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Commissions Of Inaction

National commissions are white elephants: Expensive and ineffective.

Minorities panel to seek Constitutional status

In its present form, NCM has powers to summon officials, including chief secretaries and director generals of police, but has to rely on departments concerned for action against officials.


Set up university for educational empowerment of Christians: NCM to govt 

"Christians should also be given universities for their communities, fully funded by the Government of India, like Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia University," the NCM said in its annual report for 2016-17.

Social activist Shabnam Hashmi returns National Minority Rights Award over 'lynchings'

It comes nearly two years after an episode where a number of authors, filmamkers and scientists had returned national awards in the wake of the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri over rumours of beef consumption.

Growth rate should be high for benefits to percolate down: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley cites Bengal example, says minorities’ condition ‘far less than adequate’.

Getting less complaints, so where is intolerance: Naqvi

As per the figures cited by Naqvi, in 2014-15, the National Commission for Minorities received 1,461 complaints.


Uniform row: AMC school board blames management panels

'School management committees play a vital role for implementation of infrastructure and even uniform dresses.'

Emergency-era police firing: National Commission for Minorities seeks report from Uttar Pradesh government

Twenty-three Muslims and two Hindus were killed in the incident, among which six were minor boys.

National Commission for Minorities condemns statements ‘making minorities insecure’

NCM urged the govt to ensure that all persons in publicly refrain from making statements that can cause polarisation.

Kept out of loop, Secy took on MoS V K Singh before transfer

Singh, on his part, said, “I do not discuss office issues and correspondences.”