Judge Rules Sikh Hofstra Student Can Enroll In ROTC Without Shaving Beard, Removing Turban"It was kind of surreal. This is something I have been fighting for for two or three years. I'm excited and nervous; very excited to learn,'' Iknoor Singh said.
Man Indicted On Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Ramming Sikh Man In QueensA Long Island man was indicted on hate crime charges Wednesday, for allegedly calling a Sikh man “Osama” in Queens and running him over.
Sikh Hofstra Student: Army ROTC Making Me Choose Between Country I Love And My FaithA 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.
NYC Marathon: Sikh Group Fights Racism With RunningSimran Jeet Singh helped form a running club for Sikhs, in part, "to help normalize and humanize people who look like us," he said.
Assembly Bill Would Allow Sikhs To Serve In Police, Other Government JobsThe proposal comes after a Sikh man was allegedly run over last month by a truck driver yelling hateful comments.
Assemblyman Weprin Leads Rally Against Bias Attacks Targeting SikhsIn 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.
Police Investigating Possible Bias Attack On Columbia ProfessorPrabhjot Singh, who is Sikh, was approached by a group of 15 to 20 young men on bicycles making anti-Muslim statements, police said.
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.
Bloomberg, Others Condemn Wisconsin Sikh Temple ShootingAs 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.
8 Arrested In Sword Fight At Sikh Temple In QueensGurmaj Singh, the current temple president, said the attackers used musical instruments, swords, bats and metal rods against worshippers in the temple.