Citizenship Amendment Act

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India should be held to the same standard as other democracies: Ashok Malik, Policy Advisor, MEA

2020-08-20T06:17:44+00:00March 13th, 2020|2020, Home Page, North America Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020, UK Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020|

Ashok Malik, Policy Advisor, MEA, believes that recent initiatives of the Indian government have been misunderstood and misconstrued. Highlights: The divisive reaction on the CAA both domestically and internationally stems from "misunderstanding and misinterpretation of some of the recent initiatives of the government which have been misconstrued.” The western media has been almost singular in its coverage, with few publications or critics delving into the historic context or even the complexity of the problem. “All countries follow subjective criteria and [...]

Amid the protests, spare a thought for the persecuted

2020-08-20T06:55:15+00:00December 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

India’s new law on Citizenship has been introduced to offer asylum in India to persecuted minorities; it is about protecting human rights, not taking them away, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. The world must be watching with somewhat mild bemusement as protests against the new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) hit the headlines, but amid the shrill sloganeering it is important not to lose perspective of what lies at the core of the new legislation. The tenets of [...]