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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over a Chaadar to be offered at Dargah Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, Ajmer Sharif to the minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (PTI)

Our theme is clear, says BJP’s Naqvi on Centre’s handling of minority issues

UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who travelled to West Bengal and Assam over the past week, will head to Kerala on Thursday.
Modi has made a successful attempt to ensure that the light of development reaches every needy person through his resolve of "inclusive development and universal empowerment" without any discrimination, Naqvi said.
Modi has made a successful attempt to ensure that the light of development reaches every needy person through his resolve of "inclusive development and universal empowerment" without any discrimination, Naqvi said.

PM Narendra Modi is an authentic brand of development, good governance: Naqvi

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 04:37 PM IST
Addressing BJP workers in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur, the Minority Affairs Minister said confidence in development would be a "strong criterion" in the upcoming polls in West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi beating a drum during the inauguration of Hunar Haat, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi beating a drum during the inauguration of Hunar Haat, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)

'Hunar Haat' is making 'Vocal for Local' campaign a mass movement: Naqvi

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:12 PM IST
Addressing media persons at the 'Hunar Haat' being held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here, the Minority Affairs Minister said more than 12 lakh people have visited the 'Hunar Haat' which opened on February 20.
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. (PTI)
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. (PTI)

Minority affairs ministry to organise 'mushaira' on Feb 20

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 03:17 PM IST
Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the poets will present their poetry full of commitment to 'Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat' and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'.
Haj pilgrims wave to relatives and friends at Taj-ul-masajid transit point before leaving for Haj in Bhopal. (Mujeeb Faruqui/HT file photo)
Haj pilgrims wave to relatives and friends at Taj-ul-masajid transit point before leaving for Haj in Bhopal. (Mujeeb Faruqui/HT file photo)

Covid-19: Arrangements being made to vaccinate Haj pilgrims, says Union Minister Naqvi

Mumbai | By Asian News International | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:24 AM IST
The last date for submission of forms for Haj 2021 has been extended till January 10, 2021.
Kapil Gujjar had fired multiple shots at Shaheen Bagh where people were protesting against the CAA on February 1, 2020.(REUTERS File)
Kapil Gujjar had fired multiple shots at Shaheen Bagh where people were protesting against the CAA on February 1, 2020.(REUTERS File)

Kapil Gujjar’s quick entry, exit from BJP: A throwback to similar inductions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 02:08 PM IST
Hours after he joined the party on Wednesday, Gujjar, who fired at a demonstration against the Citizen (Amendment) Act in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, was hurriedly expelled

Haj 2021: Last date of submission of forms extended till January 10

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 02:32 PM IST
The date has been extended keeping in mind the pandemic situation.
A man walks past a graffiti amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai.(REUTERS)
A man walks past a graffiti amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai.(REUTERS)

Covid test, age restriction likely for haj pilgrimage

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 06:12 AM IST
As part of the new guidelines, an age restriction on the pilgrims is likely, the ministry said.
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand Mosque at the end of their Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on August 13, 2019.(REUTERS)
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand Mosque at the end of their Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on August 13, 2019.(REUTERS)

Haj pilgrims will have to follow Covid guidelines next year

PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2020 04:37 PM IST
In keeping with the guidelines, pilgrims will have to undergo tests before embarking on the pilgrimage at least 72 hours prior to the journey and submit a PCR test certificate issued by an approved laboratory, Naqvi said.
Mumbai: Union minister of minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vice Consul General, Royal Consulate General of Saudi Arabia- Mumbai Mohammed A Alenazi during the announcement of 'Haj 2021' and declaring the special norms by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Mumbai, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 (PTI Photo/Shashank Parade).
Mumbai: Union minister of minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vice Consul General, Royal Consulate General of Saudi Arabia- Mumbai Mohammed A Alenazi during the announcement of 'Haj 2021' and declaring the special norms by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Mumbai, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 (PTI Photo/Shashank Parade).

