Monday, 22 July 2019

Tag Archives: Sikh

Sikh Fans ejected from World Cup match after protest

MANCHESTER: Several spectators were Tuesday handcuffed and ejected from Old Trafford during the first World Cup semi-final between India and New Zealand after mounting a political protest. The fans were apparently Sikh separatists who wore T-shirts and held banners demanding a referendum on an independent homeland (Khalistan) to be carved ...

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Sunny Leone willing to act in Punjabi film

BOLLYWOOD: Bold Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has expressed her will to work in some Punjabi film. During a recent interview, Sunny Leone told that as she belongs to a Punjabi family, so she is willing to act in a Punjabi film. It is to be mentioned here that Sunny Leone’s ...

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Indian politician Sajjan Kumar gets life over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

NEW DELHI: A veteran Indian politician was given a life sentence on Monday over anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that killed nearly 3,000 people following the assassination of then-premier Indira Gandhi. The Delhi High Court found Sajjan Kumar, 73, guilty of instigating mobs during the mass killings triggered by the death ...

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SAARC Chamber hails opening of Kartarpura border

SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, appreciating the opening of Kartarpur border, stated that Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan’s sincere efforts to extend friendly hands towards India would result into a sustainable and durable peace in the region. SCCI Senior Vice President Iftikhar Malik said that it would facilitate ...

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Sunny Leone’s upcoming web series faces objection

MUMBAI: Renowned adult star and Bollywood actress Sunny Leone’s upcoming web series ‘Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone faced its first trouble as a committee of the Indian Sikh community Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) objected to the use of “Kaur” in the title of the actor’s upcoming ...

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Sikh soldier becomes first to wear turban for Trooping the Colour

Image Credit: REUTERS LONDON: A Coldstream Guards soldier has become the first person to wear a turban during the Trooping the Colour ceremony. More than 1,000 soldiers took part in the ceremony to mark the Queen’s official birthday on Saturday. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined other senior royals ...

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Sikh’s turban ripped outside UK parliament in ‘racist’ attack

LONDON: An Indian Sikh man’s turban was ripped by a white man shouting “Muslim go back” in an apparent racist attack outside the UK parliament, according to a media report. Ravneet Singh, 37, who is from Punjab, was waiting to enter the Portcullis House, part of the British Parliamentary Estate, ...

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Sikh groups ban entry of Indian officials to Gurdwaras worldwide

LONDON: After the United Kingdom and Canada, 96 gurdwaras in the United States have banned the entry of Indian officials. The decision was made and announced by the Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast and the American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee. The Indian government authorities are deeply troubled by worldwide restrictions on ...

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Preet Gill Elected as Edgbaston Labour MP

BIRMINGHAM: Preet Gill has been chosen at Birmingham’s Labour candidate for the Edgbaston seat in the upcoming 2017 General Election. The Sandwell councillor is to replace the former Labour MP, Gisela Stuart, who stood down. Gill, 44, is currently Sandwell’s Cabinet Member for Public Health and Protection. She is a ...

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