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Minority community status to Jains will help their growth: PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 22:13

After the government included Jains in the list of minority communities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday expressed hope that the status would help them to grow at a faster rate.

Govt considering proposal to accord minority status to Jains

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 17:25

The government is considering a proposal to accord minority status to Jains, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

The Jains, silent heroes of Nairobi mall attack response

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 13:05

As a jihadist commando sowed death and horror inside Westgate mall last week, Nairobi`s Jains became the silent heroes of the days-long emergency effort.

`Maharashtra to try for minority status to Jains at national level`

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 14:47

Maharashtra Minority Development Minister Arif Naseem Khan pointed out that the representation of Jain community in the state administration was very minimal.

Jains to be accorded minority status in Haryana

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 01:58

The Haryana Government announced that Jain community will be accorded minority status in the state.