Who are the Sikhs and what are their beliefs?

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 comments, one of them stated, “Listen, and if that […]

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Police Chief’s Son Charged in Attack on Sikh Man in California

A home security camera recorded the beating of a Sikh man in Manteca, Calif., on Monday. Two teenagers were charged in the attack, which the police did not call a hate crime. Two teenagers in California, including the son of a police chief, were charged on Wednesday with attacking […]

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Sikh Man Paves Way To Serve Country While Staying True To Faith

2nd Lt. Kanwar Singh, during his oath of office ceremony Sunday (Courtesy of Mark Wilson/Sikh Coalition) In 2017, WBUR told the story of a member of the Sikh faith and his long struggle to join the Massachusetts National Guard. Now he’s 2nd Lt. Kanwar Singh. Of the 31 people […]

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Sikh Man Attacked in Alleged Hate Crime Says His Turban Saved Him

Screenshot: CBS 13 A 50-year-old Sikh man in California says he was brutally assaulted and told “go back to [his] country” as he was putting up campaign signs for a local Republican candidate. But while it was likely his turban that made him a target, Surjit Malhi credits it […]

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Non-binding referendums have little impact, says UK Sikh MP Preet Gill

LONDON: British Sikh MP Preet Gill , who will not attend the August 12 rally on the controversial Referendum 2020 in London due to “other commitments,” has warned voters in her Birmingham Edgbaston constituency that non-binding referendums have little impact. “History shows us that non-binding referendums have very little […]

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