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Indian man charged with trying to enter US on fake Slovenian passport

The inspecting officer detected inconsistencies while inspecting the traveller and his passport, and referred him to a secondary examination, the federal agency said in a statement.
A 20-year old Indian man was charged with violating US immigration law
A 20-year old Indian man was charged with violating US immigration law
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 09:48 AM IST
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Washington | By Press Trust of India

Transgender people hope for SC intervention

The 2011 census puts the number of transgender persons in Assam at 11,374 but activists say the actual number is many folds higher.
Transpersons faced three main hurdles in the NRC process, where one had to prove that they, or their ancestors, were present in Assam before the cut-off date of March 25, 1971, the day war for Bangladesh’s liberation began.(HT image)
Transpersons faced three main hurdles in the NRC process, where one had to prove that they, or their ancestors, were present in Assam before the cut-off date of March 25, 1971, the day war for Bangladesh’s liberation began.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 12:15 AM IST
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Guwahati | By Dhrubo Jyoti

Tanzanian woman held for murder of Kenyan neighbour

The arrested woman, Jasmine Iscak, was in India on a tourist visa and did miscellaneous freelance work in the city, said Vijay Kumar, deputy commissioner of police (south).
The 45-year-old murdered woman, Annsam, lived with six other roommates at a rented flat in Chhattarpur. Iscak lived on the same floor.(HT Photo)
The 45-year-old murdered woman, Annsam, lived with six other roommates at a rented flat in Chhattarpur. Iscak lived on the same floor.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 07:57 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

The Transgender Persons Bill misses key demands of the community

At the heart of our disappointment is the Bill’s contravention of the 2014 Supreme Court National Legal Services Authority (Nalsa) vs Union of India judgment, which upheld the right of transgender persons to self-identify their gender
Members from transgender community protesting against the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, New Delhi, December 17, 2017(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Members from transgender community protesting against the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, New Delhi, December 17, 2017(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 07:33 PM IST
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By Karthik Bittu Kondaiah

Aadhaar mandatory for those seeking treatment under Ayushman Bharat for second time

Aadhaar is not mandatory to avail benefits for the first time under the recently-launched Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) but will be compulsory for those seeking treatment under the scheme for the second time.
A woman goes through the process of finger scanning for the Unique Identification (UID) database system, also known as Aadhaar, at a registration centre in New Delhi, India(Reuters File Photo)
A woman goes through the process of finger scanning for the Unique Identification (UID) database system, also known as Aadhaar, at a registration centre in New Delhi, India(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 03:26 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Aadhaar for welfare schemes a ‘legitimate exercise’, says Supreme Court

Until November 2017, nearly 252 schemes implemented by various ministries required possession of Aadhaar.
The Supreme Court defined welfare schemes as only those funded directly from the “consolidated fund of India”, the main corpus of all revenues received by the government.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The Supreme Court defined welfare schemes as only those funded directly from the “consolidated fund of India”, the main corpus of all revenues received by the government.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 26, 2018 10:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq and Saubhadra Chatterji

How NRC is legitimising exclusion

The State’s excessive reliance on documents for proving citizenship is leading to harassment
People queue at the office to verify and check their names in the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), at Morigoan on Saturday, Aug 4, 2018(PTI)
People queue at the office to verify and check their names in the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), at Morigoan on Saturday, Aug 4, 2018(PTI)
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 11:49 AM IST
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By Yamini Aiyar

Man who robbed Mumbai local railway announcer’s purse held

According to RPF officers, on April 21, Sharmila Gurunath Madvi, 29, was making regular announcements about the arrival of trains, when Santosh Jadhav came into her office, with a black bagpack, at 11.30am.
A 38-year-old man on Sunday, was arrested for allegedly robbing a railway announcer’s purse from her office in Ghansoli, last week.(HT File (Representational Image))
A 38-year-old man on Sunday, was arrested for allegedly robbing a railway announcer’s purse from her office in Ghansoli, last week.(HT File (Representational Image))
Published on Apr 30, 2018 12:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Megha Sood, Mumbai

Pakistan’s Ahmadi community faces persecution, hate crime: Report

In Pakistan, Ahmadis are forbidden from calling themselves Muslims or using Islamic symbols in their religious practices.
Pakistani civil rights activists protest the killings of Ahmadis outside the attacked community mosque in Lahore on May 30, 2010.(AFP File Photo)
Pakistani civil rights activists protest the killings of Ahmadis outside the attacked community mosque in Lahore on May 30, 2010.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 10:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
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