Weekly News Roundup – February 11, 2019

Pressure mounts on MIT to disinvite Subramanian Swamy from the India Conference 2019   With online petitions, phone calls to MIT’s President’s Office, and now a letter signed by the faculty members, pressure is mounting on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to disinvite Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy from the MIT India Conference 2019 scheduled to be held here …

Weekly News Roundup – February 4th, 2019

BJP’s ‘Hindu Nationalist Themes’ Might Trigger Communal Violence Before National Election: US Intelligence

 


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United States Intelligence has warned that India might see communal violence ahead of the 2019 parliamentary election if the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stresses on “Hindu nationalist themes.” In a recently released report, 2019 Worldwide Threat Assessment Of The U.S. Intelligence Community, Daniel R. Coats, Director of National Intelligence, has said that Hindu nationalist state leaders might “incite low-level violence” to garner votes.…

 

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IAMC Weekly News Digest – January 28th, 2019

In this issue of IAMC News Digest Announcements Indian-Americans celebrate Republic Day across US with pledges to uphold the Constitution and combat hate News Headlines US-based ‘cyber expert’ alleges 2014 General Elections were rigged, makes other sensational claims Kasganj Roundabout to be Renamed After Man Whose ‘Tiranga Yatra’ Triggered Communal Strife Hindu group linked to India’s ruling BJP praises British …

IAMC Weekly News Digest – January 21st, 2019

In this issue of IAMC News Digest Announcements Indian-Americans celebrate Republic Day across US with pledges to uphold the Constitution and combat hate News Headlines US-based ‘cyber expert’ alleges 2014 General Elections were rigged, makes other sensational claims Kasganj Roundabout to be Renamed After Man Whose ‘Tiranga Yatra’ Triggered Communal Strife Hindu group linked to India’s ruling BJP praises British …

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, …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – January 7th, 2019

In this issue of IAMC News Digest News Headlines ‘Modi gave written answers, then ANI formed questions’: Twitter users poke fun at PM’s interview Get citizenship Bill or Assam goes to Jinnahs: BJP’s Himanta Biswa Sarma Mob Kills 55-Year-Old in Bihar’s Araria District, Cops Register ‘Negligence’ Case Four Muslim men arrested on charges of slaughtering cows were falsely implicated by …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – December 31st, 2018

In this issue of IAMC News Digest News Headlines Passing triple talaq bill ‘political move’ to polarise country before LS polls: Women activists “Yogi Adityanath For PM” Hoardings Pop Up In Agra, Removed Why did Indian police ban a Muslim group from offering Friday prayers? ‘Law Minister’s comment amounts to dictating SC’ Hours After PM’s Rally, Police Constable Killed By …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – December 24th, 2018

In this issue of IAMC News Digest News Headlines Hope Those Guilty In Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar Riots Get Punished: Kejriwal Muslims feel there is bias in policing, says report Bulandshahr Mob Violence: In Open Letter, 83 Civil Servants Seek Adityanath’s Resignation Tying Up Loose Ends: The Death of Sohrabuddin Sheikh Naseeruddin Shah’s comments spark row: ‘Cow more significant than a cop; …