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Tuesday, July 14, 2020



Scrap NCM, Minority Affairs ministry: VHP

June 26, 2017 8:27 pm

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

May 24, 2017 1:02 am

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

December 02, 2015 2:05 am

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

September 19, 2015 1:34 am

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

May 30, 2015 2:32 am

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

September 20, 2014 1:26 am

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

August 28, 2014 2:04 am

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

Minority panel works on logo, structure to include Jains

April 15, 2014 2:32 am

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

November 29, 2013 1:08 am

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

October 07, 2013 1:42 am

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