In a first legal victory for the Sikh community in Britain, the planning permission for the setting up of a meat plant near a gurdwara in northern Britain's Bradford city was cancelled by the Bradford City Council Wednesday.
A 21-year-old Sikh has admitted charges of possessing 92 weapons following a raid on his home in the UK. Parwinder Baning admitted importing and possessing dozens of prohibited weapons, including a 100,000-volt stun gun, twice as powerful as police Tasers, during a hearing at Leicester Crown court.
In a case described as 'tragic' and involving Sikh family traditions, the high court here has dismissed the claim of a 87-year-old Indian-origin businessman against his two sons for a one-third share in property that includes a string of hotels in London. Prasun Sonwalkar reports
Parents living in rural South Buckinghamshire have been angered after children were allocated places at a Sikh school that operates a strict 'no meat' policy and starts the day with prayers.
A British court has ordered three Sikh men to pay 500 pounds each ($832) to a fellow Sikh for a vicious attack near a Sikh temple in the British West Midlands county of Warwickshire, media reported Tuesday.
Sikhs in the UK will be exempted from wearing hard hats at construction sites, British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. "From now on Sikhs don't have to wear hard hats at construction sites in our country," Cameron said last night at a Vaisakhi reception he hosted at 10, Downing Street.
An award-winning Indian-origin businesswoman in Britain will appear in court on Monday for assaulting her younger sister at a market place. Sharon Kaur, 46, a high-profile entrepreneur, allegedly attacked her younger sister Kulvinder by grabbing her hair from behind, spitting at her and clawing at her face outside a shop in Ilford, East London, which left her battered and bruised, the Daily Mail reported on Sunday.
The recent discovery of remains of over 100 soldiers in a well at Ajnala in Amritsar district is a reflection of panic among British officials in Punjab during the 1857 revolt, according to a Cambridge historian with expertise on nineteenth-century India.
A 60-year-old British Sikh man has been cleared of the charges of stabbing a drinker with his kirpan on the streets of northeast London. Bagicha Singh was accused of attacking compatriot Pritpal Singh, 30, repeatedly with his ceremonial dagger during an altercation near Ilford.
A British Sikh head of a school has alleged that he was pushed out of his post by the school's Muslim governors for opposing their move to ban sex education classes and allow only halal food.
A recently discovered early 19th century Indian sword bearing on its blade a silhouette of Maharaja Ranjit Singh – the legendary lion of the Punjab – goes under the hammer later this month in Ludlow, Shropshire (English midlands).
A 60-year-old British Sikh man has allegedly stabbed a compatriot, who was reportedly drunk, on the streets of north-east London with his kirpan. Bagicha Singh is accused of attacking Pritpal Singh, 30, repeatedly with his ceremonial dagger during an altercation near Ilford.
An Indian-origin man in Britain has been sentenced for life for killing his friend in order to claim around Rs 2.71 crore in life insurance that he had taken out in the defendant's name.
Britain is close to changing employment laws to remove an anomaly that meant Sikhs were exempt from wearing head protection in a high hazard industry such as construction, but were required to do so in lower hazard workplaces.
Sikh groups in the UK have called for a full inquiry into alleged British involvement in the deadly 1984 Indian military attack on the Golden Temple in Amritsar.