Saturday 21st October 2017,
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Indian citizenship

Government plans to grant Indian citizenship to Hindu and Sikh refugees, soon

Government plans to grant Indian citizenship to Hindu and Sikh refugees, soon

NEW DELHI: India is readying to grant citizenship to Hindus and Sikhs who have sought refuge in the country from religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh or Afghanistan. The home ministry plans to seek cabinet approval ahead of the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, which starts on July 18, to its proposal to empower district magistrates [...]

July 10, 2016 HHR Archives, India, World Focus Comments Off on Government plans to grant Indian citizenship to Hindu and Sikh refugees, soon

it’s a sad ghar wapsi for Pakistani Hindus

it’s a sad ghar wapsi for Pakistani Hindus

AHMEDABAD: Even as Pakistani-origin singer Adnan Sami was granted Indian citizenship, many disillusioned families are going back to the neighbouring country after spending many years in Gujarat. In the past one year, at least 100 families — most of them Sindhis and Kutchi Gujaratis — have returned to Pakistan after spending many years in Gujarat [...]

January 7, 2016 HHR Archives, India, World Focus Comments Off on it’s a sad ghar wapsi for Pakistani Hindus

Heart-rending story of a Pakistani Hindu whose wife was kidnapped and daughter raped

Heart-rending story of a Pakistani Hindu whose wife was kidnapped and daughter raped

Discrimination against Hindus living in Pakistan has been increasing constantly over a period of time. They have been persecuted with tacit support of law enforcing agencies. In 2014, from January to June, a series of attacks on Hindu temples in Sindh, Pakistan were reported.  In November, the incidents of dozens of forced conversion of Hindu [...]

June 14, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 1

Over 4,000 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan granted Indian citizenship

Over 4,000 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan granted Indian citizenship

NEW DELHI: Over the past one year, the Narendra Modi-led government has granted Indian citizenship to over 4,200 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan which is nearly four times the number of the preceding five years.  Figures at the end of April 2015 showed that the BJP government approved citizenship for 4,230 Hindus and Sikhs [...]

May 23, 2015 HHR India Comments Off on Over 4,000 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan granted Indian citizenship