Five Democratic lawmakers in the US house have introduced a Congressional resolution on Baisakhi, commemorating the creation of the Khalsa, a fellowship of devout Sikhs, by the tenth Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh, in 1699. Sikh Coalition, a community organisation, said here on Saturday that the Georgia state senate also had introduced a resolution honouring Baisakhi, while the cities of Elk Grove, California, and Houston and San Antonio, Texas, had issued proclamations.
With the country’s eight highest justices staring down from their perch, no lawyer had the time to look at the notes. Srikant Srinivasan, at least, couldn’t.
President Barack Obama is making a hard push for the senate confirmation of a Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary, Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan, to what is "often called the nation's second-highest court".
The anxious family of 22-year-old Indian-American Sunil Tripathi, who went missing on March 16, has issued a passionate video plea for him to return home. "Not knowing Sunil's whereabouts, we feel strongly about communicating with him directly," said Judy Tripathi, Sunil's mother in the short video released yesterday.
An American Islamic group sought maximum penalty for a man from Washington who has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Seattle on charges of hate crime against a 50-year-old Sikh man.
Three brothers from India have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global Leadership Award from vice president Joe Biden for their humanitarian working to end violence against women.
A federal grand jury in Seattle indicted a Washington man on charges of hate crime against a 50-year-old Sikh man. Jamie Larson, 49, now faces a maximum of 10 years of imprisonment sentenced.
In response to a petition from the influential Sikh community seeking recognition of violence against Sikhs in India during November 1984 as “genocide”, the White House has said it continues to “condemn” and “work against” violence directed at people because of their religion.
The White House has urged the Senate to swiftly confirm Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan to what is "often called the nation's second-highest court", the US court of appeals for the American capital.
Indian-American hockey player Ajai Dhadwal has been invited to the White House for the day long of fun-filled Easter celebrations on Monday, which among others include a yoga session.
Sikh Americans on Friday joined US President Barack Obama in urging lawmakers to pass laws to curb gun violence in the US. Several eminent members of the Sikh and Hindu communities were invited to the White House to attend an event where Obama reiterated his call to the Congress to urgently pass gun-control laws, so as to curb the recent spike in shooting incidents in the country.
The United States is deliberately sparring with Al-Qaeda supporters and militants online aiming to shoot down extremist messages and win over hearts and minds, a US official said.
Over 100 members of the US House of Representatives have asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus, and Arab-Americans, as it does for other communities.
For the first time, 35 gurdwaras in Pakistan mainly in Sindh and Balochistan, and in Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak, joined Sikh institutions in India and abroad in observing Sikh Environment Day, according to information received here.
Attorney of Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal has moved a motion in a US district court, seeking an order to protect the information of third-party witnesses in a pending lawsuit against the Akali Dal leader on alleged violation of human rights.