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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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