Sikhism being considered as separate ethnicity for UK census

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Sikhism is being considered as a separate ethnicity in the next UK census in 2021, following a long-standing demand by some British Sikh groups. The UKs Office for National Statistics (ONS) had opened a public consultation over whether to add the separate box for Sikhs under ethnicity, instead of just as a religion, and are now getting ready to present …

Tamil Nadu anti-Sterlite protests: Months after 13 killed in police firing, Madras HC transfers Tuticorin case to CBI

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In a major setback for the Tamil Nadu government, the Madras High Court on Tuesday transferred the anti-Sterlite protests case in Tuticorin to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). In a protest held on May 22, as many as 13 lives were lost in police firing. The bench comprising Justices Basheer Ahamed and CT Selvam pronounced the order after hearing …