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Guru Granth Sahib burnt at historical Gurdwara of Bathinda


BATHINDA : A day after the incident of Guru Granth Sahib’s sacrilege in Bhikhiwind, another unfortunate incident of burning of Holy Scripture of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in a historical Gurdwara of Bathinda has come to fore. The incident took place today when the Palki Sahib caught fire under mysterious circumstances in historical Gurdwara Sri Gurusar Sahib of village Mehma ...

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Sirsa dera row: Takht summons 44 Sikh leaders


Amritsar : The five Sikh high priests today asked 44 Sikh leaders to appear before Akal Takht on April 17 on their reported visits to Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda for “political gains.” The dera chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim, was excommunicated in 2007 for impersonating Guru Gobind Singh. The high priests summoned 29 Sikh leaders  for visiting the Sirsa dera  ahead ...

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Sikhs in US ‘intimidated, harassed’ at alarming rate


Washington, April 1 : Sikhs in the US are reporting an increase in violent threats and harassment against the community amid rising incidents of hate crimes against Indian-Americans in the country.Chairman of the Sikhs Political Action Committee (SikhsPAC), Gurinder Singh Khalsa, said so far there have been two death threats and two reports of vandalism against Sikhs in the state ...

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American State To Mark April as ‘Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month’


DOVER, Delaware : Amidst rising hate crime incidents against Sikhs in the USA, the state assembly of Delaware, a state south of New Jersey, has resolved to mark the month of April as ‘Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month’. A resolution regarding this was unanimously passed by the Senate as well as Representative House of Delaware state assembly. “Delaware stands with ...

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US opens civil rights probe into Sikh man’s shooting


Washington : The FBI along with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) has opened a civil rights investigation into the shooting of a Sikh man by a partially- masked gunman, who shouted “go back to your own country”. Deep Rai, a US national of Indian-origin, was shot outside his home in Kent, Washington, on Friday. “The FBI’s Seattle Field Office, ...

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