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Jewar case: NCM seeks reports from Gautam Buddha Nagar admin, police

Eight people travelling to Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh were looted off Yamuna Expressway in Jewar area, while four women, part of the group, were allegedly raped and a man shot dead on May 25.

Jun 09, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
BIG DEBATE - Muslims are 68% in J&K, why they are still considered minority?

BIG DEBATE - Muslims are 68% in J&K, why they are still considered minority?

The Supreme Court recently asked the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government to decide whether Muslims in the state can be treated as the minority.

Mar 28, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Need to use resources gained from higher growth rates for uplift of Muslims: Arun Jaitley

Need to use resources gained from higher growth rates for uplift of Muslims: Arun Jaitley

 There is a need to use resources gained from higher growth rates for uplift of minorities and "Muslims in particular" and the government is working on bringing uniformity to the growth of all sections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said.

Mar 23, 2016, 22:07 PM IST

'Pre-meditated planning' behind Dadri lynching: Minorities panel

  National Commission for Minorities suspects there was "pre-meditated planning" behind the beef lynching incident in Dadri and termed "disturbing" controversial statements by politicians to "make capital out of such outrages".

Oct 21, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

Ballabhgarh riot victims blame local SHO, says NCM report

Riot-hit Muslim villagers in Ballabhgarh`s Atali Village in Haryana have demanded "strong action" against Station House Officer (SHO) Babu Lal for "abetting the miscreants" belonging to the majority community who attacked them on May 25.

May 30, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Complaint against Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut over Muslim voting rights remarks

A complaint was on Sunday filed with the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) against Shiv Sena MP and editor of party mouthpiece Saamna, Sanjay Raut, for his remarks that voting rights of Muslims should be revoked as the community has often been used to play vote bank politics.

Apr 12, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Emergency-era police firing: NCM seeks report from UP govt

The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to submit a report in connection with the killing in a police shoot-out of 25 people reportedly protesting against forced sterilisation in Muzaffarnagar during the Emergency in 1976.

Jan 22, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

NCM reviews measures taken by govt in wake of Kandhamal riots

Phulbani: Measures taken by Odisha Government for rehabilitation and welfare of victims of 2007 and 2008 riots in Kandhamal were studied by a team of National Commission for Minorities (NCM).

Dec 13, 2013, 01:22 AM IST

NCM writes to EC over `communal` remarks by AAP`s Kumar Vishwas

Demanding action against Aam Aadmi Party`s (AAP) Kumar Vishwas for hurting religious feelings, National Commission for Minorities wrote to Election Commission and Delhi Police seeking intervention.

Nov 28, 2013, 23:52 PM IST

Badal has failed to protect rights of Sikh farmers: NCM

National Commission for Minorities (NCM) member Ajaib Singh on Friday alleged, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has failed to protect the rights of Sikh farmers residing in the Kutch region of Gujarat.

Sep 13, 2013, 18:02 PM IST

NCM not in favour of death penalty for rape convicts

"A life in prison is rigorous enough. It means paying penance for the sin for the whole life," the NCM said.

Jan 08, 2013, 20:06 PM IST

Academician Ajaib Singh takes oath as NCM member

Distinguished academician Ajaib Singh on Thursday took oath as a member of the National Commission of Minorities (NCM).

Sep 06, 2012, 17:52 PM IST

‘Police should not pick up innocents as suspects’

National Commission for Minorities has said police should not pick up innocent people from the minority community as suspects.

May 27, 2012, 15:56 PM IST

Guj riots: Minorities Comm summons IPS officers

National Commission for Minorities has summoned some former and serving Gujarat IPS officers in connection with the 2002 Godhra riots cases.

Mar 10, 2012, 22:42 PM IST

Minorities` Commission seeks powers like NHRC

The Commission has now dropped its demand for constitutional status in lieu of strengthening weaknesses in the existing NCM Act.

Jan 26, 2012, 18:44 PM IST

NCM asks report from Maha on Muslim youth`s arrest

New Delhi-resident Naquee Ahmed was arrested by
Maharashtra Anti Terrorist Squad for allegedly procuring SIM
cards with forged documents.

Jan 22, 2012, 16:26 PM IST

NCM writes to govt on minorities in J&K

The NCM has written to the government to amend the NCM Act to make it applicable to J&K as well.

Jan 22, 2012, 14:25 PM IST

‘Want to know Kandhamal riots acquittal reasons’

NCM sought to know the cause behind high
rate of acquittal of accused persons in the communal riots of Kandhamal in 2008.

Dec 09, 2011, 00:23 AM IST

NCM questions high acquittal in Kandhamal case

NCM on Thursday sought to know the cause behind high rate of acquittal of accused persons in the communal riots of Kandhamal in 2008.

Dec 08, 2011, 22:05 PM IST

Police must fine-tune with minorities: Habibullah

NCM Chief Wajahat Habibullah on Friday asked the
Rajasthan government to focus on "fine-tuning" coordination
between police and minority communities.

Nov 04, 2011, 20:22 PM IST