First in 36 years, Rajya Sabha passes private member's bill

After 36 years, a private member bill was on Friday passed by Rajya Sabha despite the government's initial resistance in the House where the ruling coalition is short of numbers.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi presents chadar at Ajmer Sharif on PM Modi's behalf

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday handed over chaadar to be offered at the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer Sharif to Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

Naqvi offers chadar at Ajmer Sharif on behalf of PM Modi
Naqvi offers chadar at Ajmer Sharif on behalf of PM Modi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday offered a chadar on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinduddin Chisti.

PM Modi pitches for communal harmony, sends 'chadar' to be offered at Ajmer Sharif
PM Modi pitches for communal harmony, sends 'chadar' to be offered at Ajmer Sharif

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched for harmony among all religions, citing the "great message" of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti as he sent a 'chaadar' to be offered at his dargah in Ajmer.

Congress criticising ordinance route is like 'devil quoting scriptures', says Naidu: As It Happened
Congress criticising ordinance route is like 'devil quoting scriptures', says Naidu: As It Happened

A day after the controversial land bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha, uproar over it is likely to continue in the second half of the Budget Session on Tuesday with the Congress-led Opposition protesting against the proposed changes.

Naqvi bats for Kashmiri Pandits' resettlement in Valley

 Kashmiri Pandits should be settled in Kashmir Valley and given their homes, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said.

Attack on religious places has dented Modi govt's image, won't be tolerated: Naqvi

Agreeing that the recent attacks on religious places has "dented" the Narendra Modi government's image, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said these were "unacceptable" and the government follows a "zero tolerance" policy against those disturbing communal harmony in the country.

Govt committed to empowerment of women: Naqvi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said the Centre was committed to women empowerment and that steps taken by the Narendra Modi-led government such as "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign have evoked good response.

PM Modi may expand Cabinet on April 08; Mehbooba Mufti, Anil Desai likely to be inducted
PM Modi may expand Cabinet on April 08; Mehbooba Mufti, Anil Desai likely to be inducted

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may expand his Cabinet on April 08, as per reports on Thursday.

J&K floods: Residents brace for more trouble as more rain predicted

Flood waters in Kashmir are receding but fear has gripped the minds of residents who are bracing for more trouble as the meteorological office has predicted more rain over the next few days.

J&K floods: Naqvi to submit report to PM Modi today

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi will submit a report on J&K floods to PM Narendra Modi Tuesday afternoon.

Naqvi takes stock of flood situation in Kashmir

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday visited Pattan area in north Kashmir Baramulla district to take stock of the situation arisen due to heavy rainfall.

J&K rains: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in Srinagar, meets ministers

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi meets J&K ministers Altaf Bukhari, Imran Raza Ansari, and Sukhnandan Kumar in Srinagar. The ministers apprised the BJP leader about the flood situation.

PM Modi rushes Naqvi to Kashmir to monitor flood situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday rushed minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to Kashmir for on-the-spot assessment of the flood situation and to coordinate with state authorities for whatever help is required.

Centre assures of all support to J&K, PM deputes Naqvi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday rushed minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to Kashmir for on-the-spot assessment of the flood situation and to coordinate with state authorities for whatever help is required.

Terrorist groups have failed to misguide Muslim youth: Govt

The Centre on Monday said the "positive atmosphere" created among the minorities in the country after the formation of the Narendra Modi government, has "demoralised" terrorist groups and they have not succeeded in misguiding or luring Muslims youth towards nefarious activities.

Kathua terror attack: Naqvi slams 'frustrated' anti-national forces

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday slammed the 'frustrated and depressed' anti-national forces behind the cowardly attack on a police station in Kathua and added that such forces won't be allowed to succeed at all.

Lakhs of para-teachers on the verge of losing jobs: CPI(M) MP

Lakhs of para-teachers are on the verge of losing their jobs in schools across the country, a CPI(M) member said on Monday and sought the Centre's intervention to protect their employment.

Alam's release: Will not allow soft policy on such issues, says BJP

Amidst the row with its ruling coalition partner PDP in Jammu and Kashmir over the release of separatist leader Masarat Alam, BJP Tuesday said it had a "zero tolerance policy towards terrorism and separatism" and did not agree with the move.

Azam Khan advises BJP's Shahnawaz and Naqvi to marry Muslim women

Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Thursday generated another controversy when he suggested to two senior Muslim BJP leaders to marry Muslim women.