Delhi Minorities Commission

Social worker, ex-councillor Zakir Khan named Delhi Minorities Commission chairman

A notification  in this regard was issued by principal secretary (revenue) cum divisional commissioner Sanjeev Khirwar on Monday.

published on : 25th August 2020

HC grants anticipatory bail to former Delhi Minorities Commission chief in sedition case

On April 28, Chairman Zafarul Islam Khan published through his official page on social media a post that allegedly had seditious and hateful comments.

published on : 31st July 2020

Loans to minorities in Delhi have seen 33 per cent year-on-year decrease, says panel

The percentage share of advances to the six religious minorities has also shrunk from 6.92 % in the quarter ending on December 31, 2019 to 6.73 % in the quarter ending on March 31, 20120.

published on : 19th July 2020

Polygamy, triple talaq not prevalent among Muslims residing in northeast Delhi: Panel

The survey was conducted among women between the age group of 18-72 years. None of the respondents were in a polygamous marriage.

published on : 17th July 2020

Delhi Minorities Commission names BJP leaders including Kapil Mishra in its report on February riots

BJP leader Kapil Mishra, who has been given a clean chit by Delhi Police, has been mentioned as many as 19 times in the panel’s report.

published on : 17th July 2020

HC gives AAP govt 4 more weeks to file reply to plea challenging Delhi Minorities Commission Act

The high court on May 21 had given the Delhi government time till June 22 to file a reply to the challenge to the constitutionality of the DMC Act.

published on : 23rd June 2020

Delhi Minorities Commission Chairman Zafarul Islam Khan gets breather till July 31 from High Court

The plea has sought direction to the police that he be immediately released on bail and that no coercive measures be taken against him.

published on : 23rd June 2020

High Court seeks Delhi government's stand on petition to strike down Minorities Commission Act

The latest petition, by social worker Vikram Gahlot, has contended that the Delhi Legislative Assembly did not have the powers to enact the DMC Act and therefore, be struck down.

published on : 20th May 2020

HC asks police to not take coercive measures against DMC chief Zafarul Islam Khan in sedition case

Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri while granting him the interim protection also asked the police to give prior notice to Khan if he has to be called for investigation.

published on : 12th May 2020

Delhi Lieutenant Governor sends notice to minorities’ body chief

On April 28, Khan had posted controversial post on his Facebook page.

published on : 12th May 2020

Muslim organisations demand withdrawal of FIR against Delhi Minorities Commission chief

Khan was booked after he shared a post thanking the Muslim countries for taking note of the alleged persecution of Muslims in India.

published on : 8th May 2020

Will continue fight against 'hate politics' without being deterred by arrest or jail: Zafarul Khan

Delhi Minorities Commission chairman Zafarul Islam Khan also said that it was "erroneously" reported by a section of media that he had deleted his tweet in question, saying he stood by its content.

published on : 3rd May 2020

Plea in HC seeking FIR against Delhi Minorities panel chief for inflammatory statements

The plea, filed through advocate Siddharth Acharya, has alleged that Khan in his statements threatened the Hindu community with dire consequences.

published on : 2nd May 2020

Delhi Minorities Commission chief Zafarul Islam Khan apologises for controversial social media post

He said that his tweet on April 28 wherein he thanked Kuwait for taking note of the 'persecution' of Indian Muslims in the context of the northeast Delhi violence has 'pained' some people.

published on : 1st May 2020

BJP slams Delhi Minorities Commission chairman Zafarul Islam for controversial post

Criticising the post, BJP spokesperson Sonkar Shastri said that Zafrul Islam is trying to tarnish India's image in Arab world.

published on : 29th April 2020
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