Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

National Commission for Minorities


Congress writes to minorities commission, seeks probe into Assam madrasa demolition

September 07, 2022 6:54 am

It was also an act of inhumanity towards these students who have been denied the right to education by such an unlawful action, they alleged in the letter sent on Monday.

Forcible conversion of Sikhs: Panel fixes next hearing on June 16

May 30, 2022 9:11 pm

This was stated by National Commission for Minorities chairperson Iqbal Singh Lalpura while talking to mediapersons at Kapurthala on Monday after presiding over a meeting of minorities in the district administration complex.

Delhi Confidential: Commission takes note of violence against Indian minorities abroad

April 30, 2022 6:45 am

In an unusual move, the National Commission for Minorities — headed by Iqbal Singh Lalpura — has written two letters to the Ministry of Minority Affairs, its parent ministry, urging it to raise the issue with the Ministry of External Affairs.

Advise eateries to mandatorily disclose whether meat served is 'halal' or 'jhatka': NCM to Punjab govt

December 16, 2021 9:07 pm

In a letter to Punjab's chief secretary Anirudh Tewari, NCM Chairman Iqbal Singh Lalpura said it has come to the notice of the commission that hotels/restaurants in Punjab are serving halal meat only which is prohibited in Sikh religion.

Delhi Confidential: New Member

November 27, 2021 2:31 am

🔴 After the appointment of Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura as its chairperson several months ago, the Ministry of Minority Affairs has appointed Kesri Kaikhushroo Deboo as an NCM member.

Delhi Confidential: In a flow

November 13, 2021 5:51 am

In a series of tweets, former Union water resource minister Uma Bharti alleged that a power project in Srinagar was violating the rule of environmental flow, which was notified by the Centre in 2018.

Commission takes up minority portrayal in films with CBFC

November 13, 2021 7:57 am

Sources in the Commission point out that the complaints so far have been general and no specifics have been given in the complaints of how the portrayals of minority communities in Indian movies have been inappropriate.

National Minorities commission issues notices to states for failing to provide compensation to anti-sikh riot victims even after 37 years

October 30, 2021 8:29 am

In August this year, the Ministry of Minority Affairs had informed Parliament that the Centre had made a provision of Rs 4.5 crore in the Union Budget for the enhanced compensation for 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims.

Ensure no discrimination against Sikh students, reporting timing should be uniform for all: NCM to NTA

September 28, 2021 1:45 pm

The commission said that Sikh students are asked to report at centres for examinations like NEET and JEE hours in advance for scanning of 'Karas' and 'Kirpans'.

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.