Opening of Kartarpur Corridor proof of Pak’s desire for peace: UN Chief
UN chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said the opening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is a practical example of Pakistan’s desire for peace and inter-faith harmony as he visited the revered Gurdwara Darbar Sahib.
Opening of Kartarpur Corridor practical proof of Pakistan's desire for peace, says UN chief
The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakis...
BJP likely to move pro-CAA resolution in Karnataka Assembly
The resolution is expected to be moved towards the end of the special discussion ...
MHA-appointed committee on Assam recommends 1951 as cut-off year to define indigenous people, ILP
The committee has also suggested two formulas for the reservation of seats for the indigenous people in the Assam Assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies of the state, including 67 per cent quota for them. The high-level committee was set up by the ministry to suggest ways to provide constitutional safeguards to Assam's indigenous people.
India condemns 'targeted killing' of Sikh community member in Pakistan's Peshawar
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said Pakistan should stop "prevaricating" and take immediate action to apprehend and give exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of the crime.
Shaheen Bagh protest an attempt to impose views on others: Kerala Governor
A group of protesters, mainly women, have been staging a sit-in at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) for the past two months.
Sikhs to be counted as separate ethnic group in US census for first time
President of the Sikh Society of San Diego Baljeet Singh said the Sikh community's efforts have come to fruition. "This has paved the way forward nationally not only for the Sikh community but also for other ethnicities in the United States," he said.
SAD maintains stand that all religions should be included in CAA
"Rather than specifying the religion it should be for all religions, including Muslims, that's what SAD president Sukhbir Badal had said in Parliament as well," SAD Rajya Sabha member Naresh Gujral said.
Ahead of Trump's visit, US Senators seeks assessment of human rights and religious freedom situation in India
The bipartisan group of Senators, in their letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dated February 12, said that India has now imposed the longest-ever internet shutdown by a democracy, disrupting access to medical care, business and education for seven million people.
Indian-American suggests renaming of CAA to refugee act
The CAA should have been named as Neighbour Persecuted Religious Minority Refugee Act, Khanderao Kand said during a panel discussion on the amended citizenship law and abrogation of article 370 in a Virginia suburb of Washington DC on Tuesday.
Anti-CAA protesters scuffle with cops as march from Jamia to Parliament stopped
The protesters, including Jamia students and alumni, were led by the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC). They were marching towards Parliament to protest against CAA and NRC. Police said the protesters did not have permission to march towards Parliament. There was heavy deployment of security personnel, many donning riot gear, in and around the university.
Show respect to non violent movement against CAA, AASU to PM Modi
Aasu chief adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya while speaking at anti CAA rally in Nalbari said, “Prime minister has been saying that he has respect for the non-violent protest in Assam in several rallies, if he truly means what he said then he must scrap the CAA.”
India condemns attack on Nankana Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan
“We are concerned at the vandalism carried out at the revered Nankana Sahib Gurdwara today. Members of the minority Sikh community have been subjected to acts of violence in the holy city of Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji," said an official of MEA.
Main accused in Nankana Sahib vandalism held in Pakistan
According to media reports, a violent mob had attacked the Gurdwara and pelted it with stones on Friday. A team of police had to intervene briskly to control the situation.
Vandalisation of Ranjit Singh statue could impact Pak ties with Sikh community
Superintendent of Police (SP) Syed Ghazanfar Shah told Dawn that the attackers were motivated and vandalised the statue "on the basis of religious biases".
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