Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today

26 Mar 2020

India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 694 on Thursday evening, according to the Health Ministry.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue

21 Dec 2019

No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue

The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have spread across the nation in just over a week.

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

02 Dec 2019

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

On Monday, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind filed a review plea in the Supreme Court against its verdict in the historic Ayodhya land dispute case. This is the first review petition since the SC order, in the matter.

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

07 Nov 2019

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

No matter what the outcome of sensitive Ayodhya case is, you shall not make unnecessary comments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly told BJP ministers on Wednesday.

Congress wants 'contract PM' who can be 'remote controlled': Naqvi

25 Mar 2019

Congress wants 'contract PM' who can be 'remote controlled': Naqvi

Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today claimed that the Congress wants a "contract prime minister" who can be "remote controlled", but the country wants a "perfect" prime minister like Narendra Modi.

Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, President Kovind remember Manohar Parrikar

17 Mar 2019

Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, President Kovind remember Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday, after battling pancreatic cancer for months. His health deteriorated on Saturday and CMO said doctors were "trying their best" to save him.

In new video, Naseeruddin Shah says dissenting voices being silenced

05 Jan 2019

In new video, Naseeruddin Shah says dissenting voices being silenced

Amnesty India released a video on Friday featuring veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah where he spoke about constitutional rights of Indians and claimed there was a crackdown on dissenting voices.

245-yes, 11-noes: Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha

27 Dec 2018

245-yes, 11-noes: Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha

After four hours of heated debate, the Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Naqvi calls Bulandshahr violence 'inhuman,' urges people to remain united

04 Dec 2018

Naqvi calls Bulandshahr violence 'inhuman,' urges people to remain united

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today termed the mob violence in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh over 'illegal' cow slaughter 'inhuman' and said stern action should be initiated against those responsible.

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

29 Nov 2018

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been facing criticism for his visit to Pakistan for the ground-breaking foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor, has landed himself in yet another controversy.

Ram-temple issue should be resolved at earliest: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

11 Nov 2018

Ram-temple issue should be resolved at earliest: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today pitched for a resolution of the contentious Ram temple issue at the earliest.

Gandhi Jayanti celebrations: 'Mushaira' to be held in Mumbai

23 Oct 2018

Gandhi Jayanti celebrations: 'Mushaira' to be held in Mumbai

A "Mushaira" based on the theme of Mahatma Gandhi's teachings will be held in Mumbai on Friday as part of a series of such Urdu poetry symposiums being organized by the Ministry of Minority Affairs to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

Rahul is a pirated laptop of verbosity: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

20 Sep 2018

Rahul is a pirated laptop of verbosity: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Addressing the BJP Jharkhand unit office, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday likened the Congress President Rahul Gandhi to a pirated laptop having only "fake and fraud words".

#ModiBirthday: 568kg ladoo unveiled on PM Modi's birthday

17 Sep 2018

#ModiBirthday: 568kg ladoo unveiled on PM Modi's birthday

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and his cabinet colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi unveiled a 568kg ladoo on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 68th birthday today.

BJP calls Bharat Bandh an attempt to spread rumor, confusion

10 Sep 2018

BJP calls Bharat Bandh an attempt to spread rumor, confusion

BJP today dubbed the 'Bharat Bandh' call given by the Congress and several other parties as an attempt to spread rumor and confusion among the masses and said people will puncture the grand alliance balloon.

Bareilly NGO head announces rewards for stoning triple talaq activists

21 Jul 2018

Bareilly NGO head announces rewards for stoning triple talaq activists

The head of a Bareilly NGO yesterday allegedly announced cash rewards for anyone who stones and shaves the heads of two women who led campaigns against triple talaq.

Haj 2018: First batch of pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

14 Jul 2018

Haj 2018: First batch of pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims today. He said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed.

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

25 Jun 2018

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

Shia community under the banner of RSS (Rashtriya Shia Samaj) has decided to support Narendra Modi as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

21 Jun 2018

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.

Muslim-minds poisoned for 70-years, hard-work needed to gain trust: Naqvi

17 Jun 2018

Muslim-minds poisoned for 70-years, hard-work needed to gain trust: Naqvi

Union Minister for Minorities Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said the Narendra Modi government has to do a lot for winning Muslims as their mind has been corrupted for the last 70 years.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minorities in India are the safest worldwide

03 Jun 2018

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minorities in India are the safest worldwide

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, while speaking at the BJP's 'Transforming India' initiative in Goa, said that minorities in India are safer here than in any other democratic country.

