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Implement family planning for Muslims: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena sought proper intervention as the increasing population of Muslims in the country will cause language and geographical imbalance and asked prime minister Narendra Modi to ensure that

Census data shows Muslim growth but it has been slow

The data will be misused and polarize the Indian polity. However, fine print should be checked before the politicians raise the temperature. And what is this hot stuff? Muslims are t

Muslims caught in vicious circle & need govt push: Ansari

At a time when a murmur of debate over recent census figures on religion picks pace, India’s cice president Hamid Ansari demanded "affirmative action" to address problems of identit

RSS quotes Quran and asks govt to frame population control policy

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has said that it will adopt a policy of persuasion through education to control population and quoted the `Quran` to claim it favours small families for those

Morning briefing: Arvind Kejriwal likely to meet Rajnath Singh today on car curbs plan

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is expected to meet home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday to deliberate on the proposed odd-even registration number private vehicle formula.Amid debates over

Morning briefing: Odd-even formula will continue till January 15, HC not to interfere

The Delhi high court has decided not to interfere with the Delhi government`s odd-even formula. The scheme will thus run till Friday (January 15). The court did ask the Delhi government to take car

Resolving Indo-Pak conflict

What is today the mother of all imbroglios, Kashmir, was a script directed by the wily British rulers, as part of their design to divide India. The British had used Mohammad Ali Jinnah to v

Report highlights plight of Indian Muslim women

A staggering 79 percent of Muslim women reported not having received any maintenance from their husband post their divorce, said a survey report “No More – Talaq Talaq Talaq -- Muslim W

Trouble with Hindu men (and women)

This is one study that should be a wake-up call for those in the government. A global demographic study carried out by Pew Research Center shows that Hindus in India have relatively low levels of e

AIMIM to contest Pune civic polls for the first time

“Our corporator is missing,” reads a banner on a defunct lamppost in Shaniwar Peth – a densely populated area in Pune, the second largest city of Maharashtra after Mumbai. Many mo

“Don’t think you are safe from the IS in India”

It seems a narrative straight out of a thriller. Only it isn’t. The puckered skin, the stillness of the left eye, the wrinkled cheek do not, will not, allow you to forget that this was a

Awana ko gussa kyun aata hai?

As a seventh grader participating in a painting competition in his school in Noida, he had drawn two flags inside the triangular halves of a kite – the tricolor representing India and the gre

Across the threshold

As Zahida Shabnam, a history professor and a television anchor, stepped into one of the ghettoes of the Gadiya Lohar community in Jaipur on a sunny Saturday recently, the women there did not seem t

Majoritarianism rules!

Just the facts first. In the Gujarat assembly elections, the BJP did not field a single Muslim candidate. No one expected it to; and its leaders make no bones about ignoring the nine percent Muslim

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