In the 27 cases of journalists murdered for their work India there have been no convictions. The cases of Jagendra Singh, Akshay Singh, and Umesh Rajput, show how small-town journalists face greater risk in their reporting and how India's of impunity is leaving the country's press..

vanishing muslims from india`s political landscape

Christophe Jaffrelot, while writing in his book, 'Majoritarian State How Hindu Nationalism Is Changing India says, The formation of Hindu vote bank by BJP, prompted other parties except in areas with Muslim majority. ... Both had come from Rajya Sabha, given that there was none among BJP MPs in..

india prepares to vote in world's biggest election

Amit Shah, President of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, Ahmedabad, India, March 30, 2019... ... worker displays T-shirts with images of Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India's Congress party Chief Rahul Gandhi and logo..

asia/india - catholics: in view of the elections, "no" to

All India Catholic Union., the organization of lay Catholics Asia which, sent to Agenzia Fides, expresses deep concern about how, in the campaign, the phenomenon of communitarianism., that is the contrast between communities of different faith, often instrumentalized for the purposes of political..

india says election to be held in 7 phases in april, may

Police officers detain activists of the Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress during protest demanding resignations of India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, over allegations of in Rafale fighter planes deal with France, New Delhi, India March 7, 2019. ..

us-china trade war: what india must do

To the young ladies who are present here today, let me express the hope and wish of Symbiosis family that all of you will do well in your chosen careers, that some of you will break the still existing glass ceilings in our country and that some of you will represent India in international forums..

where do muslims stand in india!

By the duty to promote harmony and the spirit of brotherhood amongst all the people of, KASHMIR - The Constitution of India enshrines in article 51A that every citizen is bound India transcending religious diversities. ... The Reserve Bank of India's efforts to extend banking and..

elections diminish democracy in india

Large hoardings Jaipur, the capital of one of the five poll-bound states India, call upon the voters to celebrate the democracy festival tyohar, Hindi word for religious festival. ... Coming back to the current poll season India, the democratic spirit vanishing from the outwardly..

india still awaits effective anti-graft mechanisms

India’s long struggle to set up a secular and effective anti-corruption mechanism continues. ... Opinion India Central Bureau of Investigation CBI Controversy Central Vigilance Commission Alok Verma Rakesh Asthana Enforcement Directorate RAW ED CBI IPS Narendra Modi CIVSCBI Supreme Court..

india, enforce protection for "untouchables"

In 1949, Article 17 of India's constitution abolished the concept of untouchability, and in 1989, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act was implemented to protect subjugated groups from the tyranny of upper-caste members. Needless to say, India, the largest..

-india nuclear deal

Critics argued that the plan would ruin the regime and boost India's nuclear arsenal. The nuclear fuel that the deal would provide, they say, could India's uranium for use in its weapons program. ..

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