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Akali Dal Badal desperately trying to win Delhi election seats

The crucial Delhi elections will see the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) playing the Sikh card to the hilt. The stakes are high for the SAD — which wants to emerge as a national player — and its alliance partner the BJP, which hopes to capture power in the national capital. To woo the seven per cent Sikh voters in Delhi, the ...

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Hard work of Sikh Americans, Obama gave India a good dose of religious freedom

New Delhi, India: US President Barack Obama weighed in on one of India’s most sensitive topics as he wound up a visit on Tuesday, making a plea for freedom of religion to be upheld in a country with a history of strife between Hindus and minorities. An online White House petition of 100,000 signatures asking US President Barack Obama to raise the issues of Sikh community ...

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Sikhs Want Hindu Group Declared Terrorists

MANHATTAN (CN) – A Sikh rights group sued Secretary of State John Kerry, asking him to declare the Hindu nationalist group Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh a terrorist organization, for its efforts to forcibly convert all Indians to Hinduism. Comparing the Hindu group to Nigerian terrorists Boko Haram, Sikhs for Justice sued the Secretary of State on Wednesday in Federal Court. It asked ...

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Young Sikh musician highlights social issues through his music

Chandigarh, Punjab: Besides the evident intensity that Saahir Banwait employs to his creative exploits, which result in a lyrical mosaic of music in the form of rap, this young artiste voices concerns that are otherwise only restricted to canteens, hostel rooms, drawing rooms or cafeterias. A student of mass communication at the School of Communication Studies, Panjab University, Saahir juggles ...

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Sikh Americans mark Indian Republic Day as black day

Kent, Washington: Sikhs in United States have decided to observe the India’s Republic Day as black day. US based Sikhs worked hard to get 100K White House petition signatures to press for their demands of a separate constitutional identity for the Sikh community in India. Sikhs in India along with millions living outside of India also demands the release of ...

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