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.
05 Dec 2013
New Delhi: On a day Narendra Modi dubbed the communal violence bill as a ‘recipe for disaster’, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that government will try to evolve a broad-based consensus on issues which are of ‘great’ legislative importance.
16 Dec 2013
New Delhi: After much delay, the controversial Communal Violence Prevention Bill was on Monday cleared by the Union Cabinet after removal of certain provisions, reducing the role of the legislation in handling of riots and making it neutral between communities.