Govt stayed mum on anti-Muslim hate speeches: Former VP

Govt stayed mum on anti-Muslim hate speeches: Former VP

New Delhi: Former vice-president Hamid Ansari has said it is not fair to claim that those who made controversial comments about Prophet Mohammad were “lightweight” and underlined the government had been “mum” when anti-minority and anti-Muslim hate speeches were made at various ‘Dharm Sansads’. He also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “silence” on the […]

Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind opposes UCC, passes resolution on Gyanvapi, Mathura cases

Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind opposes UCC, passes resolution on Gyanvapi, Mathura cases

‘Defeat the merchants of hate with wisdom’ Deoband: Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind chief Maulana Mahmood Madani said those who ask Muslims to leave the country should leave themselves. According to a statement issued by the organisation, Madani objected to the plans of some states to implement Uniform Civil Code. “People of the community need not fear this, […]

Desist from creating communal disharmony: VHP

Desist from creating communal disharmony: VHP

New Delhi: Slamming the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind that has raised concerns over the alleged spread of communalism, the Vishva Hindu Parishad on Monday said Muslim leaders should not instigate their community and desist from creating communal disharmony by spreading “false stories” of atrocities on Muslims. The VHP’s attack came after the Jamiat accused the BJP government […]

Those who live and work in India will have to abide by rules, says new IT minister on Twitter-govt standoff

Those who live and work in India will have to abide by rules, says new IT minister on Twitter-govt standoff

New Delhi: All those who live and work in India will have to abide by the rules of the country, newly sworn-in Information and Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Thursday on Twitter’s standoff with the central government over new IT rules. Vaishnaw was talking to reporters after meeting BJP general secretary (Organisation) BL Santhosh […]