India  /  Published 08.01.21

Plea to free up minority panel

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on a petition seeking the removal of government control over the appointment of the chairperson and members of the National Commission for Min...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.01.21

India speaks up for Pak minorities

India has conveyed to Islamabad its serious concern over the “repeated instances” of attacks on minorities in Pakistan after a mob set afire a temple in the Karak district of Khyber-Pakhtu...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.11.20

India protests Pak gurdwara move

India on Thursday asked Pakistan to reverse its decision to transfer the management and maintenance of the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib from the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee to the Eva...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Other brothers behind Swamy

The Centre should release Father Stan Swamy, otherwise all minorities will come together and agitate, an Imam of Nakhoda Mosque said at the end of a silent walk on Park Street expressing solidarity wi...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.07.20

Riot probe plea to President

A group of 72 eminent citizens, including retired civil servants, have written to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking a probe into reports that have accused the BJP of inciting the Delhi communal riots ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 17.07.20

Riot ignition finger at home minister, UP CM

The Delhi Minorities Commission has accused Union home minister Amit Shah, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Adityanath and other BJP politicians of “fanning communal sentiments” through incend...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 19.02.20

Students slam Bodo Territorial Council apathy

The Northeast Minorities’ Students Union on Wednesday urged the non-Bodo communities living in the Bodo Territorial Council areas, now the Bodo Territorial Region, to go for a change of guard becaus...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Naveen woos minorities with funds for shrines

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 16 crore for the development of religious institutions of minorities, including the Muslims. The funds will be utilised for creation of pilgrim...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Turning prejudice into a matter of pride

The principle of accountability is, supposedly, the beating heart of a healthy democracy. It is meant to uphold the liability of the elected representatives to the people who elect them to positions o...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.18

The real reasons why Indians leave

It is a record all right. Seventeen million Indians had left the country in 2017, says a report prepared by the Asian Development Bank, making India the nation with the highest number of emigrants in ...
By The Editorial Board


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