Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday presented the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday with assurance that it will give protection to persecuted minorities from three neighbouring countries.“When Partition happened, it was thought the minorities will get civil rights and lead a normal life, that they will be able to practice their own religion and protect their women. But when we look back, we see what the truth really is. These people did not get their rights. They were either killed, converted or came to India,” Shah said while introducing the bill. This bill will give citizenship to all such people, he added.Track Live Updates HereHe once again took on the Opposition for allegations that the bill is biased against Muslims in India. “Misinformation has been spread that this bill is against Muslims of India. I want to ask the people saying this that how is this bill related to Indian Muslims? The Muslims in India are our citizens, they … [Read more...] about No Muslim in India needs to worry, says Home Minister Amit Shah as he moves Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha
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New Delhi: UNICEF representative in India Yasmin Ali Haque on Wednesday said the country has to do more on protecting children from violence and create a society where every girl child is able to realise her rights equally with boys. Participating in an event to mark 70 years of UNICEF's operations in India, she said, "Children's hope for a better future gives us inspiration every day. This is important as we know that there is so much more to do." "More needs to be done to improve the sex ratio at birth, create safe conditions for every child-birth, provide nutrition for babies and mothers, increase immunisation rates, end child marriage and child labour, protect every child from violence, and help Indian communities create a society where every girl child is able to realise her rights equally with every boy child," she said. To accelerate UNICEF's action to meet these urgent needs, "it is time for a larger movement in India for child rights", she said. Children and young people were … [Read more...] about India Needs to Do More to Protect Children from Violence, Create Equal Conditions for Girl Child, Says UNICEF
'India has a conviction rate of about 25% for serious crimes. This means that 75% of the time the police probably get the wrong suspect, and this makes murdering them in an encounter more morally problematic for the officers concerned.' says Aakar Patel.IMAGE: A man in Jammu holds a placard commending the Hyderabad police for killing the four accused in the gang rape and murder of a 25-year-old veterinarian. Photograph: PTI Photo Most policemen do not want to participate in encounters. This has resulted in India producing a category of men called encounter specialists or sharpshooters. This second word is wrongly applied and we will see why. First let us see what an encounter is. It is the act of the government taking individuals into custody and then killing them. Usually, this happens in a secluded area and often at night. In Hyderabad it happened at 3 am when the police said they were taking the four suspects to 'recreate' the crime scene. The shooting happens at close quarters and … [Read more...] about Does India need ‘encounter specialists’?
KL Rahul was determined, Rohit Sharma elegance personified and Virat Kohli at his brutal best in India's series-winning 67-run victory over the West Indies in the third T20 International at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on December 11.The 'Maximum City' witnessed the maximum entertainment as the trinity of Rahul (91 off 56 balls), Rohit (71 off 34 balls) and captain Kohli (70 not out off 29 balls) contributed in a total of 240 for 3 which completely took factors like, dew, flat track out of equation.An asking rate of 12 from the start would be Herculean for any team and West Indies in the end managed only 173 for 8 with Mohammed Shami (2/25 in 4 overs) enjoying a good outing in his first game of the series.Close With a cushion of runs on the board, Deepak Chahar (2/20 in 4 overs) was also steady while Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/41 in 4 overs) and Kuldeep Yadav (2/45) also got wickets even though they were a bit expensive. related news India vs West Indies 3rd T20I Highlights: … [Read more...] about India vs West Indies 3rd T20I: Kohli, Rahul and Rohit dazzle as IND seal T20 series with dominant win
As India rises, creating niche areas for itself in the Asian landscape, China and India are bound to step on each other's vital areas of importance, says Srikanth Kondapalli.As the nation-wide polls indicate, the Bharatiya Janata Party is set to form the new government in New Delhi. Its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had, during his tenure as chief minister of Gujarat and during the election campaign across India, provided an inkling into his foreign policy priorities. Foremost in these speeches were mentions made about India's neighbours, with cross-border terrorism from Pakistan, migration from Bangladesh and China's 'mindset of expansionism' dominating the discourse. As prime minister, Modi has the primary responsibility under the Constitution to protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India and further the wellbeing of citizens. Of all the countries, the case of China offers a mixed picture for Modi as on many fronts it has been a touch-and-go relationship. … [Read more...] about 6 reasons why Modi needs to put China first
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s influence on social media was seen again as his tweet celebrating Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s 2019 Lok Sabha election victory in May, was declared the most re-tweeted and ‘liked’ tweet of the year in India. It was named the ‘Golden Tweet’ by Twitter.The ‘Golden Tweet’ -- as the microblogging site calls it -- was posted by PM Modi on May 23, 2019. "Sabka Saath + Sabka Vikas + Sabka Vishwas = Vijayi Bharat," PM Modi wrote in Hindi, adding, "Together we grow. Together we prosper. Together we will build a strong and inclusive India. India wins yet again!” in English.सबका साथ + सबका विकास + सबका विश्वास = विजयी भारतTogether we grow.Together we prosper.Close Together we will build a strong and … [Read more...] about PM Modi bags India’s ‘Golden Tweet’ of 2019, Kohli had the ‘most retweeted’ post in sports