being a family man that it was better to give the gunman what he wanted which was money in this case.This got me thinking...
  19. spnadmin

    United Sikhs UNITED SIKHS Secure Kirpan Rights Of Sikh Care Worker

    UNITED SIKHS Secure Kirpan Rights of Sikh Care Worker "As a new member of the Khalsa in 2011, I am very pleased to say that the employer's issue of wearing a Kirpan in the workplace has been quickly resolved with UNITED SIKHS’ help.” -Care worker Gian Singh thanking UNITED SIKHS for...
  20. Kanwaljit.Singh

    Controversial Traveller Slashes Vendor With Kirpan

    Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/Traveller-slashes-vendors-with-kirpan/articleshow/9130803.cms HOWRAH: It doesn't pay to mess with passengers, particularly if they are armed, these two vendors of Howrah station learnt much to their own expense on Wednesday morning...
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