Minority detention: Narendra Modi writes to PM, slams Shushilkumar Shinde

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has slammed Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde`s advisory to the states to release wrongfully detained "minority youth" and has sought PM Manmohan Singh`s intervention in the matter.

Muslim organisation demands tribunal to probe terror cases

Jamait Ulema Maharashtra, a Muslim religious organisation, today lamented that many Muslim youths were languishing in jails on false charges of terrorism, and demanded special tribunals headed by retired judges to probe such cases.

Be `careful` while arresting minorities: Shinde tells CMs

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday reiterated Centre`s stand against illegal detention of youth of minority communities.

Terror detention directive was for all minorities: Sushilkumar Shinde

Sushilkumar Shinde insisted that his directive to states to ensure that no innocents are wrongfully detained in the name of terror was not specific to Muslims.

HC reserves order on PIL seeking action against ATS officers

Bombay HC reserved the order on a public interest litigation seeking probe against police officers, who investigated the 2006 Malegaon blast case in its initial stage.

Follow Shinde’s idea of fast-track courts: NGO

Jamiat-Ulema-e-Maharashtra, which provides free legal aid to youths facing criminal trials, on Friday urged the authorities "to set up fast track courts on the lines suggested by Shinde to the States".

AIMPLB demands compensation for youths acquitted by courts

The AIMPLB has demanded that state governments pay compensation to Muslim youths, who have been acquitted by courts after languishing in jail for years on alleged terror charges.

Release and compensate innocent Muslim youths, appeals AIMPLB

All India Muslim Personal Law Board claimed that a large number of Muslim youths were lodged in prisons on terror charges.

Lalu alleges Nitish as parrot of Sangh Parivar

Lalu Prasad Yadav questioned Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s secular credentials alleging that he was ignoring persecution of Muslim youths of the state and had become a `parrot` of the RSS and BJP.

Muslim youths set up centre to provide interest-free loans

The move would help in further strengthening the communal harmony in the village where about 5000 families comprising of different community.

JD-U, RJD join hands in LS to slam Centre

Arch political rivals, JD-U and RJD joined hands in Rajya Sabha to slam the Centre over arrests of Muslim youths on terror charges from different parts of Bihar.

Rs 70L released for Muslim youths wrongly held

Andhra Pradesh has released Rs 70 lakhs for innocent Muslim youths arrested and tortured in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case.