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  1. Admin

    Sikh News Bikram Lamba Who Wants Kirpan Banned In Canada Turns Out To Be An Imposter, Arrested In India

    NRI held for duping firm Tribune News Service SAS NAGAR, Nov 15 — Five days after he landed in India on a sponsored trip to work out the details of a project on marketing research for an immigration company, Dr Raja Bikram Pal Lamba is cooling his heels in police custody. The 58-year-old...
  2. spnadmin

    Sikh Organization Defends Kirpan After Man Stabbed In Brampton (World Sikh Organization)

    Sikh organization defends kirpan after man stabbed in Brampton Read it on Global News: Sikh organization defends kirpan after man stabbed in Brampton The World Sikh Organization of Canada is moving to dispel misconceptions about the kirpan, a small ceremonial dagger worn by Sikhs...
  3. Mai Harinder Kaur

    When Is A Kirpan Not A Kirpan?

    My heart is broken - again. I have been doing my best to stay out of the current controversy that seems to be engulfing the Panth these days. I refer, of course, to that involving the following elements, stated as succinctly and politely as possible: Akal Takht Darshan Singh...
  4. Admin

    Sikh News Brampton Stabbing Revives Debate Over Right To Wear Kirpan - Another Perspective

    At first, Manjit Mangat didn’t even realize he had been stabbed. All he registered at the time was the crush of the mob surrounding him as he lay on the ground, battered and slipping in and out of consciousness. It wasn’t until much later, when he collapsed in the hospital while trying to...
  5. 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...
  7. spnadmin

    Standing Logic On Its Head (On Janeau, Kirpan, Kara, Kesh From SikhChic)

    Standing Logic On Its Head<small>by I.J. SINGH & MANJYOT KAUR</small> <!-- <small>September 11th, 2009</small>--> sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Standing Logic On Its Head Analogies go only so far. To push them further doesn't...
  8. T

    Kirpan Justification

    Resolved: In the United States, the right for Sikhs to wear the kirpan in public places is justified. Interesting topic.
  9. S

    Is There Solution To Kirpan Battle?

    I have been getting all kind of info on this subject of Kirpan for a while. What I see is that in general Sikhs want to avoid the facts. They think by using Sikh faith they can hide the reality. What we don't realize that the opposite party have all the facts and they decide on that basis...
  10. Admin

    Sikh News Kirpan Bill To Be Re-introduced In California After Veto

    LOS ANGELES - After California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a unanimously passed bill over the carrying of kirpan by Sikhs, the bill will be reintroduced in the state assembly. The bill - AB 504 - was introduced in February by assembly member Warren Furutani to educate law...
  11. K

    Sikh News California Governor Vetoes 'kirpan' Bill

    California Governor vetoes 'kirpan' bill Washington: A bill to educate law enforcement officers about the religious significance of 'kirpans' has been vetoed by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who found it "unnecessary," drawing angry reaction from the Sikh community in the US...
  12. Admin

    Sikh News Sikhs Secure Right To Wear Kirpan In US

    Sikhs Secure Right to Wear Kirpan in 61 Schools in Six States of USA BATTLE CREEK(USA): Sikhs moved one step further in their continuous struggle to practice their religion freely.National Heritage Academies has acknowledged that they will allow Sikh students to wear the Kirpan in their...
  13. faujasingh

    Kirpan Do's & Don'ts

    Kirpan Do's & Don'ts. All edged weapons, battle ready or not, may injure, kill and/or become damaged if used improperly. Follow these do's and don'ts to safely enjoy your Kirpan(s) for years to come. Use common sense. Do not swing any edged weapon carelessly. Keep in mind that your Kirpan...
  14. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition CA Kirpan Education Bill Passes 36-0 Full Senate Vote

    CA Kirpan Education Bill Passes 36-0 Full Senate Vote September 2, 2009 September 1, 2009 (Sacramento, CA) - AB 504 - a proposed law that would train law enforcement personnel about...
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    Sikh News Ban The Kirpan - Ravidass Protest London

    Ban the Kirpan - Ravidass Protest London A protest rally was held in Central London by the followers of the Dera Sach Khand on 14th June, This rally was organised in protest following the attacks and the subsequent death of one of the sect leaders in Vienna in May 2009.The rally attracted...
  16. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Kirpan Bill Passes In California Legislature

    CA Kirpan Education Bill Passes 59-0 Full Assembly Vote June 3rd, 2009 "The Sikh community... should not live in fear of arrest by law enforcement for carrying the kirpan." - Assembly...
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    Sikh Coalition CA State Assembly Passes The Kirpan Education Bill By Full 59-0 Votes

    June 3, 2009 (Sacramento, CA) - The entire California State Assembly yesterday passed a proposed law that would train law enforcement personnel about Sikhs and kirpans. The bill now goes on for a vote by the California State Senate, and then to the Governor's Desk to hopefully be signed into...
  18. Admin

    SALDEF SALDEF And Department Of Homeland Security Release Poster About Sikh Kirpan

    Washington, D.C. November 21, 2006– Yesterday, the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education FDHS Kirpan Posterund (SALDEF) released a poster explaining the Sikh Kirpan, produced in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The poster, entitled Sikh Americans and the...
  19. seeker3k

    Should A Child Carry A Weapon (kirpan)?

    SIKH TEEN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT USING RELIGIOUS DAGGER. Montreal; Feb 9: The issue of whether a Sikh religious object should be consider a weapon. The Sikh boy has pleaded not guilty. If the boy was attacked then he has every right to use the dagger(kirpan). Guru Gobind Sing gave the kirpan for...
  20. Randip Singh

    General Channel 4 Discussion Forum Making Fun Of Kirpan Issue?

    I was reading this link: A religious right to carry a knife? - Topic Powered by eve community The article is this: and some of the comments are: and so the comments go on!:confused: