/Tag: Refugees

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 [...]

All you wanted to know about India’s new Citizenship Amendment Bill

2019-12-13T08:24:14+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019, UK Edition – 13 December 2019|

Contrary to the raging headlines dominating media right now, the new Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by the Indian government is an asylum policy to accommodate persecuted minorities in neighbouring countries and is in no way a move to disenfranchise any other classes. It will be fair to say that India is not the flavour of the season in the western media. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) 2019, passed by the Indian Parliament, has received the worst, and mostly ill-informed and [...]