02 Apr 2016
Meerut: Absconding former Uttar Pradesh district official was arrested and sent to jail in connection with her alleged involvement in a six-year-old scholarship scam, a police spokesman said here.
13 May 2014
New Delhi: Even as the UPA government projected itself as a champion of minorities as part of its ‘secular agenda’ for the nation, schemes initiated for the community's benefit have continued to function poorly with many of them not reaching the targeted beneficiaries, a report by a committee constituted by the Centre to study their effectiveness has found.
02 Oct 2013
Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court sought the Uttar Pradesh government's response on a PIL seeking to know why only Muslim girls were being given benefits and financial aid under its minority welfare scheme ‘Hamari Beti, Uska Kal’.
09 Aug 2013
New Delhi: A toll-free "Khidmat" helpline to provide information about welfare programmes for minorities was launched on Thursday by Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan.
31 Oct 2012
A separate cell will soon be set up in the social welfare department of Uttarakhand to speed up implementation of schemes meant for the minorities.
29 Dec 2011
Rejecting claims that the Sachchar panel recommendations were ignored, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government had launched several minority welfare schemes based on the suggestions and the same were showing good results.
15 Feb 2013
Senior Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay accused the previous BJP-led government of failing to utilise central funds sent for minority welfare in Jharkhand.
26 Sep 2011
The infighting amidst two Ministers of Jharkhand over the issue of monetary grant to Madarsas in the state has posed a new challenge before the BJP-led coalition government.
25 Jun 2016
Patna: In order to promote Sukanya Sammriddhi Account for the welfare of girl child, the Department of Posts has set a target of making 'Sukanya Gram' in two villages of each district of Bihar at the earliest.
10 Jun 2016
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today mooted the idea of trifurcating the state Social Welfare Department into three Directorates to ensure proper development through timely intervention.