Minorities

Durga Puja unrest: Bangladesh police arrest key suspect behind violence against Hindus

Attacks on Hindu temples have been reported in Bangladesh since last Wednesday after an alleged blasphemous post surfaced on social media during the Durga Puja celebrations.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Live & Let Live: 'Habitat Inc' wants to provide co-living spaces to  LGBTQIA+ community

While persons from the community fight inequality and discrimination in every sphere of their lives on a daily basis, something as basic as right to shelter has long been an issue for them. 

published on : 21st October 2021

Bangladesh Durga Puja violence: Vandalism continues as minorities call for hunger strike

Hindu-owned temples and shops in Feni, about 157 kms from the country's capital, have been vandalised and robbed during fresh clashes on Saturday.

published on : 18th October 2021

Shillong Sikhs relieved as Minorities Commission vetoes Meghalaya’s move to relocate them

The Commission directed the government to maintain the status quo in the matter as ordered by the High Court of Meghalaya twice earlier and furnish a detailed report.

published on : 11th October 2021

Hungarian LGBT activist among Time's 100 most influential

Then in June, Hungary's parliament passed a law that prohibits the “depiction or promotion” of homosexuality and sex reassignment in materials accessible to minors under 18.

published on : 4th October 2021

Hindu family in Pakistan tortured, held hostage for fetching drinking water from mosque

Alam Ram Bheel, a resident of Punjab's Rahimyar Khan city, was picking raw cotton along with his other family members, including his wife, in a field.

published on : 20th September 2021

Run-up to assembly polls 2022 already dangerously divisive

The Punjab elections seem to be the topmost priority in the minds of those who rule us—the NDA-BJP combine that controls all the levers of power in the government.

published on : 19th September 2021

Pak PM Imran Khan in talks with Taliban for 'inclusive Afghan govt' with Tajiks, Hazaras and Uzbeks

However, details of the "dialogue" were not shared by him or other officials.

published on : 18th September 2021

Narrative of hate incidents going up 'wrong': National Commission for Minorities chairperson

Former IPS officer Iqbal Singh Lalpura said that minorities are '100 per cent secure' under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

published on : 14th September 2021

Two Muslim men attacked in MP, one forced to chant Jai Shri Ram

In Rewa district, a metal painter Mohd Asad was mercilessly flogged by four to five men, including a man from his own community over suspicion that he stole batteries from buses.

published on : 30th August 2021

‘No steps taken to ban sex-selective surgeries’

The petitioner claimed to have done extensive work on issues pertaining to human rights violations of intersex people.

published on : 18th August 2021

Asians are fastest-growing racial group in US, finds report 

The number of white Americans declined for the first time since the nation's founding in 1776.

published on : 14th August 2021

25 members of Hindu outfit Kranti Sena booked for thrashing vendor selling 'henna' in Uttar Pradesh

Police here booked 25 members of a right-wing Hindu group for allegedly thrashing a vendor selling 'henna'.

published on : 12th August 2021

Muslim man thrashed in UP, asked to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' as minor daughter tries to save him

A Muslim man was assaulted in the public and allegedly asked to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' even as his minor daughter tried to save him.

published on : 12th August 2021

Nominate persons to vacant positions in Minority Commission by September 30: Delhi HC to Centre

The order was passed after the Centre made a plea to extend the deadline by a period of three months.

published on : 12th August 2021
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