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Double standards in reservation policy

LEFT OUT: Muslims constitute around 10-12 per cent of Maharashtra's population but are barely represented in government jobs and educational institutions. Picture shows Muslim women paying homage to Mumbai terror attack victims. Photo: Paul Noronha ... The Hindu, 2 months ago
Al Jazeera

India's Maharashtra state bans beef

Maharashtra, one of India's most populous states, hasintroduced a ban on beef so strict that even possession could land a person in jailfor five years, officials have said. The country's Hindu majority considers cows sacred, and several states ...
 Al Jazeera3 weeks ago Mumbai bans beef through new act  Arab Times3 weeks ago Beef ban stirs controversy in India  Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago Beef consumption criminalized in Maharashtra  Nikkei Asian Review3 weeks ago

Maharashtra Budget Anti-Minority, Claims MIM

All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has termed as "anti-minority" the maiden budget (2015-16) presented in the Legislative Assembly by the BJP government today. "There was no announcement to upgrade the social, education and economic ...
 Outlook India1 week ago

Number of Muslims in state jails goes up, state's minority panel commissions TISS survey

Alarmed at the increasing number of Muslims inside Maharashtra's prisons, the State Minority Commission has decided to undertake a survey on the religious composition of prisoners and the charges under which they have been kept behind bars. The ...
 Indian Express2 months ago The BJP's 'beef' with Muslims  MSN News2 weeks ago BJP's 'beef' with Muslims  Mid Day2 weeks ago Do Muslims have a future under a BJP government?  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

An appeal: O Muslims! "Beef or Education" which should be the prime focus?

As'Salaam Alaikum, Beef has been banned in Maharashtra and the Muslims have made it a prime issue to be fought about. We should understand that the President of India Pranab Mukherjee has himself passed the pending Maharashtra bill. So for the ...
 Siasat Daily2 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Huge delay in construction of much-needed Muslim cemetery in Rafique Nagar, Govandi

RTI reply reveals dispute in cemetery land between BMC and MOEF Though they are densely populated, areas like Shivaji Nagar, Bainganwadi and other peripheral areas where majority of the population are of the Muslim community (Sunni sect), the ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Owaisi demands Muslim quotas in Maharashtra, speedy trial in cases

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaision Wednesday demanded job reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra and also called for speeding up the trial of cases against members of the minority community, claiming they were being falsely implicated on terror charges.
 DNA India1 month ago Owaisi for Muslim quotas in Maha, speedy trial in cases  Siasat Daily1 month ago Owaisi for Muslim quotas in Maharashtra, speedy trial in cases  India TV1 month ago

Seeking opinion of experts on Muslim quota issue: Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said he was in the process of seeking opinion of constitutional experts on the issue of reservation for Muslims. Maintaining that his Government was committed to the welfare of Muslims, Fadnavis, ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Caste and the Parivar

Last week, the Maharashtra government scrapped an ordinance that mandated reservations for Muslims in educational institutions, which had been upheld by the Bombay High Court. But the government continues to support the other quota — in favour of ...
 Carnegie Endowment2 weeks ago
Oregon Public Broadcasting

INDIA - Maharashtra bans beef 5 years in prison for those who eat it

The law on the slaughter, consumption and sale of cows, bulls and steers approved after 19 years. 80% of the country's population is Hindu, a religion that worships the cow. Major consequences for the Muslim community, responsible for beef trade.
 New Delhi News.Net3 weeks ago Indian State Bans The Slaughter, Sale And Consumption Of Beef  Oregon Public Broadcasting3 weeks ago
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