Sachar Committee

  • Samajwadi Party manifesto promises job quota for Muslims 02-04-2014 07:05 PM

    The Samajwadi Party in its Lok Sabha manifesto released on Wednesday has promised job quota for Muslims. Releasing the manifesto, party chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav promised 15 percent job reservations to Muslims if voted to power at the centre. He also announced that the...
  • 'Gap widening between Muslims, advantaged sections in education' 01-03-2014 06:10 PM

    The gap between Muslims and the advantaged sections of Indian society in the field of education has been widening since the 80s, according to a report presented at a seminar at Aligarh Muslim University. In the paper presented today at the seminar on 'Traditional versus Modern education in Muslims', chairman...
  • Secularism in winter

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Secularism needs to break free of Modi-obsession and walk with new muscular energy I came back from the relief camps of Muzaffarnagar's riot victims, ...

  • UP government launches new welfare scheme to woo the minorities 20-08-2013 05:57 PM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to launch a new scheme for minorities in accordance with their population density and allocate 20 per cent funds of all government welfare schemes for the purpose. The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Keeping in...
  • Govt to spend Rs 17,000 cr on minorities in 12th five-year plan 31-05-2013 07:11 PM

    Siddharth Nagar (UP): To remove socio-economic and educational backwardness of minorities, the Centre has decided to spend Rs 17,000 crore in the 12th five-year plan, Union Minister for Minority Welfare K Rehman Khan said on Friday. He told reporters that of the 72 recommendations made by the Sachar Committee for...
  • Minority quota a poll gimmick: Sachar Committee 24-12-2011 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: It's not just the Lokpal Bill that the government is coming under fire for, but the minority issue is also creating difficulties for the government. Sachar Committee member Abu Saleh Shariff has claimed that the condition of the Muslim community has actually worsened under the UPA regime. This...
  • Mayawati seeks reservation for Muslims 18-09-2011 09:19 AM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding reservation benefits for the Muslims. In her letter, Mayawati said that Muslims need reservation as they are socially backward, and therefore require "special attention". "If necessary, for providing the benefits of reservation to the Muslims,...
  • Hefty fine, jail soon for bias against minorities 20-06-2011 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: Discrimination against minorities in education, employment and housing can soon invite a fine up to Rs 5 lakh and offenders can also be send behind bars for three years as the Government is ready with a draft for a new law that aims to protect minority interest. The...
  • Sachar favours Muslims alone, not right: Delhi HC 12-05-2008 10:04 PM

    Karachi: Members of the Pakistan team are yet to get their new central contracts and are also awaiting payments dating back to the last four months. According to the Jang newspaper, the members of the national team have not been paid their match fees, central-contract retainers and other dues for...
  • Centre pays Rs 20k to buy time for Sethu affidavit 06-03-2008 10:09 PM

    Dhaka: No Chris Gayle, no problem said West Indies coach Ottis Gibson as he placed his faith in a number of young players for the upcoming series in Bangladesh. Gayle and Gibson have had an estranged relationship following the former West Indies captain's highly controversial interview on Jamaican radio station...
  • New survey busts Sachar panel report 06-04-2007 04:38 PM

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  • OBC tag for Dalit Muslims: Arjun 10-03-2007 09:01 AM

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  • Many schemes for minorities: Prez 23-02-2007 05:13 PM

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  • VHP to get temple issue to centrestage 15-01-2007 10:18 PM

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  • India 360:Is UPA wooing Muslims? 12-12-2006 12:32 AM

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  • Only 3 pc Muslims study in madarssas 05-12-2006 08:53 AM

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  • 'Sachar report will create disharmony' 30-11-2006 06:47 PM

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  • Does anyone care for the Muslims? 21-11-2006 08:04 AM

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  • Sachar Committee calls for equity 19-11-2006 11:02 AM

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