COMMUNITY

  • PM Modi meets leaders of Muslim community April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met senior leaders of the Muslim community who apprised him of their concerns, including the increasing radicalisation and emerging threat of terrorism. "While expressing apprehensions about the trend of increased radicalisation and emerging threat of terrorism, the leaders underlined the need for greater...
  • AAP demands speedy probe in Navi Mumbai church attack March 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Condemning the attack on a church in Navi Mumbai, the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday said it seems to be a deliberate attempt to vitiate the social atmosphere and polarise society on communal lines. A team of local AAP activists submitted a letter of complaint to the Khandeshwar police and...
  • Jabalpur: Church vandalised allegedly by activists of Hindu outfits March 22, 2015

    Jabalpur: A church and a school premises were vandalised and some members of the Christian community assaulted and threatened allegedly by activists of right wing Hindu outfits Dharma Sena and Bajrang Dal who accused them of carrying out conversion at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. Police have booked leader of Dharma Sena,...
  • Citizenship applications of Sindhis being examined: Home Minister March 21, 2015

    Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the cases of those hailing from the Sindhi community, who were still waiting for citizenship, were being examined and a decision would be taken as per the law of land. While addressing a function on the occasion of Cheti Chand Jayanti,...
  • Tribals in Bengal to use Facebook for development of community March 21, 2015

    Kolkata: Taking their friendship from the virtual to the real world, more than 600 "educated and privileged" Facebook users belonging to West Bengal's tribal communities will meet on April 5 to discuss strategies to harness social media for tribal development. The second 'Kolkata Adibasi Facebook Meet' aims to unite youngsters and...
  • Facebook updates guidelines on what is acceptable to share on the site; clarifies policies on nudity, hate speech March 17, 2015

    Washington: Social media giant Facebook has updated a set of standards on what is acceptable to share on its platform, a press release from the company on Monday said. Facebook's "community standards" look to "help people understand what is acceptable to share on Facebook", the company said in the statement. "These...
  • Government to introduce online system for community radio licenses March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi keen on expanding community radio outreach, Government on Monday promised to simplify procedures and introduce online application system for licenses. The idea of community radio in most parts of the country had been a "wonderful idea", Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said addressing...
  • Delhi Police appoints nodal officer for Christian establishments February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In the wake of recent attacks on Christian establishments in the city, Delhi Police on Thursday appointed an officer of the rank of Additional DCP as the "nodal officer" for attending to issues related to churches and educational institutions of the community. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi appointed Joy...
  • News 360: PM Modi says there is no space for religious intolerance in India February 17, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that there is no space for religious intolerance in India and that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 17, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Government urged to allow Muslim organisations to run college in Mumbai February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Agitated over media reports that the Maharashtra government plans to set up a National Law University in the 65-acre campus of Ismail Yusuf College in suburban Jogeshwari, several NGOs demanded in Mumbai on Monday that the college be handed over to Muslim educational organisations. The administration of the college should...
  • Naomi Campbell: Spreading awareness about Ebola and its prevention is crucial January 30, 2015

    London: Supermodel Naomi Campbell will begin London Fashion Week with her charity show Feb 19 to raise money for the Ebola crisis in West Africa. The 44-year-old, who announced her Fashion for Relief foundation, would be putting on a catwalk show to raise money for the Ebola crisis last year. She...
  • 'I' filmmaker Shankar faces wrath of transgender community January 18, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Shankar has earned the wrath of a group of transgenders here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus "I", which is currently running in cinemas. The transgender community is upset with the way Shankar has portrayed the character essayed by popular make-up...
  • Government may set up centres to make LGBT youth 'normal', says Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar January 12, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar on Monday sparked a row by saying that government is contemplating to set up centres to make LGBT youth 'normal'. Tawadkar said that the LGBT youth will be trained and administered medicine in order to make them 'normal'. The minister was speaking on the sidelines of...
  • Have food, will share: Robin Hood Army, a group of young samaratians spreads happiness this winter by donating warm meals, blankets to the homeless December 23, 2014

