RELIGION IN THE NEWS: SIKHISM


  : A portal to contemporary Sikh-related news stories.

Sikhism -- Guardian:  An anthology of articles from the British publication.

World Religion News -- Sikhism:

  Ashley Southall, "Religious Police Officers In New York Will Be Able To Wear Beards And Turbans," New York Times, December 28, 2016.

  "Abbotsford Museum Follows Up Award-Winning Exhibit With Feminist Sikh Display," CBC News, December 11, 2016.

  Harriet Sherwood, "Sikhs In UK Are 'Invisible To Government' Despite Hate Crime Increase," Guardian, November 25, 2016.

  Tom Dart, "'My Crime Was Wearing A Turban': Sikh Man Arrested On U.S. Bus Pursues Justice," Guardian, April 30, 2016.

  Dave Philipps, "Sikh Captain Says Keeping Beard And Turban Lets Him Serve U.S. And Faith," New York Times, April 1, 2016.

  Rajeev Gupta, "Why Are Some Sikh Women Now Wearing The Turban?," BBC Newsmagazine, February 14, 2016.

  Christine Hauser, "Sikh American Actor Flies Home To New York Wearing His Turban," New York Times, February 10, 2016.

  "Waris Ahluwalia Accepts Airline's Apology For Turban Incident," Guardian, February 9, 2016.

  Ryan Schuessler, "Years After A White Supremacist's Mass Shooting, Sikhs In U.S. Remain On Guard," Guardian, December 28, 2015.

  Ravinder Singh Robin, "Why Are Indian Sikhs Angry?," BBC News, October 20, 2015.

  "Punjab Holds Emergency Meeting To Defuse Sikh Violence," Guardian, October 20, 2015.

  "Court Rules New York Sikh Student Can Serve In U.S. Army With Beard And Turban," Guardian, June 15, 2015.

  Siri Srinivas, "Super Sikh: A Superhero In A Turban Fighting Injustice And Ignorance," Guardian, March 9, 2015.

  Athar Ahmad, "The Sikh Captain America Fights Racial Stereotypes," BBC Newsmagazine, January 23, 2015.

  Henry Gass, "Sikh Student Sues Army Over Religious 'Catch-22' In ROTC Enlistment," Christian Science Monitor, November 15, 2014.

"Sikh Student Sues US Army Over Rules That 'Violate His Religious Beliefs,'" Guardian, November 14, 2014.

Stacey Teicher Khadaroo, "Sikh Woman Wins Settlement From U.S. Government Over Wearing Religious Knife," Christian Science Monitor, November 6, 2014.

  Samuel G. Freedman, "Fighting Enmity Against Sikhs With Art, Talks And Superhero Garb," New York Times, September 19, 2014.

  Purvi Thacker, "US Sikhs Fight Racism With PR Campaign," Al Jazeera, August 4, 2014.

  Perminder Khatkar, "Should The Last Sikh Maharajah Be Returned To India?," BBC News, July 4, 2014.

  "India Sikh Groups Clash At Golden Temple," BBC News, June 6, 2014.

  Nida Najar, "Remembering Operation Bluestar On Its 30th Anniversary," New York Times, June 6, 2014.

  "Sikh Clashes Break Out At Golden Temple Massacre Anniversary -- In Pictures," Guardian, June 6, 2014.

  Simran Jeet Singh, "The Meaning Of Vaisakhi, The Biggest Sikh Celebration," Daily Beast, April 13, 2014.

  Tim Alamenciak, "Legendary Sikh Sword Bought By Canadian Businessman," Toronto Star, April 8, 2014.

  "Bearded Woman: I'm Confident And I Love Myself," BBC Newsbeat, February 21, 2014.

Helene Cooper, "Sikhs Fight Back Against New Pentagon Dress Code," New York Times, January 23, 2014.

  Amit Chaudhuri, "For India's Sikhs Amritsar Casts A Long Shadow," Guardian, January 15, 2014.

  James Estrin, "Sikh Farmers In Stalin's Birthplace," New York Times, November 13, 2013.

  Simran Jeet Singh, "Sikh Officer And Afghanistan Veteran Fights The Army's Ban On Beards," Daily Beast, November 8, 2013.

  Manan Ahmed Asif, "A Stranger On Lenox Avenue," New York Times, September 27, 2013.

  Manmeet Kaur, "A Message Of Hope In Response To The Attack On Prabhjot Singh," Daily Beast, September 25, 2013.

  J. David Goodman, "Chronicling Anti-Sikh Violence, And Now A Victim," New York Times, September 23, 2013.

  "Anti-Sikh Hate Crime To Be Tracked As Oak Creek Anniversary Approaches," Guardian, August 2, 2013.

  James Dao, "Taking On Rules to Ease Sikhs' Path To The Army," New York Times, July 7, 2013.

  Divya Talwar, "Warrior's Martial History Explored In New Book," BBC News, May 4, 2013.

  Salman Masood, "New Ideological Battle In Pakistan: Traffic Circle's Name," New York Times, March 30, 2013.

