Seven US lawmakers write to Secretary Mike Pompeo on brutal treatment of protesting farmers in India

Seven US lawmakers write to Secretary Mike Pompeo on brutal treatment of protesting farmers in India

Seven US lawmakers, including Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (Democrat-Washington), have written to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing “serious concerns” about the brutal treatment meted out to farmers from Punjab peacefully protesting India’s new agricultural laws. Continue reading Seven US lawmakers write to Secretary Mike Pompeo on brutal treatment of protesting farmers in India

New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

To honor members of the Sikh and larger Punjabi community, New York City Council has approved the renaming of certain thoroughfares in Queens to ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’. Continue reading New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

Interfaith Ceremony Honoring American Military Veterans Conveys Strong Message: Let Sikhs Serve

Interfaith Ceremony Honoring American Military Veterans Conveys Strong Message: Let Sikhs Serve

At the ceremony, Major Kalsi told us, “We have come here today to pay tribute to all the fallen soldiers. Sikhs know what it means to sacrifice. In the World Wars, over 80,000 Sikh soldiers died while serving. So, today when we can’t serve, it upsets the entire community. It ruins our American foundation”. Continue reading Interfaith Ceremony Honoring American Military Veterans Conveys Strong Message: Let Sikhs Serve