Sikh body demands minority status for the community in J&K

Hoping that the BJP-led NDA government will resolve the "pending issues" related to the Sikh residents of Jammu and Kashmir, an organisation representing the community here today said that the Centre should grant minority status to them.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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`

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

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

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

Govt supports Jamia`s minority institution status

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`

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.

`Solution to Jamia’s minority status issue soon`

Salman Khurshid in an exclusive chat with’s Swati Chaturvedi on Kahiye Janab.

Sikhs in J&K demand minority status

All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) Wednesday demanded minority status in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the government to provide special benefits and relief to the `troubled` community in the state.

Madras HC stays TN govt order on minority status to edu institutions

The Madras High Court on Friday stayed
a Tamil Nadu Government Order (G.O.) of October 3 last,
restricting the `minority` status conferred on educational
institutions for a period of five years.