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Many minority schemes under consideration: Najma Heptulla

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:53

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptula Thursday said several schemes were under consideration to help minority communities in all states.

NSUI workers protest against Shiv Sena

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:45

National Students` Union of India ( NSUI) workers on Thursday held a protest outside the Rail Bhawan against the Shiv Sena for allegedly forcing a Muslim man to break his fast.

Government to speak on Friday on Shiv Sena MP row

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:35

The government on Thursday told the Rajya Sabha it will inform the house on Friday about facts of the incident in which a Shiv Sena MP tried to force food into the mouth of a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer who was observing Ramadan fast.

Shiv Sena MP compares force-feeding controversy to Godhra

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:32

Amidst criticism over force-feeding a Muslim staffer of Maharashtra Sadan who was observing the Ramzan fast, a Shiv Sena MP likened the incident to the Godhra train burning incident in Gujarat.

Speaker should take note of Maharashtra Sadan incident: Atul Anjan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:33

Senior CPI leader Atul Anjan on Thursday asked the Speaker to take note of the incident where Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim man to break his fast in the Maharashtra Sadan and present it before an ethics committee.

Rape okay, not roti? Shiv Sena chief asks detractors on force-feeding controversy

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 08:51

Despite hullabaloo over its party MP allegedly forcing a fasting Muslim worker to eat, Shiv Sena remained defiant and defended the incident that took place at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi last week.

Uproar in Parliament; govt says report regarding Shiv Sena MPs unverified

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:38

Parliament was rocked over reports that Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a fasting Muslim worker to eat in the new Maharashtra Sadan, but government dismissed the allegations as "unsubstantiated".

False rape claim behind latest religious clashes: Myanmar media

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 15:52

Myanmar`s latest religious clashes began after a Buddhist woman was paid to make false rape claims against two Muslim brothers, state media reported Sunday.

File FIR against Ashok Singhal: Brinda Karat

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 18:04

CPI(M) on Thursday demanded lodging an FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal for allegedly issuing `warnings` through a daily to the minority community.

Ashok Singhal says BJP win a setback to Muslim politics; Congress condemns

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 11:59

Vishwa Hindu Parishad convenor Ashok Singhal`s statement that Bharatiya Janata Party`s victory in Lok Sabha polls 2014 was a “setback to Muslim politics” has created a furore.

Sri Lankan Muslims deny extremism against India

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:11

The Muslim allies of President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka on Friday emphasised that they do not support or tolerate any form of terrorism directed towards India or any other country.

Deadly clashes erupt in Central Africa as French minister visits

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 02:01

France`s Defence Minister warned on Monday that violence in the Central African Republic was becoming "more serious" as he started a visit to the former French colony, amid reports of more deadly clashes.