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Authorities in Bangladesh detain 1,600 criminal suspects in drive against Islamist radicals

Jun 11, 2016

Authorities in Bangladesh detain 1,600 criminal suspects in drive against Islamist radicals

Authorities in Bangladesh have rounded up about 1,600 criminal suspects, including a few dozen believed to be Islamist radicals, in a nationwide crackdown. #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #Sheikh Hasina #minorities #Islamic radicals
Diversify content, cater to religious minorities: BBC's internal review

May 17, 2016

Diversify content, cater to religious minorities: BBC's internal review

The BBC should give more airtime to Hindu, Sikh and Muslim religious programmes and diversify its programmming to balance out its "too Christian" output. #World #BBC #NewsTracker #United Kingdom #UK #minorities #Hindu #Muslim #Sikhs #religious diversity #BBC radio #BBC television
SP enjoys 'unflinching support' of minorities, claims Mulayam Singh

May 13, 2016

SP enjoys 'unflinching support' of minorities, claims Mulayam Singh

SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said that minorities in UP has never sided with any political party for such a long time. #S&P #Samajwadi Party #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Nitish Kumar #UP #Akhilesh Yadav #minorities #Azam Khan #Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister #CM Akhilesh Yadav
Centre says there has been a rise in recruitment of minorities in govt jobs

May 04, 2016

Centre says there has been a rise in recruitment of minorities in govt jobs

There has been a rise in recruitment of minorities in central government ministries, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday. #India #TheySaidIt #Employment #PMO #minorities #Minority rights #Government Jobs
Myanmar's Suu Kyi seeks to soothe early rebellion, promises federalism

Apr 18, 2016

Myanmar's Suu Kyi seeks to soothe early rebellion, promises federalism

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday vowed to press for greater autonomy for the nation's ethnic minorities #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Suu Kyi #minorities #Federalism #Htin Kyaw #Bamar
A wonky Constitution: Why the law is loaded against the Sabarimala temple authorities

Apr 12, 2016

A wonky Constitution: Why the law is loaded against the Sabarimala temple authorities

Going by the sequence of events taking place on the Sabarimala temple, it is clear that the temple authorities are fighting a losing battle. #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #minorities #Haji Ali #Sabarimala temple #Constitution #Discrimination against women #personal laws
Can Sikhs be termed 'minority' in Punjab, asks Supreme Court

Jan 19, 2016

Can Sikhs be termed 'minority' in Punjab, asks Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday asked whether Sikhs in Punjab and Muslims in Kashmir can be treated as minority, as it commenced hearing to decide the correctness of a 2007 Punjab and Haryana High Court. #Punjab #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #minorities #Muslims #Sikhs #SGPC #Punjab & Haryana High Court
Minority status: Has AMU become a political football, or is there more to it?

Jan 18, 2016

Minority status: Has AMU become a political football, or is there more to it?

Mukul Rohatgi, Attorney-General (AG) of India, told the Supreme Court last week that the Indian government was contemplating a review of its earlier decision to support the minority status given to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #minorities #Aligarh Muslim University #Secularism #Mukul Rohatgi
Listen to PM Modi and Rajnath, not Sakshi Maharaj: Nitin Gadkari tells people

Dec 11, 2015

Listen to PM Modi and Rajnath, not Sakshi Maharaj: Nitin Gadkari tells people

Nitin Gadkari urged the people to listen to PM Modi and Rajnath Singh and not to Sakshi Maharaj, who in the past made statements that led to controversies. #Politics #India #Nitin Gadkari #TheySaidIt #Rajnath Singh #Home Minister #communalism #minorities #Intolerance #PM Narendra Modi #Sakshi Maharaj