03 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Attacking the Government for bringing the communal violence Bill ahead of Lok Sabha polls, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that it was "highly discriminatory" and aimed at polarising the country on communal lines.
07 May 2014
New Delhi: Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan has blamed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for stalling the Communal Violence Bill and stopping it from becoming a law before the Lok Sabha elections.
08 Feb 2014
Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday demanded that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the Centre should, despite opposition from many parties, ensure passage of the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill in the ongoing Parliament session.
07 Dec 2013
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday termed the communal violence bill as ‘the most obnoxious piece of legislation in independent India’ and said that had it been in place, it would have resulted in punishment of the members of the majority community for Muzaffarnagar riots.
06 Dec 2013
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday wrote letters to fellow Chief Ministers, urging them to oppose the Communal Violence Bill saying it was a blatant intrusion upon the powers of the state governments.
08 Dec 2013
Bhubaneswar: Strongly opposing the Prevention of Communal Violence (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013, in its present form, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday asked the Centre not to move it hastily and have wider consultations with the states.
07 Dec 2013
Ahmedabad: BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday wrote letters to some chief ministers urging them to rise above political affiliations and oppose the Centre’s proposed Communal Violence Bill, alleging it was ‘a blatant intrusion upon the powers’ of state governments.
05 Dec 2013
New Delhi: BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday lashed out at the Communal Violence Bill, terming it as ‘ill-conceived, poorly drafted and a recipe for disaster’.
24 Sep 2013
New Delhi: The government would soon bring an Anti-Communal Violence Bill, Home Minister Sushulkumar Shinde said on Monday after the proposed legislation was discussed at the National Integration Council (NIC) meeting.
09 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Recently in news for storming to the Well of Lok Sabha to demand discussion on communal violence incidents, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has again courted controversy after he said on Saturday that the communal conflicts in Uttar Pradesh were ‘engineered’.