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44 min ago | The Times of India

Dal Khalsa slams Modi govt for blocking 'Kaum de Heere'

JALANDHAR: Dal Khalsa on Friday termed stalling the Punjabi movie "Kaum de Heere" from its release in cinemas across the country as "first onslaught of the Modi Sarkar on Sikh sentiments".

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4 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Dark days continue for Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan

The recent incident of Afghan Sikhs rescued from a shipping container from a UK port has again brought to the limelight the plight of the Hindus and Sikhs in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Religion, Family, Kids

7 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassination

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Religion, Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

India bans film accused of glorifying Indira Gandhia s assassination

After protests and a massive uproar over a controversial Indian film slated for release Friday, the Indian government ruled Thursday to ban the movie .

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Related Topix: Religion, World News, India, US Politics, US News

Nerve News

US gurdwaras to help project positive Sikh image

Washington, Aug 21 - Over 100 representatives from gurdwaras across the US have pledged support for National Sikh Campaign's plan to engage top US political operatives and media firms for presenting the community positively.

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Related Topix: Religion, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hindustan Times

In the eye of controversy

Owing to his role in the formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, the 79-year-old Harmohinder Singh Chattha has emerged as one of the most talked-about politicians at the fag-end of the Congress rule in the state.

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Related Topix: Religion, World News, India,

South China Morning Post

India's intelligence agency fears violence over Indira Gandhi film

India's intelligence agency has warned of potential violence around the release of Kaum De Heere , a Punjabi film which portrays the assassination of India's former prime minister Indira Gandhi.

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Related Topix: Religion, World News, India,

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sikhs in the American tapestry

Sikhism is not new to the United States, having been introduced here well over a century ago, and having now grown to an estimated 250,000 members, including many in New England.

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Related Topix: Religion, Milford, MA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

India.com

Sikh man barred from jury duty in California due to kirpan

Washington, April 24: A Sikh American is being prevented from doing jury duty in Sutter County in Northern California because of his kirpan, the ceremonial dagger worn by Sikhs as part of their religion.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sutter County, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hindustan Times

13 kids among 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways

Footage of the group of Afghan Sikh stowaways rescued from a shipping container from a UK port shows at least 13 children, including one as young as one-year-old.

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Related Topix: Religion, Kids, Family

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Dear Kitty

British government's peerages for cash

Ranbir Singh Suri, 79, a jewellery magnate who is one of Britain's richest Asians, was elevated to the House of Lords at the request of the Prime Minister.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Religion, The Federation, Alternative

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Newham Recorder

Faith leaders unite in Newham to promote religious tolerance message

Father Britto Belevendran, Father Dennis Hall Rabbi David Hulbert Reverend Hemaratana Tejvir Singh and Harmander Singh Azeemia Foundation invited representatives from different faiths and communities to attend Adam Day: Unity in Diversity - an annual event aimed at bringing together people from different faiths.

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Related Topix: Religion, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

New community centre Sikh free school plan is put on hold for a year

ROW: Cllr Ann Wallace with residents and users of Fagley Youth and Community Centre where the locks were changed to keep them out PLANS to open a new free school on the site of a former Bradford community centre have been put on hold.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Newsday

Sikh community prepares for new temple in Plainview

Assistant priest Dev Singh of Plainview with the temple's "Guru Granth Sahib" holy book during a prayer service at the Guru Gobind Singh Sikh Center in Plainview on Aug. 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Plainview, NY, Religion, Syosset, NY, Hicksville, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Nassau County, NY

Fri Aug 08, 2014

GlobalNews

Brampton residents rally together against racist flyers

Residents in Brampton say they are fed up with the flyers being circulated in their neighbourhoods expressing anti-immigration sentiments that immigrants and immigration is bad for Canada and Canadians.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Hindustan Times

Court dismisses case of hurting Sikh sentiments against dera head

A local court on Thursday dismissed a seven-year-old case of hurting Sikh sentiments registered against Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, finally accepting a cancellation report filed by the Bathinda police.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Hindustan Times

Akal Takht SGPC blame Haryana govt for violence

The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism, and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has squarely blamed Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his government for starting a fratricidal feud in the Sikh community that led to violence in Kurukshetra and Kaithal.

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Related Topix: Religion, India, World News

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KSTP

2-Year Anniversary of Shooting: Sikh Victim's Lessons Sustain Family

Punjab Singh spent a lifetime preaching the Sikh principles of optimism and hope - the very principles 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.

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Related Topix: Religion, Oak Creek, WI

Roll Call

Capitol Hill Langar Highlights Sikh American Community

A woman dons a patka head cover during a Sikh langar, a group dinner of vegetarian fare.

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Related Topix: Religion, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael Honda, Republican, Representative David Valadao

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Daily Kos

The Massacre at Oak Creek: Two Years Later

On the morning of August 5, 2012, the Sikh American community in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, headed to gurdawara, their temple, to pray, as they had done so many other Sundays, surrounded by their community.

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Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI, Religion, Violent Crime, US News, Liberal Political News

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