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Detroit Free Press is reporting that a gurdwara under construction in Sterling Heights was vandalized late Sunday evening. Some of the graffiti reads: “Don’t Builed” and “Mohmed,” which seems to refer to Islam’s prophet, Mohammed. The Michigan chapters of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the American Jewish Committee also condemned the vandalism. “We condemn […]

(cross posted from eIndiaPulse.com) Congratulations to Satyendra S. Huja, a Sikh American who was chosen mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia. Charlottesville is a historic city of more than 43,000 people and once the home of three U.S. presidents – Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe. Satyendra Huja is also adjunct faculty member at the University […]

Controversy resulting in a Sikh boy bringing a religious sword to Bentley Elementary School (Canton, MI) has resulted in Plymouth Canton Schools banning “all religious emblems that resemble a weapon”. Last month a 4th grader boy at Bentley Elementary in Canton bought a 3-5 inch kirpan. This resulted in parents of other students objecting which […]