Deadlock continues, Rajya Sabha fails to transact any business

The Rajya Sabha continued to witness disruptions on Friday as ruling and opposition parties failed to reach a consensus on how to take up for discussion the controversy surrounding former IPL chief Lalit Modi and the Vyapam scam.

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Monsoon session: Have all answers to Opposition's question, says Naqvi

The govt is bracing itself for opposition attack in the Parliament's Monsoon session.

PM Narendra Modi consults NDA partners over Land Bill
PM Narendra Modi consults NDA partners over Land Bill

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday discussed the Land Bill with NDA cosntituents, sources said.

Major announcement soon for empowerment of minorities: Naqvi

The Centre will shortly announce a major policy decision towards empowerment of Muslims and other minority communities in the country, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today.

Rahul Gandhi's meeting street vendors "political gimmick: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

 Terming the meeting of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi with street vendors as "political gimmick of a part-time politician", Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that such attempts would not benefit the Congress.

Naqvi slams 'part-time politician' Rahul Gandhi
Naqvi slams 'part-time politician' Rahul Gandhi

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday dubbed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's meeting with the street vendors in the national capital to be a 'part time political drama' of a 'part-time politician'.

Government wants foolproof coastal security system: Rajnath Singh

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government wants to ensure a foolproof coastal security system for the country, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Monday.

No compromise with opposition for smooth monsoon session: Naqvi

 The Narendra Modi government will not compromise on any issue or "strike a deal" with the opposition for assuring a smooth monsoon session of parliament later this month.

Naqvi takes to cricket jargon to hit back at Congress

With Congress continuing to gun for Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje for helping controversial former IPL boss Lalit Modi, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi took to cricket parlance to hit back, saying the opposition party was on a "slippery pitch" and should eschew "hit and run" tactics.

Naqvi takes to cricket jargon to hit back at Congress

With Congress continuing to gun for Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje for helping controversial former IPL boss Lalit Modi, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi took to cricket parlance to hit back, saying the opposition party was on a "slippery pitch" and should eschew "hit and run" tactics.

Centre allays apprehensions, says madrasas 'reality of India'
Centre allays apprehensions, says madrasas 'reality of India'

The Centre on Friday sought to allay the apprehensions sparked by the BJP-led Maharashtra government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which give students education only on religion, saying madrasas "are a reality of India" and that "there should be no politics on the issue".

Will look into possibility of including madrasas in mainstream educational system: Naqvi

With Maharashtra government's controversial decision on madrasas creating a political furore, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday blamed the previous Congress led-government for bringing the Right to Education (RTE) Act, which does not consider madrasas as educational institutions.

Congress should take training from BJP on right way to behave in opposition: Naqvi

Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said that the Congress should take some training from his party on how to behave in the opposition.

PM Modi supposed to talk about public`s `Mann Ki Baat`, not the Congress`: BJP
PM Modi supposed to talk about public`s `Mann Ki Baat`, not the Congress`: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that Narendra Modi is supposed to talk about the country's 'Mann Ki Baat' and not the Congress', after the grand old party expressed its disappointment over the Prime Minister's latest edition of the programme on All India Radio.

Naqvi rubbishes Rohini Salian's claim on Malegaon blast case

 Rubbishing allegations of Special Public Prosecutor Rohini Salian in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case that she had been asked to "go soft" by the NIA after the NDA came to power, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said this charge was part of a conspiracy against the Narendra Modi Government.

Some persons have got disease to oppose yoga: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Attacking AIMPLB for its stand on yoga, Union Minority Welfare Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said some Muslim religious leaders are suffering from a "disease" to oppose yoga and misleading the community.

International Yoga Day should not be linked with religion: Naqvi

Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that International Yoga Day should not be linked with religion.

Minorities are as much a part of India as anyone else: PM Modi assures Muslim leaders
Minorities are as much a part of India as anyone else: PM Modi assures Muslim leaders

After Narendra Modi made it clear that his government won't tolerate violence against any particular community, a Muslim delegation led by Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi on Tuesday met the Prime Minister and raised certain concerns about the community.

Do not create fear among minorities, Naqvi tells 'political secularists'

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that "political secularists" should desist from creating an atmosphere of fear among the minorities in the country.