22 Jan 2015
Patna: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptuallah on Thursday said most of the political leaders wear skull caps to "show off" but do not have respect for it.
18 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Election Commission’s recent directive allowing Tibetan refugees to register for voter identity card for Delhi Assembly elections, which will help them acquire Indian citizenship, has not been welcomed by all and created a deep chasm within the exiled community.
31 Jul 2014
Lucknow: The Shias have asked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to clear ambiguities in Waqf Board appointments, allegedly been done at the behest of Urban Development and Wakf Minister Azam Khan.
03 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptulla on Saturday said reservation in jobs and education alone cannot ensure the development of Muslims.
03 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, who pledged support to the government's initiatives like Swachh Bharat and Make in India.
13 Jan 2015
Panaji: After his remarks on giving treatment for LGBT community to make them "normal" triggered a row, Goa minister Ramesh Tawadkar on Tuesday backtracked, claiming he was misquoted even as Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar did some damage control to say homosexuality is not a "disease".
07 Jan 2015
Beed: The former Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra kept the Muslim community backward and it deserves reservations, MIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi has said.
24 Dec 2014
Aizawl: With Mizoram soaked in Yuletide spirit, Christmas carols and songs are echoing from almost every household in the Christian-dominated state where traditional community feasts still remain the most important part of the festival.
09 Jan 2015
Las Vegas: "Selfie sticks"- the lightweight monopods which hold smartphones to get a better angle for self portraits are making the tech community look at things from a new perspective.
15 Dec 2014
Mosul: The Islamic State (IS) jihadi group has blown up the biggest prison in northern Iraq after transferring the prisoners to the Syrian province of Raqqa, its main stronghold, an Iraqi security source told a local news agency on Monday.