EWS quota in admissions not applicable to Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi HC told
The university's standing counsel submitted that an order was passed by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions in 2011, declaring Jamia a minority educational institution.
Those blaming India on minority issues have no clue about ground realities: FM Sitharaman
She said the notion that across the board in India, violence against Muslims is happening is a fallacy.
15 education institutes awaiting minority status
This was informed by the Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar in the Lok Sabha while answering a query on the issue on Monday.
Centre: 466 educational institutions awaiting minority status
Of the 466 educational institutions awaiting approval, 119 are in Tamil Nadu alone.
‘Will bring Muslims in development agenda of Modi govt’
The outreach programme is due to begin after February 10. This will be preceded by an in-depth discussion at the national executive meeting of the Minority Morcha in Chhattisgarh.
Importance of dialogue in democracy
At a time when electoral democracy is ossifying in majoritarian authoritarianism, minorities are reinventing a direct and dialogic democracy.
BJP to launch nationwide minority outreach program; 60 Lok Sabha constituencies set as target
The outreach is aimed at conveying the PM's mantras 'Saab Ka Sath, Sab Ka Vikash' and 'nation first, said the national president of BJP Minority Morcha.
Search operation continues in J-K's Rajouri, over 50 detained for questioning
Following the attack, the administration strengthened Village Defence Guards (VDGs) comprising local volunteers and the border grid to keep a tight vigil on possible infiltration routes.
No breakthrough yet in Salepur girl kidnap case
Meanwhile, Salepur police on Thursday conducted an investigation on the spot from where the girl was rescued with the help of a scientific team.
Minority radicalisation bigger threat to national security
While such incidents are to be expected, the reality is that the threat of Islamist terrorism in India has been marginalised.
Plan to merge Urdu medium schools in Andhra invites criticism
The State government is taking steps for mapping Urdu medium upper primary and high schools as part of the plan to merge schools.
Plea in SC seeks transfer of petitions challenging minority status of five communities
The plea has sought the minority status for Hindus in six states and two Union territories, where the number of the community members has fallen according to Census 2011.
JNU gets Delhi Minorities Commision's notice after professor alleges harassment
The professor has complained that her salary has been stopped since April for no legal reason and she is not assigned classes or opportunity to supervise MPhil and PhD students.
Section 377: Five people, one cause, one victorious fight
Though only one argued the case in the courtroom, the other four were involved in backroom research and made significant contributions to the arguments.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar lashes out at Rahul Gandhi over 'minority party' remarks
Javadekar said the Sikh riots of 1984 in Delhi - which was often "justified" by Congress leaders bears testimony to the fact that Congress has always pursued and thrived in politics of communalism.
Tamil Nadu mandates admission of at least 50 per cent minority students to save status
If the number of eligible applications received from the minority community are less than 50 per cent of the seats, the institution should admit all such minority students.
Minority Commission seeks action against cop for alleged torture of Plus Two student
The Minority Commission at the sitting held at the Aluva Guest House here on Thursday directed the City Police Commissioner(CP) to register a criminal case against a former Fort Kochi Sub-Inspecto
In an embarrassment to Amit Shah, Karnataka Seer commends Siddaramaiah government's move on Lingayats
Shah had met several Lingayat/Veerashaiva seers during his two-day visit to Karnataka, in an apparent move towards keeping the BJP's traditional Lingayat voter base intact, ahead of the polls.
Congress doesn't expect "too much" of electoral gain on Lingayat issue: Karnataka PCC chief G Parameshwara
KPCC President maintained that there was no politics in Siddaramaiah government's move for a separate religious minority status for Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats.
Congress government Lingayat move aimed at preventing Yeddyurappa from becoming CM: Amit Shah
Amit Shah maintained that Siddaramaiah government's move to accord separate religious minority status to Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats was aimed at preventing Yeddyurappa from becoming CM.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test