Incidents When Sikhs Took Off Their Turban to Save Lives

Every religion is distinct in it’s rituals and practices. Every religion has a distinct code which it’s adherents follow. But there are times when a person has to make a difficult choice between adhering to his/her religious code or setting it aside for the greater good. The Sikh religion, like any other, is all about […]

Canadian Woman Threats Sikh Man to Rip, Yells “Take your f–king hat off”

A Canadian woman yelled racial slurs at Jaswinder Singh Dhaliwal this past Wednesday at a military club in Prince Edward Island, Canada because religious head gear was against the rules. Below is the Prince Edward Island military area. She threatened to rip off the turban and that she would throw it if the man entered […]

Guidance on Respectful Security Protocols For Sikh Turban to be Implemented at Airports Worldwide

GUIDANCE ON RESPECTFUL SECURITY PROTOCOLS FOR RELIGIOUS HEADWEAR (SIKH TURBAN) TO BE IMPLEMENTED AT AIRPORTS WORLDWIDE This guidance has been put together by The Sikh Network, a nationally recognised network of Sikh organisations, activists and professionals in the United Kingdom (UK). This guidance intends to provide relevant authorities with a reference point as to the […]

Is It Ok For Filmmakers to Insult the Kenyan Style Turban?

The Kenyan Sikh community has objected to a dialogue in the new film Ambarsariya starring Diljit Dosanjh. In a short clip as part of the trailer, actress Lauren makes a comment on Diljit forgetting to mention the Kenyan turban to which Diljit responds by stating “it’s not good to joke about the turban.” The actual dialogues […]

BBC Explores Why Sikh Women are Donning the Turban

Presented by Nikki Bedi Produced by Rajeev Gupta See the BBC Special: Me and My Turban Read the article: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35563415 The Turban is the one thing that identifies a Sikh more than any other symbol of their faith. An edict handed down in 1699 by the 10th Sikh Guru – Gobind Singh – require Sikhs […]

Now This Report on Waris Ahluwalia Being Kicked Off Mexican Airline

Sikh Hollywood actor was denied to board on a Aeromexico flight due to his turban and beard. Aeromexico staff members prevented him from boarding the flight due to his “appearance”. Reportedly, Waris refused to take his turban off in public and compiled enough to be allowed into a private screening room. However, officials refused and […]

French Gov Says “Allegations of Certain Radical Organisations” on Turban Ban

The French Gov gave a response over the Turban ban in the country by stating it’s not banned but yet banned in public schools. The stand of the government of France appears to be hypocritical. The press release of the French Embassy cites that certain there are “allegations of certain radical organizations” on the turban […]

Gov of France Gives Direct Response to Sikhs Over Turban Ban

The French Gov gave a response over the Turban ban in the country by stating it’s not banned but yet banned in public schools. The stand of the government of France appears to be hypocritical. The press release of the French Embassy cites that certain there are “allegations of certain radical organizations” on the turban […]

Honored With Siropa Canadian Premier Against Exemption for Turbaned Sikh Motorcycle Riders

Ontario Premier visited Sri Harmandar Sahib today and ended up receiving the Siropa at a private event where the press wasn’t allowed. She was quoted saying, “I got the ‘siropa’ and we exchanged gifts and it was a lovely experience,” said Wynne. The Canadian newspaper The Star confirmed the Siropa was given to her: “But […]

3 Times When Sikhs Used Their Turbans to Rescue Those in Need

Every religion is distinct in it’s rituals and practices. Every religion has a distinct code which it’s adherents follow. But there are times when a person has to make a difficult choice between adhering to his/her religious code or setting it aside for the greater good. The Sikh religion, like any other, is all about […]