Waqf Boards' property to be registered for minority welfare: Heptullah

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptullah on Thursday said that the property belonging to Muslim Sunni and Shia Waqf boards in the country will be registered and developed to fund minority welfare activities.

Minority welfare: UPA govt faulted on poor implementation

Even as the UPA government projected itself as a champion of minorities as part of its "secular agenda" for the nation, schemes initiated for the community`s benefit have continued to function poorly with many of them not reaching the targeted beneficiaries.

Uttarakhand CM launches develop schemes in minority community areas

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today launched 52 schemes of Rs 463.16 Lakh under the minority development fund in minority concentration areas in the state.

Minority welfare: Sparkling promises, less delivery!

There is a gap between rhetoric and reality on the ground.

Minority welfare: Parl panel deplores non-utilisation of funds

A Parliamentary panel on Thursday "deplored" the non-expenditure of huge funds allocated to the Minority Affairs Ministry, saying it could result in entire range of minority schemes becoming "exercises in futility".

Oppn, Treasury verbal duel over executing scheme for minority in Bihar

Bihar Assembly witnessed verbal duel between opposition and treasury bench over the issue of utilisation of Centre`s fund for welfare of minority.

Uttarakhand govt to set up separate cell for minor

A separate cell will soon be set up in the social welfare department of Uttarakhand to speed up implementation of schemes meant for the minorities.

Indonesian panel keen about PM`s minority prog

Keen to know about Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s 15-point programme for minority welfare, a delegation from Indonesia visited a national minority body here.