minority scholarship

Minority scholarships: Kerala to move SC against HC order

CM Pinarayi says appeal aims at retaining govt’s power in matters relating to minorities

published on : 5th August 2021

Muslims bag major share of minority scholarships

The break-up of scholarships sanctioned during the last three years showed Sikhs got 7.88 per cent, Buddhists 2.70 per cent,  Jains 1,23 per cent and Parsis 0.014 per cent, respectively.

published on : 27th July 2021

Kerala will approach SC in minority scholarship case: Pinarayi

Oppn leader says government should not use the issue to create a rift between religions

published on : 23rd July 2021

Minority scholarship row: Muslim League, Congress decide to form a common front

The Muslim League and Congress have decided to take a strong stand in the minority scholarship issue.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Cardinal welcomes govt’s stand on minority scholarship

The cardinal said the decision has been welcomed generally by the public.

published on : 20th July 2021

Minority scholarships: All-party meet decides to form expert panel

The chief  minister himself will hold discussions with legal experts.

published on : 5th June 2021

80:20 ratio: Muslim outfits urge Kerala CM to explore legal options against HC order on minority scholarships, reinstate all benefits

The letter also sought the government’s intervention to bring out the truth in the social media campaign that crores of rupees are being spent for providing salary to madrassa teachers.

published on : 1st June 2021

Minority scholarship row: Muslim outfits wary of further polarisation

They want to ensure the deliberations do not further vitiate communal situation in Kerala  

published on : 31st May 2021

80:20 minority scholarship: Govt buys time as call for appeal grows louder

While the BJP asked government to clarify its stand on the issue, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan treaded a cautious path, saying the verdict needed to be studied in detail.

published on : 30th May 2021

80:20 minority scholarships: Bishops’ council welcomes High Court order

The Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) has welcomed the High Court order quashing the state government’s order on providing scholarships to minorities on a percentage ratio of 80 to 20. 

published on : 29th May 2021

Muslim organisations appeal against HC order of quashing minority scholarships, govt urged

There are other special packages at the central level for addressing the backwardness of minorities and it is a great injustice that a confusion has been created about the 80-20 package, it said.

published on : 29th May 2021