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Mar 28, 2019
Rights-based organisation demands 50 percent reservation for women in state Assemblies, ParliamentBharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan demanded that all political parties commit to 50 percent reservation for women in the Assembly and Parliament
Mar 06, 2019
UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warns India over 'divisive' policies, harassment of minorities, particularly MuslimsBachelet said in her annual report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva that minorities, in particular Muslims and people from historically disadvantaged and marginalised groups, such as Dalits and Adivasis were being targeted.
Feb 06, 2019
Five years after Lokpal Act came into force, Centre seeks applications for anti-corruption body chief, membersThe government has sought applications for chairman and members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal, nearly five years after the Lokpal Act came into force, officials said Wednesday.
Jan 13, 2019
Don't deny students, candidates right to wear hijab, carry kirpan: Delhi minorities body tells govt departmentsThe Delhi Minorities Commission has asked city government departments to allow minorities to wear dresses and carry articles as per their religious beliefs when appearing in recruitment and academic tests.
Dec 27, 2018
NIA arrests in Jafrabad: Callous handling of crimes in minority-dominated areas adds to victimisation, alienationThere are many Jafrabad-like neighbourhoods in urban India, and callous handling of incidents like Wednesday's NIA raids in North East Delhi could push them further away from the mainstream
Dec 26, 2018
In latest jibe against India, Imran Khan says 'Naya Pakistan' will ensure equal treatment of minorities, 'unlike what's happening in India'This is the second time in a week that Imran Khan has tried to compare the treatment of minorities in Pakistan and India.
Nov 25, 2018
Amit Shah slams KCR's plan to give 12 percent quota to Muslims, says BJP will never allow religion-based reservationAmit Shah hit out at Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao over the issue during campaign rallies at Parkal and Nirmal.
Oct 30, 2018
Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP mulls fielding more Muslims in Bengal to make inroads into Mamata Banerjee’s solid support baseBJP's aim to make a shift in its political strategy in Bengal after they harvested a good number of seats in the local body election early this year.
Apr 19, 2018
Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionariesDalit activist Chetan Kumar aka Chetan Ahimsa takes a jab at Congress criticising the party over not giving opportunities to grassroots workers and those who lack money to spend on elections. Excerpts from the interview
Apr 14, 2018
Minorities enjoy many rights that majority does not, says Satyapal Singh at event commemorating Ambedkar JayantiSatyapal Singh on Saturday said the minorities enjoyed many rights that the majority did not, and advocated revisiting the interpretation of Constitution.