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Identification of minorities: Centre seeks more time from SC to hold meetings with states

New Delhi, August 29: The Centre sought more time from the Supreme Court on Monday to hold meetings with states and Union Territories on the issue of identification of religious minorities, including Hindus, at the state level. In a status report submitted to the court in response to a plea filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, the Ministry of Minority Affairs said comments/views of the state governments including those of Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and UT of J & K have not been received as on date. "A reminder was sent...
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Memorandum submitted to PM against harassment’ of minorities in Assam

Guwahati, November 8: The All Assam Minorities Students' Union (AAMSU) in a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday alleged that minority communities were being subjected to "harassment" by the Assam government in the name of arbitrary, selective and illegal eviction spree . Pointing out that the evicted people were now being forced to live in the open, the student body called for the Prime Minister's intervention for proper rehabilitation of the displaced people by providing them with land pattas' and other basic amenities.The AAMSU condemned the brute force...

VHP holds protest over attacks on minorities in Bangladesh

Kolkata, October 19: The West Bengal unit of the Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) held a demonstration here on Tuesday and submitted a memorandum to the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, expressing "deepest concern" over attacks on the minority Hindu community in the neighbouring country during Durga Puja. VHP members, during the protest at Rani Rashmoni Avenue in Esplanade, sought punishment for the ones who attacked Hindus and vandalised temples and Durga puja marquees.In its memorandum addressed to the deputy high commissioner of Bangladesh, the outfit said it was deeply concerned about...
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