Indian Americans mark Republic Day with pledge to safeguard India’s Constitution

Indian Americans mark Republic Day with pledge to safeguard India’s Constitution FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January  28 2018   The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, organized celebrations in two cities in the United States to commemorate the 69th anniversary of India’s Republic Day. The Republic Day marks the day when India’s …

Thousands to join hands for harmony on January 30

Muralidhara Khajane BENGALURU, JANUARY 27, 2018 22:57 IST UPDATED: JANUARY 28, 2018 08:30 IST To mark the 70th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and oppose the threat to communal harmony in Karnataka. To mark the 70th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and oppose the threat to communal harmony in Karnataka, Souhardategagi Karnataka, a forum floated for the cause, has called for the formation of …

Creeping fear: Not just Muslims, India is also failing its Christian minority

The Sangh Parivar’s hate propaganda has nothing to do with facts. By Harsh Mander On the bare floor of a police lock-up in Satna, Madhya Pradesh, 32 priests and seminarians were forced to sit through a winter night last month, like criminals. They were detained after a Bajrang Dal mob attacked them, apparently for singing Christmas carols, burnt their car and thrashed …

Eleven Journalists Killed, 46 Attacked, 27 Cases of Police Action: Report on Press Freedom 2017

From Gauri Lankesh’s murder to defamation suits, attacks on the media have become commonplace. New Delhi: The ‘India Freedom Report: Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in 2017’ by The Hoot confirms with data what an alarming year 2017 was for journalists, including photographers and stringers, reporting from different parts of the country. Last year saw 11 journalists murdered, the reason for …