March 13, 2015
“(RSS chief) Mohan Bhagwatji has said it 20 times that all those born in India are Hindus. Whether they accept it or not, they are culturally, nationally and DNA-wise the same”
February 24, 2015
Afghan officials say gunmen have kidnapped 30 members of the Hazara ethnic community in the country’s south. The attack happened on Monday afternoon in Afghanistan’s Zabul province. Provinc...
September 10, 2014
South Asian Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus, and some Arab communities have increasingly been at the receiving end of growing xenophobic undertones in the U.S.’ political rhetoric, which has in recent years...
August 10, 2014
On Friday, August 1, the Australian government secretly transferred 157 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers to the Nauru Detention Centre. While staying in refugee camps in India, they had taken a boa...
August 3, 2014
Fifteen years have passed since a group of Shiv Sainiks scaled the walls of the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in New Delhi and vandalised its cricket pitch to stop the Pakistan team from playing.
July 3, 2014
The Human Rights Watch has asked Sri Lanka not to deport members of Pakistan’s minority Ahmadiyya community until the U.N. refugee agency had full access to them and determined their need for inte...
May 21, 2014
As five years after the war is marked by militarised victory celebrations, who speaks for the continuing suffering of the survivors in the North and East? »
April 11, 2014
More than 50 Gond and Korku tribals, under the aegis of the Samajwadi Jan Parishad (SJP), protested at the Betul collectorate in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday to have themselves enlisted as voters.
March 29, 2014
Top Naga political groups on Saturday signed an agreement recognizing the need for all Nagas to come together for achieving their political aspirations .
“Having reconciled on the basis o...
February 28, 2014
Abdul Khaliq, a long-time confidant of Ram Vilas Paswan and the Lok Jan Shakti Party’s general secretary, broke down and cried when, at a meeting on Wednesday, the party took the final call on alig...
March 12, 2015
The opposition National League for Democracy of Aung San Suu Kyi demanded an inquiry.
December 1, 2014
An indigenous people whose territories are divided by the Brazil-Peru border in the remote Amazon say they are vehemently opposed to oil exploration on the Peruvian side and are prepared to fight c...
September 6, 2014
Under instructions from the Union Home Ministry, the Manipur government arranged for 368 trucks to leave Imphal on Saturday for Silchar in Assam to fetch various consumer items, cooking gas and fu...
August 9, 2014
With a pledge to work to achieve legitimate rights of the tribal people, organisations in Tripura observed International Day of the World’s Indigenous People on Saturday. The theme of this year’s...
August 3, 2014
There can be no growth with disaffection or violence. There can be no harmony with hate agendas. For the Modi government to live up to expectations, right-wing extremist elements have to be stopped from generating a climate of fear among the minority communities. »
June 22, 2014
Sri Lankan media on Sunday criticised Sri Lankan police and extremist-Buddhists in connection with last Sunday’s violence in Aluthgama, in which four persons died and nearly 80 were injured...
May 2, 2014
The condition of minorities is worsening and it is nearly impossible for those accused in blasphemy cases to have a trial in Pakistan, according to I.A. Rehman, secretary general of the Human Righ...
April 10, 2014
BJP had accused him of playing vote-bank politics
March 20, 2014
To bring down wildlife poaching in the State, narikoravas need to be rehabilitated, according to S.R.V. Murthy, Regional Deputy Director, Wildlife Crime Control Bureau , Chennai.Talking to...
February 15, 2014
Dilip Hiro’s Babur Nama describes the emperor as a man of many shades