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Oxfam India’s Open Letter to Narendra Modi Requesting Urgent Measure in wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

Oxfam India yesterday (March 27) released an open letter (copy below) to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling for an eight-point plan that includes focus on increasing free testing, ensuring gender and socially inclusive response, and enabling the civil society network to join the fight against coronavirus.

Coronavirus: SC Tells States to Identify Prisoners Who Can be Released on Parole or Interim Bail

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) on Monday (March 23) held hearing on Suo Motu Writ Petition (Civil) No. 1/2020 pertaining to special measures to be taken with regard to safeguarding those in jails in wake of breakout of coronavirus in the Indian subcontinent. 

Statewide Curfew Imposed; Bill Payment Deadlines Extended; More Announcements by Punjab Government

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered state-wide curfew clampdown, making Punjab the first state in the country to resort to this extreme and exceptional measure in the battle against COVID-19.

Punjab Government Imposes Full Curfew Across State With No Relaxations

In an official update it is said that [a]fter reviewing situation with Chief Secretary and  Punjab police chief, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announced full curfew with no relaxations.

India: 2012 Delhi Gang Rape Convicts Hanged; Victim’s Mother says Justice Delivered

New Delhi: The four men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case were executed this morning. The Supreme Court of India, after a ...

Coronavirus: Exams Postponed in Punjab; School Teachers also Relieved till March 31

Amid the preparedness regarding Covid-19 outbreak, Punjab Government, on Thursday, postponed school examinations and announced to relieve the staff of all schools till March 31.

Chhatisgarh High Court Notice to Aamir Khan On 2015 ‘Intolerance’ Remark

The Chhattisgarh High Court has reportedly issued a notice to Bollywood actor Aamir Khan over his more than four years remark about rising intolerance in India.

India Suspends Yatra Through Kartarpur Corridor; Sikh Body Objects

The Government of India (GoI) has suspended Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib yatra through Kartarpur Sahib corridor. As per media reports, the GoI has indefinitely suspended the yatra as a measure to prevent and contain breakout of Coronavirus.

Crossings from Attari-Wagah Checkpost Closed, India May Suspend Kartarpur Corridor

The movement of people and commodities from Pakistan at the joint check post (JCP) at Attari near Amritsar in Punjab was suspended indefinitely on Friday. As per media reports, Indian government officials said that it was done as a precautionary measure against coronavirus breakout.

Corona Virus: Punjab Government Issues Health Advisory for People

The Punjab Government today issued a health advisory pertaining Do and Don't and precautions to be taken while attending a mass gathering.

Alliance’s Coordination Panel to Look into NPR Issues in Maharashtra

According to political analysts National Population Register (NPR) will be the first step of National Register of Citizenship (NRC) which could result in disenfranchisement of a large section of population.

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Condemns Violence against Muslims in Delhi

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned violence in Delhi

Imam Confirms Authenticity of Ashok Nagar (Delhi) Masjid Video

A mosque in Ashok Nagar was set on fire late on Tuesday (Feb. 25) afternoon. A mob shouting “Jai Shri Ram” and “Hinduon ka Hindustan” paraded around the burning mosque, Badi Masjid, and a Hanuman flag was placed on the minaret of the masjid.

As Delhi Burns, Sikh Gurdwaras Offer Help & Give Shelter To Muslim Families Fleeing Violence

As Delhi is witnessing state-backed violence and attacks on Muslim minority, the Sikh Gurdwaras are offering help and giving shelters to Muslim families fleeing violence.

Modi-Trump Meeting Highlights Anti-Muslim Sentiment in Both Governments’ Policies

Amnesty International India and Amnesty International USA have issued a joint statement about a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.

What Donald Trump Said About CAA, Kashmir, Delhi Violence  and Big Trade Deal 

"We did talk about religious freedom. The PM said he wants people to have religious freedom. They have worked really hard on it. I heard about the individual attacks but I did not discuss it. It is up to India."

Delhi Violence Reminds  Horrific Events of November 1984: Dal Khalsa

Jalandhar: Dal Khalsa today sought the resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah for allowing non-state actors to collude and connive with Delhi police to unleash ...

Bihar Assembly Passes Resolution Against NRC; NRP to be Implemented in 2010 Form: says Nitish

“National Register of Citizens (NRC) bogey being raised despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s categorical statement that NRC is not on anvil,” Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was quoted as saying by a news agency.

Violence Grips Delhi During Trump’s Visit As CAA Supporter Attack Those Opposing It

As per media reports a head constable and a civilian were killed and several paramilitary and Delhi Police personnel, including a DCP, injured as violence spiralled over the amended citizenship law again in northeast Delhi, turning it into a battlefield on Monday (February 24) with frenzied protesters torching houses, shops, vehicles and a petrol pump, and hurling stones.

Gun Shots Again Fired Near Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi

Following the incident, scores of people at the protest site gathered outside the Jamia Nagar police station to register a complaint about the incident.

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