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TRS Government keen to protect Wakf properties: Minister

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 00:40

Telangana Government is considering to withdraw a petition filed in the Supreme Court by the undivided Andhra Pradesh administration in the Lanco Hills case involving Wakf Board land outside Hyderabad, Harish Rao, Irrigation and Legislative Affairs Minister, said on Friday.

Plots to Wakf Board; HC asks Centre to respond

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 12:17

The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre`s response on a plea seeking quashing of an order relinquishing government agencies` rights over 123 plots and properties at prime locations and transferring them to the Delhi Wakf Board.

VHP moves EC against move to revert properties to Wakf

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:51

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad Tuesday moved the Election Commission against the government for reverting the title of 123 government properties in the national capital to Delhi Wakf Board, saying the move was in violation of the model code.

Protest on NH 24: UP Police registers FIR against 500 persons

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 16:02

The Uttar Pradesh Police has registered an FIR against 500 unidentified persons for damaging public property, indulging in arson and blocking the highway in connection with protests by scores of minority community members on National Highway-24.

Wakf Board to get 123 properties in Delhi`s prime locations

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:52

Hours before the announcement of the Lok Sabha poll schedule, the government on Wednesday facilitated handing over of 123 properties in Delhi, many of them in prime locations, to Delhi Wakf Board by withdrawing of acquisition by Land and Development Office and DDA.

Jharkhand CM promises to fulfil minority community`s demands

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 00:25

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Sunday urged Muslim religious leaders to choose a chairman for the Jharkhand Wakf Board and assured them that their demands would be fulfilled by February 15.

`NWDC to soon start operations with Rs 100 cr initial capital`

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 22:41

The National Wakf Development Corporation (NWDC) will soon start functioning with an initial capital of Rs 100 crore, Union Minister for Minority Affairs K Rahman Khan said here on Friday.

Digitisation of Wakf records: SC seeks Centre`s response

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 17:47

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre and central and state Wakf boards to respond to a plea seeking computerisation of documents and details of properties, owned by Wakf boards across the country.

Govt for a Rs 500-cr corporation to develop Wakf properties

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 16:56

The government has decided to speed up the process of setting up a corporation with a Rs 500-crore corpus to develop Wakf properties.

Rajya Sabha passes Wakf amendment bill

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 23:29

Rajya Sabha on Monday passed a bill that seeks to prevent misuse of Wakf properties and make them commercially viable by providing for their leasing.

Corporation mooted for developing Wakf properties

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 11:25

The Minority Affairs Ministry has mooted a proposal for creation of a corporation to look after and develop Wakf properties, amid allegations of improper management of over 4 lakh acre of such properties.

Tawde seeks SIT probe into wakf land allotments

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 19:29

Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde Friday demanded a probe by SIT in the land transfers during the last 10 years