Sikhi News

Sikh policeman gets almost UK Pounds: 10,000 as damages for racial discrimination

News - Fri, 03/21/2008 - 10:20am
A Sikh policeman is set to receive almost 10,000 pounds in damages for racial discrimination...

Manpreet Singh refuses to mar Sikh image for TV roles

News - Fri, 03/21/2008 - 10:17am
Manpreet Singh, a veteran of 15 TV soap operas, would rather lose a good role in a television drama or a film than compromise with his Sikh faith...

The Kalgidhar Society congratulates Angad Singh

News - Fri, 03/21/2008 - 10:11am
Today ''One Light' is making little baby steps to making this world a bit closer by being screened across North America in Film Festivals. 'One Light' at NFFTY will be screened on March 30th, 2008 at 11:00 AM in a 400 seat Seattle International Film Festival cinema...

Oregon Grand Jury Fails to Indict Turban Attackers with a Hate Crime

News - Fri, 03/21/2008 - 10:05am
An Oregon grand jury declined to indict three men for committing a hate crime when they tore off and stole a Sikh trucker's turban. The grand jury instead chose to indict the men on the lesser charges of harassment and theft in the third degree...

California DMV Director Apologizes to Sikh American Over Photograph Concerns

News - Fri, 03/21/2008 - 10:02am
SALDEF works with DMV to Retrain Staff on Religious Accommodation...

Guru Gobind Singh Foundation launches year long celebration of 300th Anniversary of Gurgaddi of Guru Granth Sahib Ji

News - Thu, 03/20/2008 - 9:01am
Guru Gobind Singh Foundation is formally launching the celebration this Sunday by holding its first study circle. These study circles through out the year will feature various topics concerning human life from Guru Granth Sahib...

Towards an American Sikh collective

News - Thu, 03/20/2008 - 8:57am
Individualists prefer to deal with conflict directly and see it as an opportunity. In contrast, collectivists find conflict very, very uncomfortable and tend to avoid it like a pothole because it upsets the harmony of the group...

Of Free Expression

News - Thu, 03/20/2008 - 8:50am
Opinion by Ripudaman Singh of Denmark in which he analyses the delicate balance between freedom of expression and respect of other's faith...

1984 anti-Sikh riots: CBI to file status report

News - Wed, 03/19/2008 - 9:02am
The CBI is expected to file its status report today on its re-investigation into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case involving Congress leader Jagdish Tytler...

The Art of Giving

News - Wed, 03/19/2008 - 8:58am
Wand kay shako is one of the three main concepts of Sikhi, which encourages Sikhs to share their earnings with those less fortunate than ourselves...

Sikhs to fight for Sarabjit

News - Wed, 03/19/2008 - 8:55am
The Sikh community here has decided not to be silent on hanging of Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan on April 1...

Baisakhi 309th anniversary at LA Convention Center

News - Wed, 03/19/2008 - 8:46am
On April 6, the Sikh community of Southern California will celebrate the 309th Anniversary of Baisakhi at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Hosted by Sikh Dharma of Southern California and the Lankershim Gurdwara...

The Celestial Drama - by Tejpreet Kaur

News - Tue, 03/18/2008 - 11:27am
Upon entering this transient world, we are embedded with a spiritual core that shines just as intensely. After countless life cycles, we have emerged in the human form and been given an opportunity to direct our eventual fate...

Sikh motorist in Canada challenges helmet verdict

News - Tue, 03/18/2008 - 11:23am
Brampton-based Baljinder Singh Badesha had challenged the helmet rule in court after he was fined $110 for driving his motorcycle without helmet in 2005...

Activist donating info on Sikhs to libraries

News - Tue, 03/18/2008 - 11:20am
Out of 62 community libraries in Queens, so far Bains and other Sikh community leaders have donated literature to 13; they are striving to make donations to the remaining libraries around the borough...

Sikh Punjabi farmers want scientific pricing

News - Tue, 03/18/2008 - 11:16am
Hundreds of farmers from Punjab, camping at Jantar Mantar in the Capital for past four days now, says that the Budget 2008-09 has done little to solve their problems as the loan waiver scheme will benefit less than 1 per cent of farmers from the state...

Tibet protests intensify

News - Tue, 03/18/2008 - 11:00am
AT LEAST eight people were killed when police opened fire after a protest by monks in southwest China at the weekend, three activist groups said...

Sikhs in the Fiji Islands

News - Mon, 03/17/2008 - 9:37am
Amarjeet Singh Bains recently wrote to me from Fiji informing me of the existence of a dedicated Sikh community there. People of Indian descent have since setted in Fiji for over 130 years and now constitute over 350,000 people..

Was move to install Bhinderanwale as Akal Takht jathedar scuttled?

News - Mon, 03/17/2008 - 9:33am
Damdami Taksal spokesman and convener of the Khalsa Action Committee, Bhai Mohkam Singh, has revealed that there was a move to install Sant Jarnail Singh Bhinderanwale as the jathedar of Akal Takht...

In Pursuit of the Divine

News - Mon, 03/17/2008 - 8:59am
The Punjab's Sikh rulers lavishly patronised artists and craftsmen to enhance the extraordinary splendour of their court. Jasleen Kandhari explores the rich legacy of the Sikh maharajas...