23 Dec 2011
The CPI (M) on Friday termed the Union Cabinet's decision to provide a sub-quota of 4.5 percent for minorities as ‘most inadequate’ and ‘tokenism’, and sought a constitutional amendment to implement 15 percent reservation for minorities.
31 Aug 2016
New Delhi: According to sources, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has been indicted for "acting contrary to law" while granting land licences to some companies, in the report submitted by Justice Dhingra Commission. The Dhingra Commission examined 250 licences which were issued by the Hooda government, including one for land in Gurgaon to a company owned by Robert Vadra. Meanwhile, Hooda maintained that no undue favours were given to anyone.
03 Jun 2013
The Congress government in Karnataka on Monday said recommendations of two key reports would be implemented for the benefit of minorities, especially Muslims.
20 Apr 2016
Panaji: The Goa Cabinet today recommended the name of Justice PK Mishra, a retired High Court Judge, for the post of State Lokayukta, a position which is lying vacant since 2013.
13 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Monday said that the government is looking into the issue of reservation for minorities as per the recommendations of Ranganath Misra Commission report.
21 Apr 2014
Amritsar: Raking up the issue of 1984 riots, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Monday alleged that those guilty for the ‘state sponsored’ violence still remain unpunished.
25 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday permitted the termination of a 24-week-old pregnancy after medical reports said the foetus has severe abnormalities and the same could gravely endanger the "mental and physical health" of the mother.
09 Aug 2013
Chennai: Noting that social tension of unbalanced growth between Hindu Scheduled Castes and Christian converts has only ‘aggravated’ over time, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday said that the Centre should treat Scheduled Castes Christians on par with Hindus, Sikhs or Buddhists and include them in the SC list.
12 Jun 2012
The Centre on Tuesday placed before the Supreme Court the "relevant" material and documents on the basis of which it carved out 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities in the central educational institutions such as IITs.
22 May 2016
New Delhi: The one-man commission of Inquiry constituted by the HRD ministry to look into the circumstances of research scholar Rohith Vemula's death at the Hyderabad Central University has been given more time and it will now submit its report by August 1, this year.