Rights Issues

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Maratha quota is a ‘one community’ law: plea

SC to hear petition challenging quota The Supreme Court on Friday will hear a group of social workers, academics and representatives of the Muslim community who have appealed against a Bombay High Court decision upholding a “one-person or one-community” Maharashtra legislation providing reservation to the Maratha community in education and …

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More Foreigners’ Tribunals in Assam

200 to be set up in addition to the existing 100 to handle NRC cases after July 31 The Assam government will establish 200 Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) for handling cases of people to be excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC). July 31 is the deadline for publishing …

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SC likely to hear Ayodhya appeals from July 25

Seeks report from mediation panel A Constitution Bench, led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, on Thursday decided to commence hearing the Ayodhya title dispute appeals tentatively from July 25 on a day-to-day basis in case a conclusion is reached, on the basis of a mediation committee report, that …

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