Mar 31, 2021 09:12 PM IST
In the last general elections, 70 percent of Assam's Muslims voted for the Congress, followed by 20 percent for the AIUDF, a post-poll study suggested.
- Mar 27, 2021 09:02 PM IST
The political ramifications of Hagia Sophia's reconversion into a mosque was felt as far as the Indian state of Kerala, which is around 5,600 km away. The IUML, an ally of the Congress, is accused of supporting the sixth century erstwhile church's reconversion into a mosque.
- Nov 19, 2020 12:43 PM IST
The party targets only areas dominated by Muslims. Of late, Muslims are, increasingly, getting elected from constituencies with a substantial Muslim population, which, an analyst said, was not the case before.
- Aug 23, 2020 02:03 PM IST
He further said the community lacked political leadership, adding that the division was splitting Muslim votes
- May 01, 2020 08:30 AM IST
India called as "propaganda" certain social media posts from the Arab world alleging harassment of Muslims in several parts of the country in the name of containing the spread of coronavirus.
- Apr 29, 2020 10:50 AM IST
The conduct of both the MLAs is against the party's policy, BJP's Uttar Pradesh media in-charge Manish Dixit said in a statement, adding that they have been asked to give their replies within a week.
- Feb 28, 2020 08:43 AM IST
A section of government officials and functionaries cutting across party lines and civil society groups feel that delimitation can be a tool to check the debilitating impact of the rapid demographic change in Assam.
- Feb 27, 2020 11:12 AM IST
The government is "suspending entry to the Kingdom for the purpose of Umrah and visiting the Prophet's Mosque temporarily", the foreign ministry said in a statement, referring to the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca that can be undertaken at any time of year.
- Feb 20, 2020 08:50 AM IST
Delivering a talk on 'The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019: A Historical Imperative beyond Contemporary Politics' at the University of Hyderabad, Swamy cited "disinformation" on the CAA and said he had invited opposition Congress leaders for a public debate on the matter.
- Feb 14, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Speaking at the JNU campus here, the former Union minister said the CAA was an outcome of the "NRC fiasco" in Assam that left 19 lakh people out of the document.
- Feb 10, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has repeatedly sought to allay the apprehensions of Indian Muslims that they could face deportation under the new law. However, apprehensions continue.
- Feb 05, 2020 01:10 PM IST
In his first reaction after the amendment to the Citizenship Act and nation wide protests against it, the top actor wondered as to how Muslims, who chose to stay back in India following partition will be sent out of the country.
- Jan 31, 2020 03:56 PM IST
The consequences of America’s poor understanding of West Asia are there to see in Iraq and Libya, among other states in the region. Trump’s ‘Middle East’ plan is an extension of that myopia.
- Jan 29, 2020 08:42 AM IST
Shah, who stepped down as BJP president a few days ago, was addressing a gathering of party workers and intellectuals at the partys state office Kushabhau Thakre Parisar here.
- Jan 23, 2020 08:47 AM IST
Addressing a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Shatabdi Nagar here, the BJP leader said religious minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh were living a "life of misery" and India has fulfilled its "moral duty" by enacting the CAA.
- Jan 21, 2020 03:10 PM IST
The remarks were purportedly made by the PWD Minister while addressing an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Nanded in Marathwada region of the state recently.
- Dec 30, 2019 01:12 PM IST
Naqvi's assurance to Muslims comes at a time when the focus is on them due to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the National Population Register (NPR) and the proposed National Register for Citizens (NRC) which the Opposition and several people have alleged are discriminatory against the community.
- Dec 17, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Stalin, the leader of opposition in the Assembly, addressing a protest here against the CAA asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi has fulfilled his electoral promises like doubling farmers income and two crore jobs per year adding he has not delivered on such assurances.
- Dec 12, 2019 08:36 AM IST
The contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, was passed by Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Lok Sabha cleared the Bill on Monday.
- Dec 03, 2019 01:13 PM IST
While considering the review petitions, the court must bear both pragmatism, prudence and constitutional foresight in mind.
- Nov 18, 2019 10:24 AM IST
The cases clubbed with the Sabarimala case for consideration by a larger bench of the Supreme Court are so distinctly different that it is unlikely that an authoritative pronouncement will come out of considering each of them in combination.
- Feb 04, 2019 08:20 AM IST
A discussion is required on the various issues being faced by the minority community, he said, adding there was a need to spread education among the community.
- Dec 07, 2018 08:58 AM IST
Both anecdotal evidence and survey data indicates that the Congress’ advantage in Rajasthan may not extend to the Lok Sabha elections due to the Modi factor.
- Nov 14, 2018 10:10 AM IST
Talking to PTI, three Muslim plaintiffs of the Ayodhya land dispute suit -- Iqbal Ansari, Haji Mahboob and Mohammad Umar -- claimed that their community members were fearing threat to their lives and demanded security for them.
- Sep 22, 2018 09:06 AM IST
Beijing has rejected UN estimates that more than a million members of Muslim minorities are being held in internment camps in China's western Xinjiang region