100 filmmakers write to voters, urge them to remove BJP to save democracy

100 filmmakers write to voters, urge them to remove BJP to save democracy By JKR Staff March 29, 2019 As many as 100 filmmakers have signed a petition asking people of India to not vote for the BJP in this year’s Lok Sabha polls. Among the signatories are Anand Patwardhan, Anjali Monteiro, Devashish Makhija, Sandhya Goghale and Unni Vijayan.   Their joint petition stated …

United Against Hate: Civil rights groups showcase their resolve to counter hate mongering and demand accountability

Civil rights groups showcase their resolve to counter hate mongering and demand accountability March 18, 2019 Janpatr On Monday 18th March, several civil and human rights organizations came together to organize a day long convention in Delhi’s Constitution Club. The programme titled ‘Steps Towards Hope’ was aimed to take stock of the last four and a half years of the …

‘Govt Revising Or Suppressing Uncomfortable Data’: 108 Economists, Social Scientists Raise Concern

‘Govt Revising Or Suppressing Uncomfortable Data’: 108 Economists, Social Scientists Raise Concern The experts have appealed to all professional economists, statisticians and researchers to come together to raise their voice against the tendency “to suppress uncomfortable data”.   NEW DELHI — 108 economists and social scientists have expressed concerns over “political interference” in statistical data in India and called for …

IAMC condemns dastardly terror attack in Kashmir

IAMC condemns dastardly terror attack in Kashmir The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), today condemned in the strongest terms the dastardly act of terror in Kashmir that has claimed the lives of 40 personnel from India’s Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The brave CRPF personnel who laid down their lives reflected the diversity of India united in their ultimate …

Indian-Americans celebrate Republic Day across USA, with pledges to uphold the Constitution and combat hate

Indian-Americans celebrate Republic Day across USA with pledges to uphold the Constitution and combat hate The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, marked India’s 70th Republic Day on Saturday January 26, 2019, with celebrations at chapters across the United States. This year’s Republic Day celebrations continue in a tradition IAMC …

IAMC Weekly News Digest – January 14th, 2019

In this issue of IAMC News Digest Announcements Citizenship Bill excluding Muslim immigrants taking India further into an abyss of bigotry say Indian Americans News Headlines Citizenship Bill excluding Muslim immigrants taking India further into an abyss of bigotry say Indian Americans 10% Reservation for Upper Caste Poor Challenged in SC, Petitioners Demand Quashing of Bill No evidence of corruption, …

Palanpur village sets example in communal amity

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/rajkot/palanpur-village-sets-example-in-communal-amity/articleshow/67293796.cms PALANPUR: At a time when communalism, provincialism and linguistic differences are being kindled for political gains, a sleepy village on Palanpur-Ahmedabad state highway has shown a ray of hope for and brotherhood. Kanodar village witnessed a unique event on Tuesday when four Brahmin men performed the marriage rituals of their Muslim soul sister’s children, a girl and a boy. …

Investigative Report: Truth of Kasganj – Sham police probe

Investigative Report: Truth of Kasganj – Sham police probe: Protects Hindus, Frames Muslims   Kasganj Report : Full English (Final) by IAMC on Scribd EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On January 26, 2018, communal violence broke out in Kasganj town of Uttar Pradesh during Republic Day celebrations. The police claimed that the violence began after a group of Muslims allegedly prevented a motorcycle …