Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicDelhi Minorities Commission

Topic: Delhi Minorities Commission

Police reports ‘one- sided’, say Delhi residents, ask CM for independent probe into riots

Some of the notable names of the letter include Brinda Karat, Harsh Mander, Mrinal Pande, Shyam Menon, Jayati Ghosh, Aishe Ghosh and Nakul Singh Sawhney.

Delhi minorities panel chief wants probe into ‘misbehaviour’ with riot victims seeking relief

Minorities panel chief Zafarul Islam Khan wrote to Northeast Delhi’s DM, seeking inquiry into ‘misbehaviour & abusive language’ used for riot victims by Karawal Nagar SDM.

Scholar, editor and now sedition-accused: Delhi minorities panel chief Zafarul-Islam Khan

Delhi Minorities Commission chief Zafarul-Islam Khan, charged with sedition for a social media post, hasn't deleted it yet but said his comments were ill-timed.

HC order a relief, BJP’s IT army threatening & humiliating me: Delhi minority panel chief

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Delhi Minorities Commission chief Zafarul-Islam Khan said it was unfair to target the Tablighi Jamaat community.

Minorities panel notice to Delhi Police for ‘random’ arrests of Muslims everyday for riots

Delhi Police insists it is well within rights to make arrests, says investigation in February communal riots didn't stop during lockdown so arrests shouldn't stop either.

His film on Aisha has ‘inappropriate scenes’, Shia body chief gets minorities panel notice

Delhi Minorities Commission has written to CBFC to deny certification to the 'sacrilegious film' made by Waseem Rizvi.

Delhi Minorities Commission wants legal action against BJP MP for ‘illegal mosques’ list

Parvesh Verma wanted probe into over 50 mosques and graveyards, claiming they were built on encroached land. Commission says he’s spreading disharmony.

Minorities panel issues notice to JNU on the proposal to start a course on “Islamic Terrorism”

Minorities panel have asked the JNU administration to reply whether there is any concept paper or proposal to start a course on "Islamic Terrorism".The proposed course has been opposed by sections of teachers and students at the JNU.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.