Strict action will be taken against Sharjeel Usmani: Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar
Ajit Pawar, who handles the finance portfolio, said the government did not slash fund allocations for key departments like public health, medical education, police and food and civil supplies during the COVID-19 crisis.
DMK seals poll pact with Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi; Allots six seats
"We have decided to fight from six segments." Though there was diss...
"Ball is in DMK's court," says Tamil Nadu Congress chief K S Alagiri on seat sharing
The second round of parleys between the two allies was o...
Tamil Nadu elections: No headway in AIADMK-BJP seat-sharing talks
The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has been holding talks with its alliance partner BJP since Sunday, when Union home minister Amit Shah was in poll-bound Puducherry and Tamil Nadu to address public rallies.
No discrimination in UP, over 30 pc of welfare scheme beneficiaries are Muslims: Yogi Adityanath
He cited the central housing scheme, free power connections, free cooking gas connections under the Ujjwala scheme and the Ayushman Bharat healthcare plan to back his claim.
TN Assembly poll: Congress seeks fair deal from DMK based on mutual respect
Dinesh Gundu Rao, former President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, said he is reaching Chennai on Wednesday and further meetings on seat-sharing are slated on Thursday and Friday.
BJP warms up to Christians, consults church leaders on potential candidates in Kerala
The CPI(M)-led LDF is seeking re-election amid stiff resistance from the Congress-led UDF. The BJP is preparing the ground for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls to make up for possible losses elsewhere.
France votes on anti-radicalism bill that worries Muslims
The bill is part of broader French efforts to fight extremism in recent years that gained new urgency after a teacher was beheaded in October and other attacks. President Emmanuel Macron says the efforts are also needed to protect French values like gender equality and secularism from encroaching fundamentalism in some communities.
Over 67% prison inmates Hindu, nearly 18% Muslim: Govt data
The prison statistics presented by Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy last week in Parliament were based on a compilation of data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) updated till December 31, 2019.
Gujarat local polls: BJP fields 31 Muslim candidates in Bharuch
Bharuch district, with a sizable number of Muslim voters, will see elections to the district panchayat, nine taluka (tehsil) panchayats and four municipalities.
Farmers’ agitation helping Jats and Muslims mend fences
The relationship between the two traditional allies had soured after the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, helping the BJP gain ground in the region. The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) is helping bridge the gap between the two communities as its functionaries come from both Jat and Muslim communities.
On attaining puberty, Muslim girl can marry anyone by law: Punjab and Haryana High Court
A bench of Justice Alka Sarin gave the verdict relying on various court rulings and the article 195 in 'Principles of Mohammedan Law', an authoritative textbook by prominent Muslim personal law jurist Sir Dinshah Fardunji Mulla.
I'm proud to be an Indian Muslim: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Azad said, "I never visited Pakistan but I know the problems and circumstances in that country and I hope those problems do not come to haunt the Muslims of India and after seeing the fate of Muslims in many countries I feel proud of being a Hindustani Muslim."
Mamata created Hindu-Muslim divide, did more harm than good to Muslims: Abbas Siddiqui
The 34-year-old cleric is trying to forge an alliance with the Congress-CPI(M) combine as also the AIMIM of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi ahead of the assembly polls, after the TMC gave him the cold shoulder.
TMC minister hits out at ISF, says Muslim voters will choose security
“Muslims of the state know it is the election of their future, of their children's future. One mistake can cost them a lot. The main issue this time for the community is security and shelter,” Chowdhury told ET.