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Sikhism

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  • Violence against Sikhs stems from ignorance and fear

    Violence against Sikhs stems from ignorance and fear
    We do not yet know for certain what motivated a gunman to open fire on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin Sunday, killing six and wounding many others. But we do know that the Sikh community in America — for no reason other than its members' appearance...
  • Police offer safety patrols to mosque following Wisconsin shooting

    The mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin Sunday has made Harford County's Muslims concerned for their safety. Although the Sikh religion is completely separate from Islam, local Muslims worry that people do not distinguish between Muslims and...
  • India's incomplete democracy

    In April and May, the world's largest democracy elected its latest prime minister, Narendra Modi. Modi has promised to shake up long-standing government corruption and bring prosperity to all of India, as he did to the state of Gujarat as its chief...
  • Kabaddi tournaments maintain Punjabi traditions in Bay Area

     
    Kabaddi – a sport without a ball or protective gear or any rule against holding your opponent upside down and moving him in the manner of a salt shaker – is popular across the Central Valley and Bay Area, home to a large Punjabi population....
  • Attack on retired Indian general evokes '84 Golden Temple assault

     
    Sikh India Attack: A painful chapter in India’s history was reopened this week when a retired general who oversaw the storming in 1984 of the Sikh’s most revered site was stabbed in London in an alleged “revenge attack” by...
  • Stockton Sikh temple's 100th anniversary noted in Congress

     
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. A Northern California congressman on Tuesday honored the state’s longstanding Sikh community by formally acknowledging the Stockton temple’s 100-year anniversary in the...
  • President Obama honors Guru Nanak Dev Ji

     
    Founder of Sikhism died in 471 years ago....
  • Businessman slaps Indian minister over inflation and corruption

     
    India Inflation Corruption: Indian Cabinet Minister slapped by angry businessman over inflation, corruption...
  • Jay Leno angers members of Sikh community with Mitt Romney joke

     
    Jay Leno has members of the Sikh community angered over a joke he made on the "Tonight Show" last week. According to an online petition started against Leno, this isn't the first time Jay Leno has made jokes at the Sikh's expense....
  • India reacts with grief, outrage over Wisconsin killing of Sikhs

     
    India's Sikhs grieve: India reacted with grief and outrage at the news that at least six Sikhs were killed when a gunman attacked them Sunday in their Wisconsin temple as they prayed and prepared food....
  • Arjun Atwal gives to families of Sikh shooting victims

     
    Arjun Atwal was so staggered by the news, he almost missed his connecting flight. When the Windermere pro came through Atlanta on the way home from the Reno-Tahoe Open two weeks ago, he found himself sidetracked by news reports as details emerged from a...
  • Sikh soldier breaks rank to join the army

    Sikh soldier breaks rank to join the army
    For the most part, Spc. Simranpreet Singh Lamba is like any of the other soldiers in his brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord -- he wears combat boots and fatigues, and went through basic training. But there's one thing about Lamba that makes him stick out...