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Minorities Rights Day in India

Minorities Rights Day is observed every year on 18th December in India, with the aim that the normal individual rights as applied to members of a class, religious, ethnic, racial, linguistic or gender and sexual minorities are also accorded to ..

Sri Lankan President bans On Face-Covering in Public

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena used his emergency powers to issue an order to ban burqa, veil or covering of face in public places in any manner which prevents anyone from being identified. Key Highlights The order which came into ..

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Dalai Lama admitted to Delhi hospital with chest infection

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been admitted to a hospital in New Delhi. He had been diagnosed with a chest infection and will need to remain under medical supervision for the next two days. Although his condition is ..

Steps to Strengthen the functioning of the NMDFC

The following steps have been taken to assist the National Minority Development Finance Corporation (NMDFC) for effective implementation of its schemes: The Ministry of Minority Affairs is providing grant-in-aid assistance for strengthening the infrastructure & operational capability of State Channelising ..

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Manipur filmmaker to return Padma Shri in protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Renowned Filmmaker from Manipur Aribam Syam Sharma has decided to return his 2006 Padma Shri award in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Why the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has become controversial? The citizenship amendment bill 2016 aims to ..

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Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in Lok Sabha. The protests have erupted in Assam against the passage of the bill. The people of Assam fear that the amendment bill undermines the Assam Accord of 1985. Citizenship (Amendment) Bill ..

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