Centre to give Rs 100 cr to Maha minorities' welfare body

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said the Centre will give Rs 100 crore to the Maulana Azad Minorities Financial Development Corporation for providing financial assistance and subsidised loans to members of minority communities.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi should resign: Manish Tewari

 Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday demanded that Union Minister and senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi should step down after a court in Uttar Pradesh gave him a one-year jail term convicting him of violating prohibitory orders during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi taken into custody over poll code violation case, gets bail

A local court on Wednesday sent Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to one year in jail for violating prohibitory orders during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi sentenced to one-year imprisonment for LS poll code violation
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi sentenced to one-year imprisonment for LS poll code violation

A local court on Wednesday sent Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to one year in jail for violating prohibitory orders during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.

Anti-conversion law possible if all parties agree to it: Naqvi

A national level anti-conversion law could be brought if all political parties agree to it, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Friday.

Govts would together frame a legislation to stop forced conversions: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Making it clear that there was no question of government supporting the controversial 'ghar wapsi' programme, Union Minister of State for Minorities Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said state government and the Centre would together frame a "strong" legislation to stop any forceful conversions.

Modi government to reach out to minorities: Naqvi

 The government won`t allow anyone to derail its development agenda by creating chasm among different communities, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Wednesday.

Development should reach one and all, says Naqvi

Minister of State for Parliamentary and Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday pledged to provide opportunities of development to minority communities through the principles of good governance.

Don't denigrate Parliament through words or deeds: Naqvi to MPs

Underlining role of parliamentary democracy in protecting Constitutional rights, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday urged the MPs not to "denigrate" Parliament through their words or deeds.

Sunil Gautam appointed PS to MoS Minority Affairs

IRS officer Sunil Gautam has been appointed as Private Secretary to Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

No proposal for minority status to Kashmiri Pandits under consideration: Govt

No proposal for according minority status to Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir is under consideration of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, the government told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

'Bhai' from Dubai calls Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, asks him to leave BJP
'Bhai' from Dubai calls Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, asks him to leave BJP

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has received a threat call in which he was told to leave the Bharatiya Janata Party, a report said on Friday.

Pakistan should learn the true nature of terrorism, says Naqvi

Minister of State for Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that after witnessing the gruesome terror attack on a school in Peshawar, that killed 141 people, including 132 students, Pakistan should learn the true nature of terrorism, adding that such acts go against the tenets of humanity.

ISIS would never be able to make hold over India: Naqvi

 Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said that ISIS would never be able to make hold over India and will not succeed in their "evil design" on Indian soil.

BJP does not support forced conversion in Agra: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

 Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said the BJP did not support forced conversions in Agra and whosoever was behind it should be sent to jail.

BJP approaches minority affairs ministry against TMC

Claiming that its minority supporters and activists in West Bengal were being attacked by "Trinamool Congress goons", the BJP Thursday presented a memorandum to the minority affairs ministry to send a fact-finding team to assess the ground realities.

BJP criticizes opposition for disrupting Parliament Session

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday criticized the opposition for disrupting the Parliament Session over the issue of Cabinet Minister Member of Parliament Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's recent inappropriate comments.

DNA: Serial terror attacks in J&K during elections

Two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled public rally in Kashmir, terrorists attacked the city with four terror strikes.

60 patients lose sight after cataract surgery in Punjab

60 persons have lost their eyesight after an operation at a free medical camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district, civil and medical authorities said on Thursday.

BJP Ministers sing hymns in counter-protest in Parliament complex

In an unusual protest, five Union Ministers on Friday joined BJP MPs in singing hyms before Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament complex praying for "wisdom" to Congress members who have paralysed Rajya Sabha over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's remarks.