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Parl panel asks J&K govt to examine demand for minority status to Kashmiri Pandits

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 20:13

A Parliamentary Committee has asked Jammu and Kashmir Government to examine a demand for granting minority status to Kashmiri Pandits.

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.

Jain community granted minority status by UPA government

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 20:19

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Jain community was on Monday accorded minority status by the central government which will enable them to avail of benefits in government schemes and programmes.

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.

J&K govt committed to give minority status to Sikhs

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 20:08

Jammu and Kashmir government said it was committed to provide minority status to the Sikh community living in the state.

Sikhs demand minority status for community in J&K

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 18:26

A Sikh delegation on Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and demanded minority status for the community in Jammu and Kashmir and a special employment package for its youths.

`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.

Sikh community in J&K demands minority status

Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 19:38

The minuscule Sikh community in J&K demanded minority status for the community and employment package for educated Sikh youth.

Sikhs in J&K demand minority status

Last Updated: Friday, January 06, 2012, 18:34

Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir have demanded minority status for the socio-economic upliftment of their community.

BJP criticises minority status to Jamia Millia

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 22:42

The BJP criticised Centre`s contention that it supports the minority status granted to Jamia Millia Islamia Univ by NCMEI.

Govt supports Jamia`s minority institution status

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011, 20:29

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it supports the minority status granted to Jamia Millia Islamia University.

`Jamia`s minority status a boon for Muslim students`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 19:19

Granting of minority status to Jamia Millia Islamia will ensure that the Muslim community has better access to higher education, chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes P.L. Punia said Thursday.