Rights Issues

15 Rohingya stranded on Tripura border

A number of Rohingya refugee families remain stranded on a zero point of the border along Tripura, as the Indian Border Security Force and Border Guards Bangladesh failed to resolve the issue. The two forces held a flag meeting after the former prevented their entry into India through the Rahimpur …

Read More »

NCC, scouts get a cautious welcome in U.P. madrasas

Plan is a part of the government to foster ‘smart madrasas’ The Uttar Pradesh government’s announcement on introducing NCC and scout training in madrasas has evoked a mixed response from religious leaders and other stakeholders. Earlier this week, Minister of Minority Welfare Baldev Singh Aulakh announced that the government was …

Read More »

NRC: minority outfits fear large-scale exclusion

Vetting of papers nears completion in Assam Minority organisations in Assam apprehend a large-scale exclusion from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) to be published on July 31. They have attributed it to the alleged pressure on officers handling the vetting process to be strict in accepting certain documents …

Read More »

All illegal immigrants will be deported: Shah

Says govt. will identify infiltrators Answering a question on the National Register of Citizens (NRC), Home Minister Amit Shah told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that his government will ensure that all the illegal immigrants are identified and deported. Mr. Shah was replying in the Rajya Sabha to a supplementary …

Read More »

Rajasthan to bring law against mob lynching

Bill likely to be tabled in ongoing session The Congress government in Rajasthan has decided to bring a law to curb mob lynching and honour killing. A Bill on the subject is likely to be introduced in the ongoing budget session of the State Assembly. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot made …

Read More »

India again abstains at UN vote, draws criticism

Stand in spite of SC scrapping Sec. 377 India on Friday abstained at the vote for extending the mandate of an important UN official who reports on violence and discrimination against sexual minorities. India’s abstention at the resolution for term-renewal of the independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity …

Read More »
Get Free Updates to Crack the Exam!
Subscribe to our Newsletter for free daily updates