COMMUNAL POLITICS

  • Fearing violence, Centre asks states to be vigilant on counting day May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Anticipating violence and tension in sensitive regions of the country on vote counting day, the Home Ministry on Thursday sent out an alert to all states asking them to extra vigilant and prevent any communal tension. Sources in the Ministry claimed that the advisory was sent after the recent...
  • Ansari encourages Muslims to take part in decision making March 29, 2014

    Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said that while the Constitution guarantees equality to all citizens and prohibits discrimination on the ground of sex. Muslims, especially women, are lagging behind others in the fields of education and participation in the work force. Addressing the 61st convocation at Aligarh Muslim University, Ansari...
  • 'Satyamev...' can't bring about change: Aamir June 25, 2012

    Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that his show Satyamev Jayate is not an attempt to reform the political class. Rather, it is an attempt to provoke people to look inward and question themselves on their contribution to the society. Speaking to CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, the Bollywood star said...
  • Communal politics goes viral in Kerala April 10, 2012

    The communal genie whose support the Congress invoked to oust Kerala's first Communist government more than 50 years ago are still around and turning the state's politics viral. Across the fractured polity there is animated discussion on how the decision of the Indian Union Muslim League, the second largest constituent...
  • Digvijaya blames Advani for communal politics January 5, 2011

    Talking to CNNIBN, Digvijaya Singh blamed LK Advani and his 1992 Rath Yatra for communalising Indian polity ...