kirpans

  1. aristotle

    Canada Canada Allows Sikh Kirpans In Its Embassies And Missions Abroad

    Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans – the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith – could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad. But not without some...
  2. spnadmin

    USA Houston Sikh Woman’s Rights Possibly Violated By Ban On Kirpans In IRS Building

    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...
  3. DharmicSeeker9393

    Kirpans On Necklaces -- One Of The 5K's?

    Gurfateh, I myself am very new to Sikhi so please excuse me if this seems like a silly question. But i was wondering if the small kirpan on a necklace is seen as the same as carrying a typically sized kirpan? Could a sikh opt to carry one that small around their neck at all times instead...
  4. spnadmin

    Canada Quebec: MNAs Vote Unanimously To Bar Kirpans From Assembly

    Quebec MNAs vote unanimously to bar kirpans from assembly QUEBEC — By a vote of 113-0, the Quebec National Assembly adopted a motion Wednesday supporting the decision by security workers to bar four Sikhs who came to the assembly to testify on Bill 94, banning Islamic face coverings. The...
  5. spnadmin

    Canada Kirpans: Should They Be Banned From Quebec's National Assembly ?(Online Survey)

    Kirpans: Should they be banned from Quebec's National Assembly? * February 10, 2011 In the Sikh religion, it is forbidden to remove the kirpan, which is kept against the skin under clothing. (CBC) By CBC News Quebec's governing Liberals voted in favour of an opposition motion to...
  6. spnadmin

    Canada Sikhs 'disappointed' By Quebec Vote Barring Kirpans From Assembly

    [B]Sikhs 'disappointed' by Quebec vote barring kirpans from assembly[/B QUEBEC — Members of Canada's Sikh community said they were 'disappointed' Wednesday evening after Quebec's national assembly adopted a motion by a vote of 113-0 supporting the decision by security workers to bar four...
  7. Archived_Member16

    Sikh Wants Kirpans Banned

    source: http://www.bramptonguardian.com/news/article/661746--sikh-wants-kirpans-banned   Sikh Wants Kirpans Banned Taking a stand. Condemning the spate of violence that has rocked his community recently, a prominent member of the Sikh community in the Greater Toronto Area, said kirpans or...
  8. Archived_Member16

    Restricting Kirpans Would Inflict Wound On Tolerance

    source: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/toronto/restricting-kirpans-would-inflict-wound-on-tolerance/article1526853/ April 7, 2010 Restricting kirpans would inflict wound on tolerance By Marcus Gee From Thursday's Globe and Mail Ceremonial daggers can be turned into...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Respect Diversity, Accept The Kirpans

    Respect Diversity, accept the Kirpans What is all the fuss about kirpans? And why did they suddenly become an issue at Gurdas Maan's concert at the Telus Convention Centre when they've never been an issue at public venues in Calgary before? Sunday night's concert was halted because 10 elderly...
  10. Archived_Member16

    S Asia Don't Take Kirpans To School - Sikh Council Of Australia

    http://www.indiaedunews.net/International/Don't_take_kirpans_to_school_-_Sikh_Council_of_Australia_2857/print.asp Don't take kirpans to school - Sikh Council of Australia December 14, 2007 Sydney: School students should not be allowed to carry the kirpan, says the Sikh Council of Australia...
  11. S

    Sikh News No Kirpans For Schoolkids: Oz Sikh Body (IBN Live)

    Sikh Council of Australia says kids can't understand the significance of the kirpan. More...
  12. S

    Sikh News Don't Take Kirpans To School: Sikh Council Of Australia (IANS Via Yahoo! India News)

    Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS) School students should not be allowed to carry the kirpan, says the Sikh Council of Australia, the apex representative body of Sikhs in the country, about the dagger worn as an article of faith by baptised Sikhs. More...
  13. S

    Sikh News Australian Panel's Nod To Kirpans In School Sparks Debate (IANS Via Yahoo! India News

    Sydney, June 11 (IANS) A multicultural commission's view that Sikh schoolchildren have the right to carry the kirpan - the dagger that is among the five items of faith that Sikhs are supposed to wear - has sparked off an intense debate in the Australian state of Victoria. More...
  14. S

    Sikh News Australian Panel's Nod To Kirpans In School Sparks Debate (New Kerala)

    Sydney, June 11 : A multicultural commission's view that Sikh schoolchildren have the right to carry the kirpan - the dagger that is among the five items of faith that Sikhs are supposed to wear - has sparked off an intense debate in the Australian state of Victoria. More...
  15. Archived_Member16

    Sikh News Kirpans Okay !

    source: http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/aislin/0303.html
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