Covid-19 negative report must for Haj pilgrims next year, says minister Naqvi

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2020 03:55 PM IST
The negative report is to be submitted 72 hours prior to the journey, Union minister of minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Nqvi said on Saturday. December 10 is the last date for submitting applications for Haj pilgrimage 2021.
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore)
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore)

There should be no political tourism: Union minister Naqvi on rape cases in Uttar Pradesh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 12:03 PM IST
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s remark comes amid reports that Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Hathras to meet the Hathras rape victim’s family. Meanwhile, the borders of the district have been sealed.
Union minister for external affairs S Jaishankar, Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and the national security adviser Ajit Doval with the ambassador of Saudi Arabia to India Dr Saud Mohammed Al-Sati at Saudi Arabia’s National Day, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI)
Union minister for external affairs S Jaishankar, Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and the national security adviser Ajit Doval with the ambassador of Saudi Arabia to India Dr Saud Mohammed Al-Sati at Saudi Arabia’s National Day, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI)

Jaishankar, NSA, Naqvi attend Saudi Arabia’s national day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 04:51 PM IST
This was only the second diplomatic reception held by a major embassy in the wake of Covid-19-related restrictions, with the other being the national day event hosted by the Afghan embassy
Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.(HT file)
Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.(HT file)

Over 4 crore scholarships given to students of minority communities since 2014: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 09:36 AM IST
According to an official release, during the period from 2015-16 to 2019-20, the total fund allocated for the Ministry was Rs 21,160.84 crore and the actual expenditure was nearly 90.75 per cent.
Prime Minister Modi’s appeal to get “vocal for local toys” will help the Indian toy industry to gain dominance in the toy market.(PTI)
Prime Minister Modi’s appeal to get “vocal for local toys” will help the Indian toy industry to gain dominance in the toy market.(PTI)

‘Hunar Haat’ to return in Prayagraj next month after Covid break

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 02:57 PM IST
After a gap of about six months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the next ‘Hunar Haat’ will be organised in Prayagraj from October 9 to 18 and more than 30 per cent stalls will be for artisans who prepare indigenous toys, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Triple talaq law contributed to woman empowerment: Javadekar

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 08:00 AM IST
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act prohibits the practice of instant divorce by Muslim men. Any violation of the law is punishable by jail term of up to three years.
Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019 was enacted on August 1, 2020.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019 was enacted on August 1, 2020.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

82% decline in triple talaq cases since law enacted by Modi govt, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2020 07:06 PM IST
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the law against triple talaq has nothing to do with religion and was made purely to ensure gender equality by ending an “inhuman, cruel and unconstitutional practice”.
20th ‘Hunar Haat’ was organised at the India Gate lawns in New Delhi earlier this year in February.(HT Photo)
20th ‘Hunar Haat’ was organised at the India Gate lawns in New Delhi earlier this year in February.(HT Photo)

Exquisite handicrafts produced during the lockdown despite hardships to artisans, says Naqvi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 03:17 PM IST
Efforts are on to provide indigenous artisans and craftsmen with greater access to international markets.
A doctor wears her protective mask before collecting samples from people to be tested for the coronavirus in Dharmsala, India.(AP)
A doctor wears her protective mask before collecting samples from people to be tested for the coronavirus in Dharmsala, India.(AP)

Minority affairs ministry to train more than 2,000 healthcare assistants

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 06:00 PM IST
The healthcare assistants, 50% of whom are women, were trained under the ministry’s skill development programme and are now employed in hospitals and healthcare centres across the country.
Naqvi had slammed IOC a couple of days ago for alleging Islamophobia behind the criticism of Tablighi Jamaat for spreading Covid-19 infections(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Naqvi had slammed IOC a couple of days ago for alleging Islamophobia behind the criticism of Tablighi Jamaat for spreading Covid-19 infections(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

