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Arjan Bhullar using history of Sikh people as inspiration for rebound

Arjan Bhullar is on the comeback trail following his first professional loss in MMA, and he’s hoping to channel the history of the Sikh community for inspiration. Bhullar (7-1) was defeated earlier this year when Adam Wieczorek (10-1) submitted him via omoplata in the second round at UFC on […]

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Their First Temple Was a Tent. Now Sikhs Walk New Jersey’s Halls of Power.

From left, Ravi Bhalla, the mayor of Hoboken; Gurbir Grewal, New Jersey’s attorney general; and Amardeep Singh, a founder of the Sikh Coalition, a civil rights group, in front of a Sikh temple in Glen Rock, N.J. In the 1980s, when Sikh immigrants from India began arriving in New […]

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Hundreds of Sikh separatists rally in London for referendum

LONDON: Hundreds of Sikh separatists and their supporters gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square on Sunday (Aug 12) to demand a referendum on an independent homeland to be carved out of India. They brandished banners reading "Free Punjab, End Indian occupation", "Punjab Referendum 2020 for Khalistan" and "We will re-establish […]

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Sikh group in UK moots ‘independence referendum’: Upcoming rally in London should worry India

This weekend, all eyes and ears in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs will be on a rally happening 4,000 miles away, in the heart of London. Various Sikh groups, both UK-based and global, are congregating at Trafalgar Square on Sunday to kickstart the campaign to petition the United […]

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Who are the Sikhs and what are their beliefs?

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) New Jersey’s first Sikh attorney general, Gurbir Singh Grewal, was a target of disparaging remarks recently. Two radio hosts commented on Grewal’s Sikh identity and repeatedly referred to him as “turban man.” When called out on the offensiveness of their […]

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