Expressing shock at the senseless killing of innocent children at a school in Connecticut, the Sikh community in the United States offered prayer to the victims of the deadly incident.
Strongly condemning the murder of sikh-canadian woman Rajvinder Kaur Gill and the beheading of Mohinder Singh in Pakistan, the sikh community in the US on Thursday demanded protection of minorities in that country.
A Sikh-American community organisation has raised over $250,000 to fund scholarships for needy students striving to acquire higher professional education in Punjab and neighbouring Indian states.
A petition seeking recognition of the November 1984 anti-Sikh violence as "genocide" would appear before the Barack Obama administration on December 15.
More than 20 Sikh delegates from California want the party leaders to give them an opportunity on the stage during the on-going Democratic National Convention.
In its first public act, the newly-formed American Sikh Congressional Caucus has strongly condemned an alleged hate crime attack against an 82-year-old Sikh man in California. Such events, its co-chairs said, make it all the more important for the FBI to begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs in the US.
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.
Holding the mirror to the Republican party, Louisana's Indo-American governor Bobby Jindal has called for his party to rethink their approach to the so-called "fiscal cliff" negotiations.He wrote in an op-ed published in Politico, an influential politics focused media site.
A marginalised Sikh group, which in the past had known supporters of Khalistan, has gained access to the powerful corridors of the Capitol Hill piggybacking on the issue of hate crime that the community is facing in the US. When more than two dozen lawmakers announced the formation of the first-ever Sikh American Congressional Caucus last week at the Capitol Hill, the presence of a number of individuals and representatives of organisations, who in the past have openly supported Khalistan, raised eyebrows among the friends of India in Washington.
The brother of a Chicago man poisoned with cyanide shortly after winning the lottery says he is the family member who asked authorities to reconsider the initial finding that his sibling had died of natural causes.
US President Barack Obama has wished people "Happy Diwali" and "Saal Mubarak", as he praised the resilience of Sikhs in the aftermath of the Wisconsin gurdwara tragedy, in which six members of the community were gunned down.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday greeted the Sikh community on Guru Nanak's birth anniversary, even as he remembered the lives lost in a Wisconsin gurdwara shooting earlier this year.
There is no indication of any fundamental shift in strategic policies of Pakistan, a noted US scholar has said, noting that Islamabad's recent effort to improve ties with India appears to be driven by short term goals."Change in Pakistan's relations with India and Afghanistan and in its sponsorship of terrorism for political purposes is real but does not yet indicate a fundamental shift in strategic thinking," Frederic Grare, senior associate and director of Carnegie's South Asia Program, said in his latest article.
South Carolina's Indian-american governor Nikki Haley bid tearful goodbye to her husband Michael, who has been deployed on a year-long mission to Afghanistan. Michael Haley is captain in the South Carolina National Guard which he joined in 2006 and this is his first deployment to Afghanistan.
A suspicious man carrying ammunition and "strange writings" was briefly detained outside an Oak Creek gurdwara in the US state of Wisconsin, where a white supremacist had gunned down six Sikhs in August. "This happened on Sunday. The man was detained due to his suspicious activity outside the gurdwara.