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US court allows service of summons on Dr. Manmohan Singh through his daughter in Human Rights violations lawsuit

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Washington, DC: In the human rights violation law suit against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, a US court has granted Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) motion allowing service of summons on ex-PM’s daughter Amrit Singh, who is a permanent resident of the United States. The leave was granted by US district judge James Boasberg in Columbia. On August 19, the judge ...

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Forlì remembers fallen Sikh soldiers of the war.

Forlì remembers fallen Sikh soldiers of the war.

Italy: Despite the pouring rain, numerous citizens and members of the Sikh community from across the region attended the war memorial at Forli, Italy to commemorate the Sikh soldiers contribution and ultimate sacrifice during the World Wars. The ceremony on Saturday was held in memory of the Sikh soldiers who died during the advance of the Allied Armed Forces to liberate ...

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Refusal to Exempt Ontario Sikhs From Motorcycle Helmet Law Disappointing: WSO

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Toronto, Canada: The World Sikh Organization of Canada has expressed disappointment over the recent decision of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to not provide an exemption from helmet requirements for Sikh motorcyclists in the province. WSO Ontario Vice President Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria said today, “Sikhs in Ontario have been calling for a helmet exemption for turbaned Sikh motorcyclists for several years now. ...

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New York Sikhs feel “under siege” in wake of multiple brutal attacks, Congressman Crowley

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Queens, N.Y, US: As per information available, a top US Congressman Joe Crowley, who had spearheaded the effort to encourage the Department of Justice and FBI to begin tracking and quantifying hate crimes against Sikhs, called on Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner William J. Bratton to develop a comprehensive action plan to address the ...

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York University students condemn ‘blatantly racist flyers’ that surfaced around campus

York University students condemn ‘blatantly racist flyers’ that surfaced around campus

Toronto, Canada: York University students condemned “blatantly racist flyers” that surfaced around the university campus and surrounding areas last week. The university has been pulling down these posters, the CBC reported. The flyers were believed to have been distributed by Immigration Watch Canada, a group that advocates dramatic reduction of immigrants in the country, according to the York Federation of Students. ...

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