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Ethnic Indian Malaysian minister quits over betrayal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 16:09

A prominent ethnic Indian minister in Malaysia has resigned from the cabinet over the government`s failure to fulfil its promises to protect the rights of minority groups in the Muslim-majority nation.

Malaysia withdraws bill allowing unilateral conversion

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 15:37

Malaysia on Monday withdrew a controversial bill that allows one parent to give consent for the conversion of a child.

Merger of Malaysian ethnic Indian parties good for credibility

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 18:52

Merging all Malaysian ethnic Indian parties into a single entity can improve their credibility and restore the minority community`s faith in them.

Malaysia`s ethnic-Indian leader critical after being shot at

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 18:57

A Malaysian Indian Congress leader has been shot by an unidentified gunman in the state of Johor and was battling for life in a critical condition.

Ethnic-Indian lawyer appeals against sedition case sentencing

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 19:50

A prominent ethnic-Indian lawyer and Hindu rights activist in Malaysia has appealed against the 30-month jail term given to him for writing a seditious letter accusing the government of oppressing the country`s minority community.

Malaysian Premier Najib Razak unveils new cabinet with 5 ethnic Indian faces

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 21:25

Malaysian Premier Najib Razak on Wednesday unveiled a new cabinet which included five ethnic Indian leaders, but no face from a powerful ethnic Chinese party for first time in the country`s history.

Suspected to be a false voter ethnic Indian attacked in Malaysia

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 16:28

The victorious Barisan Nasional has alleged that several Malaysians were roughed up by supporters of the opposition alliance.

Malaysian PM disapproves of protests by ethnic Indian group

Last Updated: Monday, February 28, 2011, 13:08

Hindraf alleges a school book makes racist references to ethnic Indians.

Ethnic Indian politician withdraws plea against PPP leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 18:27

An ethnic Indian politician in Malaysia has withdrawn his plea for a judicial review challenging a decision which declared M Kayveas as President of People`s Progressive Party, a component of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.

Ethnic Indian woman barred from leaving Malaysia

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 18:23

An ethnic Indian woman charged in a cheating case has been barred by a Malaysian court from going abroad and asked to surrender her passport.

Ethnic Indian wins key Malaysian by-poll

Last Updated: Sunday, April 25, 2010, 20:21

An ethnic Indian Sunday won a prestigious parliamentary by-election, giving a boost to the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) that claims to speak for the 1.7 million community.

Malaysian PM directs govt depts to address Indian concerns

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 13:16

Malaysian PM Najib Tun Razak has directed relevant government departments and agencies to address several long-standing social, economic and educational issues affecting the minority ethnic Indian community in the country.