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Sikh Hofstra Student: Army ROTC Making Me Choose Between Country I Love And My Faith

A Sikh college student claims the U.S. Army is barring him from the Reserve Officer Training Corps unless he violates his religious beliefs by removing his turban, shaving and cutting his hair.

11/14/2014

Sikh runners participate in a race in New York City. (credit: Surat Fauj Running Club)

NYC Marathon: Sikh Group Fights Racism With Running

Simran Jeet Singh helped form a running club for Sikhs, in part, “to help normalize and humanize people who look like us,” he said.

10/28/2014

FILE -- Members of New York's Sikh community gather. (credit: Getty Images)

Assembly Bill Would Allow Sikhs To Serve In Police, Other Government Jobs

The proposal comes after a Sikh man was allegedly run over last month by a truck driver yelling hateful comments.

08/21/2014

Assemblyman David Weprin (credit: Flickr/David Weprin)

Assemblyman Weprin Leads Rally Against Bias Attacks Targeting Sikhs

In the wake of a suspected bias attack on a Columbia University professor earlier this month, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) joined members of the Sikh Cultural Society Sunday in a rally against hate crimes.

09/29/2013

Prabhjot Singh (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating Possible Bias Attack On Columbia Professor

Prabhjot Singh, who is Sikh, was approached by a group of 15 to 20 young men on bicycles making anti-Muslim statements, police said.

09/23/2013

Mourners visit a make shift memorial near the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on  August, 7, 2012. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Candlelight Vigil For Wisconsin Temple Shooting Victims To Take Place In Union Square Park

The Manhattan Sikh Association will lead the vigil at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to honor those who were shot dead in Oak Creek, at the hands of alleged shooter Wade Michael Page.

08/07/2012

An NYPD patrol car can be seen outside the Sikh Cultural Society in Richmond Hill, Queens on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bloomberg, Others Condemn Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooting

As police step up security at Sikh temples across New York City and Long Island, authorities have released new details about Sunday’s mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.

08/06/2012

Baba Makhan Shah Lubana Gurdwara Sikh Center (credit: Facebook)

8 Arrested In Sword Fight At Sikh Temple In Queens

Gurmaj Singh, the current temple president, said the attackers used musical instruments, swords, bats and metal rods against worshippers in the temple.

04/26/2011