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Gurdwara in US vandalised with hate graffiti


Washington, September 6 : A gurdwara in the US state of California has been vandalised with hate messages scrawled on its walls, including one calling for ‘nuking’ Sikhs. The incident took place at the Vermont Gurdwara in Los Angeles, also known as the Hollywood Sikh Temple. A witness confronted the vandal and caught him on cell phone footage walking away from ...

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Time for ghar wapsi: Takht to dera Sikhs


Amritsar : A day after the Dera Sacha Sauda chief was sentenced to 20-year jail in two rape cases, the Akal Takht invited Sikh Premis to return to the fold. Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh admitted that a section of the community, disillusioned with Sikhism, had gone astray and fallen prey to “dera operators”. In a damage-control exercise, he said a ...

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Sacked ‘Panj Pyaras’ welcome verdict


Amritsar : Welcoming the court verdict in Dera Sacha Sauda chief’s case, Akal Takht’s sacked ‘Panj Pyaras’ (five beloved ones) questioned the integrity of five Takht heads on the issue of flip-flop on exonerating the dera head. The Panj Pyaras — Satnam Singh Kanda, Major Singh, Satnam Singh, Tarlok Singh and Mangal Singh — were dismissed from service by the ...

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Sikhs Big Hit At National Boy Scouts Jamboree in USA


New Yourk : The American Sikh Council (ASC) participated in the National Scout Jamboree held by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia from July 19 – July 28, 2017. The National Jamboree is held every four years. This year over 40,000 Boy Scouts and over 6,000 adult volunteers and organizers ...

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Behbal Kalan: UAD shows video clip of ‘police action’


Bathinda : The United Akali Dal today produced some video clips of police action on Sikh protesters at Behbal Kalan in October 2015. Addressing the media, Gurdeep Singh Brar, secretary general, alleged that the police had claimed that firing was started by an activist, but the video clearly showed that the Sikh sangat was protesting peacefully when the police attacked them. ...

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