Sikh for Justice Takes Legal Action after it’s Website is Hacked

Hacker groups insert images like this on the front page of Hacked sites

A New York based Sikh advocacy and rights group website has been hacked.  The group is convinced that the server hacking was well-coordinated by a certain group who has attempted to target the Sikh community.   The group, Sikh for Justice (SFJ) has been previously and presently active in legal activity in court. The group […]

Pakistani Sikhs and Other Minorities Demand Seat in Senate

Pakistan has a Muslim-majority population with a decreasing minority community made of Sikhs, Hindus and Christians

Sikh’s in Pakistan are demanding a seat in the Senate or upper house of parliament. They are requesting that a seat be reserved for minorities in the country to have some hope for their community to be represented even in the smallest possible way. Sardar Ramesh Singh, chairman of Sikh Naujwan Sabha, Pakistan, said that […]

Implementation of Separate Marriage Act for Sikhs

A Indian Sikh Wedding Ceremony

The government of New Delhi recently accepted an eagerly awaited enactment of a separate Sikh Marriage Act.  The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (DSGPC) stated that the Delhi government would soon fulfill the demand for the implementation of the Sikh Marriage Act DSGPC delegate met with Law minister, Salman Khurshid recently according to the president of […]

First Sikh Martial Arts (GATKA) Competition in California

Gatka - Sikh Martial Arts

(CHAKRA) The Sikh community is holding its first martial arts competition in the Silicon Valley. The Sikh community is not unfamiliar to battle—both physical and political—in California and is ready to take on this competition with skill and strength. The event is taking place at the San Jose Gurdwara Sahib in the Evergreen hills. The […]

First Turbaned Sikh Voted into UK Parliament

Indarjit Singh

Dr. Indarjit Singh, who is the director of a charity which brings together many Sikhs in the UK, is the first turbaned Sikh to be voted into the British Parliament. The Director of NSO (Network of Sikh Organizations) said he is extremely pleased and honoured to be the first turbaned Sikh in British Parliament ever. […]

Threats in Kashmir Leave Sikh Community in Fear

Pro Muslim Activists Attack Kashmir Police and Shops

By Jagmit Singh After receiving letters that were being circulated throughout the Rawalpora village of Kupwara, Sikhs feel threatened and fear attacks from local Muslims in the area. The letters were demanding that Sikhs in the district the valley within five days or else their lives would be at risk. The letters commenced circulation after […]

Sikh Gurudwara Attacked in Australia

There is a vibrant Sikh community in Australia - Parkea Gurudwara

Victoria, Australia (CHAKRA) – After a hate crime against a gurudwara in the state of Victoria in Australia, the Sikh community has appealed for security, fearing that further attacks will take place against the minority community in the area. Sikhs from Shepparton, Northern Victoria have appealed to the assailants, that their place of worship be […]

Afghan-Sikhs Explain their Fears and Threats to Indian PM

Afghan-Sikhs are faced with the problem of not having proper burial places for deaths of Sikhs

By Tan Ong Afghanistan (CHAKRA) — On a two day visit to Afghanistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, met members of the Afghan-Sikh minority community in Kabul. He listened to their issues with regards to obtaining Indian citizenship and other problems the Sikh community was facing such as threats and killings in Muslim-majority Afghanistan. To hear […]