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.

published on : 18th April 2023

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.

published on : 11th April 2023

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.

published on : 22nd March 2023

Centre: 466 educational institutions awaiting minority status

Of the 466 educational institutions awaiting approval, 119 are in Tamil Nadu alone.

published on : 20th March 2023

‘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.

published on : 31st January 2023

Importance of dialogue in democracy

At a time when electoral democracy is ossifying in majoritarian authoritarianism, minorities are reinventing a direct and dialogic democracy.

published on : 26th January 2023

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. 

published on : 24th January 2023

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.

published on : 10th January 2023

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.

published on : 6th January 2023

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.

published on : 11th December 2022

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. 

published on : 23rd May 2022

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.

published on : 25th October 2020

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.

published on : 20th July 2019

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.

published on : 22nd July 2018

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.

published on : 16th July 2018

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.

published on : 27th April 2018

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

published on : 27th April 2018

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.

published on : 28th March 2018

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.

published on : 27th March 2018

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.

published on : 26th March 2018
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