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Income inequality is biggest risk: Vice President

AMN BANGALORE: The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari has said that the inequality is the number one risk because it is associated with a rise in populism and threatens the cohesiveness of countries. He was delivering the inaugural address at the First Edition of the Huddle, A Three-day Conclave organised by The Hindu … Continue reading Income inequality is biggest risk: Vice President

Muzaffarnagar riots, no justice yet for gang-rape victims: Amnesty

Our Special Correspondent / NEW DELHI Amid the din of elections in Uttar Pradesh, Amnesty International India today came out with a startling report showing present government apathy towards law and order situation in the state. Amnesty report revealed that the Uttar Pradesh government has failed to expeditiously investigate and prosecute the seven cases of … Continue reading Muzaffarnagar riots, no justice yet for gang-rape victims: Amnesty

IUML demands probe into E Ahamed’s death

AMN /New Delhi The Indian Union of Muslim League (IUML) Monday demanded a parliamentary panel probe into the controversies revolving around the death and alleged “ill treatment” meted to the party leader E. Ahamed, who died at the RML Hospital here on February 1. The issue was raised by IUML MP E. T. Mohammed Basheer … Continue reading IUML demands probe into E Ahamed’s death

Govt asks parties not to politicize issue of Triple Talaq

AMN / Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu has requested all political parties not to politicize the issue of Triple Talaq. Talking to media outside Parliament this morning, Mr Naidu said every stakeholder is being considered by the Law Commission in this regard. He said Muslim women should have equal rights in the society. The … Continue reading Govt asks parties not to politicize issue of Triple Talaq

Govt sets up committee to suggest measures for improving Haj policy

AMN / The Centre has formed a six-member committee to give a report on ways to improve India’s Haj policy and also look into issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage. The panel has been constituted in the light of 2012 Supreme Court order on gradually reducing the subsidy and abolishing it by 2022. Minority Affairs … Continue reading Govt sets up committee to suggest measures for improving Haj policy

Budget harmonious for development of Minorities: Naqvi

A AKHTER / NEW DELHI The Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said that the Union Budget 2017-18 would be helpful in socio-economic-educational empowerment of Minorities. Speaking to media persons  here, Naqvi said that the Budget of Minority Affairs Ministry has been increased from Rs 3827.25 crore in 2016-17 to Rs … Continue reading Budget harmonious for development of Minorities: Naqvi

Jamaat-e-Islami asks voters to reject communal forces in elections

Our correspondent / New Delhi Appealing voters of the country, particularly from Uttar Pradesh to prevent the division of secular votes, India’s prominent Muslim organisation, the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind today asked them to reject communal forces in the assembly elections. Addressing a press meet JIH President Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari said: “we appeal not only to … Continue reading Jamaat-e-Islami asks voters to reject communal forces in elections

Top  Scientist, Economist in fray for AMU Vice Chancellorship

Andalib Akhter /NEW DELHI FOLLOW ON TWITTER Renowned economist Dr. Abusaleh Shariff and leading Biomedical research scientist Dr Shahid Jameel have emerged as the contenders for the post of Vice Chancellor at the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). The university’s highest decision making body AMU Court will meet on Saturday to elect three names from … Continue reading Top  Scientist, Economist in fray for AMU Vice Chancellorship

E. Ahamed laid to rest in Kerala

AMN / Kannur (KERALA) IUML President and former Union minister, E Ahamed, who passed away at Delhi on Wednesday, was laid to rest at the City Jumma Masjid here today with full state honours. The body, covered with the national flag, was brought to the Masjid for the burial around noon and hundreds had converged … Continue reading E. Ahamed laid to rest in Kerala

Not enough concern for minorities in the Union Budget

By Bisheshwar Mishra / A Akhter New Delhi: The Union budget presented by finance minister Arun Jaitely to has shown not enough concern for the minorities. Minor hike has been seen in the fund allocated to the MINISTRY OF MINORITY AFFAIRS. Government has allocated mere to Rs 4,195 crores for 2017-18 for the ministry of … Continue reading Not enough concern for minorities in the Union Budget

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