Jain Community

  • Union Cabinet gives minority status to Jain community 20-01-2014 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to grant minority status to Jain community, the Union Cabinet on Monday approved a plan for the notification of Jains as a minority community at the national level. Rahul Gandhi had on Sunday spoken to...
  • Rahul urges PM to grant minority status to Jain community 20-01-2014 09:35 AM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has now urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to grant minority status to Jain community. The Minority Affairs Ministry has sent a recommendation to the Cabinet to clear the proposal after consulting the attorney general. Jains enjoy minority status in some states currently but if they...
  • Rahul Gandhi asks PM to grant minority status to Jain community 19-01-2014 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to grant minority status to the Jain community, Congress sources said. They said that Rahul spoke to Singh soon after a delegation of Jain leaders led by Union Minister Pradeep Jain had met him today to seek...
  • Bangalore: fake bride racket busted, 1 detained 14-04-2011 08:24 AM

    Bangalore: Jitesh Lal, a Jain, paid Rs 3 lakh to marry Divya, but the marriage lasted just one day because less than 12 hours after the wedding Lal, 26, realised divya was not a Jain as he had thought. Two marriage brokers Shantilal and Hasmukh Lal had cheated him -...
  • Jains fight it out, cite Nehru's letter 24-09-2006 12:27 PM

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