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UK non-white minority to double by 2050: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 16:01

Almost one-third of Britons will be from ethnic minorities by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a new study published by a think tank today

Attacks on women, minorities on the rise in Pakistan: HRCP

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 22:35

Pakistan has failed to protect the rights of minorities and women, a leading rights group said today, citing the alarming rise in honour killings and violence against religious minorities in the country in 2013.

Cornish recognised as British minority

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 20:23

The Cornish people are to be recognised as a national minority under a European convention, the British government announced Thursday.

BJP manifesto promises minorities equal opportunity

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:28

Alleging that minorities under the UPA rule have not been able to derive equal opportunity, BJP Monday promised to make all communities equal partners in the country`s progress.

US expresses concern for minorities under Narendra Modi as PM

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 02:46

With polls starting Monday in the world`s largest democracy, several activists testifying before the US Congress` human rights commission expressed fear for the treatment of Muslims and Christians if Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi becomes the next prime minister, as surveys predict.

May have been flaws in reaching out to Muslims: BJP president Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 00:03

BJP president Rajnath Singh said it hurts him when opponents describe the party as communal but admitted that there may have been some flaws on their part in reaching out to Muslims.

Social organisation seeks constitutional status for Minority Commission

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 17:32

Social organisation for minorities demanded that National Minorities Commission be granted constitutional status such as that enjoyed by National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Tribes.

BJP does not treat minorities as instrument of political power: Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 18:21

Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that his party treated Muslims as equals and not as instruments of political power.

Mamata Banerjee will make a better PM for secular India: Bukhari

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 18:01

Ahead of Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee received a shot in arm when Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari lauded her work for minorities in West Bengal.

Declare Anglo-Indians separate minority community: MP

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:47

Noting that a majority of Anglo-Indians in the country were facing a "severe economic crisis", a Lok Sabha MP has asked the government to declare them as a separate minority community.

Apply for modifying SC order for minority quota, government told

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 22:26

SC asked govt to move an application seeking a modification of its 2012 order refusing to stay an Andhra Pradesh HC verdict.

Centre moves SC on quota for minorities issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 20:14

The Centre has moved the Supreme Court seeking interim order for implementation of 4.5 per cent sub-quota for backward classes belonging to minorities in central educational institutions which was quashed by the Andhra Pradesh High Court.