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No shaking hands or public gatherings: Coronavirus effects religious gathering in South Asian countries
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No shaking hands or public gatherings: Coronavirus effects religious gathering in South Asian countries

Prayers for the sick, finding a cure and the spread of the virus to come to an end are few public prayer requests given out by religious leaders.

NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh
India

NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh

He criticised West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's opposition to NPR and said that it has become her habit to resist whatever is good for the country.

CAA protests: Notice served to over 60 people in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Gorakhpur for recovery of damage to property
India

CAA protests: Notice served to over 60 people in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Gorakhpur for recovery of damage to property

The Rampur administration has issued notices to 28 people 'identified for violence' during last week's anti-citizenship law protests in Rampur, asking them to explain their position or pay for damage caused to public and private property

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown
India

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown

Even though the stones strewn across the streets in Delhi's Seelampur have been cleared and daily life has returned in the busy trading area of the National Capital, the anxiety over the law and order situation that took the locality hostage on Tuesday is still palpable

At anti-CAA stir in Chicago, Indian-Americans and students say citizenship law a step towards 'rupturing India's social fabric'
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At anti-CAA stir in Chicago, Indian-Americans and students say citizenship law a step towards 'rupturing India's social fabric'

Indian-American Muslim Council, in a statement, strongly condemned the alleged 'brutal crackdown' on students of Jamia and AMU

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs,  55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau
India

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau

Those who will immediately benefit from the Citizenship Amendment Act are a total of "31,313 persons belonging to minority communities, including "25,447 Hindu, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, 2 Buddhists and 2 Parsis who have been given Long Term Visa on the basis of their claim of religious persecution in their respective countries and want Indian Citizenship".

Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze
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Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze

Lorho Pfoze of the Naga People's Front, which is in alliance with BJP in Manipur, cautioned Modi government against passing CAB

Much of Kashmir violence by outfits linked to Jamaat-e-Islami, says Republican lawmaker Jim Banks at a seminar in US Capitol
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Much of Kashmir violence by outfits linked to Jamaat-e-Islami, says Republican lawmaker Jim Banks at a seminar in US Capitol

Congressman Jim Banks made the comments while addressing a seminar hosted by the Middle East Forum at the US Capitol on Wednesday

‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators
India

‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators

The omission of a large number of Hindu Bengalis from final NRC list in BJP-ruled Assam has apparently created panic among the people of West Bengal

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents
India

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents

Amidst fears that NRC could be implemented in West Bengal hundreds of people on Tuesday queued up at government and municipal offices in West Bengal.

'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal
India

'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal

Gopal said all other minorities which are lesser in number compared to Muslims feel secure in India

Nine Sri Lankan ministers, two governors from Muslim community resign over allegations of links with group behind Easter bombings
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Nine Sri Lankan ministers, two governors from Muslim community resign over allegations of links with group behind Easter bombings

Two Muslim governors in Sri Lanka resigned Monday after thousands of people, including majority Buddhist community monks, launched a protest in the pilgrim city of Kandy, demanding their sacking

US ambassador urges China to hold talks with Dalai Lama, criticises Beijing's interference in Tibetan Buddhists’ religious freedom
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US ambassador urges China to hold talks with Dalai Lama, criticises Beijing's interference in Tibetan Buddhists’ religious freedom

China should hold talks with Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticised Beijing for interfering in religious freedom

Dalai Lama says Tibetans will themselves choose next leader after his death, will reject any individual imposed by China
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Dalai Lama says Tibetans will themselves choose next leader after his death, will reject any individual imposed by China

Pondering what might happen after his death, the Dalai Lama anticipated some attempt by Beijing to foist a successor on Tibetan Buddhists

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law
India

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law

There has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.

RSS scrambles for new strategy in Hindu-dominated Jammu and Buddhist-dominated Ladakh as BJP loses valuable vote bank
India

RSS scrambles for new strategy in Hindu-dominated Jammu and Buddhist-dominated Ladakh as BJP loses valuable vote bank

In Jammu, the BJP had assured to end the perceived hegemony of Muslim-dominated Kashmir, scrapping of Article 370, and deportation of Rohingyas settled in Jammu and seen as a security threat by locals. With all these promises remaining just on papers, Hindus in Jammu have now lost faith in the party.

BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for trees
India

BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for trees

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre seems to have put on hold its plans to amend the existing Citizenship Act in order to facilitate the grant of citizenship to Buddhists, Christians, Jains, Hindus, Parsis and Sikhs from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Motorcycle bomb in Thailand's southern Yala province kills three, leaves 22 injured
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Motorcycle bomb in Thailand's southern Yala province kills three, leaves 22 injured

A motorcycle bomb killed three civilians and wounded 22 others on Monday at a market in Thailand's insurgency-hit south, officials said, the first such attack on a 'soft target' in the Muslim-majority region for months

Myanmar and Bangladesh ink deal to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees amid concerns over army's role
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Myanmar and Bangladesh ink deal to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees amid concerns over army's role

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an accord over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, government official said

Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check trafficking
India

Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check trafficking

Parents adopting a child under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act could be required to mandatorily register with country's apex adoption body