The Royal Canadian Legion in Tignish, P.E.I. has apologized for asking a Sikh man named Jaswinder Singh to remove his turban. This past Wednesday, Jaswinder Singh was abused with racial slurs in Ottawa, the national capital of Canada. A woman reportedly threatened him that she would rip his turban off. She also
By: Daniel Bryan The Sikh American Veterans Alliance (SAVA) congratulates Gurbir Singh (Grewal) on becoming the first Attorney General in New Jersey of South Asian descent. Moreover, Gurbir Singh will be the first Sikh Attorney General in U.S. history. Recently, New Jersey elected it’s first Sikh mayor in Hoboken, Ravi Singh (Bhalla).
This November, over 5,000 visitors attended the grand opening of UK’s first Sikh Art Gallery as it launched the ‘Without Shape Without Form’ exhibition. This modern 7,000 sq ft gallery located in Slough, UK took design inspiration from London’s renowned contemporary art gallery scene. The Gallery will be the permanent home of the dramatic
The Canadian government has allowed initiated Sikhs to wear small Kirpan with a 6cm blade while boarding on domestic as well as the International flights. However, an exception has been kept on flights to United States where the Canadian Sikhs will be deprived of this facility. According to information shared
Former ‘Ugly Betty’ star America Ferrera and executive producer Teri Weinberg have teamed to launch a new production company. The yet-to-be-named banner has signed a first-look deal with Universal TV and has set up its first project under the pact, a legal drama, with former ‘Revenge’ showrunner Sunil Nayar, at NBC.
Bullying in America is a serious public health concern, with one in five schoolchildren experiencing the negative consequences. Kids who are bullied may develop feelings of sadness, loneliness, and isolation. Bullying can also make it more difficult to perform well in school, and it has been noted as a risk
The Andrews Labor Government has appointed three new commissioners to the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC). Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa (Youth Commissioner), Walter Rapoport and Rosaria Zarro as VMC commissioners. Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa is a performer and spoken word artist who works to shine
Amid on-going push by the SGPC who is being puppeted by the Indian Government to change the Gurpurab date of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Gurpurab; Jathedar of akal Takhat Sahib, Bhai Jagtar Singh (Hawara), has reminded the Sikh community that we must stand steadfast in celebrating the parkash divas (birthday)
By: Aliza Chasan Ravinder Singh (Bhalla) will become Hoboken’s first ever Sikh mayor. He won Tuesday night’s election just days after being targeted by flyers labeling him a terrorist. Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer decided not to run for re-election in June. She had endorsed Singh, a Sikh American born in New