U.S., Politics | October 04, 2016
Reporting from Washington - While several turbaned Sikhs were seen participating in the Democratic National Convention during prime time, none were seen at the Republican National Convention.
U.S. | August 06, 2016
In the weeks following the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, the Sikh community in Orlando responded with a message of unity, which may have helped prevent backlash.
U.S. | July 27, 2016
No suspect…no arrests…no motive.
Politics, Historic | July 06, 2016
Canada’s apology for the Komagata Maru incident of 1914, which embodied its civil rights violations against Sikh immigrants, may be the most sincere apology made by a government.
Politics | June 06, 2016
In perhaps the most bizarre presidential campaign in recent history, in which one of the candidates has managed to offend every minority group, two Sikhs are turning incidents of hate speech into conversations on embracing the changing face of America.
Punjabi organization behind call for assassination
Panthic | May 19, 2016
Reporting from Washington – What began as a local incident of violation of the Sikh Rehit Maryada has turned into a sensational international attempt to incite violence.
Panthic | May 16, 2016
Reporting from Washington - The five takhat jathedaars today summoned five Washington-metro area Sikhs for violating the Sikh Rehit Maryaada by replacing three of the five Baanees of Amrit Sanchaar, which are attributed to the original ceremony by Guru Gobind Singh, in 1699, with other Baanees from Guru Granth Sahib.
Politics, Historic | March 30, 2016
The U.S. Army may soon grant Capt. Simratpal Singh a religious accommodation to serve as a combat soldier, but it may not single him out and subject him to specialized testing involving his articles of faith - unshorn hair and beard, and turban – and use those results to make its final decision. Update: Accommodation was granted on March 31.
May 27, 2016
In a lengthy statement to the sangat, Kuldeep Singh, granthi at Gurdwara Sikh Sangat of Virginia, defended his decision to alter the Khanday Baatay Di Pahul ceremony by questioning the origin and authorship of three Baanees used during the ceremony, and all other writings from the disputed Dasam Granth...