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Govt's resolve is that everyone feels safe, has share in development: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

September 10, 2021 4:55 pm

Naqvi made the remarks on the occasion of former IPS officer Iqbal Singh Lalpura taking charge as the chairperson of the National Commission for Minorities.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slams Owaisi for 'Muslims can visit mosques' remark

June 01, 2019 8:35 pm

Naqvi called Owaisi champion of politics of secularism and accused him of keeping the nation's minorities as tenants and not stakeholders.

'Be careful in the future,' EC tells Naqvi after 'Modiji ki sena' remark

April 18, 2019 5:07 pm

Naqvi, while addressing an election rally in Rampur on April 3 had used the phrase 'Modiji ki sena' (Modi's army) which was a violation of the Model Code of Conduct.

Removal of middlemen has kept Haj pilgrimage expense under control: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

January 28, 2019 3:21 pm

Speaking during the inaugural session of a two-day training programme related to Haj 2019 here, Union Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said transparency ensured by government meant there was no additional, unnecessary financial burden on pilgrims.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calls for educational empowerment of weaker sections

December 30, 2018 11:23 am

Naqvi said scholarships have been provided to more than 3.11 crore students belonging to minority communities, including about 60 per cent girl students, in the last three-four years

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calls for educational empowerment of weaker sections

December 29, 2018 8:27 pm

Naqvi Saturday laid the foundation stone for a school building, library, laboratory facilities etc. at Dr MIJ Girls High School and Junior College in suburban Bandra which is run by Anjuman-e-Islam.

Nobody should issue 'fatwas and farmaans': Naqvi on Goa Archbishop's letter

June 05, 2018 9:33 pm

Achbishop of Goa and Daman Father Filipe Neri Ferrao, in a letter on Sunday addressed to Christians in the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman, had said, "Today, our Constitution is in danger (and that is) the reason why most of the people are living in insecurity."

Naqvi says some forces want to disturb peace, calls for defeat of their design

February 04, 2018 4:25 pm

Inaugurating a day's workshop organised by BJP Delhi Minority Morcha, Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said harmony and tolerance are in India's "DNA" and none should be allowed to "weaken" the country's unity.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flags off first batch of Haj pilgrims

July 24, 2017 6:21 pm

Union minister of state for minority affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government was mulling revival of the option of taking pilgrims via sea route from Mumbai to Jeddah, contending this mode would help cut down travel expenses "by nearly half".

Over 2.43 minority students benefited from Central schemes

December 09, 2015 6:56 pm

The Government released funds worth Rs 4,348.80 crore to provide scholarships to the students during 2012-13 to 2014-15


BJP protests against anti-national slogans raised in JNU

February 17, 2016 8:31 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): In the row of unending protests all over the nation, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi also joined the protest. The protestors carried placards showing anguish against the ongoing protests at various educational institutions.