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Muslim Group Appeals to Election Commission in Case Against Sakshi MaharajindiaminoritiesBJP MP Sakshi Maharaj. Credit: PTI

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:22:16 +0000

New Delhi: In a statement issued by the Indian Muslims for Secular Democracy (IMSD) on Monday, January 9, the organisation made an appeal to the Chief Election Commission to ensure the necessary follow-up to the FIR issued against BJP leader Sakshi Maharaj on the part of the Uttar Pradesh administration and the police. According to The … Continue reading Muslim Group Appeals to Election Commission in Case Against Sakshi Maharaj


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Politicising the Sultan: The debate over Tipu Jayanti in Karnatakaindiaminorities

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 13:03:47 +0000

By Preethi Nagaraj, GRIST media A tableau depicting Tipu Sultan moves past during full dress rehearsals for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. (AP File Photo) The debate on celebrating the second annual Tipu Jayanti is underway in Karnataka with the usual suspects taking the usual ideological positions. The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) … Continue reading Politicising the Sultan: The debate over Tipu Jayanti in Karnataka


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Muslim women don’t want change in laws on triple talaq: Scholarindiaminorities

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:54:07 +0000

A noted female Islamic scholar has said any attempt by the Narendra Modi government to do away with the practice of triple talaq would be opposed in the strongest possible terms by women themselves. Fariha Binte Hakeemullah, who is associated with Allahabad-based Islamic Education and Research Organization, said Muslim women in the country are happy … Continue reading Muslim women don’t want change in laws on triple talaq: Scholar


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Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah suggests ‘dialogue’ as ceasefire violations force people to relocateindiaminoritiesFile image of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah. Reuters

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:54:38 +0000

The border tension between India and Pakistan is refusing to de-escalate as soldiers continue to trade fire across the de-facto borders in Jammu and Kashmir. On Tuesday, Pakistani troops allegedly resorted to unprovoked firing on the Line of Control (LoC) killing one more Indian army soldier in Naushera sector of Rajouri district, Kashmir. 11 Indian … Continue reading Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah suggests ‘dialogue’ as ceasefire violations force people to relocate


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जस्टिस सच्चर ने मोदी सरकार के झूठे दावों की खोली पोलindiaminoritiesjustice sachar

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:20:27 +0000

दिल्ली हाईकोर्ट के पूर्व चीफ जस्टिस और सच्चर कमेटी के चेयरमैन रहे राजेंद्र सच्चर ने असहिष्णुता मुद्दे पर मोदी सरकार के झूठे दावों की पोल खोलते हुए कहा है कि देश में मुसलमान दहशत में जी रहे हैं और मोदी सरकार उनकी सुरक्षा में असफल रही है। उन्होंने कहा कि बीस महीने के मोदी सरकार … Continue reading जस्टिस सच्चर ने मोदी सरकार के झूठे दावों की खोली पोल


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House panel reveals tardy use of minority fundsindiaminorities

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:03:08 +0000

By Dipak Mishra Patna, Dec. 16: Nitish Kumar may have snapped ties with the BJP over Narendra Modi, but it may not be enough to woo Muslims. Muslim leaders point out the chief minister needs to do more than provide just “lip-service” to minorities. A House committee report tabled in the Assembly on December 10 … Continue reading House panel reveals tardy use of minority funds


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Education and Employment among Muslims in India: An Analysis of Patterns and Trendsindiaminorities

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:58:36 +0000

Replying to a question about recent Survey Report of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabadand recent NSSO Report show that muslim minorities are lagging behind when compared to other communities in different socio-economic and educational sectors, Shri K. Rahman Khan the Union Minister of Minority Affairs made the statement in Lok Sabha today. The statement says there is a working paper series of the IIMAhmedabad on … Continue reading Education and Employment among Muslims in India: An Analysis of Patterns and Trends


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Narendra Modi’s campaigns play on fears of the Muslim minority: Martha Nussbaumindiaminorities%20%28Martha%20C%20Nussbaum%20arguably%20the%20worlds%20greatest%20living%20philosopher%2C%20rose%20to%20fame%20with%20her%20stunning%20work%2C%20The%20Fragility%20of%20Goodness.%29

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:51:14 +0000

Martha C Nussbaum, Professor of Philosophy and Law at Chicago University, and arguably the world’s greatest living philosopher, rose to fame with her stunning work, The Fragility of Goodness. She started focussing on India following her collaborations with Amartya Sen in the 1980s to promote the concept of “capability approach” in welfare economics. Nussbaum, who … Continue reading Narendra Modi’s campaigns play on fears of the Muslim minority: Martha Nussbaum


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Amit Shah is questioned by CBI for 4 hours in Ishrat caseindiaminorities

Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:31:30 +0000

Questioned for four hours in the presence of senior CBI officers, Shah denied any wrongdoing. The agency said it may call him again for questioning. Jailed IPS officer D G Vanzara, who is an accused in the case, had written a resignation letter recently in which he claimed that the Gujarat government had been “inspiring, guiding and monitoring” … Continue reading Amit Shah is questioned by CBI for 4 hours in Ishrat case


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Sikhs And Kashmiris Have Been Made Slaves By India: Akali Dalindiaminorities

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:43:47 +0000

Senior Akali Dal leader from Punjab Simranjit Singh Mann Sunday alleged that Sikhs and Kashmiris have been enslaved by India and New Delhi was doing injustice with both the communities. “There is injustice with both Kashmiris and people and Punjab. India occupied Kashmir and Punjab in 1947 at the time of partition. People of these … Continue reading Sikhs And Kashmiris Have Been Made Slaves By India: Akali Dal


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