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View from the right: Communal minorities

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

"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

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

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

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

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.


An empty promise: What a totally vacant minorities’ panel indicates

The NCM is supposed to have a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson, and 7 members, at least 5 of whom should be from minority communities.

Mamata Banerjee at Jamiat rally, says will always work for minorities

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday addressed over a lakh Muslims at a rally of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) at Shahid Minar ground in Kolkata, triggering speculations of an understanding between the Jamiat and the Trinamool Congress in the run up to the Assembly polls next year. Asked if Jamiat would enter into a seat-sharing […]

Maharashtra govt to work on 'de-radicalisation' in minority pockets

Minority welfare schemes run by different ministries under Ministries of Urban Development, Health, Education, Minority Welfare, Social Justice, Skilled entrepreneurship will be integrated

Gangs of Twitterpur: John Dayal explains why religious nationalism worries him the most

Many things therefore worry me. The Idea of India going awry, or being eroded. Democracy threatened by ideas of patriotism and security that are far removed from sanity and reason.

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

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.