Alliance for Justice and Accountability: Indian Americans demand Yogi Adityanath’s resignation as UP Chief Minister

Alliance for Justice and Accountability: Indian Americans demand Yogi Adityanath’s resignation as UP Chief Minister Hindutva poster boy is accountable for the rising death toll, brutality against protesters and innocent civilians FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2019 The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), an umbrella organization of diverse South Asian groups across the United States today gave voice to …

Congress Research Report: ‘For the 1st Time in Independent India’: US Cong Think Tank on ‘Affecting Status’ of Muslims with CAA, NRC

‘For the 1st Time in Independent India’: US Cong Think Tank on ‘Affecting Status’ of Muslims with CAA, NRC The CRS claims that the amendment’s key provisions allowing immigrants of six religions from three countries a path to citizenship while excluding Muslims may violate certain Articles of Constitution, in particular Articles 14 and 15. PTI Updated:December 27, 2019, 8:49 AM …

Gutsy Female Students Of Jamia Milia Become Face Of The Protests As They Stand Up To Violence

  Recent violence on students of Jamia Milia University had many female students being allegedly brutalised by Delhi Police. Is this supposed to be a democracy with no space for dissent?  A protest that was supposed to be a peaceful protest by the students of Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia University against the Citizenship Amendment Bill turned violent on Sunday evening. This resulted …

Anurag Kashyap, John Cusack and others condemn violence on Jamia students, call government ‘fascist

December 16, 2019 14:30 IST Rajkummar Rao, filmmakers Sudhir Mishra and Alankrita Shrivastava, and many others from Bollywood voice out about the ongoing protests in New Delhi   Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was among many actors and voices from the entertainment industry, who reacted to the Jamia protests, and termed the Narendra Modi’s government “fascist” over the police crackdown on the …

Indian Americans strongly condemn the brutal attacks on students in Jamia Millia and AMU

Indian Americans strongly condemn the brutal attacks on students in Jamia Millia and Aligarh Muslim University FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2019 Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), the largest advocacy organization of Indian Muslims in the United States, strongly condemns the brutal crackdown on students in Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Delhi and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh on Sunday, December 15, 2019. …

In India’s Citizenship Act, an eerie echo of Nazi Germany’s claims to protect ‘racial comrades’

In India’s Citizenship Act, an eerie echo of Nazi Germany’s claims to protect ‘racial comrades’ The Nazis used moral concern over the plight of German minorities abroad to construct the idea of a racialised national polity that transcended boundaries.   Dec 14, 2019 · 06:30 am Rishabh Bajoria   The moral concern expressed over the suffering of a carefully defined …

USCIRF Raises Serious Concerns and Eyes Sanctions Recommendations for Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in India

USCIRF Raises Serious Concerns and Eyes Sanctions Recommendations for Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in India FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2019 USCIRF Raises Serious Concerns and Eyes Sanctions Recommendations for Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in India, Which Passed Lower House Today WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is deeply troubled by the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), …

“Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb”: Hindu-Muslim Calls For Peace Before Ayodhya Order

“Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb”: Hindu-Muslim Calls For Peace Before Ayodhya Order LUCKNOW:  With days to go before the much-anticipated Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute case, religious leaders and organisations from both Hindu and Muslim communities have made appeals for calm. Top Muslim clerics across Uttar Pradesh on Friday led appeals for peace in mosques just before Friday prayers, asking …

Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee wins Nobel Prize for Economics for work on global poverty

Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee wins Nobel Prize for Economics for work on global poverty Indian-origin economist Abhijit Banerjee has won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. October 14, 2019 Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” “The research conducted by …