Communal Violence Bill

  • Communal Violence Bill be brought through ordinance route: Rahman Khan 03-03-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Monday said the government should have brought in the Communal Violence Bill also through an ordinance route. The remarks came a day after the Cabinet cleared an ordinance to amend the Prevention of Atrocities against SC/ST Act. Khan said, "I was...
  • Anti-Communal Violence Bill deferred after uproar in Rajya Sabha 05-02-2014 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Prevention of Communal Violence Bill was deferred on Wednesday after a huge uproar when it was tabled in the Rajya Sabha. The Opposition questioned the legitimacy of the Bill on the grounds that the Bill will encroach on the rights of state governments and goes against the...
  • Watch: Protests in Rajya Sabha as Sibal mentions 2002 riots during debate 05-02-2014 03:34 PM

    The Congress was attacked on all fronts on Wednesday as Parliament reconvened for the Winter Session. The death of the Arunachal Pradesh student, the Telangana Bill, the multi-million chopper deal and the Prevention of Communal Violence Bill were all used by the Opposition to launch scathing attacks on the government....
  • Communal Violence Bill likely to be tabled in Parliament on Tuesday: Shinde 16-12-2013 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Communal Violence Bill is likely be tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. The announcement was made by Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. The Cabinet on Monday cleared the Communal Violence Bill, said sources. After the law comes into force, the Centre will be duty bound to send...
  • Communal Violence Bill most obnoxious piece of legislation: BJP 07-12-2013 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday termed the Communal Violence Bill as "the most obnoxious piece of legislation in independent India", saying had it been in place, it would have resulted in punishment of the members of the majority community for Muzaffarnagar riots. "The 2011 draft, which the...
  • Modi urges chief ministers to oppose Communal Violence Bill 06-12-2013 07:45 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday wrote letters to fellow chief ministers, urging them to oppose the Communal Violence Bill saying it was a blatant intrusion upon the powers of the state governments. Modi had written to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on...
  • Talking Point: Will the Communal Violence Bill further divide communities? 05-12-2013 11:40 PM

    Under intense pressure from the BJP, the Centre on Thursday agreed to make changes in the contentious draft Communal Violence Bill. The new bill is proposed to be neutral between communities, While the earlier one put the onus on majority community, there is no onus on any community now. Officers...
  • Under preassure, UPA makes changes in Communal Violence Bill 05-12-2013 09:57 PM

    New Delhi: Under intense pressure from the BJP, the Centre on Thursday agreed to make changes in the contentious draft Communal Violence Bill. The new bill is proposed to be neutral between communities, While the earlier one put the onus on majority community, there is no onus on any community...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 05-12-2013 09:10 PM

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  • Centre makes changes Communal Violence Bill: Sources 05-12-2013 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: Faced with a belligerent opposition, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government has been forced to make several changes in the original draft of the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013. CNN-IBN has accessed the draft copy of the contentious bill with...
  • Winter session of Parliament begins, row over Communal Violence Bill 05-12-2013 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: The first day of the winter session ended over the obit references that were made in both houses of Parliament. Both the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha will reassemble at 11 am on Friday. Obit reference were read for Mohan Singh, Ram Naresh Khushwaha and Manna Dey...
  • Winter session: Row over Communal Violence Bill, PM says will try to evolve consensus on all issues 05-12-2013 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: As the winter session of Parliament is set to begin on Thursday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the government will make an effort to evolve consensus on all Bill. He said there will be an effort to do maximum pending work as the session is a short...
  • Modi writes to PM on Communal Violence Bill, says timing suspicious 05-12-2013 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against bringing the Communal Violence Bill in the Winter Session of Parliament. Terming the timing of the move by the government suspicious, Modi on Thursday tweeted "Political considerations and...
  • Jayalalithaa opposes Communal Violence Bill 02-12-2013 04:33 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in response to a draft of the Communal Violence Bill that was sent out to states for perusal. Jayalalithaa says she had earlier raised the issue that many provisions of the Bill were vaguely worded...
  • Mamata slams Centre for reviving Communal Violence Bill 30-11-2013 11:57 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today criticised the Centre for reviving the Communal Violence Bill alleging that it would impinge upon the state governments' domain of maintenance of law and order. Stating that just a few months before the Model Code of Conduct for the next year's Lok...
  • BJP accuses Congress of playing politics over Communal Violence Bill 21-10-2013 01:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday accused the Congress of playing vote bank politics following reports that the government is planning to push through the long pending Communal Violence Bill in the Winter Session of Parliament. The Bill promises to penalise public servants for dereliction of duty during...
  • Will soon bring in an anti-communal violence bill, says Shinde at NIC 23-09-2013 11:53 PM

    The government would soon bring an anti-communal violence bill, Home Minister Sushulkumar Shinde said on Monday after the proposed legislation was discussed at the National Integration Council meeting. "The bill was discussed... We will bring it soon," said Shinde. "There were some corrections suggested," Shinde said about the bill that...
  • Narendra Modi to skip NIC meet to be chaired by PM today 23-09-2013 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Narendra Modi will skip National Integration Council meeting to be chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Monday. The meet was held in the backdrop of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, in which over 40 people lost their lives. The meeting will be...
  • PM to chair NIC meet two weeks after Muzaffarnagar riots 23-09-2013 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: As Muzaffarnagar returned to normalcy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is set to chair the National Integration Council meet on Monday. The meeting will take place two weeks after the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, in which over 40 people lost their lives, and is expected to discuss matters related...
  • Communal Violence Bill is fascist: Jayalalithaa 22-10-2011 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday attacked the UPA government for "reducing states to glorified municipal corporations" by turning a deaf ear to their reasonable demands and described central proposals like the Communal Violence bill as "fascist". She also questioned the Approach Paper for 12th Plan in...
  • Communal Violence Bill: Nothing secular about it

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    Three days after the Delhi bomb blast on 7 September, the PM convened a meeting of the National Integration Council. Surprisingly, combating terrorism was not...

  • FTN: Is Communal Violence Bill crucial to stop Guj type riots? 12-09-2011 11:50 PM

    Eight hundred people died in the Gujarat riots, but only a handful of accused have been successfully prosecuted. ...
  • Is Communal Violence Bill necessary to prevent Gujarat type riots?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether Communal Violence Bill is necessary to prevent Gujarat type riots? ...
  • UPA, BJP face off over Communal Violence Bill 10-09-2011 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence (Justice and Reparation) Bill has split the National Integration Council. While the Congress and its allies have come out in support of the Bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has opposed it, calling it unconstitutional. However, one of the biggest allies...
  • Watch: Communal violence bill irks Opposition 05-12-2009 01:26 PM

    The BJP is against some of the clauses of the bill. ...
  • Anti-communal violence Bill ready 11-03-2007 12:54 PM

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