Over 500 arrested over Delhi sectarian violence

Asia Pacific Feb 28, 2020

Over 500 arrested over Delhi sectarian violence

Indian police have arrested 514 people for deadly Hindu-Muslim violence that broke out in the capital, the government said, as it faced mounting international criticism for failing to protect minority Muslims. Police said the toll from days of blood-letting stood at 35, but local media, ...

Indian Supreme Court to examine contentious citizenship law

Asia Pacific Dec 18, 2019

Indian Supreme Court to examine contentious citizenship law

India's controversial religion-based citizenship act will have to pass the scrutiny of the nation's top court, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government pledged to push ahead and implement the law. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde issued a notice ...