US should change its policy to allow more Indian-Americans to join the military without compromising on their religious beliefs and practices, the only three Sikh soldiers in the US Army say. Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi, captain Tejdeep Singh Rattan and corporal Simran Preet Singh Lamba are the only three Sikhs serving in the US Army currently.
Volunteers of Sikh Sewak Society International and some prominent Sikhs of UK while demanding to check the illegally human trafficking by Punjab based unscrupulous travel agents, disclosed here today while addressing media persons, that due to such illegal business many innocent girls from North Indian particularly Punjab are being pushed into prostitution in UK.
The US is grateful to Sikh-Americans for enriching the country with their values, President Barack Obama has said in a message ahead of Guru Nanak's birth anniversary.
A Sikh advocacy group here has asked big retailers such as Walmart to discontinue selling an Osama-bin-Laden-type Halloween costume.
Indian-American South Carolina governor Nikki Haley has kicked off her re-election campaign, showcasing the work done by her during the first term and targetting President Barack Obama for his healthcare reform.
An eminent human rights body on Thursday asked India to immediately stop impending executions and renew its moratorium on capital punishment.
An Indian American Silicon Valley entrepreneur has launched a unique initiative designed to get techies to volunteer their time to develop software and applications that will benefit people in India and other developing countries.
Six weeks after a white supremacist gunned down Pardeep Kaleka's father and five others at a Sikh temple in the US last year, Kaleka was skeptical when a former skinhead reached out and invited him to dinner.
The US Senate has unanimously passed a resolution remembering the six Sikh worshippers gunned down in a Wisconsin gurdwara by a white supremacist last year, ahead of the tragic incident's first anniversary.
A Sikh rights body in the US has said that it will use provisions of the Hague Service Treaty to serve the summons of a US court on Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal in a case accusing him of human rights violations.
The United States has acknowledged immense contribution of the Sikh community in its socio-economic fabric and cultural milieu as it celebrated the 100 years of the arrival of Bhagat Singh Thind, who led a life-long battle for the rights of Indians to gain American citizenship.
An Indian head of state is expected to visit Wisconsin next week, and a Sikh group accusing him of human-rights violations is offering $10,000 to anyone who serves him with a federal summons while he’s here. The New York-based advocacy group Sikhs for Justice has filed two federal lawsuits in Milwaukee against Parkash Singh Badal, chief minister of the Indian state of Punjab.
A US national has pleaded guilty to the charge of hate crime against a 50-year-old Sikh taxi driver in the state of Washington, the US justice department has announced.Jamie Larson, 49, faces imprisonment up to 10 years for the racially-motivated assault. Sentencing is scheduled for November 5.
An American national has pleaded guilty to the charges of hate crime against a 50-year-old Sikh taxi driver in the state of Washington, US Justice Department has announced.
An American Sikh group has challenged the dismissal of human rights violation case against the Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. A month ago, a US district court in Wisconsin had dismissed the case against that Badal was never served the summons by the Sikh for Justice (SJF) and SAD (Amritsar), which had filed the rights violations case.