minorities

'Democracy means protection of minorities': HC questions ban on slaughterhouses in Haridwar 

A civilisation is judged by the way it treats its minorities, the Uttarakhand High Court observed.

published on : 17th July 2021

HC issues notice to Delhi govt to remove Zakir Khan as chairman of DMC over alleged links with AAP

The petitioner has alleged that Zakir Khan, Chairman of the Delhi Minorities Commission is misusing his power and position to act upon as an agent of tHE AAP for propagating the political party.

published on : 14th July 2021

UK government urged to hold China 'to account' over Uyghurs

The atrocities being committed in Xinjiang represent an international crisis of profound urgency, making it unconscionable for any civilised government to look the other way, say lawmakers.

published on : 8th July 2021

Euro 2020: UEFA disallows Volkswagen to use rainbow-coloured adverts in Russia, Azerbaijan

The company said it would be allowed to show rainbow-coloured advertising in Rome and London during the rest of the European Championship.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Allyship, representation and queer pride 

Large corporates also take over Pride to establish the “wokeness” of their brands. The LGBTQIA+ community becomes the cultural capital to score brownie points with

published on : 29th June 2021

Euro Cup: Protesting Hungary's transphobia, Germany might present their team a rainbow-coloured Munich stadium

Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter said Sunday he was going to write to UEFA to ask for permission for Germany’s stadium to be lit up with the colours as a sign against homophobia and intolerance.

published on : 21st June 2021

'Rainbow armband symbol for diversity': UEFA stops investigation into Manuel Neuer's Pride Month gesture

Neuer has been sporting the rainbow-coloured armband to show support towards the LGBT+ community during 'Pride Month'.

published on : 21st June 2021

Congress slams Himanta’s ‘encroachment’ remarks, says Assam women’s fertility rate on the decline

The Congress said the statement was “unbecoming of a CM who is expected to be well versed in the demographic facts of the state”.

published on : 11th June 2021

Minority scholarship: League rejects proposal to form expert panel

They said there are enough reports by various committees and what the government need to do is only to implement them.

published on : 7th June 2021

Buckingham Palace barred minorities from office jobs during the 1960s

The palace replied forcefully to the historical allegations, stressing that the queen and her household comply “in principle and in practice” with anti-discrimination legislation.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Come up with white paper on fund allocation to minorities, state told

Samastha leaders feel that it is the only way the government can give clarity on the issue of utilisation of minority welfare funds.

published on : 23rd May 2021

SC notice to Centre, others on plea raising issue of discrimination against transgenders

The plea alleged that living conditions of transgenders are very poor and that majority of them are living in rented accommodations.

published on : 12th April 2021

Trump's ban becomes history, transgender people will join US military under Joe Biden

The new rules also prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.

published on : 1st April 2021

Poor response for COVID vaccine among minorities in Bengaluru

He said that the health department or the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike should rope in religious leaders for awareness drives.

published on : 31st March 2021

36 students test positive for Covid at a residential school near Hyderabad

All the students who tested positive were from the Telangana Minorities Welfare Residential School in Keesara, which has over 165 students and 19 teachers.

published on : 16th March 2021
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