"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.