A lawyer on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to seek the National Human Rights Commission's (NHRC) intervention or a probe by an independent agency into the death of 13 persons in police firing in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu.
The central government on Thursday said that the rights of minorities are more safe and secure in India compared with the rest of the world, and that "secularism, social and communal harmony and tolerance" are in the country's DNA.
The Union Home Ministry has suspended an official who was arrested last week for his involvement in illegalities in granting Indian citizenship or extending Long Term Visa (LTV) to Pakistani immigrants.
The Manipur Police on Thursday said it nabbed over 70 undocumented persons suspected to be illegal immigrants. The arrests came a few hours after a stern warning by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh over illegal migrants entering the state after passing through various police booths.