Videos: Is Narendra Modi undermining secularism in India? — Al Jazeera | Indian government reacts to protests with restrictions and internet ban | DW News

 Is Narendra Modi undermining secularism in India? — Al Jazeera Indian Prime Minister has defended his controversial citizenship law and angry protests are sweeping the country A secular state where all religions are welcome and equal before the law. That idea is at the core of India’s constitution. But many believe it’s under threat. Hindu…

In India’s Assam, a solidarity network has emerged to help those at risk of becoming stateless — By Anuradha Sen Mookerjee on the conversation com

The state of Assam in India is currently burning with violent protests against a new citizenship law passed by both houses of the Indian parliament in early December. The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will ease the Indian citizenship process for undocumented migrants in India who come from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh – but only for…

India: Urdu is the 2nd most spoken language in 5 states — Siasat com | Video: The Origin Of Urdu Language — Culture Express

Urdu is the second most spoken language in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. (…) According to Wikipedia, Urdu is the 3rd most spoken language in Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab and Rajasthan. It is the 4th spoken language in Jharkhand, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and the 5th…

Kashmirʹs tormented quest for freedom: Modi and the revocation of Article 370 — Marian Brehmer reports from Kashmir on Qantara de | Watch Deutsche Welle Video

Since India scrapped its special status, tensions in Kashmir are rising once again. The conflict over the valley has defined the lives of Kashmiris for decades. Marian Brehmer reports from Kashmir The mountains, meadows and rivers of Kashmir are so reminiscent of Swiss mountain pastures that you could almost be forgiven for thinking you were…

Kashmiris are living a long nightmare of Indian colonialism — By Goldie Osuri on the Conversation com

India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in early August, and the repression and communications blackout that followed, is another step in India’s long history of colonising Kashmir. Narendra Modi’s administration effectively annexed Kashmir by abrogating Article 370 of the Indian constitution, adopted in 1954 to guarantee Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status. But…

Kashmir The Story | Full Documentary On The History & Timelines Of Kashmir Valley

A TIMES NOW Exclusive, this documentary series gives an insight into the conflict-ridden region, showcasing facts as they are. The purely observational piece of storytelling is an honest attempt to showcase life in the Kashmir valley. Watch Kashmir The Story here. #Kashmir #KashmirTheStory #TimesNow   Source: TIMES NOW Published on 5 Aug 2019

Countess of Wessex visits AKDN Health project in India

In May 2019, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex visited a health programme run by the Aga Khan Health Services at the Sir Elly Kadoorie School and Junior College in Mumbai, India. The Countess was on a five-day visit to India to see the work of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. The Aga…