Let us vote against hate politics. Let us vote for an equal and diverse India.

https://indianculturalforum.in/2019/04/01/more-than-200-writers-appeal-to-citizens/ More than 200 Writers Appeal to Citizens Let us vote against hate politics. Let us vote for an equal and diverse India. April 1, 2019   The upcoming election finds our country at the crossroads.  Our Constitution guarantees all its citizens equal rights, the freedom to eat, pray and live as they choose, freedom of expression and the right to dissent. …

Over 200 writers including Girish Karnad, Nayantara Sahgal ask Indians to vote out hate politics

2019 General Elections Over 200 writers including Girish Karnad, Nayantara Sahgal ask Indians to vote out hate politics Others who signed include TM Krishna, Vivek Shanbhag, Jeet Thayil, K Satchidanandan and Romila Thapar. Over 200 Indian writers on Monday issued an appeal to Indians to vote out hate politics in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and vote for a “diverse and …

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, …