Following a week of racially charged protests in Baltimore, US President Barack Obama on Monday said obstacles facing minority men from birth put them in a position of having "the odds stacked against them."
Three local Thai officials and a Myanmar national have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after the remains of 26 migrants were found in a mass grave in southern Thailand, police said Monday.
In his attempt to find an out-of- court resolution to Ayodhya dispute, the main litigant in Babri Masjid case Hashim Ansari on Thursday said he will involve prominent members of the minority community for a peaceful conclusion to the matter.
Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said efforts were on to simplify the implementation process of various minority- related schemes announced by the previous UPA government.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday demanded job reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra and also called for speeding up the trial of cases against members of the minority community, claiming they were being falsely implicated on terror charges.
A Sikh organisation on Thursday asked people of Kashmir to remain vigilant and foil any attempts to target the minority communities in the valley ahead of the visit of US President Barack Obama to India.
The Congress, which propped up a minority Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi for 49 days over a year ago, Monday said it was "too dangerous" to vote that party back to power in the assembly elections next month.
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has claimed that he had received threats to dissuade him from granting minority status to the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University here, when he held the additional charge as UP Governor.
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.
Accusing the BJP of being an expert in "misinformation campaign", senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday asked party workers to give a befitting reply to the saffron party's "divide and rule" policy in the coming Assembly elections.