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Political leaders wear skull caps as show off measures: Najma Heptullah

Political leaders wear skull caps as show off measures: Najma Heptullah

22 Jan 2015

Patna: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptuallah on Thursday said most of the political leaders wear skull caps to "show off" but do not have respect for it.

Waqf Board property,   Waqf Board,   Najma Heptullah,   Sachchar Committee,   Muslim Sunni,   Muslim Shia,  
Tibetan <strong>community</strong> in India at variance over citizenship rights

Tibetan community in India at variance over citizenship rights

18 Jan 2015

New Delhi: The Election Commission’s recent directive allowing Tibetan refugees to register for voter identity card for Delhi Assembly elections, which will help them acquire Indian citizenship, has not been welcomed by all and created a deep chasm within the exiled community.

Tibetan community in India,   Tibetan refugees,   Election Commission,   Delhi Assembly elections,   Indian citizenship,  
Shias in Uttar Pradesh demand Azam Khan’s removal

Shias in Uttar Pradesh demand Azam Khan’s removal

31 Jul 2014

Lucknow: The Shias have asked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to clear ambiguities in Waqf Board appointments, allegedly been done at the behest of Urban Development and Wakf Minister Azam Khan.

Uttar Pradesh,   Azam Khan,   Akhilesh Yadav,   Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister,   Shia,   Shia community ,  
Reservation alone can't help Muslim <strong>community</strong>: Heptulla

Reservation alone can't help Muslim community: Heptulla

03 Jan 2015

Mumbai: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptulla on Saturday said reservation in jobs and education alone cannot ensure the development of Muslims.

Union Minister,   Minority Affairs Minister,   Najma Heptulla,   Reservation,   Jobs,   Education,   Development,   Muslims,  
PM Modi meets head of Dawoodi Bohra <strong>community</strong>

PM Modi meets head of Dawoodi Bohra community

03 Jan 2015

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, who pledged support to the government's initiatives like Swachh Bharat and Make in India.

Narendra Modi,   Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin,   Make in India,   Swachh Bharat campaign,   Dawoodi Bohra community,   Devendra Fadnavis ,  
Goa minister backtracks on remarks to make LGBT 'normal'

Goa minister backtracks on remarks to make LGBT 'normal'

13 Jan 2015

Panaji: After his remarks on giving treatment for LGBT community to make them "normal" triggered a row, Goa minister Ramesh Tawadkar on Tuesday backtracked, claiming he was misquoted even as Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar did some damage control to say homosexuality is not a "disease".

Goa minister,   centre for Homosexuals,   LGBT,   BJP,   Congress,   Twitter,   transgender community,   homosexuality,  
Muslims deserve reservations, says Owaisi

Muslims deserve reservations, says Owaisi

07 Jan 2015

Beed: The former Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra kept the Muslim community backward and it deserves reservations, MIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi has said.

Congress,   NCP,   Maharashtra,   Muslim community,   Reservations,   MIM leader,   Asaduddin Owaisi ,  
For Mizos, <strong>community</strong> feasts integral part of Christmas

For Mizos, community feasts integral part of Christmas

24 Dec 2014

Aizawl: With Mizoram soaked in Yuletide spirit, Christmas carols and songs are echoing from almost every household in the Christian-dominated state where traditional community feasts still remain the most important part of the festival.

Mizoram,   Yuletide spirit,   Christmas carols,   Mizos,   Christmas celebration,   Fatus,   Christmas feasts,   Christmas festivities,  
CES 2015: 'Selfie sticks' give new perspective at tech show

CES 2015: 'Selfie sticks' give new perspective at tech show

09 Jan 2015

Las Vegas: "Selfie sticks"- the lightweight monopods which hold smartphones to get a better angle for self portraits are making the tech community look at things from a new perspective.

Selfie sticks,   Selfie sticks online,   Smartphone,   CES 2015,   Tech show,   Selfie,   Self portraits,   Tech community,   Las Vegas,  
IS blows up biggest prison in northern Iraq

IS blows up biggest prison in northern Iraq

15 Dec 2014

Mosul: The Islamic State (IS) jihadi group has blown up the biggest prison in northern Iraq after transferring the prisoners to the Syrian province of Raqqa, its main stronghold, an Iraqi security source told a local news agency on Monday.

IS,   Islamic State,   Iraq,   Prison,   Mosul,   Shia Prisoners,   Badush Prison,  

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