    Delhi: While we are busy covering ourselves in layers of warm clothes in this harsh winter in Delhi, there is a group of young Samaritans called the Robin Hood Army who are out on the streets every night ensuring that the homeless get warm food and blankets to survive. Started...
  • Conversion row: Additional security sought for churches on Christmas eve December 15, 2014

    Aligarh: Amid the proposed mass conversion ceremony by leaders of an Aligarh-based outfit on December 25, the Christian community has sought for additional security for their churches in the city. "Following reports that the organizers of this 'ghar wapsi' programme may shift their venue to different rural-based destinations in Aligarh and...
  • Gays wish for freedom from 'myopic mindset' November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The setting Sunday sun in the heart of the capital was accompanied by a rainbow of a different kind. As the assertive and confident members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community took part in the Delhi gay parade, they all wished for freedom from the...
  • Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community in Sydney praise PM Modi November 16, 2014

    Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community in Sydney praise Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Modi is a great PM and leader. PM Modi is working hard to develop India," said Dawoodi Bohra leader. ...
  • Our community will vote for PDP, will not allow communal divide in J&K: Sikh group November 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Asserting that the members of the Sikh community will vote for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) said nobody will be allowed to divide the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir on communal lines. Accusing the coalition National Conference (NC) and Congress government of discriminatory against...
  • JMM red-faced as manifesto gives Jharkhand domicile issue a miss, party to release it again November 13, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar after a long struggle with the tribal population alleging discrimination from Patna. One of the main agenda of the parties championing the cause of Jharkhand was the domicile issue which has been a hot potato for every political party as no one has...
  • PM Modi invites ideas for his forthcoming visit to Australia October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invited ideas and thoughts from people for his forthcoming visit to Australia. Modi is scheduled to visit Australia in November. "During my Australia visit in November, would be attending a variety of programmes, including an interaction with the Indian community there," Modi tweeted. "I want...
  • Chhattisgarh to set up district-level panels for third-gender community October 23, 2014

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh government has decided to set up district-level committees for the effective implementation of its schemes for the third-gender community. The district-level committees, to be headed by Collectors or Additional Collectors, will ensure that the benefits of the welfare schemes for transgenders reach them, an official said. In a...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Violence rocks Hisar, Sirsa; 2 injured, several vehicles burnt October 15, 2014

    Hisar: Violence erupted in several parts of Haryana on Wednesday as the state went to polls. Clashes broke out between members of the Jat and Dalit communities in Hisar where several vehicles were burnt during the violence, the police said. The immediate cause for the violence was not known. The state...
  • Big stars lining up for PM Narendra Modi reception in New York September 17, 2014

    Washington: Young IndianAmerican pop star sensation Anjali Ranadive, popular playback singer Kavita Subramaniam along with renowned violinist L Subramaniam would perform at a public reception being hosted by IndianAmerican community for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York. Ranadive, the daughter of the Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, would sing the...
  • 'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result September 13, 2014

    Glasgow: On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Colorful displays of Yes posters outnumber those backing the Better Together campaign. Talk on the street is of opportunity and a chance to create a...
  • Delhi: Lack of private toilets in Bawana put women at risk August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The residents of a slum in Bawana in the national capital have been forced to use community toilets as they do not have toilets within their homes. The denial of basic necessity also meant higher risk to women's safety. Women said that they do not feel safe...
  • Beaming Arsene Wenger all set for new season to start August 11, 2014

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gave the impression of a man who cannot wait for the new season to begin after praising his side following their 30 demolition of Premier League champions Manchester City in the Community Shield on Sunday. "It was a complete performance in the first half, we defended well...
  • Arsenal beat Manchester City 30 to win Community Shield August 10, 2014

    London: Arsenal prepared for the Premier League season by collecting the Community Shield with a 30 victory over Manchester City on Sunday, picking up where the team left off at the FA Cup final by adding another piece of silverware at Wembley. Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey, who both scored in...