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6 January, 2019 5:13 AM After Crackdown On Uighurs, China Passes Law To "Sinicize" Islam: Report

Beijing has passed a law to "implement measures to Sinicize" Islam within the next five years. Sinicization is to make something Chinese in character or form, especially non-Chinese societies. The move came after Chinese government officials met with representatives from eight Islamic associations, the Global Times reported. "(The officials) agreed to guide 68

1 January, 2019 12:59 PM "Triple Talaq Issue Is Not About Religion. But Gender Justice," Says PM: Highlights

PM Modi On New Year's Day: Taking a jibe at the opposition, PM Modi said that 2019 elections will be "grand alliance versus the people". Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to news agency ANI today on BJP's loss in assembly elections in five states, resignation of Urjit Patel from the Reserve Bank of India, demonetisation, among other important political 165

26 December, 2018 5:17 AM UK Commissions Review Of Christians Being Persecuted Worldwide

Some 215 million Christians worldwide faced persecution for their faith last year, the UK said, with Christian women and children particularly vulnerable and often subject to sexual violence as a result of their beliefs. Britain has commissioned an independent review into the persecution of Christians to find practical steps to support followers of a religion 74

22 December, 2018 5:47 PM Naseeruddin Shah's Remarks On Intolerance Like Treason: Baba Ramdev

There is no country without internal violence and intolerance, but no one blames one's own country, the yoga guru said. Yoga guru Ramdev today said actor Naseeruddin Shah's remarks on mob violence amounted to degrading the country's pride. "Naseeruddin Shah has earned his popularity due to love of common people. I have not seen religious intolerance 89

16 December, 2018 6:06 AM Nationwide campaign to raise awareness on Hinduism launched in the US

Titled "I am Hindu American", the campaign was launched by the US-based Hindu American Foundation (HAF) and includes a social-media campaign. Houston: A nationwide campaign has been launched in the US to raise awareness on the Hinduism and bring down the cases of bullying against the people following the religion. Titled "I am Hindu American", the campaign 189

13 December, 2018 9:55 AM KCR takes oath as Telangana CM, faces 64 criminal cases

These also include charges as serious as related to attempt to murder and criminal intimidation. 4 charges related to Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty (IPC Section-332) 3 charges related to Theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint in order to the committing of the theft (IPC Section-382) 3 charges 60

13 December, 2018 7:38 AM India Should Have Been Declared A Hindu Country, Says Meghalaya Judge

Meghalaya judge says, anybody opposing the country's laws and Constitution "cannot be considered a citizen of the country" A Meghalaya High Court judge stirred controversy after he wrote a judgement that said India should have been declared a "Hindu country." Since Partition of the subcontinent, during Independence, was done on the basis of religion 73

10 December, 2018 9:59 PM On Minority Status For Lingayats, Centre's Reply To Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court was on Monday told by the central government that the Lingayats were treated as Hindus since the first census in 1871 following which it disposed of pleas challenging the recommendations of a panel to grant religious minority status to the sect. A division bench of Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice S Sujatha disposed 171

9 December, 2018 11:53 AM Ramachandra Guha's (Now Deleted) Beef Tweet Provokes Threats

Mr Guha also said he has received threatening calls from a Delhi man. The man allegedly threatened his wife and him. Eminent historian Ramachandra Guha, who is among the most vocal critics of the BJP, facing flak on Twitter after he put up a picture of himself enjoying beef, was on Sunday forced to remove and apologise for his earlier take after threats 94

7 December, 2018 3:10 PM Will Devendra Fadnavis Defy Amit Shah, Asks Sharad Pawar On Maratha Quota

Latching onto BJP chief Amit Shah's remark that reservations cannot exceed 50 per cent, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar today said that the Maharashtra Chief Minister will have to show the "courage" to overrule Mr Shah while granting quota to the Marathas. He also batted for quota for the Muslims and questioned the BJP's stand that reservations could not be given 107