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India rejects US report on minorities’ status, says ‘committed to tolerance’

New Delhi: India on Sunday denied the allegations of a report published by the US Department of State which accused the Narendra Modi-led government of failing to tackle “mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against minority communities” and said the assaults were a result of “local disputes.” Ministry of External Affairs said, “India is […]

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Fresh triple talaq bill introduced in Lok Sabha, opposition members protest

New Delhi: The government on Friday introduced the fresh triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha amid vehement protests by opposition members who claimed that it was violative of the Constitution. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019 became the first legislation to be tabled in Parliament by the Narendra Modi dispensation […]