Not a single illegal immigrant will stay, says India after Assam register excludes millions

Threat comes after controversial project in border state that forced 33 million residents to prove their heritage Indias home affairs minister has said his government will not allow a single illegal immigrant to stay amid outcry over a citizenship register in Assam that could leave almost 2 million people stateless. The comment were made by Amit Shah during a visit to the border state. The home affairs ministry, paraphrasing Shahs speech, said he was satisfied with the timely completion of the process. Over the past four years, about 33 million people in Assam have been forced to prove they are citizens by demonstrating they have roots in the state dating to before March 1971. Shah, prime minister Narendra Modis right-hand …

Bollywood to depict Indian air strikes on Pakistan over Kashmir bombing

Vivek Oberoi movie will tell true story of reprisals after February attack in which 40 Indian troops were killed Bollywood is to make a movie based on the true story of Indian air strikes on Pakistan this year, its producer said, the latest patriotic film to hit the silver screen. The 26 February attack took place after a suicide bombing claimed by a militant group based in Pakistan Original Article : HERE ;

The Guardian view on religious freedom: protect believers | Editorial

Editorial: Across much of the world, millions of people are persecuted for their beliefs The massacre in churches in Sri Lanka forms part of a global pattern of religious persecution and hostility. To target Christian churches on their holiest day of the year is not only an attempt to kill as many families as possible, but also to maximise the shock and demoralising effect of the attack, a tactic familiar from the sectarian wars in Iraq. If this atrocity was perpetrated by jihadis, as seems likely, it is also an attempt to bring about a clash of civilisations. This is not the pattern of most religiously inspired murder, not least because it is an assault by a minority on a …