Tag Archives: Sikh Gurdwara

Bhikhi case: Daduwal in custody of Mansa police

Faridkot, Punjab: A team of the Mansa police reached here today to take custody of Baljit Singh Daduwal, Sikh preacher and member of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee. Daduwal was lodged in the Faridkot Central Jail after he was arrested on August 22 for allegedly possessing banned firearms. The Mansa police obtained Daduwal’s custody on production warrants in an attempt ...

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Sikh Principle of Chardi-Kala Sustains Family of Oak Creek Victim, Punjab Singh

Wisconsin, US: Punjab Singh spent a lifetime preaching the Sikh principle of chardi-kala (optimism and hope) — the very principle that his family now rely upon to sustain them during his slow recovery from being shot in the head two years ago by a white supremacist. Singh, 66, can neither move nor speak. Doctors say his injuries were so severe that ...

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Plea challenging selection of SGPC auditor withdrawn

Amritsar, Punjab: The petition challenging the appointment of high profile Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee (SGPC) auditor SS Kohli before the Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission was withdrawn here on Monday for lack of relevant documents. When the petition came up for hearing before the commission, petitioner Baldev Singh Sirsa of the Akali Dal (Panj Pradhani) once again expressed his helplessness in procuring ...

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

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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Son of Oak Creek Victim Falls Short in US House Bid

Wisconsin, US: The son of the founder of a Sikh Gurdwara attacked in 2012 has failed in his bid to enter the US Congress, where he had hoped to campaign against violence. Amardeep Kaleka – whose father Satwant Singh Kaleka was among six worshippers shot dead by a white supremacist US Army veteran at the Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Gurdwara – had ...

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