63% Hyderabad Muslims are poor: Survey

'Only 2-3% Are Economically Well-Off' Syed Akbar - timesgroup.com HYDERABAD: Less than 2% of Muslims in Hyderabad metropolitan area constitute an economically elite section with a net worth ranging between Rs 1 crore and Rs 100 crore. On the other hand, 63% of Muslims in the city fall below the poverty line (BPL) and survive mostly on governme...

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New citizenship law in India ‘fundamentally discriminatory’: UN human rights office

#India: We are concerned that the new #CitizenshipAmendmentAct is fundamentally discriminatory in nature. Goal of protecting persecuted groups is welcomed, but new law does not extend protection to Muslims, incl. minority sects: https://t.co/ziCNTWvxc2#FightRacism #CABProtests pic.twitter.com/apWbEqpDOZ — UN Human Rights (@UNHumanRights) Dece...

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees expresses alarm at statelessness risk in India’s Assam

A woman carrying her son arrives to check her name on the draft list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at an NRC centre in Chandamari village in the northeastern state of Assam, India. in January 2018. © Reuters/Anuwar Hazarika UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today expressed his concern over the publication of a National R...

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Refugees in India share daily struggles with UNHCR chief

High Commissioner António Guterres has a candid discussion with refugees about life in India and holds meetings with top government officials.  High Commissioner António Guterres admiring traditional weaving done by women from Myanmar at a refugee centre in New Delhi. © UNHCR/ N.Bose By Nayana Bose 21 December 2012 NEW DELHI, India, December 2...

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Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir: Developments in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir from June 2016 to April 2018, and General Human Rights Concerns in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan

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The Rise of a Hindu Vigilante in the Age of WhatsApp and Modi

India, the world's largest democracy, has also become the world's largest experiment in social-media-fueled terror.  ON RARE OCCASIONS, the Indian government—which prides itself on visions of universal digital literacy, online services, and biometrical identity schemes—still conducts certain official communications by radiogram. An operator si...

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Refugees in India share daily struggles with UNHCR chief

High Commissioner António Guterres has a candid discussion with refugees about life in India and holds meetings with top government officials. NEW DELHI, India, December 21 (UNHCR) - Urban refugees in the Indian capital told UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres of their daily challenges during a two-day visit in which he discussed con...

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees expresses alarm at statelessness risk in India’s Assam

Enter your text here ... UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today expressed his concern over the publication of a National Register of Citizens (NRC) that may put large numbers of people in India's north-eastern state of Assam at risk of becoming stateless.It is too early to say what the nationality status of those left off the Nation...

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