Minority Community

  • Minority community status to Jains will help their growth: PM 28-01-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: After the government included Jains in the list of minority communities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday expressed hope that the status would help them to grow at a faster rate. Addressing a delegation of Jain community members led by Acharya Lokesh Muni, he said the community has...
  • Jains welcome Union Cabinet's 'minority community' decision 22-01-2014 08:44 AM

    Elated at being categorised as a minority community, the Jains in Jharkhand on Tuesday welcomed the Union Cabinet's decision. "The Jains are very happy at the fulfilling of the longstanding demand of being considered as a minority," said president of Jharkhand State Digambar Jain Yuva Mahasabha Ajay Jain Gangwal. "The...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde's remark on minority men a 'new low', says Narendra Modi 15-01-2014 05:06 PM

    Dubbing as a "brazen attempt" to woo the minority community Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's remarks on minority youths in jails on terror charges, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said it marked a "new low" for the country. He also asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise his...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde's remark on minority men a 'new low', says Narendra Modi 15-01-2014 05:06 PM

    Dubbing as a "brazen attempt" to woo the minority community Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's remarks on minority youths in jails on terror charges, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said it marked a "new low" for the country. He also asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise his...
  • Rahul to meet members of minority communities in poll preparations 23-12-2013 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will interact with over 200 representatives from various minority communities, including Muslims, on Monday to solicit their views and find out their demands and aspirations which may find a place in the party's 2014 poll manifesto. After holding a meeting with representatives of...
  • Mulayam downplays rift within SP, says Azam Khan could never be upset with him 12-09-2013 02:35 PM

    Agra: Downplaying the rift within Samajwadi Party over how the Muzaffarnagar riots were handled, party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said Azam Khan could never be upset with him and whatever issues there are must be with the state government. This after senior party leaders Ramgopal Yadav as well as Naresh...
  • Muzaffarnagar: People migrate from riot-hit areas 09-09-2013 06:00 PM

    The claims made by the government that situation will be brought under control seems to be misplaced as the there is a mixed feeling of the situation on the ground. The situation has come to a point where in many villages people have started to migrate. In a village, the...
  • Bahuguna announces scholarships for girl students from minority communities 08-08-2013 10:54 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Thursday announced scholarships to be given to meritorious girl students from minority communities, who score above sixty per cent marks in examinations. The announcement formed part of his message to the people of the state on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr. Greeting people of the...