Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicMukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Topic: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Govt uses Iftar to make political pitch against triple talaq

Key ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Irani and Prakash Javadekar among others attend function hosted by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Ahead of budget session, consensus still eludes triple talaq bill

While the govt is in no mood to budge on the criminal provisions of the bill, the opposition will not relent in their demand for legislative scrutiny.

‘Modi govt has timed announcement of ban on Haj subsidy to polarise people’

The decision was taken in November 2017, but Kamal Faruqui says publicising it at this time is an indication that the government wants to ‘polarise’.

Minorities minister Naqvi says Rajasthan video murder not about ‘love jihad’

National Commission for Minorities chief Rizvi will write to Rajasthan govt on the incident, says he'll also mention Pehlu Khan and Umar Mohammad murders.

Don’t see SC’s Diwali cracker ban through a communal lens: Union minister M.A. Naqvi

Minority Affairs Minister and BJP’s Muslim face says if there is pollution because of any religion’s festival, action should be taken.

Haj reform: Minister Naqvi says Muslim women may soon be allowed to travel alone

A govt-appointed committee allowed women over 45 to travel for Haj without a male relative, but for now, only in groups of four or more.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.