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UPA govt successful in mitigating fear among minorities: Tewari

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 20:22

Continuing his attack on Narendra Modi, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday said the UPA government in 2004 had inherited an "India" that was scarred by a "state sponsored pogrom perpetrated against the largest minority" in Gujarat, but has been successful in mitigating their fear.

Justice Sachar roots for inclusive development

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 23:19

Justice Rajindar Sachar on Thursday said no real progress could be achieved if minorities were not included as equal stake holders in development.

Opposition mistaken on letter to CMs over harassment of youth: Shinde

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 00:24

Under attack from BJP, Sushilkumar Shinde said that directive to ensure that no innocents were wrongfully detained in terror cases was not specific to Muslims but to youths of all communities.

Terror detention directive was for all minorities: Sushilkumar Shinde

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 22:08

Sushilkumar Shinde insisted that his directive to states to ensure that no innocents are wrongfully detained in the name of terror was not specific to Muslims.

Telangana row: Gurudwara damaged during protests; NCM condemns it

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 00:13

Gurudwara was damaged during Telangana protest triggering agitation by Sikhs in Hyderabad and drawing condemnation of the National Commission for Minorities and the SGPC on Sunday.

Minorities observes bandh over torture of teenager in Kishtwar

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 20:20

Minorities on Friday observed a shut down in protest against the torture of a teenager by Special Investigation Team (SIT) in police custody in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

ID checks on minorities are legal: French court

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 22:03

A French court has ruled that police acted lawfully when conducting identity checks on 13 people who say they were targeted for their skin colour or ethnic origins.

Attacks on minorities un-Islamic, say Pakistan scholars

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 13:18

Religious scholars in Pakistan have declared that attacks on minorities were un-Islamic, and said Islam does not permit senseless attacks on places of worship of non-Muslims.

Badal has failed to protect rights of Sikh farmers: NCM

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 18:02

National Commission for Minorities (NCM) member Ajaib Singh on Friday alleged, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has failed to protect the rights of Sikh farmers residing in the Kutch region of Gujarat.

Sikh body demands implementation of Minorities Act in J&K

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 15:19

A Sikh organisation in Jammu and Kashmir said it has decided to launch a peaceful agitation in support of its demands.

UP govt decision on funds for minorities poll gimmick: Mayawati

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 18:09

BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday said it was an attempt to mislead people ahead of forthcoming general elections.

NY police`s `stop-and-frisk` tactics violate rights, judge rules

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 21:46

In a stinging rebuke to the Bloomberg administration, a federal judge ruled on Monday that the New York City Police`s "stop and frisk" crime-fighting tactics violate the constitutional rights of minorities.