Indian Muslims have been subjected to numerous hate-driven attacks and in most cases, the aggressors are from the country's Hindu majority.
The bill, which looks all set to become law, will for the first time distinguish citizens of India on the basis of religion.
TRT World speaks to Zafaryab Jilani who represented Muslim parties in the recently concluded high profile Babri Masjid case that has split India's Hindus and Muslims.
All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Muslim scholar organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind say they would contest the apex court's judgment that awarded Hindus control of razed Babri mosque site.
Social media users say they're highlighting the South Asian country's Islamic heritage, a week after a top court ruled to hand the historic Babri Mosque site to Hindus.
The contentious 135-year dispute over the Babri mosque has finally come to an end, and a temple will now replace the mosque built on the orders of the first Mughal King, Babur.
Muslim group involved in the case calls verdict 'unfair', says it was likely to seek a review of the decision that gave Hindus control of 16th-century mosque that was demolished in 1992 by Hindu hardliners in northern Ayodhya city.
Major victory of India's right-wing PM Narendra Modi in national elections instills a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom appear willing to concede the majority Hindus' demand of temple at the site of razed Babri mosque in Ayodhya city.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be seeking a second-term in the upcoming May 2019 polls. For the past three decades, the BJP and other associated Hindu outfits have resurrected the Ayodhya issue before elections.
Rally called by far-right Hindu groups draws tens of thousands in northern Indian city of Ayodhya, as demands grow to build a Hindu temple on a site where a mosque was demolished in 1992, sparking deadly Hindu-Muslim violence.
Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party came into power in 2014, it has taken several steps that are seen as shaping the country's national identity to match their religious views, that India is a nation of and for Hindus.
More than 25 years ago, a Hindu nationalist mob destroyed the Babri mosque sparking riots leading to hundreds of Muslims being killed.
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