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Scrap NCM, Minority Affairs ministry: VHP

It is perhaps the first instance that an RSS-affiliate has demanded the abolition of a union ministry of the BJP government on the grounds that it is spreading “separatism”.

An empty promise: What a totally vacant minorities’ panel indicates

The NCM is supposed to have a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson, and 7 members, at least 5 of whom should be from minority communities.


Govt set to pick Navjot Singh Sidhu as NCM member

Sidhu’s name has been sent to Home Ministry for security clearance, ahead of his formal appointment in place of former Sikh member Ajaib Singh, who retired in September.

Can’t lift ban on goat sacrifice during Eid, will lead to new tradition: District administration

Ban put in place with mutual consent of Hindus and Muslims in Musahar village after riots over qurbani in ’07.

Ballabhgarh Communal Tension: Minorities panel team visits village, meets with resistance

Police and local administration officials confirmed to the team reports of arson and violence targeted at the Muslim community.

Minorities panel tells Rajnath: Act against hate speech

The panel, in its letter, cited speeches made by BJP MPs Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj on ‘love jihad’.


Communal incidents continue, but minorities panel slows down

Left ‘untouched’ by govt, the commission had just two hearings in four months.

Minority panel works on logo, structure to include Jains

The present NCM logo is a five-petal flower, with each petal showcasing the symbol of one religious minority.

Cabinet defers FDI in pharma decision,gives Assam Upper House

Cabinet extended limits on stocks of paddy and rice that traders can hold by one year to check hoarding and price rises.

Minority panel report puts Akhilesh govt in the dock

The initial spark was lit in the villages which later became a rural riot.