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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.
Feb 03, 2018
Rajasthan bypoll results: Congress' 3-0 win is result of BJP's inability to tame unruly saffron groups unleashing violenceWhile any other government would have expressed deep shock and dismay over the horrific incidents, the Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan has largely remained unperturbed, a trait of indifference to near-anarchic conditions demonstrated by several other BJP-led governments
Jan 28, 2018
Facing backlash, Karnataka government modifies circular directing withdrawal of cases against minority communityAmid growing criticism, the Karnataka government has decided to amend its earlier circular and replace the words "innocent minorities" with "all innocent".
Dec 28, 2017
Activists urge govt to drop controversial provisions from Haj guidelines against differently-abled peopleA rights body wrote to Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, urging him to drop some provisions from government's guidelines for Haj pilgrims.