Tag Archives: Preneet Kaur

Pressure on Preneet Kaur to take up turban issue during Hollande visit

Chandigarh, Punjab: The Union ministry of external affairs (MEA) is likely to take up the issue of turbans with French President Francois Hollande when he visits India on Thursday. Sources in the MEA said the ministry is likely to recommend to him steps like allowing Sikh students to wear keski (a small turban) to school and wearing turbans in photographs ...

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Sikhs troop in from France to protest at Hollande meet

Chandigarh: Gurdial Singh, Iqbal Bhatti, Gurinder Singh Mann, Narinder Singh and Sher Singh are on a mission. These French citizens, “humiliated” for wearing turbans, have come to India to raise a voice of protest during President Francois Hollande’s visit on Thursday. They will sport black armbands and join other protesting Sikhs outside Teen Murti Bhavan in Delhi, where Hollande is ...

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Stephen Harper explains his position on Sikh separatists

Bangalore,India: — Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday he won’t “interfere” with the political rights of Canadian Sikhs who advocate a separate state in India — even though his government firmly opposes the idea. However, Harper indicted the Conservative government would take action if it detects that those Sikhs turn to violence to advance their cause. At a news conference ...

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