What you should know about India's 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law

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  • December 16, 2019
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New Delhi, India – India has passed a law that grants citizenship to religious minorities – except Muslims – from neighbouring countries, with legal experts saying it violates the country’s secular constitution. The new citizenship law, which was an amendment to a 1955 legislation, allows Indian citizenship to “persecuted” minorities – Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, […]

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Cyclone Fani has slammed into India’s eastern coastline, according to the country’s Meteorological Department. Heavy rain has been reported in the eastern state of Orissa, also called Odisha, which is directly in the path of the storm. The tourist town of Puri and neighbouring areas are experiencing winds with a speed of 175 km/h (108mph), […]

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