Keen on law to remove Waqf property encroachment: Minister


New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla Wednesday said her ministry is keen on bringing a law for removing encroachment from Waqf properties, and will try to pass a bill in this regard in the upcoming winter session of parliament.

Najma Heptullah: The lone Muslim face in Narendra Modi`s Cabinet

Grand-niece of eminent freedom fighter Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, Najma Heptullah is the lone Muslim face in the Narendra Modi Cabinet.

Minority affairs minister urges promotion of Urdu

There should be a campaign demanding primary education in Urdu for Muslims to promote the language, union Minority Affairs Minister K. Rahman Khan said at an Urdu festival here.

British High Commissioner meets Rahman Khan

Islamic banking and working of Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) figured during talks between British High Commissioner James David Bevan and Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan here on Thursday.

Unity among all communities needed to develop Arunachal: MoS

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs stressed on need of fostering unity among all communities to bring long-term development in Arunachal.

Govt to examine if minorities are benefiting from schemes: K Rehman Khan

The government will examine whether minorities are benefiting from various programmes, Minority Affairs Minister K Rehman Khan said on Monday.