Wajahat Habibullah

  • Mumbai: Ad on a property portal upsets Muslims, National Minorities Commission to examine it 08-11-2013 07:06 PM

    There was an outrage over a Mumbai broker's ad on a leading property portal about selling a flat which said Muslims were not welcome. After the matter came to light the National commission for minorities Chairman has promised to examine the issue. ...
  • Communal tension on the rise across India: National Minorities Commission chief 19-09-2013 11:50 AM

    Muzaffarnagar: Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities Wajahat Habibullah has said that communal tensions are on the rise across India. He was at Muzaffarnagar on a visit after the riots in the area claimed 48 lives. When asked if the National Commission of Minorities has let down the Muslims...
  • Wajahat Habibullah to visit riot-hit Muzaffarnagar today 19-09-2013 09:30 AM

    Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities Wajahat Habibullah will visit the strife-torn areas of Muzaffarnagar on September 19, officials said. He will be accompanied by other members of the commission to look into the condition of the area. The alleged communal violence which took place in the area killed...
  • Govt should have approached HC instead of clearing proposal to amend RTI act: Ex-CIC 02-08-2013 11:28 AM

    The Cabinet on Thursday cleared a proposal to amend the RTI act to keep political parties out of its ambit. ...
  • 2006 Malegaon blasts: Minorities panel slams CBI 23-05-2013 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Minorities on Thursday slammed the CBI for putting "innocents in jail over serious crimes as terror acts". NCM chief Wajahat Habibullah called it dangerous and said that the police and investigating agencies should take utmost care while dealing with such cases. Habibullah's remarks came...
  • Mecca Masjid: Rs 70 lakh for wrongful arrest 08-12-2011 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh government has ordered the release of Rs 70 lakh for those wrongly accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. Fifty youngsters who were detained, questioned and later let off will get Rs 20,000 each as compensation. While 20 people who were chargesheeted and later...
  • Kashmir alienation too deep: Habibullah 09-09-2011 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: A placid summer and a peaceful Ramzan should have been the endgame of insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir but the sense of "alienation is too deep", says former bureaucrat and now author Wajahat Habibullah, advocating creative policies from the central and state governments. As the alienation of people...
  • Right to Info Act covers judiciary too: Habibullah 16-05-2008 09:55 PM

    Chennai: Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist on Saturday acknowledged the positive impact Azar Mahmood has made on the side's fortunes in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) with all-round capabilities. Mahmood, a former Pakistan cricketer, on Saturday took three wickets and scored 18 runs in his side's close seven-run...
  • Devil's Advocate: Habibullah 08-10-2006 08:26 PM

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