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NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh
India

NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh

He criticised West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's opposition to NPR and said that it has become her habit to resist whatever is good for the country.

CAA protests: Notice served to over 60 people in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Gorakhpur for recovery of damage to property
India

CAA protests: Notice served to over 60 people in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Gorakhpur for recovery of damage to property

The Rampur administration has issued notices to 28 people 'identified for violence' during last week's anti-citizenship law protests in Rampur, asking them to explain their position or pay for damage caused to public and private property

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown
India

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown

Even though the stones strewn across the streets in Delhi's Seelampur have been cleared and daily life has returned in the busy trading area of the National Capital, the anxiety over the law and order situation that took the locality hostage on Tuesday is still palpable

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs,  55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau
India

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau

Those who will immediately benefit from the Citizenship Amendment Act are a total of "31,313 persons belonging to minority communities, including "25,447 Hindu, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, 2 Buddhists and 2 Parsis who have been given Long Term Visa on the basis of their claim of religious persecution in their respective countries and want Indian Citizenship".

‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators
India

‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators

The omission of a large number of Hindu Bengalis from final NRC list in BJP-ruled Assam has apparently created panic among the people of West Bengal

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents
India

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents

Amidst fears that NRC could be implemented in West Bengal hundreds of people on Tuesday queued up at government and municipal offices in West Bengal.

'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal
India

'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal

Gopal said all other minorities which are lesser in number compared to Muslims feel secure in India

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law
India

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law

There has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.

BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for trees
India

BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for trees

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre seems to have put on hold its plans to amend the existing Citizenship Act in order to facilitate the grant of citizenship to Buddhists, Christians, Jains, Hindus, Parsis and Sikhs from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Navroz Mubarak: Parsi community celebrates new year with food and festivities
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Navroz Mubarak: Parsi community celebrates new year with food and festivities

Indian Parsis celebrated the Persian New Year on 17 August this year; It is known to be the single largest group of the Zoroastrian religious community

Opposition disrupts RS proceedings over vacancies in statutory panels for minorities
Politics

Opposition disrupts RS proceedings over vacancies in statutory panels for minorities

Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted on Monday after Congress-led opposition created an uproar over the delay in filling up of vacancies in statutory commissions for minorities, SCs, STs and OBCs.

No Muslims, no single women: Housing bias turning Indian cities into ghettos
India

No Muslims, no single women: Housing bias turning Indian cities into ghettos

As the city grew and drew more migrants, powerful housing societies have often denied homes on the basis of religion, caste, food preferences and even professions.

Pakistani daily lauds Nawaz Sharif's Diwali message on minorities
World

Pakistani daily lauds Nawaz Sharif's Diwali message on minorities

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif delivered an important message on Diwali when he called for all Muslims to accept Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Parsis and other minorities living in the country as equals, said a Pakistani daily on Friday.

Navroz Mubarak: Parsi community celebrates New Year at Fire Temple
Entertainment

Navroz Mubarak: Parsi community celebrates New Year at Fire Temple

PM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee too extended their greetings and said that Navroz represents new beginnings.

Parsis miffed as Snoop Dogg's recent video features the Zoroastrian sacred symbol
Entertainment

Parsis miffed as Snoop Dogg's recent video features the Zoroastrian sacred symbol

Snoop Dogg is no stranger to controversies, what with his sexist lyrics and homophobic remarks offending many.

Parsis maybe the desi panda, but what about other endangered Indians?
Life

Parsis maybe the desi panda, but what about other endangered Indians?

In Chattisgarh at least 13 women died thanks to botched sterilisations. Meanwhile the JiyoParsi campaign encourages Parsis to "not use condoms tonight."

Muslims not minority, Parsis are: Najma Heptullah
Politics

Muslims not minority, Parsis are: Najma Heptullah

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah kicked up a storm soon after assuming office with her statement that Muslims are not a minority in the country, only Parsis are. She pointed at the dwindling population of the Parsis to justify her statement.

Jain community could get minority status, will get central funds
India

Jain community could get minority status, will get central funds

The community is already enjoys minority status in some states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.

Being Zoroastrian: Understanding the Parsi community
Life

Being Zoroastrian: Understanding the Parsi community

Photographer Kainaz Amaria has been born and brought up in America. As a child, when she'd tell her friends at school she was a Zoroastrian, they thought she was pretending to be a superhero. Years later, Amaria came to India to understand her Zoroastrian heritage better by spending time with and documenting the lives of Parsis (which is how we know Zoroastrians) in India today.

How much does a poor Parsi earn? Rs 90,000 a month!
India

How much does a poor Parsi earn? Rs 90,000 a month!

Who is a 'poor' Parsi? Chances are, he drives a Merc!