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17 Personnel of Indian Forces Missing After Encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

As per reports emanating from Chintagufa in Sukma around 12 DRG and 5 STF men are missing after the Indian forces came under heavy fire on Saturday (March 21) afternoon.

Economists, Social Scientists and Academics Demand Delinking of Census from NPR

We are economists and social scientists who are deeply concerned about the major implications for the Indian statistical system, of the attempt to combine data collection for the 2021 Census of India with that for the proposed National Population Register.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Moves Indian Supreme Court Against CAA

The office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has filed an intervention application in the Supreme Court against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Sikh Group Writes to Canadian Foreign Minister on Anti-Muslim Delhi Carnage

The Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar’s Canada unit has written a letter to the Canadian Foreign Minister about anti-Muslim violence in Delhi.

Looming Threat of Genocide in India

by: Pieter Friedrich* I Last month, a widowed Muslim woman in India was arrested and charged with sedition — that is, with inciting an insurrection. ...

US Politicians Denounce “Deadly Surge of Religious Intolerance in India”

While nearly 40 people are dead from the ongoing violence in Delhi, a number of US politicians are raising their voices against the communal conflict which appears to be instigated by Hindu nationalist organizations affiliated with India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

USCIRF Condemns Delhi Violence; Urges India To Protect Muslims

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expresses grave concern over the ongoing violence taking place in Delhi, India’s capital city.

Kashmir: Indian State Invoking UAPA Against Those Accessing Facebook, Twitter Through VPN/Proxy Servers

For the past seven months, Kashmir has been under a lockdown after the union government announced the scrapping of the Constitution's Article 370 and the bifurcation of the erstwhile state into two Union Territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

British Govt. Must Take Tough Stand Against MP’s Deportation From India: Sikh Federation UK

A British MP was denied entry into India yesterday. Labour party MP Debbie Abrahams was stopped at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Monday and she was sent back to Dubai, from where she had come to Delhi.

British MP Who Expressed Concerns About Kashmir Deported By India Without Explanation

British MP who was vocal on Kashmir issue was denied entry into India at IGI Airport in Delhi after her arrival on a valid visa. Reports say that the MP was deported back to Dubai from where she has come after her visa was revoked.

Misuse of Sedition Law Continues: Now 3 Kashmir Students Booked & Arrested in Karnataka

As per reports emanating from Karnataka 3 Kashmiri students have been arrested on charges of ‘sedition’ by local police.

When Afzal Guru was hanged, I cried says then Tihar jailer Sunil Gupta

On the occasion of his seventh death anniversary, political activist from Amritsar Kanwar Pal Singh revisits the hanging of Afzal Guru through the eyes of Sunil Gupta’s book -Black Warrant.

In India What We Are Seeing Is The Symptoms Of Fascism: Noam Chomsky

An interview Karthik Ramanathan did with Noam Chomsky, Professor of Linguistics, University of Arizona at his office in Tucson. Noam Chomsky taught at MIT for over 50 years and is a leading critic of US foreign policy and an inspiration for many generations of human beings.

Now Shots Fired at Shaheen Bagh; Only Hindus Will Prevail in India, says Attacker

As per reports emanating from New Delhi, a man fired shots at Shaheen Bagh area where protest against contentious Citizenship Amendment Act is going on for several weeks now.

Facebook Profile of Dal Khalsa Leader Bhai Gajinder Singh Blocked in Indian Subcontinent

Facebook profile of Dal Khalsa leader Bhai Gajinder Singh has gone inaccessible in the Indian subcontinent. It is believed that it is either blocked by the Indian State, or by the Facebook at the behest of the Indian State.

UK Based Indian Groups Shot Open Letter to Narendra Modi Regarding CAA-NRC-NPR

We are writing to you to express our outrage at India's descent into open fascism under your government. Since 2014 we have watched the growing epidemic of mob-lynching, rapes and attacks on Muslims, Dalits , Christians and Adivasis, along with attacks on dissenters, human rights defenders, journalists, lawyers and even judges who dare to speak out and uphold the truth about what is happening in India under your government.

Serial Blasts Rock Assam on India’s “Republic Day”

Amid tightened security for India’s Republic Day (January 26), serial blasts rocked Eastern parts Assam Amid tightened security for Republic Day celebration, serial blasts rocked Upper Assam on Sunday morning.

Modi Government’s Decisions Find No Takers in Punjab

The bandh call stands in continuity of a number of moves showing that the Punjab stands against Modi-Shah's Hindutva moves.

India Is Increasingly Isolated in Global Opinion: Former NSA Shivshankar Menon

On January 4, 2020, The Wire uploaded a video of a talk delivered by former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon, where he spoke out in stern disapproval of the Centre’s stance on several issues.

After 27 Years, 6 Cops Convicted in Baba Charan Singh Karsewa and 5 Others’ Murder Case

A CBI court in Mohali today convicted six Punjab police cops for custodial murder of Baba Charan Singh Karsewa in 1993 while acquitted 3 others.

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