New Delhi, November 8, 2020: Teenager Mahir is in a happy mood with new clothes, shoes, and a wristwatch. He feels the joy of the Diwali festival week before it has even arrived. His father Jitesh Kumar has fulfilled his promise of gifts; Indian citizenship. He has got an Indian citizenship certificate from the office of […]
How many Sikh and Hindu Refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan have come to India?
On 13th February, the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha made some important point with regards to the Hindu and Sikh refugees who have come to India from Afghanistan and Pakistan. He told the House that in the absence of any authentic […]
Palestine refugees to get more aid from India
In response to an United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Flash Appeal, the Government of India has increased its annual contribution for UNRWA from US$ 1.25 million to US$ 5 million from 2018-19 for three years. India made this announcement of this substantive increase of annual contribution […]
India must consider providing concessions to migrant Pak Hindu professionals
Migrant Pakistani Hindu professionals are once again requesting Govt. of India to grant Indian citizenship to them as per naturalization sec.6(1) of Citizenship Act, 1955. This was earlier done in 1991 by issuing the Indian citizenship certificates to intellectuals of migrant Hindu community of Pakistan, within one year of their stay in India. This provision is […]
Sushma again gives hope to a young Pakistani Hindu but more demands crop up
Sushma Swaraj is a rockstar! Yes, that’s the way people of both India and Pakistan see her. From helping babies to providing solace to adults of both India and Pakistan, the Hindu nationalist leader is a ray of hope for many. Chandra Sodha, a Pakistani Hindu, contacted Sushma Swaraj on Twitter and explained that she is a […]
France has a problem with Islam: President Hollande
France has a problem with Islam, too many illegal migrants are arriving in droves and the veiled women will be the Marianne, the female symbol of the republic of France in future, states a book written by none other than the President of France, François Hollande. The explosive contents of the 672-page book “A President […]
West Pakistan Refugees submit charter of demands to Rajnath Singh
West Pakistani Refugees delegation, led by its President Labha Ram Gandhi, met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here today and submitted a Charter of demands. The West Pakistan Refugees charter of demands included Citizenship right in the State of J&K, Special package for rehabilitation in J&K, Right to vote/ contest for the State elections, Allotment […]
Is Dalai Lama’s stance hypocritical on Europe’s refugee crisis?
New York, June 1, 2016: Dalai Lama is not a man to mince words, but we only expect soothing and pleasing words from him, but his take on the refugee crisis is a bolt from the blue. Germany took in 1.1 million refugees last year from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, and other countries amidst much debate […]