Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021


Afghanistan: What Taliban Rule Means For Sikhs And Hindus

Sep 09, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Afghan Sikhs and Hindus face a precarious future living in a country ruled by the Taliban. While the Islamic fundamentalist group say the minorities will be safe, past experiences have left them wary.

Delhi Gurudwara Shelters 44 Sikhs Evacuated From Afghanistan

Sep 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Of the 44 people, 32 will be adopted by the Sobti Foundation of New York-based philanthropist Mandeep Singh Sobti.

Over 260 Afghan Sikhs In Kabul Gurdwara Need Help In Evacuation: US Sikh body

So far, only India has helped evacuation of Afghan Sikhs after the takeover of the country by the Taliban.

Pakistan To Allow Fully-Vaccinated Sikh Pilgrims To Visit Kartarpur Sahib

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The pilgrims will be allowed from next month with strict Covid-19 protocols, ahead of the 482nd death anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev on September 22

Threat From ‘Khalistani’ Activist: Security Beefed Up For Himachal CM, JP Nadda, Anurag Thakur

The caller even appealed all farmers in Punjab and pro-Khalistan Sikhs to come with tractors and stop Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from unfurling the national flag

01 July, 2021

J&K Sikh Body Seeks Imposition Of Inter Caste Marriage Act And Anti-Conversion Law

Naseer Ganai

This follows the recent controversy over the alleged conversion and marriage of two Sikh girls to Muslims

23 June, 2021

#BanGrahanWebSeries Trends; Netizens Call It Objectionable For Showing A Sikh Initiating 1984 Riot

Outlook Web Bureau

Grahan, directed by Ranjan Chandel, is a web series inspired by the novel 'Chaurasi' by Satya Vyas and follows an investigation into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by a cop Amrita Singh.

21 April, 2021

UNITED SIKHS Seeks Stricter Gun Laws In USA

Outlook Correspondent

UNITED SIKHS called upon the executive branches to declare such types of crimes, including race and ethnicity, hate-based crimes, a crisis and a national emergency.

30 March, 2021

Maharashtra Gurudwara Attack: 4 Cops Injured After Sword-Wielding Men Storm Sikh Temple In Nanded

Outlook Web Bureau

Several visuals have emerged from the incident showing the sword-wielding mob barging out of the gurdwara, breaking the barricades put up by police and attacking the policemen after permission to celebrate the 'Hola Mohalla' tradition was denied.

24 March, 2021

Sikh Group Marks One Year Of Attack On Gurudwara In Kabul, Pays Tribute To Lost Lives

G N Singh

United Sikhs, A UN-affiliated NGO is providing financial and medical aid to the families who fled to India after the attack on Guru Har Rai Sahib Gurudwara in Kabul.

30 December, 2020

Navjot Singh Sidhu Apologizes For Hurting Sikh Sentiments


Navjot Singh Sidhu allegedly wore the shawl which had Sikh religious symbols embroidered on it.

24 December, 2020

Farm Laws, Fertility And Religion

Priyadarshini Sen

These protests are not just a reaction to the farm laws. It is a moment in time when political, social and spiritual forces have converged under unprecedented circumstances.

24 December, 2020

British Sikh Charity Helps Feed Truckers Stranded By Coronavirus Variant


British Sikh charity Khalsa Aid has been delivering hundreds of hot meals to truckers stranded as the border with France

16 December, 2020

Desecration Of Mahatma Gandhi's Statue Appalling: White House Press Secretary


A violent group of Khalistani separatists on Saturday desecrated Mahatma Gandhi's statue outside the Indian embassy in Washington

13 December, 2020

Khalistan Supporters Vandalise Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue During Protest In US


Hundreds of Sikhs gathered outside Indian Embassy in downtown Washington to express solidarity with the protesting farmers.

01 December, 2020

India Calls Justin Trudeau's Comments On Farmers' Protest 'Ill-Informed', 'Unwarranted'


Trudeau had tweeted: 'Let me remind you, Canada will always be there to defend the right of peaceful protest.'

01 December, 2020

Delhi Gurdwaras Hold Special Prayers For Success Of Farmers' Protest


Peaceful sit-ins by farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, continued for the sixth day at the Singhu and Tikri borders.

30 November, 2020

PM Modi, Venkaiah Naidu Pay Tribute To Guru Nanak On His Birth Anniversary


The Sikh Guru's teachings inspire people to show respect for all humankind, irrespective of caste, creed or religion, Venkaiah Naidu said

Photo Gallery

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rides a cycle along with ministers and MLAs, from the Chief Minister's residence to his office at the Civil Secretariat on the occasion of 'World Car-Free Day', in Chandigarh.

PTI Photo

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 76th session General Debate in UN General Assembly Hall at the United Nations...

Photo by AP/PTI

Students attend a class in a school after the Madhya Pradesh government allowed schools to reopen for 1st-5th classes after further ease in COVID-19 restrictions, in Jabalpur.

PTI Photo

Confiscated Rhinoceros horns being burnt in the presence of Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to mark the World Rhinoceros Day, in Golaghat district.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

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Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu