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  • Planning Commission contemplates sub-plan for Muslims (India)

    The Planning Commission is likely to include a sub-plan for the minorities on the lines of the Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste sub plan in the coming 12th five year plan (2012-2017). And in order to make it a reality various committees are ...

  • Office Bearers of Welfare Party of India

    President: Mujtaba Farooque     Vice Presidents: Ilyas Azmi (ex-MP), Fr. Abraham Joseph, Maulana A W Khilji, Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan, Lalitha Naik General Secretaries: Dr S Q R Ilyas, Prof Sohail Ahmed Khan, ...

  • Vision and Values of Welfare Party of India

    Party shall try to promote an alternative politics in the country that is firmly rooted in high standards of morality and ethical values and that is free from crimes, corruption, selfishness and all kinds of narrow- minded prejudices P...

  • Welfare Party of India launched

    New Delhi: A group of over a hundred concerned citizens from across the country came together and formed a new political party named the “Welfare Party of India” at a political convention held at the Mavalankar Hall here on 18 April...

  • Welfare Party of India launched

    New Delhi (18 April 2011): A group of over hundred concerned citizens from across the country have come together and formed a new Political Party named the “Welfare Party” today in political convention held at Mavalankar Hall, in the capital.

  • No peace sans detente between India-Pak

    Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and president National Conference (NC), Dr Farooq Abdullah said peace in the Subcontinent isn’t possible until bonhomie returns between India and Pakistan. “Relations between these two...

  • J&K Sikhs demand minority status

    Demanding minority status for its community and reservation for its youth, All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC), here stresses for investigation into BAL report that they say was submitted to the central government to settle problems...

  • Consumption of alcohol on the rise in Kashmir Valley

    Srinagar: Consumption of alcohol has started picking up in the Valley. Liquor shops and cinemas that were closed down by various militant groups here two decades ago are back in business. As per Excise department, about 2150 bottles of beer...

  • J&K to impose property tax

    Srinagar: The State legislative Council on April 2 referred the controversial bills concerning imposition of property tax in the state to a joint select committee in the Upper House following public outcry over the issue. The legislative as...

  • Kashmir: Govt still in denial regarding the disappeared

    Srinagar: Accusing the state government of issuing contradictory statements to ‘mislead’ people over the issue of disappearances, Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) has asked the government to publish the list of p...

  • SIT grills Modi loyal in riot case

    Special Investigation Team (SIT) appointed by the Supreme Court questioned former BJP minister I K Jadeja for more than two hours last week. This is the fourth time that Jadeja has been questioned by the SIT appointed to probe in certain Gujara...

  • Is Gujarat a vibrant state?

    There has been a consistent increase in recorded human rights violation cases in the state of Gujarat during the last three years, states a government handout. The total number of cases has increased by 32% in 2009-10, while in 2008-09 there wa...

  • Darul qaza conference held in Ahmedabad

    Ahmedabad: Recently in Ahmedabad, under the guidance of All India Muslim Personal Law Board, a seminar was held in Ahmedabad at Gandhi hall to promote Darul qaza in Gujarat which met with huge success as many Muslim lawyers, community leaders, ...

  • Complaint to PM about Gujarat Muslim’s plight

    Ahmedabad: Prominent Gujarat Congress leaders recently met the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at Ahmedabad and complained about the non implementation of various minorities schemes by the present Narendra Modi government in Gujarat. Congress...

  • Modi betrays his anti-Muslim bias

    Ahmedabad: When other state governments are showering big gifts like land, flats, cars and huge cash awards to their cricketers who were members of Team India which won the Cricket world cup last week, Gujarat BJP government has shown its anti-...

  • Imam-e Ka’ba in India

    Shaikh Abdur Rehman Al-Sudais, a distinguished qari (reciter of Qur’an) and one of theImams of Holy Ka’ba in Makkah recently visited India. His hectic one-week visit was on the invitation of JUH(A) chief Maulana Arshad Madni. He arr...

  • Wikileaks opens India’s dirty Pandora Box

    By Badri Raina Ask any ordinary Indian citizen whether the bulk of their elected representatives or members of the administrative tribe ever really can be trusted to square with them on any issue at hand-from the burst water pipeline, to th...

  • No permission for conversion: SC judge

    Justice Sathasivam while speaking on the occasion of the third Dr LM Singhvi memorial lecture on “Secularism and Rule of Law in India,” said that the state has the right to pass laws restricting conversions if such practice disturbs...

  • M.P. govt on land squandering spree

    Bhopal: Undaunted by the irregularities in allotting land to Kusha Bhau Thakre Trust in Bhopal; the state government has squandered 500 acres of government land to BJP Shishu Mandirs and 125 acres to Ambani. While 30 acres have been allotted to...

  • NHRC asks govt to report on 17,305 missing children

    National Human Rights Commission after taking strong notice of media reports which said that more than 17000 children are missing in the capital in the last three years, has issued notices to concerned departments and has asked them to respond ...