Punjab Abroad- USA

  • Rana Sodhi.
    Mar 14, 2015 23:30 IST

    Efforts for establishing Sikh identity in America

    Post 9/11 many Sikhs in the US became victims of hate crimes and things haven’t changed much. Recently, a video got viral on internet in which a young Sikh boy was being bullied by his schoolmates. The incident was condemned by various Sikh organisations in India and abroad, and they even urged the authorities to create awareness about the Sikh community among the masses.

  • Dead body
    Mar 10, 2015 22:34 IST

    35-year-old Rupnagar woman found dead in US

    A 35-year-old woman, Randhir Kaur, belonging to Rupnagar, was found dead under mysterious circumstances at her house in Berkeley, California, in the US.

  • Sandeep Singh
    Feb 25, 2015 09:33 IST

    US man indicted for calling Sikh ‘Osama’

    A US jury has indicted a local man (55) on hate crime charges for calling a Sikh man “Osama” and then injuring him severely by hitting him with his truck last year.

  • Super Sikh
    Feb 15, 2015 08:35 IST

    The turbaned superhero

    He is not Superman, Spiderman or Batman. Unlike them, he’s a bearded, turbaned superhero, who like them fights villains and is a protector of justice and equality. Meet the new superhero in town, Secret Agent Deep Singh. Deep Singh or Super Sikh, as he is fondly called, is the hero of a new comic series.

  • Patrol deputy, Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal-N, with Sheriff Adrian Garcia, HCSO. Photo Sikh24.com
    Feb 05, 2015 12:47 IST

    Sikh police officer in US allowed to wear articles of faith

    An Indian-American Sikh is set to become the first police officer in the US state of Texas to serve while keeping his Sikh articles of faith, including a turban and beard. Patrol deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal will be allowed to wear the turban and beard while patrolling the streets of Harris County in order to bolster cultural diversity.

  •  Barack Obama
    Jan 29, 2015 16:29 IST

    US Sikh body commends Obama's religious tolerance remarks

    A US-based Sikh rights group has welcomed President Barack Obama's recent remarks in which he asked India to promote religious and racial tolerance.

  • Dressed as Capt Sikh America, Vishavjit Singh in a still from the documentary. HT Photo
    Jan 25, 2015 00:05 IST

    Capt Sikh America fights racial bais

    A documentary on Captain Sikh America educating people about the unique identity of Sikhs on the streets of New York has been released. So what’s behind this 11 minute and 44 second documentary that was launched two days ago?

  • Bobby Jindal
    Jan 20, 2015 16:37 IST

    Bobby Jindal: Muslim establish 'no-go zones' outside civic control

    Some countries have allowed Muslims to establish autonomous neighborhoods in cities where they govern by a harsh version of Islamic law, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday during a speech in London.

  • Nikki Haley
    Nov 05, 2014 19:38 IST

    Nikki Haley, Kamala Harris win; Kashkari goes down

    Indian-Americans had a mixed outing in the US mid-term elections with Republican Nikki Haley and Democrat Kamala Harris re-elected as South Carolina's governor and California's attorney general respectively.

  • Murder
    Oct 28, 2014 22:39 IST

    Indian-American sentenced to life for killing ex-wife

    A 63-year-old Indian-American has been sentenced to life in the US for murdering his ex-wife. Baldeo Taneja, a biostatistician from Nashville, was sentenced on October 15 in Montgomery county circuit court.

  •  Sant Singh Chatwal
    Oct 27, 2014 19:38 IST

    Support letters pour in for NRI hotelier caught in US illegal contributions case

    Weeks before the sentencing of NRI hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal on charges of conspiring to make illegal campaign contributions in the US, over 300 letters of support from his friends have been submitted to a court here detailing his humanitarian work, to seek leniency.

  • 1984 riots
    Oct 18, 2014 21:54 IST

    '84 riots is issue in California race

    Anger stemming from the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India has crept into one of the closest and most expensive congressional races in the country. Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Rep Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of the Indian government in the riots.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Sep 25, 2014 19:29 IST

    Indian-origin woman in US blames her attorney for withholding truth

    A Sikh woman facing a trial for the murder of her husband's ex-wife in the US, recently left many stunned by accusing her own reputed attorney of stopping her from revealing that her husband actually confessed to her killing that woman.

  • Ganga Singh Dhillion, Khalistani leader
    Sep 25, 2014 18:53 IST

    US-based Khalistan ideologue Ganga Singh Dhillon dead

    Ganga Singh Dhillon, US-based Khalistan ideologue and chairman of the Sri Nankana Sahib Foundation, passed away at his residence in Washington DC on Tuesday. He was 86.

  • Sandeep Singh
    Aug 19, 2014 19:16 IST

    Police: Sikh man called a terrorist, is mowed down

    Police have arrested a 55-year-old New York man on charges he called a Sikh man a terrorist and mowed him down with his pickup truck.