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Tuesday, October 26, 2021



Bangladesh’s challenge is to restore confidence among minorities

October 24, 2021 3:10 pm

Durga Puja violence indicates conspiracy to disturb communal peace and also harm India-Bangladesh bilateral relations

State-sponsored terrorism leads to increase in discrimination against minorities: India

February 19, 2021 1:20 pm

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said India calls on countries to desist from such terrorist acts and also calls on member states and the UN bodies to not give an opportunity to justify terrorism on any ground.

Minorities, too, are fed up with this facade of secularism

March 21, 2020 4:47 pm

If we are really fed up with the separation model of secularism and want to adopt the jurisdiction model with India being declared a Hindu rashtra or giving Hinduism the status of dominant spiritual heritage, we must ensure that it brings with it genuine liberalism.

SC junks plea for identifying minorities at state-level

December 18, 2019 12:53 am

A bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant turned down the plea by Delhi BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, saying religious classification should be on all-India basis and not state-wise.

View from the right: Communal minorities

June 19, 2019 12:25 am

The editorial theorises that the entire division of majority and minority is based on flawed considerations and is a creation of the colonial rulers.

Will 'show Modi govt how to treat minorities', says Pakistan PM Imran Khan

December 22, 2018 9:14 pm

"We will show the Modi government how to treat minorities...Even in India, people are saying that minorities are not being treated as equal citizens," Pakistan PM Imran Khan said referring to Naseeruddin Shah's statement.

Nation does not need bhashan, it needs ration: Mallikarjun Kharge

July 10, 2018 4:02 am

Claiming that the BJP was inept at “running the government”, Mallikarjun Kharge also lashed out at the Fadnavis-led state government over the rise in incidents of farmer suicides in the last couple of years.

Minorities being targeted, former bureaucrats in open letter

January 29, 2018 4:18 am

Signatories to the letter include former health secretaries Keshav Desiraju and K Sujatha Rao, former secretary of information and broadcasting Bhaskar Ghose, former Chief Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah, retired IT secretary Brijesh Kumar, retired bureaucrat and activist Harsh Mander and Aruna Roy.

BJP government has ended appeasement, vote bank politics, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

January 18, 2018 3:41 pm

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the Narendra Modi government was working with commitment for "inclusive growth" which has ensured that all sections of the society, including minorities, are becoming an equal partner of the development process.

Muslims 'educationally most disadvantaged' among minorities: Panel

July 09, 2017 4:39 pm

A panel formed by a government-funded agency has stated that Muslims are the educationally most disadvantaged community among Indian minorities as they are lagging behind in literary enrolments and in courses at primary, secondary and tertiary level.


Why has no action been taken against Hyderabad university VC: Rahul Gandhi

January 23, 2016 3:27 pm

Mahoba (UP), Jan 23 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's late reaction on Rohith Vemula's death. He said if PM Modi got so emotional and even cried over the Dalit student's death, then why there has been no action against the VC? He added that this case shows Centre's mentality towards the Dalits and the minorities.