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Jun 30, 2019
'Faith is beyond attire': Nusrat Jahan slams religious 'hardliners' criticising her for sporting 'un-Islamic' look; Shazia Ilmi supports TMC MPNusrat 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.
Jun 26, 2019
BJP youth wing workers warn Mamata-led Bengal govt they'll chant Hanuman Chalisa on Tuesdays to oppose road blockage during Friday namazChief 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.
Apr 23, 2019
Muslim board files complaint against BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya for her 'Babri Masjid demolition' remarkOn 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.
Apr 02, 2019
Karnataka MLA KS Eshwarappa says BJP won't give tickets to Muslims because they 'don't believe' in saffron partyFormer 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.
Mar 25, 2019
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.
Mar 19, 2019
'I Live! I Die!': New Zealanders stage 'haka' war dance to show solidarity with Muslim community after Christchurch terror attackOther haka performances have burst forth across Christchurch and elsewhere in the country as well as in Australia, where large communities of New Zealanders live.
Mar 10, 2019
Ram mandir will be built in Ayodhya, there will be no compromise on issue, says RSS leader Bhaiyyaji JoshiIn an attempt to save the ruling BJP on the issue of Ram mandir, Joshi said: "Although an ordinance could not be brought, we do not doubt their commitment to the cause."
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 22, 2019
Minority and the self: "I am appalled at attempts to make me less Muslim and more Indian. Both identities can co-exist"Any assertion by a Muslim brings about restlessness and discomfort in the majority. For many non-Muslims, the disproving of misconceptions challenges everything they thought they understood about Islam and Muslims, and opens a window to the complexity and diversity of the Muslim identity
Feb 20, 2019
Akhilesh Yadav attacks Centre for approving triple talaq ordinance, says it will be as 'weapon against minorities'A bill on the triple talaq ordinance making the practise of instance divorce void and an offence is pending in Rajya Sabha. The bill will lapse on 3 June with the dissolution of the present Lok Sabha.