Britain

  • Maharajah Duleep Singh's grave is in the English countryside. Photo credit BBC news
    Jul 05, 2014 17:41 IST

    Should the last Sikh maharajah be returned to India?

    A Sikh charity is planning to exhume the body of a prince, the last ruler of a Sikh empire, from his grave in the English countryside and send it back to Punjab.

  • court canada
    Jun 03, 2014 16:11 IST

    UK Sikh gets 18,000 pounds in racial abuse lawsuit

    A British Sikh has been awarded over 18,000 pounds in compensation by a Scottish tribunal for being degraded and racially abused by his boss and colleagues at work.

  •  chaz singh fliy creative director
    Jun 20, 2014 21:12 IST

    British photographers' celebrates identity of Sikh men

    To celebrate the identity of the modern Sikh men, two British photographers are putting up an exhibition to showcase the diversity in styles of how the Sikh beard and turban are worn in modern Britain.

  • May 10, 2014 17:00 IST

    British girl gets jail for attacking elderly Sikh man

    The British teenaged girl who attacked an 80-year-old Sikh pensioner in a city centre in Britain's Coventry last year has been jailed for two years by the Warwick crown court.

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    Apr 14, 2014 14:45 IST

    From football to guns, Parminder Nagra likes to play strong roles

    Indian origin British actress Parminder Nagra, fondly remembered as a football player infatuated with the sport in "Bend It Like Beckham", is now seen shooting guns in her TV show "The Blacklist". And she loves it.

  • Apr 09, 2014 13:23 IST

    UK: Row erupts as pupils are sent to Sikh school

    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.

  • Apr 09, 2014 15:11 IST

    UK Sikh loses 'tragic' case against millionaire sons

    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

  • Apr 09, 2014 13:17 IST

    Derby: 15,000 Sikhs ready to join in Vaisakhi parade

    Around 15,000 Sikhs will take to the streets of Derby this Sunday to celebrate one of the biggest events in their religious calendar. The annual Vaisakhi parade will see participation from all four gurdwaras.

  • Aamir Khan, David Cameron
    Apr 08, 2014 15:25 IST

    UK exempts Sikhs from wearing hard hats

    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.

  • Apr 08, 2014 18:47 IST

    British Sikhs fined after attack on fellow Sikh

    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.

  • Jagdev Singh Rai
    Feb 26, 2014 12:40 IST

    Punjabi man kills friend for insurance, gets lifer

    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.

  • Harnaam Kaur baptised as Sikh
    Feb 18, 2014 11:05 IST

    UK: Punjabi woman grows beard after baptism

    An Indian-origin woman in the UK, who is suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome that results in excessive hair growth, has embraced her condition and growing a beard after being baptised as a Sikh.

  • Minister of state for health and safety Mike Penning
    Feb 23, 2014 09:41 IST

    UK to change work law on turbans

    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.

  • Feb 16, 2014 19:28 IST

    Sikh charity in UK diverts Third World countries aid to help Britain flood victims

    An Indian charity which helps Third World countries to cope with the natural disasters has diverted aid to help families in flood-hit Britain.

  • satguru uday singh
    Feb 11, 2014 20:39 IST

    'Attacked Namdhari leader to avenge sexual abuse'

    The axe attack on Namdhari sect spiritual leader Satguru Uday Singh at a gurdwara last year during his visit to Britain was in revenge for alleged sexual abuse, a court has heard.