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NCM asks NTA to ensure Sikh students not discriminated while entering exam venue

The National Commission for Minorities on Monday said it has come to its notice that Sikh students are asked to report at centres for examinations like NEET and JEE hours in advance for scanning of 'Karas' and 'Kirpans', and urged the National Testing Agency to ensure there is no discrimination against Sikh candidates on the basis of their articles of faith.
NCM asks NTA to ensure Sikh students not discriminated while entering exam venue
NCM asks NTA to ensure Sikh students not discriminated while entering exam venue
Published on Sep 28, 2021 10:44 AM IST
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Govt resolved to ensure everyone feels they have a share in nation’s development

  • Naqvi said PM Modi took tough decisions to ensure that all sections of the society develop. He said the results are out there for everyone to see.
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi attends charge taking ceremony of National Commission for Minorities Chairman Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi attends charge taking ceremony of National Commission for Minorities Chairman Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 10, 2021 04:14 PM IST
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Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

SC issues notice to Centre on transfer plea of minority status to 5 communities

The apex court was hearing a plea filed by lawyer and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay. The plea has sought the minority status for Hindus in six states and two Union territories, where the number of the community members has fallen according to Census 2011.
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian issued notices to ministry of home affairs, ministry of law and justice and ministry of minority affairs.(File photo)
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian issued notices to ministry of home affairs, ministry of law and justice and ministry of minority affairs.(File photo)
Published on Feb 09, 2021 02:28 PM IST
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‘Not in name of religion’: Plea in SC wants minorities commission scrapped

Attorney General KK Venugopal who was asked to give his views on the matter told the court today that the issue involves constitutional questions and should be heard by a five-judge constitution bench.
The Supreme Court gave the Centre four weeks to respond to the petition and listed the next hearing in March.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The Supreme Court gave the Centre four weeks to respond to the petition and listed the next hearing in March.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 20, 2020 08:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan

Define ‘minority’: Supreme Court asks panel to review state-wise populations

The Supreme Court has directed the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to “consider” a representation to include Hindus as minorities in eight states of the country.
The Supreme Court has directed the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to “consider” a representation to include Hindus as minorities in eight states of the country.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court has directed the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to “consider” a representation to include Hindus as minorities in eight states of the country.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 07:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Build Ram Temple in Ayodhya, let Muslims live in peace: Minorities panel chief

The commission in its November 14 meeting will decide whether to approach the Supreme Court for an early hearing on the matter or not, National Commission for Minorities chief Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said.
File photo dated October 1990, shows Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.(PTI)
File photo dated October 1990, shows Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.(PTI)
Published on Nov 11, 2018 06:51 PM IST
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Minorities panel opposes NCW’s suggestion to ban church confessions

The minority commission’s vice-chairperson, who represents Christians on the panel, has written to the Prime Minister and the Union home minister, urging that no action should be taken on the demand to proscribe confessions.
The women’s commission’s recommendation to ban Church confessions is part of its latest report submitted to the home ministry.(AFP)
The women’s commission’s recommendation to ban Church confessions is part of its latest report submitted to the home ministry.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 09:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq

No turbulent political atmosphere in country, says minorities panel chief after Delhi Archbishop’s letter

National Commission for Minorities chairperson Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi says Delhi Archbishop Anil Couto should refrain from statements that can “vitiate” the atmosphere.
Delhi Archbishop Anil Couto recently kicked up a storm with his remark that a turbulent political atmosphere posed a threat to India’s democratic principles and secular fabric, a charge rejected by the government which said the comment reflected his prejudiced mindset.(File photo)
Delhi Archbishop Anil Couto recently kicked up a storm with his remark that a turbulent political atmosphere posed a threat to India’s democratic principles and secular fabric, a charge rejected by the government which said the comment reflected his prejudiced mindset.(File photo)
Updated on May 23, 2018 01:56 PM IST
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National Commission for Minorities to seek Constitutional status from govt

In its present form, the NCM has powers to summon officials, including chief secretaries and director generals of police, but has to rely on departments concerned for action against erring officials.
Members of Dalit community raise slogans during 'Bharat Bandh' in Jaipur. Till now, only the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes have Constitutional status, giving them powers to act against officials.(PTI File Photo)
Members of Dalit community raise slogans during 'Bharat Bandh' in Jaipur. Till now, only the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes have Constitutional status, giving them powers to act against officials.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Apr 22, 2018 06:06 PM IST
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Kashmir violence being stoked by talk of revenge, says citizen’s group

The Concerned Citizens Group, including former Union minister Yashwant Sinha and former National Commission for Minorities chairperson Wajahat Habibullah, expressed deep anguish over the escalation in violence and said the solution to the present crisis lies in political dialogue.
Kashmiri villagers run for cover as government forces fire pellets and tear gas at them after they were stopped from taking part in the funeral procession of Kashmiri militant Mussavir Wani in Pulwama, on April 7.(AP file photo)
Kashmiri villagers run for cover as government forces fire pellets and tear gas at them after they were stopped from taking part in the funeral procession of Kashmiri militant Mussavir Wani in Pulwama, on April 7.(AP file photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 06:21 PM IST
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