Muslims to observe Ramzan from home, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, slams communalisation of Tablighi Jamaat incident
In a country as vast as India, some incidents of crime take place but to give a communal colour to each of these incidents is wrong, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Narendra Modi govt's major outreach to minorities: 80% resources for education, health, skill development; 33-40% for women-centric projects
The ministry has also considered a proposal of Aligarh Muslim University for construction of two hostels each at Malappuram, Kerala and Murshidabad, West Bengal.
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.
On Thursday Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi exuded confidence that situation in Kashmir, which has been witnessing unrest for the last 48 days, will soon become "normal" and asserted that forces trying to harm India will be dealt with "strictly".
Opposition Congress, SP and JD-U in Rajya Sabha today raised the issue of stones arriving in Ayodhya from Gujarat and Rajasthan for construction of the Ram Temple, forcing a brief adjournment.
BJP on Saturday hit back at Rahul Gandhi for attacking the government over the real estate bill, saying politics is a serious matter and and cannot be done through "rent a cause" or "tokenism".
The role of the Minority Affairs Ministry has become crucial at a time when a "political effort" is on to create a sense of mistrust among minorities, its newly-appointed Minister of State Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.
True to his reputation, Narendra Modi had a few surprises in his reshuffle cum expansion of the union Council of Ministers, which he only revealed at the last minute, close to midnight on Sunday.
It all started with Swaraj criticising the Uttarakhand state government for the way it had handled the humanitarian crisis in the wake of the floods that ravaged the state.
BJP today complained to the EC that Congress leader Salman Kurshid had violated the model code of conduct by promising nine per cent sub-quota for backward Muslims in UP.
BJP today urged the Election Commission to postpone assembly elections in Uttarakhand in view of heavy snowfall in many parts of the hill state.