Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Thursday met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis seeking reinstatement of quota in education for Muslims, announced by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government.
Taking strong exception to an NIA report against Delhi Police's Special Cell, the government has indicated tough action on delinquent officers who had allegedly "framed and fabricated" terror charges against a Kashmir resident returning from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday criticised US President Barack Obama for his Town Hall speech, stating that Washington should not lecture India on religious tolerance, and accused Muslims and Christians of brutalising Hindus.
An Arab-American civil rights organization has asked "American Sniper" director Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper to denounce hateful language directed at US Arabs and Muslims after the release of the film about a Navy marksman.
Muslims are facing increased threats in the United States after the release of the movie "American Sniper," an American-Arab organization said in letters to director Clint Eastwood and star Bradley Cooper.
There is a "large section" among Muslims which does not feel that BJP is a Hindutva party even though a false picture has been painted vis-a-vis the outfit, Union Minister Gen. (retd) VK Singh said on Friday while stressing that the Narendra Modi government wants "everybody to be together".
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptullah on Thursday said that the property belonging to Muslim Sunni and Shia Waqf boards in the country will be registered and developed to fund minority welfare activities.
Taking a dig at the "show-off measures" adopted by various political parties to appease the Muslims in Bihar, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptullah on Thursday said the leaders "just wore caps but did not keep the respect of those caps".
A prominent British Muslim has accused the government of copying the language of the far right after ministers wrote to imams urging them to explain to fellow Muslims how Islam is compatible with being British.
Almost half of French oppose publication of cartoons depicting Islam`s Prophet Mohammed, according to a poll Sunday, as global debate deepened on the limits of free speech in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings.
The president of leading Islamic organizaton Jamiat-e-Ulema Hind (JuH), Hazrat Maulana Arshad Madni, has said that the Muslim community should refrain from public and violent protest against blasphemy or objectionable portrayal of the prophet Mohammad.
Worshippers at one of Belgium`s biggest mosques united on Friday in dismay that, barely half a mile away, two of their own community may have died in a blaze of gunfire the night before as they prepared a national campaign of violence.