"Alberta To Allow Sikhs To Wear Religious Knives In Court," CBC News, January 28, 2013.

  Jason Burke, "Sikh Golden Temple Memorial Reopens Old Wounds In India," Guardian, October 2, 2012.

  Rosie Swash, "The Sikh Woman Who Stood Up To Online Abuse About Her Facial Hair," Guardian, September 26, 2012.

  Hartosh Singh Bal, "Being Sikh In America," New York Times, August 13, 2012.

  Emine Saner, "Why Are Sikhs Targeted By Anti-Muslim Extremists?," Guardian, August 8, 2012.

"Op-Ed Contributor: A Sikh Temple's Century," New York Times, August 7, 2012.

Amardeep Singh, "Being Sikh In America," New York Times, August 7, 2012.

  "Sikhs Express Shock After Shootings At Wisconsin Temple," BBC News, August 6, 2012.

Scott Neuman, "Sikhs No Stranger To Violence In Recent Years," NPR, August 6, 2012.

Bilal Qureshi, "After Shooting, Sikhs Assess Their Place In America," NPR Two-Way, August 6, 2012.

John Bingham, "BBC Expresses Regret Over Suggestion Sikhism Is 'Made Up Of Other' Religions," Telegraph, May 14, 2012.

  Stephanie Hegarty, "The Only Living Master Of A Dying Martial Art," BBC Newsmagazine, October 29, 2011.

Riazat Butt, "London 2012 Olympics Chief Allows Sikhs To Carry Ceremonial Dagger," Guardian, July 29, 2011.

Sarfaz Manzoor, "Turban Display Uncovers Sikh History," Guardian, June 7, 2011.

"Exhibition Aims To Celebrate The Turban's Relevance -- In Pictures," Guardian, June 7, 2011.

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, "Back To Behzti: What Happened Next," Guardian, July 6, 2011.

  "Celebrations In Coventry As Vaisakhi Festival Begins," BBC News, April 14, 2011.

Daniel Schwartz, "What Is A Kirpan?: Controversial Sikh Religious Symbol In The News Again," CBC News, February 14, 2011.

"Kirpan Ban Blasted By Sikhs," CBC News, February 10, 2011.

"Kirpans: Should They Be Banned From Quebec's National Assembly?," CBC News, February 10, 2011.

"Kirpan Banned At Que. National Assembly," CBC News, February 9, 2011.

"Ban Kirpan From Parliament: Bloc," CBC News, January 20, 2011.

"Kirpan Is Not A Weapon: Ignatieff," CBC News, January 20, 2011.

  Aftab Gulzar, "Temples 'Breaking The Sikh Code' On Meat And Alcohol," BBC News, December 1, 2010.

  "Gurdwara Open To Gravesend Sikhs After Eight Years Work," BBC News, November 19, 2010.

  "Sikhs Urge Obama To Visit Golden Temple On India Trip," BBC News, October 21, 2010.

Ken Maguire, "Sikhs Lament Obama Plan To Bypass India Temple," New York Times, October 21, 2010.

  Lydia Polgreen, "Amritsar Journal: A Sikh Temple Where All May Eat, And Pitch It," New York Times, August 29, 2010.

"Nourishing Souls At The Golden Temple," New York Times, August 29, 2010.

Nushin Arbabzadah, "Afghan Sikhs: Forgotten Victims," Guardian, July 6, 2010.

Robert Sharp, "Behzti Is No Longer Taboo," Guardian, May 5, 2010.

  "Sikh New Year Celebrations," Guardian, April 15, 2010.

Adam Gabbatt, "Let Sikh Pupils Wear Ceremonial Daggers, Judge Says," Guardian, February 8, 2010.

  "Harper Visits Golden Temple To Close India Trip," CBC News, November 18, 2009.

Terry Milewski, "In The Shadow Of The Golden Temple: History Follows Stephen Harper Around The Sikh Holy Shrine," CBC News, November 18, 2009.

Schona Jolly, "No Justice For India's Sikhs," Guardian, October 31, 2009.

"Boy's Sikh Dagger In School Ban," BBC News, October 13, 2009.

  "Punjab Riots After Vienna Killing," BBC News, May 25, 2009.

Vishal Sharma, "'Sikhism Is About Compassion, Forgiveness,'" Times Of India, March 21, 2009.

  "Sikhs Celebrate Religious Freedom," BBC Bristol, November 20, 2008.

Sunny Hundal, "Face To Faith," Guardian, April 12, 2008.

Frances Harrison, "Sikhs Boycott Meeting With Pope," BBC News, March 6, 2008.

"Warnings Over Sikh Extremists Ignored, Dosanjh Tells Air India Inquiry," CBC News, November 21, 2007.

Neil MacFarquhar, "Airport Scrutiny Of Headgear Raises Bias Claims From Sikhs," New York Times, August 30, 2007.

  "Sikh Passport Photos Rejected Because Of Headgear," CBC News, August 17, 2007.

"Your View: Canada's Immigration Policy Bans Common Sikh Names," CBC News, July 24, 2007.

