Citing Adnan Sami's case, BSP urges Centre to bring oppressed Muslims into CAA ambit
In a tweet, Mayawati said, "When the BJP government can also honour the Pakistan born singer Adnan Sami with citizenship and the Padma Shri then why can't the oppressed Pakistani Muslims not be given shelter under the CAA here like Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, etc? Therefore, it would be better if the Centre reviews CAA."
SC fixes 10-day period for hearing issues of discrimination against women at religious places
The observations came when Solicitor General Tu...
Sabarimala review: SC sets 10-day deadline for completion of arguments
Sabarimala review: A 9-judge Constitution bench said on January 13 tha...
Pervez Musharraf conviction: Pak court says trial in absentia against golden principles of natural justice
A special court in Islamabad on December 17 last year handed down the death penalty to the 74-year-old retired general, now based in Dubai, after six years of hearing the high-profile treason case against him.
Delhi polls: In Muslim-dominated areas, Congress harps on CAA, AAP treads with caution
In places such as Okhla, the common refrain among AAP supporters is that "Kejriwal khul kar nahi aaya, par kaam toh kiya hai (chief minister Arvind) Kejriwal didn't openly support us on CAA, but he has done work”, hinting that the community might vote for Delhi’s ruling party.
AIMPLB moves SC for impleadment in pleas challenging validity of polygamy, nikah halala
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said the apex court has already dealt with the issue of practices of polygamy and nikah halala in its verdict of 1997 in which it had declined to entertain the petitions. "...personal laws do not derive their validity on the ground that they have been passed or made by a legislature," read the plea.
Karnataka minorities in two minds about dealing with NPR
While many Muslim community leaders and organisations have decided to totally boycott the NPR in whatever form the exercise is executed, some are waiting to see how the situation will play out and the central government responds to the ongoing agitation.
Drive out Bangladeshi & Pak Muslim infiltrators: Shiv Sena
"The Muslim infiltrators from Pakistan and Bangladesh should be driven out of India. There should be no doubt about that. But it is amusing to see a party changing its flag for it," the Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'. It added that the MNS is unlikely to achieve anything from its new Hindutva stand as Shiv Sena had never shed its saffron colour.
Delta Air Lines fined $50,000 for discriminating against Muslim passengers
Delta Air Lines was on Friday fined USD 50,000 by the US Department of Transportation to settle allegations it discriminated against three Muslim passengers who were ordered off their planes.
Aligarh: AMU students disrupt VC's Republic Day speech, raise ‘VC go back' slogans
Another faceoff between students and Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor at the Aligarh Muslim University. Students disrupted the VC Mansoor’s Rep...
Muslims in India safer than most other places in world: Goyal
"When we take electricity to every home we do not ask them their colour or their religion, when we take toilets, digital tech, bank accounts, cooking gas to every home we do not ask their religion. All our programmes are equal for all," the minister said.
Congress should be called 'Muslim League Congress': BJP
The BJP on Wednesday cited statements of several opposition leaders to accuse them of "abusing" Hindus for their appeasement politics and referred to the Congress as "Muslim League Congress".
Savarkar was first to advocate two-nation theory: Shashi Tharoor
"Savarkar said a Hindu was somebody for whom India was his pitrabhumi, the land of his ancestors, and his punya bhumi, his holy land. So, by that definition, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains filled both the categories but Muslims and Christians did not," Tharoor said. He added that the Hindutva movement "explicitly rejected the Constitution".
Nobody can dare touch any Indian Muslim, says Rajnath on apprehensions about CAA-NRC-NPR
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that no one can dare touch any Indian Muslim, as he sought to dispel apprehensions that the community will be targeted if NPR and NRC are brought in, and cautioned the people against forces which were trying to "create a divide" on religious lines over the CAA.
Would have bid for Air India, if I were not a minister today: Piyush Goyal
As the government works on divesting debt-laden Air India, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said if he was not a minister, he would b...
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