United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has released its annual global report today and India is recommended as Country of Particular concern for deteriorating Religious Freedom second time in two consecutive years.
Following surge in the Covid-19 cases and prevailing situation, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to limit the grand function planned to mark the 400th Prakash Gurpurab (birth anniversary) of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib.
In the George Floyd murder Case, the 12-person jury found the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of crime on Tuesday. US President Joe Biden welcomes the judgement and said that he hoped the decision would become a “moment of significant change”.
India however has not slipped further on the World Press Freedom Index 2021 published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), but it remains on the previous year’s spot which is 142 of 180. It also continues to be classified among the “bad” countries for journalism and is entitled as one of the most dangerous countries for journalists who try to do their jobs honestly.