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Swearing on a holy book makes a mockery of religion, Sikh leaders say

The "business of oath taking serves only to trivialise religion and is rooted in deep superstition". Credit: Christopher Furlong /Getty Images Europe Swearing an oath on religious book in court makes a mockery of religion, spiritual leaders have said. The … Continue reading

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UK’s top diplomat caught up in blunder after calling the Sikh Golden Temple a mosque

Indian Sikh devotees light candles at the Golden Temple in Amritsar Credit: Narinder Nanu/AFP Britain’s chief diplomat has apologised after mistaking one of the most sacred sites in Sikhism as a mosque. Sir Simon McDonald, the permanent under-secretary at the … Continue reading

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All you need to know about the huge Sikh festival in Reading

More than 2000 people are expected to take part in the Vaisakhi Celebration. Credit: Getreading Thousands of people will line the streets of Reading for the most important date of the Sikh calender, the Vaisakhi Celebration. Music, floats and food … Continue reading

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CityViews: As City’s Sikhs Celebrate, They Hope for New Action to Stop Bullying

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits the Gurdwara Sikh Cultural Society in Queens in 2017. Surveys indicate that Sikhs in New York City suffer widespread harassment. April is the holiest month on the Sikh calendar, and on April 28th more than … Continue reading

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Sikh outreach in Camden offers monthly meals, more

CAMDEN – The Sach Khand Express rolled into Camden on a warm Saturday morning, coming to a stop on the same block as New Jersey Transit buses and RiverLine, and PATCO Hi-Speedline trains. People were lined up in anticipation. But … Continue reading

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