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French parliament to vote on anti-extremism bill to bolster ‘secular system' after weeks of debate
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French parliament to vote on anti-extremism bill to bolster ‘secular system' after weeks of debate

With an eye on 2022 elections, President Emmanuel Macron has championed the bill which seeks to tighten rules on issues ranging from religious teaching, online hate to polygamy

West Bengal Assembly polls: Muslim cleric floats political outfit Indian Secular Front, says 'want to be kingmaker'
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West Bengal Assembly polls: Muslim cleric floats political outfit Indian Secular Front, says 'want to be kingmaker'

The development comes after Owaisi visited Furfura, located in Jangipara subdivision of Hooghly district, earlier this month and declared his intention to back Siddiqui in the 2021 Assembly polls

Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows legal, diplomatic action against Charlie Hebdo's 'disgusting' caricature of him
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows legal, diplomatic action against Charlie Hebdo's 'disgusting' caricature of him

Turkish officials on Wednesday railed against the French satirical magazine, accusing it of sowing 'seeds of hatred and animosity'

Assam to shut all state-run madrassas, sanskrit tols; official notification in November
India

Assam to shut all state-run madrassas, sanskrit tols; official notification in November

Himanta Sarma Biswa said that while the government-run madrassas will be converted into high schools, Sanskrit tols will be turned into learning and research institutes to study Indian culture

Assam govt to shut all state-run madrassas, decision on Sanskrit tols in November
India

Assam govt to shut all state-run madrassas, decision on Sanskrit tols in November

State minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that public money cannot be allowed to be spent on religious education, however, the matter of Sanksrit tols is different from that of the madrassas

Ayodhya, CAA and beyond: India's Muslims caught between compromised identity and cuts in citizenship rights​
India

Ayodhya, CAA and beyond: India's Muslims caught between compromised identity and cuts in citizenship rights​

Presently Muslims don't feel represented, which makes their insecurities graver. They feel that they have been struggling for 'respect' and 'acceptance' all the while, but now their struggle is reduced to mere survival.

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots
India

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots

Delhi Police and Home Minister Amit Shah, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have come under pressure with the opposition charging they failed to act swiftly enough to contain the violence.

US Commission on Religious Freedom condemns mob violence in Delhi, urges Centre to ensure safety of all citizens including Muslims
India

US Commission on Religious Freedom condemns mob violence in Delhi, urges Centre to ensure safety of all citizens including Muslims

USCIRF Chair Tony Perkins termed the ongoing violence in Delhi and the attacks on Muslims, including burning of their homes, shops and houses of worship, as "greatly disturbing".

US Congressman Ami Bera says India must not lose secular democracy, expresses concern over Kashmir, anti-CAA protests
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US Congressman Ami Bera says India must not lose secular democracy, expresses concern over Kashmir, anti-CAA protests

India has witnessed massive protests against the citizenship amendment law which seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslims who came to India from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh facing religious persecution.

Rajnath Singh hits out at Opposition for instigating fear over CAA, says BJP won't resort to such means to come to power in Delhi
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Rajnath Singh hits out at Opposition for instigating fear over CAA, says BJP won't resort to such means to come to power in Delhi

The 70-member Delhi Assembly will go to polls on 8 February and the results will be announced on 11 February.

At Davos, billionaire George Soros tears into Narendra Modi; says nationalism in India 'biggest and most frightening setback'
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At Davos, billionaire George Soros tears into Narendra Modi; says nationalism in India 'biggest and most frightening setback'

The businessman also accused Modi of imposing 'punitive measures on Kashmir, a semi-autonomous Muslim region'. He also alleged that Modi was 'threatening' to deprive millions of Muslims of their citizenship.

'AAP will stand with anarchists': Sambit Patra slams Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia for supporting Shaheen Bagh protests against CAA
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'AAP will stand with anarchists': Sambit Patra slams Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia for supporting Shaheen Bagh protests against CAA

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra alleged the AAP are self-declared anarchists and said the protests at Shaheen Bagh marks the height of anarchy.

MEA calls Mahathir Mohamad's remark on CAA 'factually incorrect'; Malaysian PM said India is depriving Muslims of their citizenship
India

MEA calls Mahathir Mohamad's remark on CAA 'factually incorrect'; Malaysian PM said India is depriving Muslims of their citizenship

After visiting the media centre at the Kuala Lumpur Summit on Friday, Mahathir Mohamad had reportedly said, 'I am sorry to see that India, which claims to be a secular state, is now taking action to deprive some Muslims of their citizenship.'

'Shiv Sena favouring CAB in Lok Sabha won't affect Maharashtra govt': Nawab Malik expresses confidence in newly-formed alliance in state
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'Shiv Sena favouring CAB in Lok Sabha won't affect Maharashtra govt': Nawab Malik expresses confidence in newly-formed alliance in state

NCP chief spokesperson Nawab Malik said the Shiv Sena's decision to stage a walkout from the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday reflected its 'change of heart'.

'Citizenship (Amendment) Bill a dangerous turn in wrong direction': US panel may consider sanctions against Amit Shah
India

'Citizenship (Amendment) Bill a dangerous turn in wrong direction': US panel may consider sanctions against Amit Shah

Shah on Monday introduced the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha, where it was passed with 311 members favouring it and 80 voting against it. It will now be tabled in the Rajya Sabha for its nod on Tuesday.

'Faith is beyond attire': Nusrat Jahan slams religious 'hardliners' criticising her for sporting 'un-Islamic' look; Shazia Ilmi supports TMC MP
India

'Faith is beyond attire': Nusrat Jahan slams religious 'hardliners' criticising her for sporting 'un-Islamic' look; Shazia Ilmi supports TMC MP

Nusrat Jahan was seen sporting sindoor – traditionally worn by Hindu and Jain women – and a pink and white saree during her oath-taking ceremony in Parliament on 25 June.

BJP youth wing workers warn Mamata-led Bengal govt they'll chant Hanuman Chalisa on Tuesdays to oppose road blockage during Friday namaz
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BJP youth wing workers warn Mamata-led Bengal govt they'll chant Hanuman Chalisa on Tuesdays to oppose road blockage during Friday namaz

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has also criticised the BJP for chanting Jai Shri Ram slogan in a 'misconceived manner' and accused them of mixing religion with politics, an allegation the BJP has repeatedly denied.

Muslim board files complaint against BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya for her 'Babri Masjid demolition' remark
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Muslim board files complaint against BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya for her 'Babri Masjid demolition' remark

On 21 April, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur had said that she would construct the Ram Temple. "I have said it yesterday and I am not denying it that I had gone there. I have demolished Babri structure. He is my Ram ji and no one can stop me from making a grand Ram Temple. The nation is Ram, Ram is a nation," she said.

Karnataka MLA KS Eshwarappa says BJP won't give tickets to Muslims because they 'don't believe' in saffron party
India

Karnataka MLA KS Eshwarappa says BJP won't give tickets to Muslims because they 'don't believe' in saffron party

Former Karnataka deputy chief minister and BJP MLA from Shimoga KS Eshwarappa has urged the Muslims to "believe" the party if they want tickets for the ensuing polls.

NC leader Muhammad Akbar Lone threatens to retaliate against those 'who hurl abuse at Pakistan'
India

NC leader Muhammad Akbar Lone threatens to retaliate against those 'who hurl abuse at Pakistan'

In December 2017, National Conference leader Akbar Lone had courted another controversy by claiming that BJP and People's Democratic Party (PDP) leaders eat beef and pork together.