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Rs 800 cr to develop areas thickly populated by minorities

The Minority Welfare, Haj and Wakf department has announced several schemes for education of minorities. Areas predominantly occupied by minorities will get better infrastructure through development programmes to be implemented at a cost of Rs 800 crore. For ... Deccan Herald, 2 days ago
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Partition: The Stories We Must Remember

'This was our country, after all, our India, humara Hindustan -- why would we go anywhere else?' Lest we forget. Three powerful words. They have been the inspiration for, and the power behind, 28-year-old Aanchal Malhotra's book, Remnants Of A Separation: A History Of The Partition Through Material Memory. Must read: Partition... Lest We Forget The year 1947 saw India become independent; it also saw the country cleaved into two and the birth of a new nation, Pakistan.   The ensuing ...
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Uttar Pradesh medical college bars students from wearing jeans, t-shirts, growing 'stylish' beards

An Uttar Pradesh-run medical college on Wednesday has banned medical students from wearing jeans and t-shirts to college. In addition, students from the state-run Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) in Kanpur have now been banned from growing their hair ...
 DNA1 week ago
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How a Maratha general defeated the British

Till recently there was no monument to the Maratha victory or the great Maratha General Mahadji Shinde.It was a defeat, such as never suffered by the British in India, says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: The Marathas under General Mahadji Shinde defeated the British in the Battle of Wadgaon. Photograph: Kind courtesy Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) The English in their conquest of India faced resistance from the Marathas, Tipu Sultan, the Sikhs, the Jats and the Gorkhas in the 19th century.
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In eight years, only one transgender gets fellowship for minorities

Only one transgender student was awarded fellowship by the Ministry of Minority Affairs under its 'Maulana Azad National Fellowship' scheme since 2009-10, the Lok Sabha was informed today. The Ministry is implementing MANF for minority students for pursuing ...
 DNA1 month ago

Lingayat Forum welcomes constitution of expert panel

The Lingayat forum which has been spearheading a movement for according minority religion status to Lingayats, on Monday, welcomed the governments move to constitute an expert committee to examine the issue. Addressing a press conference here, forum president ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Muslims in J&K continue to get benefits for minorities

Muslims, though forming a major chunk of the population in Jammu and Kashmir government, would continue to get benefits of the central schemes, including the prime ministers 15 points programme, meant exclusively for minority communities. "These benefits ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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UP: School objects to Muslim students' headscarves

A school in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki has barred Muslim students from wearing headscarves to class, citing that they don't go with the dress code of the school. Anand Bhawan School is a missionary school that objected to one of its Muslim students ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago UP school principal bars Muslim girl from wearing headscarf  Rediff.com2 months ago

Oh Woe is Me!

BOOKS HAVE NUMEROUS purposes, but what should a political autobiography hope to achieve? It will, of course, tell the life of the protagonist, but it should also tell a larger story, of the times itself. Politicians after all are privy not only to the daily ...
 Open Magazine2 months ago
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