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North East  /  Published 29.10.19

Assam Public Works (APW) gives list to Clause 6 panel

Assam Public Works (APW) on Tuesday submitted a list of 48 communities of the state to the high-powered committee on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord. It said these communities are ‚Äúindigenous Assamese‚...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 17.12.19

Supreme Court bins minority plea for Hindus

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest plea that wanted Hindus to be declared minorities in eight states, the bench making it clear that state boundaries were based on language and n...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.19

Triple talaq: India must uphold legal pluralism

The Union law minister justified the criminalisation of instant triple talaq and said that 477 such divorces had taken place in 2018. He gave figures of the complaints that have been made under the re...
By Faizan Mustafa

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.19

Secularism and the GDP in New India

The anti-liberal age ‚ÄĒ ‚Äėilliberal democracies‚Äô are one of its manifestations ‚ÄĒ seems to have received yet another seal of recognition. A study by a group of social scientists from New Zealand ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Record 2 lakh Haj pilgrims from India this year

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record number of two lakh Indian Muslims will go to Haj this year, that too without any subsidy, on more than 500 flights from ...
By PTI in Mumbai

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Opinion  /  Published 29.05.19

Tagore on jingoistic patriotism

A little over a century ago, a man who had been born in a British colony, and who would die in it, pronounced this judgement, “The idea of the Nation is one of the most powerful anæsthetics that ma...
By Samantak Das

India  /  Published 25.05.19

Mamata vows to stand by minorities

Mamata will remain Mamata, chief minister Mamata Banerjee messaged her supporters as well as opponents on Saturday in her first public comments on the Lok Sabha election results.The assertion and a se...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Azaan notice to police from minority panel

The Delhi Minorities Commission has sent notices to two deputy commissioners of police following several complaints that policemen were asking mosques not to recite the azaan, or call for prayer, on l...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.10.19

AASU welcomes Hajela transfer

All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), the leading student organisation of the state, has welcomed the Supreme Court order to transfer NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela.The All Assam Minorities Studen...
By Abinash Kalita and Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Churches decry RSS chief's Bible reference

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By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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