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Minorities body unhappy over `delay` in arrest of Muzaffarnagar riots accused

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 16:19

The National Commission for Minorities Saturday expressed concern over the "delay" in arrest of accused in Muzaffarnagar riot cases, but said it was satisfied with the relief works in the affected areas.

Najma Heptulla for result-oriented minorities schemes

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 23:02

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Friday advocated for result-oriented implementation of all schemes meant for minorities.

Pak SC orders special security force to protect minorities

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 21:36

Pakistan`s Supreme Court today ordered the creation of a special force to provide security to the religious places of minorities, after a spate of attacks at their places of worship.

KCR swears by quota and waives loans of Telangana`s farmers

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 20:43

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on Thursday defended his government`s proposal to provide up to 12 per cent reservation each in education and jobs to tribals and minorities.

Protect lives of religious minorities: US to Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 07:31

After 25 Shia pilgrims were killed by terrorists in Balochistan, the US has severely condemned the tragic incident and has asked Pakistan to take steps to protect the lives of its religious minorities.

Minorities will be made equal partners in development: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 15:37

The Narendra Modi-government on Monday vowed to make all minority communities equal partners in the country`s progress as it regretted that the benefits of schemes do not reach them, leaving them in poverty even after decades of Independence.

A section of minority still nervous of Modi: Shabana Azmi

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 22:20

National award winner actress and former MP Shabana Azmi on Thursday said a section of minority was still nervous of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he talked about women, poor and youth but nothing specifically about them.

CPI(M) criticises Najma Heptulla`s comments

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 22:45

CPI(M) Tamil Nadu unit on Thursday criticised Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla for her comment that Parsis were minorities and not Muslims, saying it would harm the existing reservation policy.

Pak NA adopts resolution to protect holy places of minorities

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 15:04

Islamabad: Amid a series of attacks on temples in Pakistan, the National Assembly has adopted an unanimous resolution to safeguard the holy places of religious minorities, including those of Hindus and Sikhs.

Assam violence: NCM satisfied with rehabilitation work

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 15:35

The National Commission for Minorities expressed satisfaction over relief and rehabilitation measures taken by the Assam government to help violence-affected people in BTAD areas.

NCM urged to visit violence-hit areas of Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 00:14

Union Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan has urged the National Commission for Minorities to visit the riot-hit parts of Assam and submit a report.

M J Akbar urges minorities to join development bandwagon under NDA

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 17:08

Observing that BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi has stressed on job creation, party national spokesman M J Akbar today urged the minorities to join the new development phase to be ushered in by the NDA if it came to power.