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52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, held at Oregon detention centre in US

52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, held at Oregon detention centre in US

Punjab Photo for representational purpose only. Washington, June 19 A group of 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, has been held at a detention centre in the US State of Oregon for being part of a large contingent of illegal immigrants seeking asylum, an American lawmaker has said. The Indians form […]

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Birmingham-based Sikh charity faces management inquiry

Birmingham-based Sikh charity faces management inquiry

The Charity Commission has begun an investigation into Birmingham-based Asthan Babe Ke Trust A charity that supports Sikh communities across the UK is being investigated amid concerns about how it is being managed. Charity Commission inspectors have asked the Asthan Babe Ke Trust to turn over £1.8m of assets, […]

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Double dilemma of the Dalit Sikhs of Shillong

Double dilemma of the Dalit Sikhs of Shillong

Slighted by the influential Sikh community, considered outsiders by many locals, the Dalit Punjabi Sikhs of Shillong have nowhere to go, say historians and sociologists Punjabi Lane or Them Metor (valley of sweepers) in Bara Bazaar, Shillong.(Raiot.in) Precarious peace, with night curfew and high alert still persisting, has been […]

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Birmingham-based Sikh charity faces management inquiry

Birmingham-based Sikh charity faces management inquiry

The Charity Commission has begun an investigation into Birmingham-based Asthan Babe Ke Trust A charity that supports Sikh communities across the UK is being investigated amid concerns about how it is being managed. Charity Commission inspectors have asked the Asthan Babe Ke Trust to turn over £1.8m of assets, […]

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Afghan Sikh leader holds out hope for dwindling minority

Afghan Sikh leader holds out hope for dwindling minority

Avtar Singh Khalsa will represent Afghanistan’s tiny Sikh and Hindu minority in the next parliament, where he says he hopes to serve the entire country. Few Afghans are as invested in the government’s quest for peace and stability as the dwindling Sikh and Hindu minorities, which have been decimated […]

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