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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 … Continue reading

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Meet the first turban-wearing Sikh woman to join the NYPD

Gursoch Kaur, a recent addition to New York’s auxiliary police program, tells Moneyish how her religion inspired her to protect and serve This story is part of “Ceiling Smashers,” a series in which successful women across industries tell Moneyish how … Continue reading

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With killings on the rise, Sikhs in Pakistan’s Peshawar weigh exit

People carry the body of Charanjeet Singh who was a well-known member of the country’s minority Sikh community, a human rights activist and an outspoken critic of the Taliban, during his funeral, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. (TRTWorld) … Continue reading

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Sikh pilgrims arrive in Hassanabdal

Raza Naqvi Attock Over 80 Indian Sikh pilgrims arrived here at Gurdwara Punja Sahib in Hassanabdal on Saturday to perform rituals in connection with the 412 th death anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth of the eleven Sikh … Continue reading

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Sikh Captain America fights intolerance with exhibit Wham! Bam! Pow!

Vishavjit Singh as Captain America • Photo courtesy of the Wing Luke Museum “The massive six-lane highways in L.A., the big groceries stores and so many choices of cereals available in one store, this was a cultural shock for me,” … Continue reading

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