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May 05, 2017
Muslim women activists say apart from triple talaq, issues like beef ban, riots harm communityActivists working for the welfare of Muslims said that apart from triple talaq, the community was grappling with several other serious issues.
Mar 30, 2017
Debate on minority rights in Kashmir pertinent, but govt must accommodate all ethnic groupsA mechanism to protect minority rights is very important in Kashmir but it must be based on a broad vision. It must not lead to the further squeezing of space to celebrate multiple identities and cultures.
Mar 15, 2017
India, Pakistan spar at UNHRC over Kashmir as New Delhi calls Islamabad 'world's terrorism factory'Minorities have held positions at the highest levels in India, including becoming presidents and vice-presidents, while Pakistan only has blasphemy laws for their minorities, India retorted at the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Feb 06, 2017
BJP and RSS targeting SCAM — SCs and minorities: Sitaram YechuryAttacking the BJP-led central government, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday alleged minorities and people belonging to the Scheduled Castes were being targeted by the Sangh Parivar outfits.
Aug 21, 2016
Centre committed to the development of minorities: Mukhtar Abbas NaqviUnion Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi expressed concern over the poor financial status of minorities in the country.
Jul 10, 2016
Violence and Islam not the same: Islamophobia will not solve the problem of terrorismThe biggest victim of terrorism are Muslims themselves, it is they who are being targeted by this menace of Islamic State.
Jul 01, 2016
Let's debate Uniform Civil Code because we've long ignored real minoritiesThe secularism debate, which reflexively seeks a ban on any debate over Uniform Civil Code, fails to take into account that in the name of protecting Muslims or other minorities' rights, communal rights have been prioritized over human rights of individual within minority groups.
May 04, 2016
Centre says there has been a rise in recruitment of minorities in govt jobsThere has been a rise in recruitment of minorities in central government ministries, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday.
May 03, 2016
US panel wants Pakistan on list of worst violators of religious freedomA US body appealed to the Obama administration to designate Pakistan among nations listed as worst violators of religious freedom.
Apr 17, 2016
The Supreme Court and religion in India: A blinkered perspective?The Supreme Court made the right sounds, announcing that temples could not be taken over by governments in perpetuity, but there have been missteps as well