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New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking directions to transfer all pending petitions before various High Courts challenging the validity of Section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992, to itself.
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New Delhi [India], October 15 (ANI): Alleging that the two previous "secular" governments of Karnataka ignored a report on encroachment of Waqf Board properties, BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Thursday demanded that the properties should be used for the welfare of poor Muslims.
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New Delhi [India], October 12 (ANI): Based on a complaint filed by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga about the alleged pulling of the turban of a Sikh man by West Bengal police during party's "Nabanna Chalo" protest, the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) on Monda
Patna (Bihar) [India], October 12 (ANI): As the list of Indian National Congress (INC) candidates for the first phase of Bihar elections 2020 has no minority candidates, people in the state feel that the grand old party has lost the confidence of the minority voters, which is reflected in th
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London [UK], October 11 (ANI): Condemning the recent vandalism of Hindu Temple in Pakistan's Sindh region, London-based Pakistani human rights activist and spokeswoman for Justice for Minorities in Pakistan Anila Gulzar said that only 20 temples out of 428 are left.
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Washington [US], October 8 (ANI): Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) hailed the Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict of acquitting Sawan Masih, a Christian man on death row from the last eight years.
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Beijing [China], October 4 (ANI): Ethnic Mongolians in China's Inner Mongolia region have come out in protest against a new educational policy under which Inner Mongolia students will be taking classes in language, history and politics entirely in the Chinese language. They believe it end
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Geneva [Switzerland], October 1 (ANI): Slamming Pakistan for "incessant and insensible ranting", India on Thursday exercised its "Right of Reply" and said that via the ranting Islamabad has "exposed their ulterior motive of hijacking and abusing every single agenda of this Council to peddle
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Geneva [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): Slamming the "fabricated words" presented by Pakistan, India on Wednesday at the United Nations Human Rights Council highlighted that incessant efforts on its part to malign India in all international forums is not going to change the fact that hundr
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London [UK], September 30 (ANI): The United Kingdom government is considering proposals put forth by members of parliament to allow Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities to file a petition in the high court against the genocide taking place in the Xinjiang region of China, according to media r
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Geneva [Switzerland], September 28 (ANI): Underscoring that Pakistan is known as the "killing field" for the minorities, India on Monday slammed Islamabad which has "institutionalised" enforced disappearance as a tool of "subjugation against dissent and criticism", adding that the country re
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Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): A rights activist from Pakistan, Anila Gulzar has requested the United Nations to intervene and protect the rights of minorities in Pakistan as they have been facing persecution for the past seven decades.