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What is the reason behind Sikh-Muslim tensions in Pakistan?

06 Jan 2020

What is the reason behind Sikh-Muslim tensions in Pakistan?

On Friday, a mob gheraoed a gurudwara in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib city and hurled stones at the holy shrine.

312 Sikh foreign nationals removed from blacklist, only two remain

13 Sep 2019

312 Sikh foreign nationals removed from blacklist, only two remain

As many as 312 Sikh foreign nationals have been removed from the Centre's "Central Adverse List" or blacklist, reports said on Friday. After a review by the Home Ministry, the blacklist now has two Sikh foreign nationals.

Ex-MLA of Imran Khan's party seeks asylum in India

10 Sep 2019

Ex-MLA of Imran Khan's party seeks asylum in India

In what is nothing short of a major embarrassment for Pakistan, a former MLA of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, has sought asylum in India.

India-Pakistan Kartarpur Corridor talks: Pilgrim's safety, connectivity on India's agenda

14 Jul 2019

India-Pakistan Kartarpur Corridor talks: Pilgrim's safety, connectivity on India's agenda

Officials from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday in Wagah to hold the second round of talks over the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh Pilgrims.

American teenager makes film on Sikh Trailblazer Gurinder Singh Khalsa

13 Feb 2019

American teenager makes film on Sikh Trailblazer Gurinder Singh Khalsa

An 18-year-old girl in the US has made a short film SINGH based on a true story of an Indian-American Sikh philanthropist, Gurinder Singh Khalsa, whose campaign forced the authorities in the US to change their policy towards turban of the Sikh community.

US: Sikhs distribute gift cards, Indian food to TSA employees

29 Jan 2019

US: Sikhs distribute gift cards, Indian food to TSA employees

The Sikh community of Indiana State in the US distributed Indian food and gift cards to the employees of the federal Transportation and Security Administration who haven't received their pay checks due to the partial government shutdown lasting for a record over 35 days.

Sikhs in America hail India's decision to build Kartarpur corridor

25 Nov 2018

Sikhs in America hail India's decision to build Kartarpur corridor

The Sikhs in America have hailed the Indian Government's decision to build a religious corridor linking border district of Gurdaspur with historic Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan, thus, fulfilling a long pending demand of the community.

Congresswoman Maloney joins Turban Day celebrations in New York

18 Apr 2018

Congresswoman Maloney joins Turban Day celebrations in New York

US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the annual Turban Day event at the iconic Times Square in New York, saying such events give the Sikh faith and tradition the respect it "deserves".

UN: Sikhs protest against minority atrocities during Ambedkar's birth-anniversary celebration

14 Apr 2018

UN: Sikhs protest against minority atrocities during Ambedkar's birth-anniversary celebration

A group of Sikhs staged protests against alleged atrocities perpetrated against minority communities in India during the commemoration of Babasaheb Ambedkar's 127th birth anniversary at the United Nations Headquarters.

Pakistan: Sikhs reportedly under pressure to convert

18 Dec 2017

Pakistan: Sikhs reportedly under pressure to convert

Sikhs in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtuwa are reportedly under pressure to convert.