Terming RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's recent remarks that conversions will continue to take place in the country as "reckless", CPI on Monday said that RSS and its organizations should stop all attacks against the minorities in the interest of unity and integrity of India.
“Modi government is trying to divide the nation on religion. The minorities have also fought for India's independence and the Modi government is now involved in ghar vapsi,” said Lalu Prasad Yadav while holding a protest at Jantar Mantar.
Members of the minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh will be given five-years visa instead of one year as part of government's effort to address their grievances and according citizenship in future.
Noted jurist and vice-chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Faizan Mustafa on Thursday voiced "grave concern" at the rising incidents of "minority bashing" after the NDA government assumed office earlier this year.
The role of the Minority Affairs Ministry has become crucial at a time when a "political effort" is on to create a sense of mistrust among minorities, its newly-appointed Minister of State Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.
Mumbai: After Uddhav Thackeray hit out at All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, his party Shiv Sena Tuesday stepped up attack on the Hyderabad-based outfit,accusing it of poisoning the minds of minority community and demanded that Maharashtra government take strict action against it.
BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday attacked Congress saying during ten years of UPA rule at the Centre, the party "created an atmosphere of fear and insecurity and kept Muslims away from progress".
Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Monday attacked the previous BSP government for putting "restrictions" in the process of bringing 'madarsas' on aid list and doing "nothing" for the development of minorities.
Yogi Adityanath's comment on minorities hasn't gone down well with the Opposition parties. Reacting to his remarks, the Congress leader Rashid Alvi said, “We condemn such remarks. These remarks incite communal violence.”
With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee indicating her Trinamool Congress was not averse to the idea of a tie-up with the CPI-M, the BJP Saturday claimed the swaying of minority voters towards it has led to the ruling party scurrying to its traditional foes for survival.