As India Clamps Down on Migration, Millions May Lose Citizenship

Villagers waited to get their documents verified by government officials in Mayong, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, this month.CreditReuters By Kai Schultz  July 30, 2018 NEW DELHI — The Indian government released a draft list of citizensliving in a northeastern state on Monday that excluded about four million people, raising concerns about the possible detention and deportation of ethnic minorities …

What are the requirements to be ‘Indian’ in Assam state?

Four million people have been left off a list of citizens in the northern Indian state of Assam. Inside Story30 Jul 2018 18:47 GMT Asia, India, Politics, Human Rights   Four million people in northern India have effectively lost their citizenship after their names were left out of a national database of registered citizens. The list now includes only those who were able to prove they …

Minister In Modi’s Cabinet Garlands Cow Vigilantes Convicted For Lynching A Muslim Trader In Jharkhand

Union Minister Jayant Singh has triggered outrage after he posed in photographs with eight men convicted of lynching a Muslim trader in Jharkhand, and welcomed them at his residence near Hazaribagh. In photographs of the meeting that emerged on Friday, Singh is seen with the convicted men who are wearing garlands. On June 29, last year, a mob of over …

RSS Goons Brutally Assault Three over Allegations of Cow Slaughter in Kerala

By: Abdul Alim Jafri Three men were brutally assaulted in the name of the cow on Thursday by two Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) people in Kottarakkara of Kollam district, Kerala.   Three men were brutally assaulted in the name of the cow on Thursday by two Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) people in Kottarakkara of Kollam district, Kerala. They suffered critical injuries and are …