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WATCH: Indian-American’s oration that won him US’ National Speech and Debate Tournament

An Indian-American student in the US has won this year's National Speech and Debate Tournament, considered to be the most prestigious high school competition in the country. J J Kapur, a Sikh,..

Standing up to racism: Sikh-American called 'Osama', gives befitting response

In a fresh incident of racism towards members of the community, Sikh-American Simran Jeet Singh was called "Osama".

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News video: 15 Years After 9/11, U.S. Struggles To Unite

15 Years After 9/11, U.S. Struggles To Unite 03:20

After Sept. 11, signs of unity seemed to well up everywhere in America, but 15 years later, many whose lives changed after the attacks wonder where that unity has gone. (Sept. 6)
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Teenager calls Sikh-American 'Osama' in US

Simran Jeet Singh, a Sikh-American post-doctoral fellow at New York University's Center for Religion and Media and a senior religion fellow for advocacy group Sikh Coalition, was called "Osama" by a..

Sikh-American called 'Osama' in racist incident

A Sikh-American post-doctoral fellow at New York University was called "Osama" by a teenager, in a fresh incident of racism towards members of the community. Simran Jeet Singh, a post-doctoral..
Deccan Herald

US hate crime: Two sentenced to three years in jail for assaulting Sikh-American

A US court has sentenced two persons to three years in prison after charging them with hate crime for brutally assaulting a Sikh-American man last year in California. Chase Little and Colton Leblanc..
Fab Newz Also reported by •DNA

3 year imprisonment for 2 people who assaulted Sikh-American

The convicted- Chase Little and Colton Leblanc were found guilty of hate crime last year for attacking Maan Singh Khalsa, an IT specialist.

First Sikh-American officer joins Indianapolis police dept

A 26-year-old Sikh-American has made history by becoming the first police officer from the community to join the police department in Indianapolis, the capital of the US state of Indiana, a media..

Trump's executive order on religious liberty hailed

US President Donald Trump's executive order on religious liberty reflects his commitment to protecting religious freedom of all Americans, a prominent member of the Sikh American community in the US..

Sikhs seek distinct religious category for them in Census

The Sikh-American community today urged the US Census Bureau to have a distinct Sikh category in the next 2020 census, a Sikh advocacy group has said.

Key Al Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

*Washington:* A senior Al Qaeda leader responsible for two major attacks in Pakistan was killed in a US counter-terrorism airstrike conducted last week in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a..

New York: Sikh-American girl harassed in train, asked to 'go back to Lebanon'

Rajpreet Heir was taking the subway train to a friend's birthday party in Manhattan earlier this month when the white man began shouting at her, according to a report in the New York Times.
India Today Also reported by •Zee News

Man shouts 'go back to Lebanon' to Sikh-American girl on NY subway

Rajpreet Heir was taking the subway train when the white man shouted at her saying, "Do you even know what a Marine looks like? Do you know what they have to see? What they do for this country? Because..
Rediff.com Also reported by •DNAIndiaTimesDeccan Herald

Sikh American Legal Defence and Education Fund (SALDEF)

SALDEF said it will be launching a series of 'Know Your Rights Forums' in gurdwaras across the country beginning in Durham, North Carolina on March 26.

Post Kansas shooting, Sikh group urges community in the US to be cautious, extra vigilant

Advocacy group Sikh Coalition has appealed to every Sikh-American to exercise extra vigilance and caution during this period of heightened vulnerability.
India Today Also reported by •Oneindia

Hate crime in Kansas: Sikh-American group asks community to be vigilant after shooting of Indian engineer

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed by a 51-year-old white man who shot at him at a bar in the city on Wednesday.

Sikh group asks community to be vigilant after Kansas shooting

*A Sikh civil rights group has urged members of the Sikh-American community to exercise caution and be extra vigilant in the wake of a possible hate crime in Kansas city that left one Indian engineer..
Deccan Herald

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