In a sharp rejoinder to the US government panel report on religious freedom, the Ministry of External Affairs has brushed aside the concerns raised over the plight of the country's minority communities, saying the report was based on “limited understanding of India”.
Agreeing that the recent attacks on religious places has "dented" the Narendra Modi government's image, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said these were "unacceptable" and the government follows a "zero tolerance" policy against those disturbing communal harmony in the country.
IAS officer Ashok Khemka was once again transferred to an inconsequential posting by the BJP government in Haryana. This is Khemka's 45th transfer in 24 years Is this the fate of honest officers in India?
Attacking the BJP government for failing to provide security to women, Rajasthan Mahila Congress Wednesday said it will send a seven-member team to Thuravad village in Rajsamand on Thursday to prepare a report on the incident where a woman was allegedly paraded half-naked.
The 13-day-old BJP government in Maharashtra headed by Devendra Fadnavis will seek a vote of confidence tomorrow which it is expected to win with the help of NCP despite its continuing stand-off with Shiv Sena.
Snubbing the Centre for revealing the identity of only a few foreign bank account holders in the first tranche with regard to the black money issue, Shiv Sena Wednesday credited the Supreme Court with bringing out these names in public domain.