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Religious Leaders Gather at Statehouse for ‘Moment of Action’ on Hate Crimes

Religious leaders from the Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, and Hindu communities gathered Thursday at the Statehouse for a "Moment of Action" in support of Senate Bill 12, the hate crimes bill. Indiana Forward, which organized the event, is pushing for a version of the bill which includes protected classes. […]

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Film review: ‘Kesari’ has little to offer besides numbing violence

Kesari is the third Hindi war film this year after Uri and Manikarnika Midway through Kesari , there’s a scene where an army comes into view over the crest of a hill, a long line of drummers in front. Watching this from the vantage point of Saragarhi fort, Ishwar […]

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Five Questions For: Pardeep Kaleka on New Zealand, White Supremacy, and What it Takes to Move Forward

A memorial following the 2012 shooting by a white supremacist at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin—then the largest act of violence on faith community in U.S. history. Pardeep Kaleka’s father died in the attack, spurring him to do educational outreach on combatting hate and dealing with trauma […]

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Pak govt usurped land belonging to Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara: Officials

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu speaks with Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh. File Photo: PTI. New Delhi: Pakistan has "surreptitiously usurped" lands belonging to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in the name of developing a corridor for the convenience of pilgrims and objected to most of the Indian proposals for […]

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World Sikh Parliament asks Sikh soldiers in Indian army to refuse orders against Pakistan

Sikh group says Hindutva chauvinism responsible for the recent crisis in South Asia. Photo: File LONDON: The World Sikh Parliament said that Hindutva chauvinism is responsible for the current crisis in South Asia which has brought nuclear-armed Pakistan and India to the brink of war. The World Sikh Parliament […]

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