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National Commission for Minorities

SC notice to NHRC, others on pleas challenging constitutional validity of polygamy, nikah halala

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice Indira Banerjee impleaded NHRC, NCW and NCM in the matter and issued notices to them.

published on : 30th August 2022

NCM urges Jaishankar to take up forced religious conversion of Sikh woman with Pakistan

Reportedly, the Sikh woman, a teacher, from Buner district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was abducted at gunpoint on August 20 and forcibly married to her abductor.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Udaipur murder: NHRC chief bats for religious harmony; minority panel condemns the crime 

The NHRC chief cited Mahatma Gandhi, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna Paramahansa, and Dayanand Saraswati, and added 'we have to remember Akbar also'.

published on : 30th June 2022

NCM seeks report from Delhi chief secretary on complaint against Kiran Bedi for 'joke' on Sikhs

A controversy had erupted after a video of the former IPS officer purportedly cracking a '12'o clock' joke on Sikhs at the launch of her book 'Fearless Governance' on Monday went viral.

published on : 15th June 2022

National Commission for Minorities chairperson meets inter-faith leaders, discusses 'peace'

Lalpura on Friday held a meeting with different religious leaders and discussed ways to maintain peace and harmony within these communities.

published on : 3rd June 2022

‘Remove discriminatory kirpan norms in flights’: NCM to Aviation Ministry

NCM chief Iqbal Singh Lalpura said when an international flight lands in Delhi and it has to proceed to Amritsar, those boarding here are not allowed to carry the kirpan.

published on : 27th May 2022

NCM seeks report from Punjab chief secretary over Bagga 'not allowed' to wear turban during arrest

Tajinder Bagga's father Preetpal Singh has alleged that Punjab Police personnel punched him in the face and did not even allow his son to wear a turban while they were arresting him.

published on : 7th May 2022

Will seek report from Bengal Chief Secretary on Birbhum violence: Acting NCM chief

Eight people, including two children, were charred to death in Bogtui village of the state's Birbhum district in the suspected fallout of a TMC panchayat official's murder.

published on : 26th March 2022