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Philippine referendum to give minority Muslims control over land, resources

"This is a very significant vote that will lead to a participatory government that will ensure everyone is heard, and no one is left out," said Rufa Cagoco-Guiam, a conflicts specialist at the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation.

Online admission a must for management quota too in minority colleges

Jadhav said that colleges who failed to develop their websites by Monday would face action.


Christians, Muslims and Sikhs come together, hold protest

Over a hundred Christian schools in 10 districts around Lucknow remained closed on Thursday, apart from OPDs of a few hospitals.

Talks on for alternative party for minorities

Ousted CPM leader Abdur Rezzak Mollah, too, expressed similar views.

For minority youth, a new scheme that’s not quite new

Was a part of Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla’s written reply to a Rajya Sabha question in July last year.

Membership drive of BJP hits minority hurdle in state

‘Muslim leaders tell members to join any party except BJP’


Govt clears panel to check discrimination against minority communities

The Equal Opportunities Commission recommended by Justice Sachar Committee has been cleared by Cabinet.

Mamata versus the media

Before she came to power in May 2011, Mamata Banerjee had promised that she would restore the press corner in the VIP corridor of Writers’ Buildings that had been removed by Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee in 1993 when he was minister for information and culture. She did not do so, but she did renovate the existing one, […]

Man disrupts event attended by PM and Sonia, questions UPA's minority schemes

The man claimed he had written 150 letters to the Prime Minister but had not received even an acknowledgement.

There is no minority in India,says Bhagwat

The RSS chief also advocated the need to have laws common to everyone.

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JNU to form new enquiry committee: Registrar

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) registrar Bhupender Zutshi on Wednesday said the varsity faculty and students want a wider committee, so the vice-chancellor has approved formation of new committee. Zutshi added that he wants the eight students to face the enquiry committee and speak whatever they want to. However, they have tried to include members of minority in the community.

Making Sense Of The Religious Communities Data (Census 2011)

The population of Hindus slipped by 0.7 percentage points while the numbers of Muslims grew by o.8 percent, census data said. Read the story