Category: Hindu community

Gurpreet Singh: Here’s the real reason why federal antiterrorism officials keep focusing on Khalistan

https://www.straight.com/news/1180576/gurpreet-singh-heres-real-reason-why-federal-antiterrorism-officials-keep-focusing The hullabaloo over the description of Sikh (Khalistani) extremism in the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada has missed a point. RELATED STORIES World Sikh Organization founding president categorically rejects that his group ever paid Jaspal Atwal’s legal bills “Accidental terrorist” Jaspal Atwal on ambushing Punjabi minister, prison days, saving lives, and meeting Trudeau […]

Surrey temple considered ‘sting operation’ to catch Hindu priest charged with sexual assault: president

Surrey temple considered ‘sting operation’ to catch Hindu priest charged with sexual assault: president Rajpal Sharma, formerly a priest at a temple on 123 Street in Surrey, has been charged with sexual assault and is making his first court appearance in Surrey on Dec. 14. The allegations haven’t been proven in court. Sharma has been a priest […]

Canada urged to give asylum to Afghan Sikhs, Hindus

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/ngo-urges-canada-to-give-asylum-to-afghan-sikhs-hindus/story-0cFPRcyqN4r208HOXFWxGI.html The Canada India Foundation (CIF), a non-profit organisation, has urged Canada to accept Sikh and Hindu minority communities from Afghanistan as refugees following the killing of 19 Sikhs by an IS suicide bomber in Jalalabad. “This dastardly act is yet another sign of the continuing victimisation of the religious minorities in Afghanistan and Pakistan […]

Some minorities of Indian origin asking for Dinesh Bhatia, the Consul General of India’s Toronto consulate, to resign

Toronto: Consul General of India Keynotes Hindu Nationalist Event Indian minorities warn: “Bhatia’s presence at an RSS event inspires fear” By OFMI – October 31, 2018 ONTARIO, Canada—Some minorities of Indian origin are asking for Dinesh Bhatia, the Consul General of India’s Toronto consulate, to resign after he appeared as the keynote speaker at an Oct. 19 […]

Douglas Todd: Canadian Hindus struggling with Sikh activism

Douglas Todd: Canadian Hindus struggling with Sikh activism Suresh Kurl, a Hindu and former UBC professor, feels regret for the way in 1984 that the government of India, which is a predominantly Hindu country, launched a military attack on Sikhs’ main temple in Amritsar. But he doesn’t appreciate NDP leader Jagmeet Singh constantly “poking his […]