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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
India would become weak if minorities feel insecure: Teesta Setalvad

Oct 31, 2015

India would become weak if minorities feel insecure: Teesta Setalvad

The Centre must understand that if minorities were feeling insecure, India would become weak and divisive forces would gather strength, activist Teesta Setalvad said in Aligarh. #BJP #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Government #Modi #Teesta Setalvad #minorities #Intolerance
Shiv Sena should be declared 'extremist' organisation, say Pakistani politicians and media

Oct 23, 2015

Shiv Sena should be declared 'extremist' organisation, say Pakistani politicians and media

With India's internal troubles all over the media and Shiv Sena's 'ban-everything-related-to-Pakistan' stance, our neighbours have joined the debate. #India #BJP #Pakistan #NewsTracker #UN #Hindutva #Shiv Sena #Extremism #minorities #General VK Singh #PM Modi #beef politics #Dalit killings
Kashmiri writer Ghulam Nabi Khayal joins protest, returns Sahitya Akademi award

Oct 12, 2015

Kashmiri writer Ghulam Nabi Khayal joins protest, returns Sahitya Akademi award

Noted Kashmiri writer and poet Ghulam Nabi Khayal has joined the bandwagon of authors returning their Sahitya Akademi awards, saying the minorities in the country today feel "unsafe and threatened". #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Kashmir #communalism #minorities #Sahitya Akademi Award #Constitution #Sahitya Akademi #Dadri #Nayantara Sehgal #Gurbachan Bhullar #Ajmer Singh Aulakh #Atamjit Singh #Ghulam Nabi Khayal #Gashik Minaar #Sara Joseph #Uday Prakash
Safety, dignity of minorities will be protected, says Naqvi in the wake of Dadri killing

Oct 07, 2015

Safety, dignity of minorities will be protected, says Naqvi in the wake of Dadri killing

Government promised to protect safety of minorities and prevent them from becoming a victim of "narrow-minded politics" in the wake of Dadri lynching. #Meat #Uttar Pradesh #India #TheySaidIt #Crime #Murder #minorities #Cow slaughter #beef ban #Dadri killing #Dadri lynching