Tag Archives: Sikh Diaspora

India tells PM Harper that Canadian Sikh Diaspora is “extremist”

Ludhaina,Panjab: India has once again shouted it’s alleged concerns about so-called “Sikh extremism” in Canada. According to media reports: “It’s the latest in a string of efforts by Indian authorities, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, to press Ottawa to stay vigilant about Sikhs in Canada who favour the establishment of Khalistan”. This time Preneet Kaur, India’s Minister of State of ...

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Respecting freedom of Religion, California school allows Kirpans for Sikh students

California: According to reports a Southern California school district has allowed Sikh students to wear the Kirpan in school. It is learnt that at least three high school students in the Jurupa Unified School District will be allowed to wear the approximately 2-inch Kirpan at school after ensuring certain safety measures. Sikh Kirpan – is a sword that is considered ...

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Sikhs in Catalonia support independence movement

Catalonia,Spain: According to media reports Catalonia’s gathering drive to seek independence from Spain. As per Express New Service (ENS) report November 25, 2012 regional elections could become an unofficial referendum on independence, 1.5 million residents, out of a total population of 7.5 million, will not be eligible to vote because they are not Spanish citizens.As per reports Sikhs are among the ...

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A Candle in the Dark – An Exhibition of Sikh History by National Sikh Youth Federation (UK)

London,UK: In a press statement the National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF), a UK based Sikh youth body, has revealed it’s plans to hold an exhibition on various places in the UK. This is the first exhibition of this nature, curated by a team of professionals, which has been developed within the Sikh community. “Following on from the success of our ...

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Thousands gathered in Toronto to mark 28th Year of Genocidal Attacks on Sikhs in India

Toronto,Canada: While PM Harper is on a visit to India, thousands of Canadians gathered in Toronto to protest against the ongoing impunity to the members of the ruling Congress party of India, who organized genocidal attacks on Sikhs during November 1984. The gathering urged Canadian Prime Minister to raise with his Indian counterpart, the issues of denial of justice to ...

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