USA

  • Actor Waris Ahluwalia
    Jul 03, 2014 14:37 IST

    TV ad shows Sikhs as vibrant part of US' cultural tapestry

    A 30-second ad featuring Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia along side the images of Sikhs around the US is being telecast by a leading cable here to show the community as a vibrant part of America's cultural tapestry and stop turban wearing people from becoming a target of hatred.

  • singh
    Jun 24, 2014 14:17 IST

    US asked to explain immunity to Manmohan Singh

    A US court has asked the US government to respond by July 10 to a Sikh group's challenge to "suggestion of immunity" to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

  • singh
    Jun 17, 2014 13:54 IST

    US Sikh group opposes immunity to Manmohan Singh

    US based rights group "Sikhs for Justice" has challenged US government's suggestion to a Washington court to grant immunity to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

  • May 03, 2014 13:38 IST

    Sikh cab driver in US found guilty of raping, kidnapping woman

    A Sikh cab driver in the US has been found guilty by a jury here of raping and kidnapping a 29-year-old woman and faces up to 25 years in prison for the 2011 assault.

  • Apr 25, 2014 12:26 IST

    Sikh man barred from jury duty in California over kirpan

    A Sikh American is being prevented from doing jury duty in Sutter County in Norther n Califor nia because of his kirpan, the ceremonial dagger worn by Sikhs as part of their religion. Gursant Singh, who is scheduled for jury duty next week, says he has been told that when he arrives at the courthouse, he should not bring his kirpan, CBS13 reported.

  • Apr 26, 2014 13:13 IST

    Indian-origin youth beats girlfriend 117 times

    Indian-origin internet advertising mogul Gurbaksh Chahal has escaped jail despite beating and kicking his girlfriend 117 times, according to a media report. Chahal, 31, pleaded misdemeanour, domestic violence and battery charges last week, dodging 45 felony counts for the videotaped 30-minute beating of his girlfriend, The Huffington Post reported.

  • Apr 28, 2014 14:12 IST

    Indian-origin tech mogul Gurbaksh Chahal fired from company

    Indian-origin internet advertising mogul Gurbaksh Chahal, who escaped jail despite beating his girlfriend 117 times, has been fired from his post of CEO and chairman by his company.

  • court canada
    Apr 29, 2014 09:39 IST

    US court dismisses 1984 riots case against Cong

    A US court has dismissed a lawsuit against India's Congress party relating to the November 1984 anti-Sikh violence, saying it did not sufficiently "touch and concern" the US court to exercise jurisdiction.

  • Apr 22, 2014 15:51 IST

    100 Punjabi youths still detained in US for illegal entry

    An Indian-American community organisation has sought the intervention of US lawmakers for securing the release of about 100 Punjabi youths detained by US immigration authorities in Texas for entering the US illegally.

  • Apr 11, 2014 15:15 IST

    Vaisakhi resolution introduced in US Congress

    A resolution marking the festival of Vaisakhi celebrated by the Sikh-American community here has been introduced in the US Congress. Brought in by Democratic Congressman from California, John Garamendi, the resolution (H Res 550) has been co-sponsored by over a dozen lawmakers including Indian-American Ami Bera.

  • Mar 30, 2014 15:18 IST

    US rapper makes racist comments about Sikh man, draws flak

    An American rapper has made racist comments about a Sikh man in a picture he posted on a website but withdrew it later after drawing flak for his remarks online.

  • Mar 20, 2014 12:21 IST

    Cong asks US court to respect India's sovereignty

    Asking a US court to respect India's sovereignty, India's Congress party has sought dismissal of a human rights violation case relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh violence filed by a US-based Sikh rights group.

  • Mar 11, 2014 16:10 IST

    New religious centre for Sikhs proposed in Ohio

    Developers want to build a new Sikh religious center in Beavercreek. City council will hear a proposal to build the 3,200-square-foot religious centre on a two-acre plot near the intersection of Factory Road and Richmar Drive, which the city’s planning commission recommended at a recent meeting.

  • Mar 12, 2014 11:38 IST

    US:Indian-origin doc pleads guilty to taking kickbacks

    An Indian-American doctor in the US has pleaded guilty to taking kickbacks for diagnostic testing referrals of his patients and failing to file tax returns on USD 1 million of income over a three-year period.

  • Mar 12, 2014 13:31 IST

    Documentary on Wisconsin shooting to premiere in Oak Creek tomorrow

    Oak Creek is preparing to host the premiere of a film about the Sikh temple shooting. Just a few days after the temple shooting, film makers arrived in Oak Creek to capture the images of horror and the outpouring of support, all in an effort to stomp out hate crimes.