Wednesday 18th January 2017,

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Indian American/ South Asian American

Huff Post: Sikh Man Leads Authorities to Suspect in New York Bombing

posted by Randall

Ahmad Khan Rahami

A Sikh man from New Jersey is being hailed as a hero for alerting police to the whereabouts of the suspect in this weekend’s bombing in New York.

The Huffington Post reports Harinder Singh Bains, who owns a bar in New Jersey, spotted a man who looked like the suspect shown on the news. The … Read more

Blogs

Waiting for California Gov Jerry Brown to Sign Three Bills into Law

posted by Randall
Jerry Brown

By California Air Resources Board from Sacramento, United States – Governor Jerry Brown

By Ed Diokno

We’re waiting, trying to be patient, but we can’t help that a little bit of doubt is starting to creep in.

California’s Gov. Jerry Brown has three bills on his desk, waiting for his signature. There are three that … Read more

Community Issues

Historic Bill Giving Farmworkers Overtime Equity Goes to Governor

posted by Randall

Farmworkers fight for Overtime Pay

By Ed Diokno

Larry Itilong and Cesar Chavez, the late founders of the United Farm Workers, would have been pleased.

The California Assembly passed AB1066 – the bill that gives farmworkers the same overtime rights as other workers. If signed, it would be the first in the nation. All that it needs to make it

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Crime

Sikh Man Killed by Masked Gunman Remembered

posted by Randall
Toor Murder Suspect

From Phoenix Police Department

Six years after Amanjeet Singh “Sonny” Toor, 36, moved to the Phoenix from India, he was finally reunited with the wife.

Four months later, Toor’s wife, Kamaldeep Kaur, is mourning her husband’s death at the hands of a vicious masked murderer.

“This was a very hard loss for us. He was … Read more

Community Issues

Investigation reopened into Attack on Sikh Bus Driver in L.A.

posted by Randall

Balwinder Jit SinghAn investigation has been reopened in an attack on a Los Angeles bus driver who was repeatedly called a “suicide bomber” and “terrorist.”

The attack on Balwinder Jit Singh in November happened during his regular route. A passenger was charged with misdemeanor assault, but under pressure from the Sikh Coalition, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department … Read more

Blogs

Blog: Sikh Protester Escorted Out of Trump Rally

posted by Len Patel

Donald Trump
 
By Len Patel
 
I have to say it. Donald Trump is becoming a mockery of himself. The presidential candidate who says he could shoot someone and not lose votes, continues to make one nonsensical remark after another.
 
One of the latest is his comment on Sunday as police escorted a turban-wearing … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Community Issues

Sikh on Board Passenger Plane Mocked as ‘Bin Laden’ Defended

posted by Len Patel
Sikh mocked as Bin Laden

Darshan Singh

This is pretty juvenile if you ask me, but unfortunately it’s also representative of the hate and prejudice being directed at South Asians in this country.

A fellow passenger sitting next to a  Sikh man  on a Jet Blue flight videotaped the man sleeping and then posted it on You Tube with the … Read more

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