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Religious Discrimination

Contractual Workers At IOCL Allege Caste Discrimination; Go On Strike

Jul 29, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

On July 27, 2021, a complaint was lodged at Adarsh Nagar police station in Jaipur by Vikram Pahadiya accusing officials of IOCL of sacking four workers on using the washroom.

MP Cabinet Approves ‘Religious Freedom Bill’ To Penalise Conversion Through Marriage

Dec 26, 2020 PTI

The provisions of the bill include a prison term of up to 10 years and a fine amounting to Rs 1 lakh for those who indulge in conversion through marriage, officials said

US ‘Very Concerned’ About Religious Violence, Freedom In India: Trump Official

India has previously rejected the US religious freedom report, saying it sees no locus standi for a foreign government to pronounce on the state of its citizens' constitutionally protected rights.

Racism Not Restricted To Colour Of Skin - Irfan Pathan Draws Attention To Religious Discrimination

Jun 09, 2020 PTI

The killing of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis last month triggered mass protests around the country and reignited the racism debate world over

Alleging Discrimination, Thousands Of Dalits To Convert To Islam In Tamil Nadu

It is the same village where a compound wall had collapsed on December 2 due to incessant rains. Seventeen Dalits had died in the incident.

16 December, 2019

Politics Vs Sports: China Plays Hardball, State Broadcaster Pulls Arsenal Match After Mesut Ozil's Uighur Comment


Mesut Ozil, a German of Turkish origin, condemned China's crackdown on Uighur minorities in the western region in a tweet on Friday, while criticizing Muslim countries for failing to speak up against abuses

28 July, 2019

Aligarh Administration Bans Religious Functions On Roads Amid Fears Of Unrest

Outlook Web Bureau

The Aligarh district administration has taken this step as a precautionary measure to prevent any disturbance, a senior official said on Sunday.

27 July, 2019

Ex-Jadhavpur Student Allegedly Assaults Professor Over Discrimination

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Professor Abdul Kafi of the Bengali department was having tea near the university main gate on Friday afternoon, when a former student, identified as Rajesh Santra, hit him repeatedly.

23 April, 2019

EC Bars Navjot Singh Sidhu From Campaigning For 72 Hours Over Religious Remarks

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'The Commission...strongly condemns the impugned statements made by him during election campaign held at Barsoi and Barari of Katihar District,' the order rapping Sidhu reads.

01 December, 2018

Caste System Didn't Exist During Ramayana: Satyapal Singh On Yogi's Dalit Hanuman Remark

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) Udit Raj, on the other hand, had stated that caste is being directly addressed because it influences election and voting patterns.

11 October, 2018

70 Pakistani Asylum Seekers To Be Deported From Thailand

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One of the defendants said the group consists mostly of Christian Pakistanis and some Ahmadi Muslims, and that members of the two religious groups risk persecution in Pakistan.


27 June, 2018

Religious Freedom As Important As Freedom Of People And Their Rights: Nikki Haley On India Visit

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Haley visited the majestic tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun here and termed her visit as coming back home.


02 April, 2018

200 Incidents of Communal Tension In Bihar After Nitish Kumar Rejoined NDA: Report

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2018, till date, has seen 64 such cases, out of which many incidents registered in the month March have been over religious processions passing through Muslim areas.

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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

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