26th February 2016, 01:19 AM
Nationalism that’s progressive
By Srinivasan Ramani - The Hindu, February 25, 2016
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6th April 2016, 11:44 PM
Bombay HC asks Nagpur civic body: ‘Is India only for Hindus?’
The Bombay high court has rebuked the Nagpur civic body over plans to organise a mass recital of Hindu text ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ at an AIDS awareness camp.
3rd May 2016, 08:55 AM
Intolerance in India rose in 2015, says USCIRF [US Commission for International Religious Freedom)
"In 2015, religious tolerance deteriorated and religious freedom violations increased in India," the report said. "Minority communities, especially Christians, Muslims, and Sikhs, experienced numerous incidents of intimidation, harassment, and violence, largely at the hands of Hindu nationalist groups," the report alleged.
7th June 2016, 10:26 PM
Ban Nigerians from entering India, says former Goa CM Ravi Naik of Congress
Referring to Nigerians as ‘negros’, the former Goa Home Minister also said that Nigerians have been causing "problems" in Goa as well other metros. "The government of India should ban them. They should be probed. It should be checked whether many of them are here to study or for picnics or to sell drugs,” said Mr. Naik.
25 Indian students asked to leave US university
At least 25 Indian students in their first semester of computer sciences programme at Western Kentucky University have been asked to return to India or find placement in other schools, because they did not meet the admission standards of the varsity, The New York Times said on Tuesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on a US visit. The chairman of the Indian Student Association at Western Kentucky University, Aditya Sharma admitted that some of the students had adopted what he called a "casual" approach to their studies. "They could not meet their GPA (grade point average), so the university had to take this decision."