Minority community

MEA says 357 members of Afghanistan minority community arrive in India

India said that it has been receiving requests from Hindus and Sikhs in Afghanistan to grant them permission to settle down in India.

Sep 25, 2020, 01:52 AM IST

Minority tag for Hindus in seven states and a Union Territory: Meeting with stakeholders on June 14

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the sub-committee is currently consulting and studying issues as raised in the plea and that no final decision on it has been taken. 

May 26, 2018, 07:01 AM IST

Gap in quality education for minority community students: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Naqvi said his ministry was working to bridge this gap, so that every minority community student had access to quality education at an affordable price.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

Centre to set up five new universities for minorities

The Centre has decided to set up five new universities for imparting higher education including medical to students belonging to minority communities.

Dec 30, 2016, 00:39 AM IST

Minority MP targets RSS, BJP; says 'you pray Ram and you endorse Nathuram'

Taking a jibe at the 'right wing nationalists’, Salim said, ”You pray Ram Ram and you endorse Nathuram”.

Mar 12, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

Maharashtra: Income limit for scholarship to minority students raised

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday increased the annual income limit for scholarships to students belonging to minority communities from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs six lakh.

Jul 21, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Five Hazaras killed in Pakistan

In yet another attack on a minority community in Pakistan, at least five people were killed by unidentified assailants in Balochistan province on Sunday evening.

Jun 07, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Smaller parties unhappy with Sri Lanka electoral reform plan

Sri Lanka's smaller political parties representing minority communities have expressed opposition to the proposed 20th amendment to the Constitution which incorporates reforms to the electoral system.

May 09, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

There should be no attack on religious places: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court, hearing a plea on the security of churches, said on Friday there "should not be any attacks on any kind of religious places" in the country.

Apr 24, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

Minority community holds protest against morphed 'PK' poster

Members of a minority community today blocked the Delhi highway and pelted stones on policemen in protest against a morphed poster of the Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' shared on a WhatsApp chat here.

Dec 31, 2014, 17:57 PM IST

BJP instilling fear of minority among majority: Nitish Kumar

 Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today charged BJP with making an effort to divide the society by instilling fear of minority community among the majority.

Dec 07, 2014, 23:13 PM IST

Two youths killed in group clash in Ramnathpara

 Two youths were allegedly killed in a clash between two groups of a minority community at Ramnathpara locality here, police said today.

Nov 09, 2014, 23:24 PM IST

BJP endorse Yogi Adityanath's 'minority theory'?

Quite vocal about his religious views, the BJP MP Yogi Adityanath stroked a controversy on Saturday, when he said that communal riots happen in the places where a particular minority community cons

Aug 31, 2014, 23:48 PM IST

BJP endorse Yogi Adityanath's 'minority theory'? Part-2

Quite vocal about his religious views, the BJP MP Yogi Adityanath stroked a controversy on Saturday, when he said that communal riots happen in the places where a particular minority community cons

Aug 31, 2014, 23:47 PM IST

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath accuses minority community of inciting riots

Quite vocal about his religious views, the BJP MP Yogi Adityanath stroked a controversy when he said that communal riots happen in the places where a particular minority community constitute 20-40

Aug 31, 2014, 13:10 PM IST

Political parties eyeing minority community votes in West Bengal

Political parties like Trinamool Congress, Congress and the Left are eyeing a greater share of around 27 per cent Muslim votes in West Bengal after Narendra Modi`s ascendance in national politics.

Apr 30, 2014, 10:43 AM IST

Three Shias killed in Pakistani Punjab

Unidentified gunmen on Saturday shot dead three Shias, including an imam, in two separate attacks in Pakistan`s Punjab province, triggering protests by members of the minority community.

Nov 09, 2013, 22:56 PM IST

BJP woos minority community for its presence at Narendra Modi`s rally in Delhi

Leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the rally featuring Narendra Modi, the party`s prime ministerial candidate, gets a good response, Delhi BJP on Friday tried to woo the members of the Muslim community, requesting them to attend the public meeting in large numbers.

Sep 27, 2013, 22:27 PM IST

BJP inducts 200 Muslims into the party

BJP on Monday inducted in its fold a man belonging to the minority community and his supporters.

Aug 20, 2013, 00:32 AM IST

Scholarships for girl students from minority communities

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Thursday announced scholarships to be given to meritorious girl students from minority communities, who score above sixty per cent marks in examinations.

Aug 08, 2013, 22:04 PM IST