Over half of Sikh students experience widespread bullying in U.S. schools which is more than double the national rate, according to a new report. The report ‘Go Home Terrorist: A Report on Bullying Against Sikh American School Children’ is based on survey of over 500 Sikh students, and...
When Sikhs Conquered Delhi
by Major-General Kulwant Singh (Retd.)
Nadir Shah's brutal offensives and the eight invasions by Ahmed Shah Abdali had made the Mughal Empire fragile and weak.
Sikhs had emerged as a strong and powerful force in northern India, and eventually halted Abdali's...
Sikhs demand more representation in US city administration
Around 40 members of the Indian and Sikh communities here have asked for more representation in the...
Afghanistan's Sikhs face an uncertain future
The religious minority faces discrimination, lack of political power, and obstacles to cremating their dead.
By: Ali M Latifi
Kabul, Afghanistan - Awtar Singh Khalsa still remembers the sounds of stones and insults being hurled at the...
United Sikhs’ aid and relief team continues to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines
By Jagdeep Singh
Philippines (February 26, 2014): According to...
Comcast-NBC is looking for videos of Sikhs in America: at gurdwaras, bowling, on a motorbike, volunteering
By Deepak Chitnis
WASHINGTON, DC: A casting call...
A Sikh American has won a legal victory in the US state of Minnesota allowing Sikhs to wear their turbans in driving license identification photographs.
The major legal victory for Sikh Americans came yesterday when Jatinder Singh of Blaine, Minnesota and SALDEF (Sikh American Legal Defense...
Sikhs embraced by Hawke's Bay community
By Anna Ferrick
Baljit Singh, secretary of the Hastings Sikh Temple, says in the 25 years he has been in Hawke's Bay he has not experienced any racism...
Sikhs help in relief efforts in Britain flood disaster
A group of Sikhs from Berkshire and the West Midlands have won hearts by volunteering to...
A group of Sikh academics and politicians from Britain want Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to protect historic Sikh shrines in Pakistan.
In a joint letter to Sharif, House of Lords member Ajit Singh who is a professor at Cambridge, Virinder Kalra of the University of Manchester, Swaran Singh...
Sikhs in Ireland
Gurcharan Singh Kulim
Ireland is the smaller of the two islands in British Isles.It is divided into two, the small northern part called Ulster,belongs to the United Kingdom,while the Republic of Ireland is an indepen...dent country, with it's capital at Dublin.The...
UNITED SIKHS honored with the Superstorm Sandy Response Partner Award
- With the beginning of 2014, UNITED SIKHS is humbled to receive the partner award for our Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts from New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS).
Sikhs can use the word ‘Allah’, says doyen Karpal
Penang Mufti’s prohibition of that word by Sikhs in the state was of no consequence of avail, stressed the veteran lawyer
London: British Sikhs and Hindus have launched an online petition asking politicians and media to stop using vague terms like "Asian" while talking of child sex grooming by gangs as it besmirches their communities.
Four leading religious groups - the Hindu Council UK, the Network of Sikh...
Now, Langars for Non-Sikhs Too
By Harpreet Bajwa - CHANDIGARH
Gurudwaras across the globe have been pivotal to Punjabi confluence and a refuge for them away from home since time...
State of neglect
Despite being born and raised here, Nepali Sikhs and their contributions are ignored by the state
by Jaspal Singh
The word ‘Sikh’ means ‘disciple’. A Sikh is a person who believes in One...
I encourage you to click on the link and read the full report. It is rich with statistics and social coverage of mistaken beliefs about turbans and Sikhs. The authors completed a heroic task of team based research which is presented in an interesting format. spnadmin
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Utah Sikhs bring warmth to homeless with blanket donation
By Carole Mikita
The Road Home has 200 new blankets for the homeless thanks to an interfaith gesture from members of the Sikh Temple.
“We always want to participate in our community, whatever little help we can do...
Indore: Sikhs hail HC decision, celebrate their win
Asheesh Kumar Shukla
Decision will work as catalyst for development work in Betma.
Residents in the vicinity of Gurudwara of Betma...
US rights body asks Hagel to explain 'Army bias' against Sikhs
A US commission has asked defence secretary Chuck Hagel to explain the exclusion of Sikhs, known for their valour and pride, from the American armed forces.
In a letter, the US Commission on Civil Rights requested Hagel to...