Sikh Representation - A Decolonised Perspective

Ranveer Singh | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics
Ranveer Singh

The only expectation the Sikh community have of the newly elected MPs, in terms of matters pertaining to the Panth, is the expectation of gaining an honest and upfront answer from the UK government on the Panthic objective; which for the Sikhs remains complete autonomy and independence from the Indian State.

The Significance Of Preet Gill Becoming The First Ever Female Sikh MP

Jas Singh | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics
Jas Singh

History has been made as we not only have the first ever turban wearing Sikh in Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi from Slough, but also the first ever female Sikh MP in Preet Kaur Gill from Birmingham Edgbaston. Since the results from Slough and Birmingham Edgbaston in the early hours there has been a buzz in the Sikh community.

Young British Sikh: 'Protests Against Interfaith Marriages Have Left Me Worried'

The IPF | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Universities & Education

As a community, we must stand against those whose actions bring our religion into disrepute. In its place, we should encourage dialogue and debate. We should come together to find common ground.

55 Arrests After Men Armed With 'Swords' Storm Sikh Temple In Leamington Spa

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 11.09.2016 | UK

Armed police surrounded a Sikh temple after it was stormed by a group of men armed with knives protesting a mixed marriage. ‘Dozens’ of men, som...

Cuts to Met Police Threaten London's Future

Jasvir Singh | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Politics
Jasvir Singh

Policing in London has been under the spotlight in recent days, and with good reason. Various concerns have been raised about the ability of the Metropolitan Police to deal with the challenges of 21st century policing, especially in light of the cuts by the current Government.

Hero Sikh Who Removed Turban To Help Injured Boy Gets Massive Dose Of Karma

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK

The hero Sikh who broke religious protocol and removed his turban to help an injured boy has been rewarded for his valiant actions by total strangers....

The Government, Glass Houses and British Muslims

Chris Hobbs | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Politics
Chris Hobbs

Make no mistake, moderate British Muslims have been expressing their concerns as to the rise of Islamic extremism in the UK since the 1990's and could well argue that they have already made a significant contribution to curbing the excesses of fanatical, Islamist groups.

Oak Creek Massacre, Two Years On

Kirat Raj Singh | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kirat Raj Singh

On Sunday 5th August 2012, a white supremacist shot and killed six people attending religious services at the suburban Wisconsin Sikh Gurdwara.

Authenticity: Being Yourself In Business

Reuben Singh | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK
Reuben Singh

In life being different is a strength not a weakness. As an entrepreneur I have always wanted to stand out from the crowd and demonstrate my individuality. I learnt very early in my business life that you do not need to imitate others and found many people try so hard to be different that they actually just become poor clones of someone else.

My Vaisakhi Sewa

Jon Ashworth | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

One of the most exciting things about representing Leicester is being part of city of so many faiths. We have our splendid churches, our mosques, hindu temples, synagogues, a Jain temple and of course our Gurdwaras. I'm proud that we are city that celebrates every major religious festival.

We Must End the Conspiracy of Silence Surrounding the Abuse of Women in Asian Communities

Mahmood Naji | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mahmood Naji

There is a specific form of abuse that I have noticed is most endemic in Muslim, Sikh and Hindu communities. We hear of exceptional cases, of beatings, of forced marriages, of honour killings. But herein lies part of the problem.

Sikh Becomes First Buckingham Palace Guard To Wear A Turban

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

A Sikh soldier has become the first guardsman to parade outside Buckingham Palace wearing a turban instead of the bearskin for 180 years. Jatenderp...

The Holidays Are Coming...

Belinda Parmar | Posted 13.01.2013 | Home
Belinda Parmar

At Lady Geek, whilst we focus on women, diversity is what we are striving for and Diwali is a real missed opportunity for companies to broaden their relevance to the multicultural tapestry that is Britain today.

A Kirpan is Not a Threat - It's my Cultural Heritage

Kiran Kaur | Posted 18.12.2012 | Home
Kiran Kaur

I believe there is no reason to question the existence of the Kirpan or its size. I may be a third generation British Sikh yet I remain insightful and yes, when I wear my Kara (a steel bangle) which is another physical symbol of faith worn by Sikhs, I wear it with pride.

Dignified Sikh Woman Deflects Online Taunts About Facial Hair (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

A Sikh woman whose photo was surreptitiously taken and posted on an online forum in order to mock her facial hair has gained praise for her "graceful ...

At Least Six Worshippers Killed As Gunman Opens Fire On Sikh Temple

PA/Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES At least six worshippers have been shot dead after a gunman opened fire on a congregation in a Sikh temple near Milwau...