You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> India

Mamata says will protect Muslims, Dalits

DNDEL12597 | 12/7/2017 | Author : Arshad Ali | WC :313 | Politics & Governance



Kolkata: An event billed as Communal Harmony Day organised by the youth wing of Trinamool Congress (TMC) ended up being a platform for BJP-bashing by top TMC leaders, led by party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
“Intolerance is the biggest programme of the government at the Centre and a political party. I am also a Hindu but that doesn’t give me any right to hate Muslims or Christians. What one will eat or wear is one’s own choice and no one has the right to intervene in it. It is a bigger problem than an emergency situation,” Mamata said at the public meeting to mark the 25th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition.
She said that on the one hand Dalits were being subjected to atrocities and on th
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on India

Enron saga continues despite Atalji’s push
DNMUM420541 | 8/18/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :314

Old-timers recall the counter-guarantee given by the 13-day Vajpayee government in 1996 for the smooth run of the Enron project. The guarantee was provided despite Opposition from ideological bedfellow Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) and Left pa

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Mehbooba leads largest delegation
DNMUM420542 | 8/18/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :339

Srinagar: Setting aside the political bitterness post the collapse of PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti led the biggest delegation to New Delhi to pay homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Va

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

For a glimpse of the poet-politician
DNMUM420543 | 8/18/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :490

New Delhi: Mourners from across the country gathered in the national Capital on Friday to say their last goodbyes, as the procession of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee made its way from the BJP headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Muslim orgs issue advisory to ensure a peaceful Bakri Eid
DNDEL21597 | 8/18/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :282

Prominent Muslim organisations, religious leaders and scholars have issued a joint advisory calling upon the community to abide by ‘dos and don’ts’, to ensure that Eid ul Adha, popularly known as Bakri Eid passes off peacefully, without any unpleasan
Add To LightboxCalculate Price