Tag Archives: Sikhs

How the U.S. Sold Out Indian Asylum Seekers on the Border

El Paso, Texas, USA: Dozens of Sikh men fleeing political persecution showed up on the Texas border last year and the U.S. Immigration allegedly outed them to their home government. This April, more than 40 detainees at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement processing center in El Paso went on a hunger strike. The men, all of them Sikhs from India ...

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Takht, SGPC flay RSS chief

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) are feeling offended over the reported statement of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in which he had said that all citizens of Hindustan were Hindus. Reacting to these remarks here on Tuesday, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said, “We have repeatedly made it clear that Sikhs are a separate ...

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US GURDWARAS’ MEET TO CHART GRASSROOTS STRATEGY

Washington, USA: ASHINGTON: Representatives of more than 50 gurdwaras in the US are gathering here this week for a national meeting to chart grassroots strategy that will raise the profile of Sikhs in the country. Organised by the new – ly-formed National Sikh Campaign (NSC), the gurdwara leaders will strategise with Hillary Clinton’s former chief strategist Geoff Garin, who is ...

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Another Sikh, His Mother Attacked in New York

New York, USA: Just days after a Sikh man was hit and dragged by a truck, another Sikh man and his mother were attacked here by a group of teenagers who called them ‘Osama Bin Laden’ in an apparent hate crime, sparking fresh outrage among the community members. The Sikh man, a physician scientist, said in a statement that he ...

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UK police confirm body found in river is British Sikh woman

London, UK: The body of a woman discovered in a river recently in northern England is that of a missing 35-year-old Indian-origin woman, police said. Seemberjeet Kaur had disappeared from her home in Bradford city since October 23 and police had issued an alert expressing concern about her well-being as the mother of a four-year-old child was reportedly under medication for ...

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