Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicMukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Topic: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, lone Muslim in Modi Cabinet, resigns. JD(U)’s RCP Singh quits too

Naqvi's tenure in Rajya Sabha ends Thursday & there's speculation he might be NDA's V-P candidate. JD(U)’s Singh allegedly denied renomination for his perceived proximity with BJP.

BJP forgot about its ‘temple achievement’ & Vice-President buzz around Naqvi, Thaawarchand

Haryana Congress is hoping to reap some benefit out of the Chautala family feud, expecting Om Prakash's grandson Dushyant to pull a rabbit out of the hat.

BJP announces 3rd nominations list for RS polls, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s name missing

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's exclusion from Rajya Sabha nominations list has put question mark on his continuation in union council of ministers, as a minister must be member of either house of Parliament.

‘People giving communal colour to decision on dress code’: Naqvi calls hijab row ‘conspiracy’

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi also shot back at Pakistani ministers for wading into hijab row, saying the country is a 'jungle of crime & cruelty' for minorities.

‘Bulli Bai’ a communal conspiracy against India’s composite culture, says minister Naqvi

Photos of over 100 influential Muslim women were uploaded for 'auction' on an app. IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw informed Saturday that the hosting platform, GitHub, has confirmed blocking the app.

No possibility of CAA repeal, says minister Naqvi as farm laws U-turn revives demand

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says 'people have started playing minority politics around CAA', adding that 'it has got nothing to do with Indian citizens'.

Triple talaq cases dropped by 80% since enactment of law, says Minority Affairs Minister

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi made the remarks Sunday at an event commemorating two years of the Muslim Women (Protection Of Rights On Marriage) Act.

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calls PM Modi an icon of secularism

The Minority Affairs Minister also claimed that Muslims' 'strong support' for the for Prime Minister is visible in the assembly elections and slowly they are aligning with the BJP.

Only 35% minority students in minority engineering colleges, govt reveals in Rajya Sabha

Minority affairs ministry says in the 83 engineering institutions declared as minority, there are only 6,046 minority enrolments out of the total 17,212 students.

27 lakh minority children devoid of education in West Bengal, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Monday also said the state government has not taken the benefits of central scholarships for the last two years.

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.