Sikh

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...