Tag: Sikh

Guru Nanak Dev
Guru Nanak Jayanti: Tracing his unique bond with Odisha

Guru Nanak was born at the same time as the famous Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and both were equivalently engaged in the spreading of religious teachings.

  • Tuesday, 08 November 2022
Kuldip Singh Sahota
Labour party appoints its first turban-wearing Sikh to House of Lords

Sahota, 71, who has served as Councillor at Telford and Wrekin council since 2001 for 21 years, was nominated by Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer and will thus be addressed as Lord Sahota.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Jagmeet Singh becomes first Sikh to lead major Canadian party

Toronto: Jagmeet Singh, a 38-year-old Indian-origin Sikh lawyer who rose to prominence as an upbeat opponent of police carding, was elected to lead Canada’s New Democrats Party (NDP) into the next federal election, the media reported. Singh scored a solid victory in the first round of voting for a new NDP leader, with 53.6 per […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
US embassy
US condemns attack on Sikh man

New Delhi: The US embassy here on Sunday condemned the attack on a Sikh man who was injured in firing by a gunman in Washington. “Saddened by the shooting in Washington. Wishes for quick and full recovery. As @POTUS (President of the US) said, we condemn ‘hate and evil in all its forms’,” MaryKay Loss […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
UK gets 1st female Sikh, 1st turbaned MPs in general election

London: Britain today got its first female Sikh and first turban-wearing MPs as the general election results began pouring in with Indian-origin Labour Party candidates winning more seats than their rival Conservatives. Labour Party candidate Preet Kaur Gill won her Birmingham Edgbaston seat by polling 24,124 votes, defeating ruling Conservative party rival Caroline Squire by […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Two persons drown while taking bath at Furlijharan water fall

Bhawanipatna: Two members of a Sikh family including a girl drowned while taking bath at Furlijharan water fall, about 15 km from here, police said today. The deceased persons were identified as 34-year-old Narendra Singh, a resident of Gurdaspur of Punjab and his niece 5-year-old Abnit Kaur. Narendra was the maternal uncle of the deceased […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
India, US Offer Citizenship To Last Remaining Afghan Hindus, Sikhs

New Delhi: The beleaguered Hindu and Sikh minorities of Afghanistan have found support in not just India, but also in the US. A resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives by Congresswoman Jackie Speier and co-sponsored by seven others, seeks to resettle persecuted religious communities in Afghanistan to the US. Introduced last week, the resolution […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Pakistan Sikh Community Wants Rare Religious Scripture Placed At Shrine

Lahore: The Sikh community in Pakistan said that it wants a handwritten copy of Guru Granth Sahib, which is currently on display at a museum in Lahore and estimated to be 300 years old, to be placed at the Gurdwara Dera Sahib, according to a media report. The handwritten copy of the Sikh holy book, […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021