Jasjit Singh

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Name: Jasjit Singh
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Military dress to include turbans and beards

Known as the “Land of the free,” we tend to have more restrictions than rights, and this has shown with recent appeals to military dress code. Many Muslim men have petitioned for exceptions in the U.S. military dress code to allow turbans and beards. ... [Published Western Courier - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

How Companies Kill Their Employees' Job Searches

The days of working for only one company for a whole career are over. As a worker moves from one job to the next, their value to their next employer stems, at least in part, from the skills and knowledge he or she gained at work. It may seem like an odd ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

MC yet to get tough with litterbugs

When the entire country is reverberating with the “Swachh Bharat” slogan given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the civic authorities are yet to strictly implement the laws against littering.In was only in 2013 that the municipal corporation (MC) started ... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

NFL Just Demonstrates How It Treats You If You're Different

It's worth reading this piece from Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund Executive Director Jasjit Singh on the controversy surrounding a later-withdrawn penalty given to Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah for his "unsportsmanlike" ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Fox News Panelist Defends Muslim Profiling With WWII Japanese Camps

During a panel discussion, one of the show’s guests, Jonathan Hoenig stated: “We should have been profiling on September 12, 2001.” He then doubled-down on this sentiment (video below), saying, “The last war this country won, we put Japanese Americans ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Blame Multiculturalism Or Islam For ISIL And Terrorism.

There's a very lucrative industry in the United States and other countries where writers, radio and television hosts, and politicians can spew out the provocative and controversial notion that "radical Islam" is at the heart of global instability. People ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

International Basketball Federation Relaxes Ban On Religious Headwear

Fordson High School basketball players prep for a basketball game in Dearborn, Michigan. CREDIT: AP Following a wave of international criticism, basketball’s largest global body announced Tuesday that it will relax its policy banning players from ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Games of chance

A recent issue of Caravan magazine features a profile of N. Srinivasan, the most powerful man in world cricket. The writer, Rahul Bhatia, tells a story that is fascinating as well as chilling. Through a mixture of intelligence, cunning, and ruthlessness, ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign to sensitise schools on addiction

Drugs aren’t cool, say no to drugs, was the message from the Narcotics Control Bureau to school students at an awareness programme recently. “Students get attracted to drugs because of stress factor and peer pressure. If someone they know has it and says ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]

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Military dress to include turbans and beards [Published Western Courier - Oct 20 2014]
How Companies Kill Their Employees' Job Searches [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 17 2014]
MC yet to get tough with litterbugs [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 16 2014]
NFL Just Demonstrates How It Treats You If You'... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 30 2014]
Fox News Panelist Defends Muslim Profiling With... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 24 2014]
Don't Blame Multiculturalism Or Islam For ISIL ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 24 2014]
International Basketball Federation Relaxes Ban... [Published Think Progress - Sep 17 2014]
Games of chance [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 06 2014]
Campaign to sensitise schools on addiction [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
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