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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 minority groups in the country. The objective of the day is to remind about the ..

Multidimensional Poverty Report 2019 and India

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index. The report states that of the 101 countries assessed across 31 low income, 68 middle income and 2 high income, about 1.3 billion people are “multi-dimensionally poor. Where does India Stand? With the incidence of multidimensional poverty at 27.5%, multidimensional poverty has almost ..

India’s Haj Quota Increased

In a major boost for Indian Muslim citizens, Saudi Arabia has increased India s Haj quota by 30,000. Now, India can send 200,000 Muslims for Haj every year. India had earlier raised its demand for more seats in the Haj Quota in PM Modi s bilateral talks with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin ..

Government bans NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) for five years

The central government has declared NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) as an ‘unlawful association’ under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for a time period of five years. The promoter of IRF is a controversial Islamic preacher named Zakir Naik. An educational trust run by Naik has already been banned from receiving foreign funds. Rationale According ..