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Global Sikhs raise issues about community

Global Sikhs raise issues about community

AMRITSAR : Sikh organizations across Europe and USA have sought intervention of UN and America in addressing the community’s issues prominently among them the oppression on Sikhs in India. Movement Against Atrocities and Repression (MAAR) president Harminder Singh Khalsa informed TOI on Saturday that Sikh representatives from as many as a dozen nations gave a memorandum to UN secretary general demanding ...

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A New Anti-Bullying Campaign Brings Hope for Sikhs in the US

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NEW YORK : The Sikh Coalition successfully launched a national anti–bullying campaign in partnership with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). This campaign seeks to raise awareness about bullying faced by children in America; especially Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Sikhs, Muslims, LGBTs and immigrants.The campaign introduces the #ActToChange website which features blogs, resources and video testimonials, ...

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Failing to Produce Evidence Against Rupinder Singh and his brother, Punjab Police Seeks Lie Detection Exam

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FARIDKOT—Punjab Police is facing major embarrassment as it has failed to present any evidence against Rupinder Singh and his brother Jaswinder Singh in case of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib held at Bargadi village. Having failed at presenting any proof, the police has now resorted to lie detection exams to buy more time to keep the brothers under custody.Sikh24 has ...

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20 agitating Sikhs held as protest turns violent in UK

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London : Twenty protesters have been arrested by the British police after a Sikh demonstration outside the Indian High Commission here against alleged police brutality in Punjab turned violent, leaving one policeman injured.Hundreds of demonstrators of a group called ‘Sikh Lives Matter’ gathered for a sit-in protest yesterday against the alleged police brutality against Sikhs in Punjab, but the initially ...

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Hazoori Ragis and Preachers shout ‘Paapi’ at ‘Jathedar’ Giani Gurbachan Singh

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AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—Appointed Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib Giani Gurbachan Singh was reportedly confronted by SGPC staff, Hazoori Raagis and Sikh preachers for failing in upholding the gravitas and integrity of highest temporal post in Sikhism.The unprecedented incident took place when Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh arrived at Diwan Hall of Manji Sahib to attend ‘Ardas’ for repentance of the ...

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