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US announces grant of $500k to NGO to promote religious freedom in India

The funding comes after a 2016 report found an increase in violent incidents by cow vigilantes mostly against Muslims in India and authorities often ‘failed’ to prosecute them. ......

Trump's next going to bomb religious freedom in US?

The Donald Trump administration is planning another controversial executive order which if signed by the President will provide individuals and organisations the option to deny services, employment......

'Court can't interfere in religious freedom': Muslim body on triple talaq

Personal laws of a community cannot be “re-written” in the name of social reforms, All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Friday told the Supreme Court, while opposing pleas issues......

'In India, religious tolerance is deteriorating'

Religious tolerance in India is "deteriorating" while religious freedom violations are "increasing", a rights expert has told American lawmakers. "A pluralistic democracy, in India today religious......

US lawmakers ask Speaker Ryan to discuss violations of religious freedom with PM Modi

A bipartisan group of 18 American lawmakers has written to House Speaker Paul Ryan, asking him to raise the issue of religious freedom in India during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.......

'It is a very tough time to be a film-maker in this country'

'What is happening is worse than Talibanisation.''There is no way a film-maker can fight these fringe groups, these extra-constitutional authorities.' IMAGE: 'Imagine what kind of negotiation you......

'This is being done to consolidate the Rajput vote'

'The protests make no sense, unless we judge them against the political climate in the country.''Having a CBFC is sheer hypocrisy when the government has set itself up as censor.'Bollywood folk......

What does the government have against Nude and S Durga?

Every time a filmmaker wishes to explore history or religion on his or her terms, self-appointed experts and limelight-seeking zealots swoop in to protest. Extreme prejudices are formed without......

Secret Superstar removes the veil from Bollywood

'The Muslim identity of the family appears incidental to the subject of the film...''The self-sacrificing, suffering mother film could have belonged to any religion.''The abusive father, who......

'Independence is a state of mind we Indians have not understood'

'Freedom of expression is not a freedom to abuse those who do not agree with you.''It is also about being liberated from prejudices and intolerance.''To me, freedom is the right to be who I am and......

US Sikh student ejected from soccer game for wearing turban

A Sikh student in the US state of Pennsylvania was allegedly removed from a high school-level soccer game by the referee for wearing a turban, according to media reports. Officials from the......

There is no stop to the national anthem controversy in the US...

Trump trying to divide us, cries NBA star LeBron James even as Cowboys, Cardinals link arms amid anthem protests    IMAGE: Cleveland Cavaliers' forward LeBron James has come down hard on......
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Qatar-based RJ who supported Muslim girls' dance forced to apologise

RJ Sooraj in one of his videos decrying religious fundamentalism. Image: YouTube/RJ Sooraj Thiruvananthapuram : Qatar based Indian-origin Radio... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/qatar-based-rj-who-supported-muslim-girls-dance-forced-to-apologise-news-national-rmimR3iigcghi.html
US lawmakers slam China for 'repression, rights violations' in

Top American lawmakers, across the aisle, joined by eminent experts today slammed China for the "continued repression and human rights violations"... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-lawmakers-slam-china-for-repression-rights-violations-in-117120700111_1.html
Hadiya case | Brinda Karat slams NIA for interrogating couples in inter-community marriages

CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat has accused the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of being out on a "fishing expedition" in Kerala and interrogating... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-hadiya-case-brinda-karat-slams-nia-for-interrogating-couples-in-inter-community-marriages-2564498
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Saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a vision for India, former US President Barack Obama Friday said he was of the opinion that Modi... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-pm-modi-believes-in-unity-of-india-its-potential-barack-obama-2564152
Pope urges world to take decisive measures to address Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) In his first public speech in Bangladesh delivered on Thursday, Pope Francis considered that no one could ignore the gravity... ...

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