Tag Archives: Sikhs in United States

Three Men Charged With Sikh-American Gas Attendant’s Murder

New York, USA: Three men have been arrested andcharged with the murder of an Indian-origin gasstation attendant in the U.S. in a failed robberybid.Isaiah Williams, 24, Cordero Hodge, 22, andJamell Pierce, 22, from New Jersey have beencharged by the Gloucester county prosecutor’soffice for murdering Surinder Singh, the SouthJersey Times reported Tuesday. The victim, a gas station attendant at GardenState Fuel in ...

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Indian American Sikh Lawyer named county prosecutor in New Jersey

New Jersey, USA: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has formally nominated an Indian American Sikh lawyer Gurbir Grewal to be the next Bergen county prosecutor. If confirmed by the State Senate, Grewal would become the first Indian American prosecutor in New Jersey, as well as the first person of Sikh origin to occupy the office. Since 2010, Grewal has worked at ...

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Youth Arrested in Riverside Gurdwara Vandalism

Los Angeles, California, USA: On July 30, 2013, at 11:41 AM, officers from the Jurupa Valley Police Department responded to a report of vandalism at the Gurdwara, located in Riverside, near Los Angeles. Sometime overnight, vandals had spray-painted hate messages on the property calling Sikhs “terrorist”—in one case misspelled. Investigators conducted a lengthy investigation into the vandalism that led to ...

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Remembering Oak Creek: One Year Later

New York, USA: One year ago today, a gunman attacked a Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six worshippers and injuring several others. As we honor those who lost their lives that day—Paramjit Kaur Saini, Sita Singh, Ranjit Singh, Prakash Singh, Suvegh Singh Khattra, and Satwant Singh Kaleka—and pray for the full recovery of those who were critically injured—Baba Punjab ...

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Washington Sikhs to Honor Baba Sewa Singh of Khadoor Sahib

Washington, USA: Guru Gobind Singh Foundation (GGSF), based in Washington, will be honoring Baba Sewa Singh of Khadoor Sahib, Amritsar, by giving him the 2004 Sewa Award on June 13, 2004, in a major ceremony while celebrating the 500th birth-anniversary of Guru Angad Dev ji, the second Guru of the Sikhs. Baba Sewa Singh has been invited by GGSF especially for ...

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