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Minorities commission gets 1st Jain member

Minorities commission gets 1st Jain member

Facing flak from the Opposition over vacancies in the National Commission for Minorities, the Centre has appointed five members to the panel. The NCM, which has the responsibility of protecting the interests of the minority communities, was left with no member in March this year. All its seven members, appointed by previous Congress-led UPA-II government, had retired between September 9, 2015, and March 9 this year. According to sources in the Union minority affairs ministry, social activist ..., 2 days ago

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Triple talaq impacts social status and dignity of Muslim women: Centre to SC

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the practices of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy impact the social status and dignity of Muslim women and deny them fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution. In a fresh written submission filed before the apex court, the government has reiterated its earlier stand and said these practices render Muslim women "unequal and vulnerable" as compared to men of their community as well as women belonging to other communities. "The ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Triple talaq impacts dignity of Muslim women: Centre Govt to SC  catchnews.com1 month ago Triple Talaq denied women enjoyment of fundamental rights, Centre tells SC  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Web of complexities behind PIL against minority status of Muslims in J&K

If Muslims constitute 14% of the country's population but 68% of Jammu and Kashmir's population, should they not be considered as minorities in J&K? Should central government schemes stop identifying them as minorities for the purpose of benefits limited to ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Why only Muslim heads for minorities' panel, asks PIL

A PIL has been filed challenging the appointment of only persons belonging to the Muslim community to head the Karnataka State Minorities Commission since its inception in 1983. The petitioner Vinod B, an advocate, has contended that Muslims, Christians, ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Seven dead as Iran teen botches homemade fireworks

An Iranian teenager making homemade fireworks for a festival ahead of the Persian New Year blew up his home, killing himself and six other family members, a prosecutor said today. The house in the northwestern city of Ardebil was flattened by the force of the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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