MINORITY AFFAIRS MINISTER

  • Quota no solution to development issues of Muslims: Najma Heptulla May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Stating that providing reservation was no solution to development concerns of Muslims, Najma Heptulla, who took charge as Minister for Minority Affairs, on Tuesday, said that the new government will ensure progress of all communities, with special stress on education facilities for minorities. "We want to work for economic,...
  • Govt not trying to appease anyone by its schemes: Minority Affairs Minister July 14, 2013

    Minority Affairs Minister K Rehman Khan refuted allegations that in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabah elections, the UPA government was introducing schemes to appease the minorities....
  • Minority Affairs Minister accused of corruption December 28, 2012

    Bangalore: There is trouble for Union Minority Affairs Minister Rahman Khan with the president of the Karnataka Minorities Commission filing a complaint against him alleging involvement in corruption. Karnataka Minority Commission chief Anwar Manippady has filed a complaint saying Khan is involved in financial irregularities worth over Rs 3500 crore. Notably,...
  • 'CM must order probe into Karnataka Wakf land scam' March 27, 2012

    The State Minorities Commission has found that over 22 thousand properties owned by the Wakf Board was illegally encroached and sold over the last decade. ...
  • Govt not dragging feet, says Khursheed September 8, 2010

    In an exclusive interview, Bhupendra Chaubey talks with Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed in connection to the Wakf Board scam. ...
  • 'Minority map' of all dists ready: Centre February 26, 2007

    New Delhi: The Centre has prepared a minority population map identifying the districts, blocks and towns with minority population of more than 50,000 in order to ensure better implementation of the schemes aimed at welfare of the minorities. Minority Affairs Minister A R Antulay told Rajya Sabha on Monday that the...