Uniform Civil Code cannot be forced upon people, it has to be optional: Surjewala
Addressing the 10th edition of the "Chhatra Sansad" (students' parliament) here, he said a Uniform Civil Code has to be voluntary and that will be a great step. "The very fact of the Uniform Civil Code is that it cannot be forced upon you, it has to be optional and not compulsory. It has to be voluntary and that will be a great step...," Surjewala said.
#CancelAllBlueTicksInIndia trends on Twitter, netizens slam caste-based discrimination
Twitter is in the eye of the storm, yet again.
Halliburton to pay $275,000 to Indian, Syrian-origin employees for discrimination
The Houston-based company is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry with over 55,000 employees
On cam: Giriraj Singh scolds official over flood relief discrimination allegation
Union Minister and BJP MP from Begusarai, Giriraj Singh scolded a Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) on September 22. Incident took place allegedl...
Pakistan faces heat at UNHRC over religious discrimination; blasphemy laws
Islamabad may face major embarrassment at the UNHRC after an NGO submitted a petition at the session against enforced disappearances, with the Pakistan Army singled out as the biggest perpetrator behind these disappearances.
Deeply concerned over reports of human rights abuses, religious discrimination in Pak: US
The United States has urged the Pakistani government to uphold the rule of law and the freedoms enshrined in the country's Constitution.
Guru Ravidas Temple: Ex-MP moves SC, seeks contempt action against DDA, Delhi govt
The temple was demolished by the Delhi Development Authority following the apex court's August 9 last year direction which had observed that "serious breach" was committed by Guru Ravidas Jayanti Samaroh Samiti by not vacating the forest area as earlier ordered by the top court.
Radicalism disturbing world peace, only India has solution: Bhagwat
Calling upon RSS members to connect with people irrespective of their caste, language, religion or region, Bhagwat said that India's characteristic is to fasten everyone with one thread on the principle of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' (the world is a family).
Anti-Atrocity Act: Supreme Court rolls back 'probe first' rule
Caste discrimination and untouchability still persist in India & a protective umbrella can’t be taken away by courts on presumption that the law is being misused, court said.
US, UK and Canada slam Pakistan, China for minority discrimination
United States, United Kingdom and Canada, at UN meet on Safety of Religious Minorities, in New York, slam Pakistan & China for discriminatio...
NSA Doval says 'fully convinced' most Kashmiris support removal of 370, slams Article as 'special discrimination'
Article 370 "was not a special status. It was a special discrimination. With its abrogation we have brought Kashmiris on par with Indians," Doval said.
Sena hails SC order on women in Army, slams Centre's stand
In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Monday directed that women officers in the Army be granted permanent commission and command postings, rejecting the Centre's stand of their physiological limitations as being based on "sex stereotypes" and "gender discrimination against women".
Pragya Thakur believes in caste, class discrimination: Asaduddin Owaisi
Asaduddin Owaisi, president of AIMIM believes that the remarks given by BJP MP Pragya Thakur on 'not elected to clean toilets' in a meeting ...
Telangana too decides to pass anti-CAA resolution in Assembly, urges Centre to repeal Act
The Telangana government took the decision in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, while urging the Centre to repeal last year's changes in the Citizenship Act.
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