From 'right decision' to 'drama of Grand Old Party': How prominent politicians reacted to Rahul Gandhi's resignation
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday resigned as party president, tweeting out his resignation letter.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi seeks stern action in Jharkhand lynching case, says 'Jai Shri Ram' can be chanted 'by embracing people, not throttling them'
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi termed the lynching of a 24-year-old man in Jharkhand a 'heinous crime' and called for stern action against the perpetrators.
US has 'no locus standi' to comment on religious freedom in India: MEA on report alleging attacks by Hindu groups on minorities
India's reaction was to an annual International Religious Freedom Report by the US, which alleged that mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against minority communities continued in India in 2018.
Ahead of all party-meeting, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says consensus on 'one nation, one election' will benefit country
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the country would be benefitted if a consensus was reached on the issue of 'one nation, one election.'
Modi's move to eradicate 'backwardness' among Muslims is more complex than just an attempt to woo community
Although the BJP establishment has relied heavily on anti-Muslim discourse to nurture its version of nationalism, the party has been able to create effective channels with Muslim communities at least at the constituency level.
Waqf board properties to be geotagged, Centre to provide free UPSC coaching to Muslim girls, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
New 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.
Narendra Modi has an opportunity to rid India of vote-bank politics, close trust deficit with BJP by going big on educational uplift of Muslims
The biggest task for Narendra Modi is to prevent ‘otherization’ of Muslims, end their isolation and make them equal partners in the progress of the nation.
Madrassas don't breed personalities like Nathuram Godse, Pragya Singh Thakur, says SP leader Azam Khan
On being asked to respond on Centre's decision to connect madrasas to mainstream education, Azam Khan said, "madrassas do not breed a nature like that of Nathuram Godse or a personality like Pragya Singh Thakur."
Five crore minority students to get scholarships in next five years, 50% beneficiaries to be girls, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that several scholarships such as pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means will be provided to five crore students from minority communities, including 50 percent girls, in the next five years.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says bringing back ballot papers is like 'using lanterns in era of electric bulbs'
This comes a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged Opposition parties to unitedly demand the return of ballot papers in elections.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Cabinet Minister, Minority Affairs: Prominent Muslim face in Modi govt has stressed on empowering minorities
Naqvi, the lone Muslim face in the Modi cabinet, had said the priority of the government was to empower the weaker sections of society and work towards the goal of achieving 'New India'.
Clashes at Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow: BJP urges Election Commission to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning
The BJP on Tuesday urged the Election Commission of India to bar West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in the last and final phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections alleging a breakdown of constitutional machinery on the state.
BJP urges EC to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning, says constitutional machinery has collapsed in West Bengal
The BJP urged the Election Commission to bar West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in the state and alleged that 'constitutional machinery' has collapsed there
Lok Sabha polls: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slams Opposition grand alliance, says India doesn't want contractual PM
Asserting that the people want a strong and decisive government, Naqvi told a press conference in Kolkata, "The country does not want a 'jugaad' or 'jod tod ki sarkar' (stop-gap arrangement leading to the formation of an unstable government)."
After Yogi, Naqvi's 'Modi ki sena' remark, PM makes reference to 'my jawan' at rally, asks if forces need EC's permission to kill terrorists
Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asked if 'my jawan' will go to seek the permission of the EC before firing at terrorists
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi let off with warning for ‘Modi ji ki sena’ remark; EC tells BJP leader to be ‘careful in future’
Election Commission let off Minority Affairs Minister and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi with a light rap for his 'Modiji ki sena' remark
BJP moves EC for action against Rahul Gandhi for referring to Narendra Modi as 'thief' in Rafale case
Senior BJP leader and Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman also expressed her party's "disappointment" with the poll watchdog, saying it has looked the other way.
Rafale: Nirmala Sitharaman, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi approach EC over Rahul Gandhi's 'abusive, untrue' language against Modi
Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that they had met EC officials over Congress president Rahul Gandhi's comments regarding the Rafale issue.
BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain loses Bhagalpur ticket to JD(U) in Bihar despite being member of party’s central election committee
Ironically, Shahnawaz Hussain is a member of the BJP's central election committee, which takes the final call on the candidates to field in the polls.
Saudi Arabia raises India's Haj quota to 2 lakh after talks between Narendra Modi and Mohammed bin Salman
The decision to raise the number of Haj pilgrims was announced by the Ministry of External Affairs after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with visiting Saudi crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman at New Delhi.