First generation sikh officers in the British army

CHANDIGARH: The battle of Saragarhi is an untold story of valour where 21 Sikh soldiers went down fighting 10,000 Afghan troops. The British Indian contingent of the 36th Sikhs (now the 4th battalion of the Sikh regiment) was stationed at an army post and came under attack by 10,000 […]

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Simran Jeet Singh named Columbia’s first-ever Sikh religious adviser

Educator and activist Simran Jeet Singh, GSAS ’08, ’12, and ’16, has been appointed as Columbia’s first-ever Sikh Religious Life Adviser. Singh will join Columbia’s 15 other Religious Life Advisers , clergy and spiritual advisers that oversee Columbia’s various faith groups with support from “sending organizations” outside of the […]

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Security Report Raises Spectre of Indian Interference in Sikh Canadian Affairs

Ottawa, Canada: The release of a special security report by the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip to Indian sub-continent earlier this year raises many troubling questions about foreign interference, particularly with respect to the reputation of the Sikh community in […]

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Canada taking action to help Sikh and Hindu minorities in Afghanistan

Ahmed Hussen MINISTER of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen announced on Tuesday that Canada is approving the private sponsorship of the Sikh and Hindu minority population in Afghanistan by the Manmeet Bhullar Foundation. Canada will welcome the approved individuals here early next year. The Sikh and Hindu communities […]

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India and Pakistan work to set up a Sikh religious corridor

Indian Sikh devotees look out towards the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan from the Indian side at Dera Baba Nanak, on the outskirts of Amritsar, on Nov 25, 2018. NEW DELHI – Relations between India and Pakistan have taken a cautious step forward with the two countries deciding to […]

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