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Multiple propane tanks explode after fire breaks out at California Sikh temple

Jan. 30, 2024 00:43 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Multiple propane tanks exploded Monday after fire broke out at the site of the largest Sikh temple in California's capital city and flames damaged an outlying building that holds religious classes, authorities said. Emergency crews were called around 3:30...

India-US ties could face their biggest test in years after a foiled assassination attempt on a Sikh

Dec. 01, 2023 08:52 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ties between India and the U.S. had never looked better than they did in June, when President Joe Biden honored Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a pomp-filled state visit. The relationship was among the most consequential in the world and “more dynamic than at any time in...

AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Dec. 01, 2023 02:35 AM EST

Nov. 24-30, 2023 Sikhs lit candles to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, at the illuminated Golden Temple, in Amritsar, India. A pro-democracy activist known as Grandma Wong protested outside a Hong Kong court hearing the trial of 47 pro-democracy...

What to know about the Sikh independence movement following US accusation that activist was targeted

Nov. 30, 2023 14:03 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — The U.S. has charged an Indian national in what prosecutors allege was a failed plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist at the behest of an unnamed Indian government official. The charges announced Wednesday against an Indian national arrested in June in Europe come...

An Indian official plotted to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader in New York, US prosecutors say

Nov. 30, 2023 01:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An Indian government official directed a plot to assassinate a prominent Sikh separatist leader living in New York City, United States prosecutors said Wednesday as they announced charges against a man they said was part of the thwarted conspiracy. U.S. officials...

A citizen of India has been charged in the U.S. with plotting to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader living in New York

Nov. 29, 2023 10:58 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — A citizen of India has been charged in the U.S. with plotting to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader living in New York.