  Jesse McKinley, "Bowing To Sikhs' Call, California Wants Textbook Change," New York Times, March 10, 2007.

Priya Yadav, "In Punjab, The Turban Is Disappearing Fast," Times Of India, October 30, 2006.

Holland Cotter, "Wonders Of Sikh Spirituality Come Alive," New York Times, September 18, 2006.

Sunny Hundal, "Losing My Religion," Guardian, September 12, 2006.

"Ban On Kirpan Overturned By Supreme Court," CBC News, March 2, 2006.

  "Grenades Found At Golden Temple," BBC News, January 10, 2006.

  "Pakistan Lets Sikh Pilgrims Enter," BBC News, November 29, 2005.

Greg Lucas, "Sikhs Struggle To Be Accepted," San Francisco Chronicle, October 31, 2005.

"Sikhs Fight Turban Rule," CBC News, August 25, 2005.

  "Sikhs Remember Amritsar Victims," BBC News, June 12, 2005.

Clifford Krauss, "Canadian Sikhs Are Cleared In 1985 Air India Bombing," New York Times, March 17, 2005.

  Soutik Biswas, "The Fading Of Sikh Militancy," BBC News, March 16, 2005.

  Asit Jolly, "Amritsar Bids For World Heritage List," BBC News, August 18, 2004.

  :  "Golden Temple Attack -- Your Memories," BBC News, June 9, 2004.

"Flashbacks -- Golden Temple Attack," BBC News, June 3, 2004.

  Neil Arun, "British Sikhs Salute Indian Success," BBC News, May 21, 2004.

Asit Jolly, "Sikhs Urged To Support Turban Day," BBC News, April 12, 2004.

John Holl, "Long Hair, Deep Faith And Bigotry," New York Times, April 11, 2004.

"Sikh Scriptures Make Historic Journey To Canada," CBC News, April 5, 2004.

"Sikhs Protest Against Turban Ban In France," Times Of India, February 1, 2004.

  Hugh Schofield, "Sikhs Protest Against French Ban," BBC News, January 31, 2004.

  :  A brief twenty-year commemoration of the 1984 attack on the Golden Temple in Amritsar from the BBC.

"Witness Says Suspect Confessed To Air India Bombing," CBC News, November 4, 2003.

"Chretien Marks Political Anniversary," CBC News, October 25, 2003.

Jerome Monahan, "Places Of Worship, Week 5: A Gurdwara," Guardian, October 7, 2003.

Ronald Smothers, "Steadfast In His Turban, A Lawyer Raises Awareness," New York Times, January 28, 2003.

"Sikhism," Guardian, October 30, 2002.

Jane Lampman, "Under Attack, Sikhs Defend Their Religious Liberties," Christian Science Monitor, October 31, 2001.

Laurie Goodstein and Tamar Lewin, "Victims Of Mistaken Identity, Sikhs Pay A Price For Turbans," New York Times, September 19, 2001.

David Boneti, "Art A Key To The Sikhs' Kingdoms: Fascinating Exhibit Is First International Effort To Address Their Visual Culture," San Francisco Examiner, September 29, 1999.

"Who Are The Sikhs?," BBC News, April 13, 1999.

Indarjit Singh, "The Sikh Khalsa: Community Of The Pure," BBC News, April 13, 1999.

Suzanne Goldberg, "Violence Feared As Unholy Row Splits Sikhs," Guardian, April 12, 1999.

Daniel Lak, "The Cornerstones Of Sikhism," BBC News, April 8, 1999.

"B.C. Sikh Community Celebrates Separately," CBC News, April 2, 1999.

Anthony DePalma, "Canada's Torn Sikhs: In A Holy Place, Unholy Rage," New York Times, February 20, 1997.

John F. Burns, "A Decade After Massacre, Some Sikhs Find Justice," New York Times, September 16, 1996.

Edward A. Gargan, "Though Sikh Rebellion Is Quelled, India's Punjab State Still Seethes," New York Times, October 26, 1993.

Barbara Crossette, "India Uproots Thousands Living Near Sikh Temple," New York Times, June 3, 1990.

Susanne Randolph, "Why India's Militant Sikhs Keep Fighting," Christian Science Monitor, March 8, 1989.

Peter Steinfels, "Tradition At Parade Of Sikhs," New York Times, April 24, 1988.

Barbara Crossette, "In Punjab, Sikh Turns Against Sikh," New York Times, March 25, 1988.

"Sikh Rally Faces Amritsar Curfew," New York Times, October 23, 1987.

Vyvyan Tenorio, "India's Sikhs," Christian Science Monitor, June 6, 1986.

Laurent Belsie, "At A Sikh Temple, Opinions Reflect Conflicting Religious Traditions," Christian Science Monitor, November 14, 1984.

Mary Anne Weaver, "India's Proud Sikhs Struggle To Come to Terms With Army Siege On Golden Temple," Christian Science Monitor, June 18, 1984.

Ivan B. Armstrong, "Turmoil In India's Punjab; Why Sikh's Zeal Has Turned Violent," Christian Science Monitor, May 1, 1984.


 

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