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Jun 13, 2019
Waqf board properties to be geotagged, Centre to provide free UPSC coaching to Muslim girls, says Mukhtar Abbas NaqviNew Delhi: Properties belonging to the All India Waqf Board will be geotagged and facilities like schools, colleges and hospitals will be constructed on them, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has announced.
Jan 17, 2018
CPM says Centre's 'sudden withdrawal' of Haj subsidy arbitrary, motivated by other considerationsThe CPM on Wednesday alleged that the government's move to withdraw the subsidy for Haj was "arbitrary and motivated by other considerations."
Jan 16, 2018
Centre withdraws Haj subsidy; Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says funds will be used to empower MuslimsThe Centre has withdrawn the subsidy for Haj pilgrimage, Minority Affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has announced on Tuesday.
Dec 28, 2017
Activists urge govt to drop controversial provisions from Haj guidelines against differently-abled peopleA rights body wrote to Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, urging him to drop some provisions from government's guidelines for Haj pilgrims.
Nov 05, 2017
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says country's inclusive growth is the Centre's 'rashtradharma'The country's inclusive growth is the Centre's "rashtradharma" and development with dignity for the poor is its "rashtraniti", Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said
Aug 01, 2017
Parliament Day 11 updates: Debates on cow vigilantism, minority commission rage in both Lok Sabha, Rajya SabhaCharges and counter charges flew in the Lok Sabha on over the issue of lynchings, with the Opposition parties targeting the Modi government and the ruling side asserting that it was the responsibility of the state governments to deal with such crimes.
Jun 29, 2017
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says no fear, insecurity among minorities; assures action against perpetratorsAmid reports of alleged lynching incidents targeted at minorities, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said there was no fear or insecurity prevailing among the community.
Jun 01, 2017
Those provoking others to hold beef party are destroying peace: Mukhtar Abbas NaqviUnion minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said some people were "provoking" others to hold beef party and slaughter cow, terming it as a criminal act and a conspiracy to destroy country's peaceful atmosphere.
Feb 20, 2015
Dear PM Modi, it's time to sack Najma, scrap ministry of minority affairsEven as minority affairs ministry has come to be identified with Muslims and been dubbed "ministry for Muslim appeasement" by the Hindu Right, Muslims dismiss it as a decoration piece they could well do without. And not just Muslims.
Nov 11, 2014
Why put two Muslims in minority affairs? PM Modi must move beyond tokenismThe tendency to put a Muslim in the minority affairs ministry or a Dalit in social justice is fine as far as it goes. But sometimes it seems more like tokenism and stereotypical identity politics. Modi should rise above this