After slamming ‘Islamophobia’ charge, Naqvi says wrong to blame all Muslims

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 11:39 PM IST
Naqvi has expressed confidence that lockdown provisions will be adhered to during Ramzan prayers.
Naqvi said the constitutional, social and religious rights of all the citizens, including those of minorities, is India’s constitutional and moral guarantee.(PTI File Photo)
Naqvi said the constitutional, social and religious rights of all the citizens, including those of minorities, is India’s constitutional and moral guarantee.(PTI File Photo)

‘Secularism, harmony not political fashion but passion for us’: Minister Naqvi on OIC statement

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 03:05 PM IST
Naqvi also urged people to observe Ramzan, which begins this week, inside their homes to avoid the spread of coronavirus disease Covid-19.
India’s Muslims, its minorities, all its sections, are prosperous, says Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
India’s Muslims, its minorities, all its sections, are prosperous, says Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

‘India heaven for Muslims’: Union minister amid allegations of ‘Islamophobia’

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Asked about the OIC criticism, Naqvi said, “We are doing our job with conviction. The prime minister whenever he speaks, he talks about the rights and welfare of 130 crore Indians.”
Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi urges Muslims to avoid congregating during Ramzan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2020 08:01 PM IST
Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday urged the Muslim community to follow the social distancing protocol and adhere to the lockdown guidelines during the holy month of Ramzan starting later in April.
Health workers sanitise the area in Nizamuddin, after people who attended the religious congregation at a markaz there tested positive for Covid-19, in New Delhi on April 1.(PTI Photo)
Health workers sanitise the area in Nizamuddin, after people who attended the religious congregation at a markaz there tested positive for Covid-19, in New Delhi on April 1.(PTI Photo)

‘Excuses’: 5 things minister Mukhtar Naqvi said on Nizamuddin event

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Naqvi, who heads the minority affairs ministry, said that what happened at Tabhligi Jamaat’s headquarters was a crime.
Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi(PTI File)
Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi(PTI File)

‘A Talibani crime’: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tablighi Jammat’s Nizamuddin congregation

Hindutan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 11:43 AM IST
Coronavirus Update: Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said 99% of the people, including minorities, are strongly supportive of the government’s efforts to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Union minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Saturday that the protesters at Shaheen Bagh understood their fundamental rights(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Union minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Saturday that the protesters at Shaheen Bagh understood their fundamental rights(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Shaheen stir shows dilemma between rights, duties: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 01:18 AM IST
Speaking at the same session, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said India’s progress was hampered by the lack of focus in the field of education.
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi stressed that Muslims need not fear the CAA.(Pratik Chorge/HT FILE Photo)
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi stressed that Muslims need not fear the CAA.(Pratik Chorge/HT FILE Photo)

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slams Oppn for ‘misguiding’ minorities on CAA

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 03:55 PM IST
Participating in the motion of thanks to President’s address the in Rajya Sabha, Naqvi emphasised that Pakistan is a hell for its minority communities as their population had dwindled to just 2% whereas in India the minorities grew from 9% to 19% .

Minister Naqvi dons writer’s hat with aim to promote harmony

Hindustan times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 12:00 AM IST
The story revolves around the fortunes Ghazala and Shalini, both daughters of religious leaders belonging to different communities.
Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Wednesday. He added that Muslims in India were living here out of “commitment, not compulsion”.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Wednesday. He added that Muslims in India were living here out of “commitment, not compulsion”.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Opposition orchestrated anti-CAA protests by misleading the people, says Naqvi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 12:55 AM IST
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was passed by Parliament on December 11, 2019, is aimed at fast-tracking the grant of Indian citizenship to members of religious minorities from the Muslim-majority countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

News updates from Hindustan Times: On Meerut cop’s ‘Go to Pakistan’ comment, Naqvi demands immediate action and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 01:11 PM IST
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Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

On Meerut cop’s ‘Go to Pakistan’ comment, Naqvi demands immediate action

Mumbai | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 10:14 AM IST
In a viral video, a police officer was seen abusing and asking Muslims to go to Pakistan during an anti-CAA protest in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
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