Citing threat to secularism, Delhi Archbishop asks Christians to fast

22 May 2018

Citing threat to secularism, Delhi Archbishop asks Christians to fast

The Archbishop of Delhi, Anil Couto, sparked a controversy by releasing a circular asking Christians to offer prayers and observe a fast every Friday, ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Malviya's tweet based on news channel report: BJP to EC

27 Mar 2018

Malviya's tweet based on news channel report: BJP to EC

The BJP today told the Election Commission that its IT cell chief Amit Malviya's tweet on the Karnataka Assembly election dates before the poll panel's announcement was based on a news channel's report.

Congress, Trinamool support TDP's no-confidence motion against Modi government

16 Mar 2018

Congress, Trinamool support TDP's no-confidence motion against Modi government

After the TDP decided to quit the NDA earlier today, it is now moving a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha against the Narendra Modi-led BJP government.

BJP promises free Jerusalem-trips for Christians, if voted to power

15 Feb 2018

BJP promises free Jerusalem-trips for Christians, if voted to power

A month after the Modi government withdrew subsidies for Haj pilgrimages, the BJP is now offering Christians free pilgrimages to Jerusalem if elected to power in Nagaland.

Women, men should share pregnancy for gender equality: Muslim cleric

10 Oct 2017

Women, men should share pregnancy for gender equality: Muslim cleric

In an outrageous statement, Muslim clerics body Jamiat Ulama's Secretary, Gulzar Azmi, mocked gender equality saying, "If you want equality, why don't men and women carry pregnancy for 4.5 months each?"

BJP leader's sister, an anti-triple talaq activist, receives death threats

17 Sep 2017

BJP leader's sister, an anti-triple talaq activist, receives death threats

Union minister and senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's sister was waylaid and given death threats by three men in the city of Bareilly in UP.

India Inc  praises latest cabinet reshuffle

04 Sep 2017

India Inc praises latest cabinet reshuffle

The Indian industry praised Modi for the latest cabinet reshuffle and said that it was "carefully strategized" to give a fresh boost to the process of India's development.

Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

03 Sep 2017

Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

In its third cabinet reshuffle, the Modi government has inducted nine new faces and promoted four Ministers of State to cabinet rank.

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

03 Sep 2017

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

After the Narendra Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle, Nirmala Sitharaman has become the new defense minister, the first woman to hold the portfolio after Indira Gandhi.

Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

07 Aug 2017

Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

A day ahead of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the 44 Congress MLAs who were being hosted at a Bengaluru resort since some days flew back into the state.

Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises

04 Aug 2017

Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises

The I-T department has till now seized over Rs. 11cr in the ongoing raids at premises belonging to Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar and his associates in different cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru and Mysuru.

Gujarat politics: I-T raids Bengaluru resort where Congress MLAs housed

02 Aug 2017

Gujarat politics: I-T raids Bengaluru resort where Congress MLAs housed

I-T raided Bengaluru's Eagleton Golf Resort this morning, where Congress is housing about 40 of its Gujarat MLAs whom it flew out amid an exodus.

BJP offering us Rs. 15cr, assembly tickets: Gujarat Congress MLA

31 Jul 2017

BJP offering us Rs. 15cr, assembly tickets: Gujarat Congress MLA

Forty-two Gujarat Congress MLAs being housed at a resort till the Rajya Sabha polls have denied they were being held "in semi-captivity" against their wishes.

Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out  MLAs to Bengaluru

29 Jul 2017

Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out MLAs to Bengaluru

The Gujarat Congress has gone into damage control mode after six of its MLAs resigned in two days ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls.

Sambhal: Editor-in-chief of news channel arrested for spreading communal tension

13 Apr 2017

Sambhal: Editor-in-chief of news channel arrested for spreading communal tension

Editor-in-chief of Hindi news channel Sudarshan, Suresh Chavanke, was arrested on charges of inciting communal tension and hurting religious sentiments in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh.

Haj subsidy 2017: Government grant drops by over 50%

06 Apr 2017

Haj subsidy 2017: Government grant drops by over 50%

With a drop of over 50% in Haj subsidy for 2017, pilgrims from Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Mumbai won't be covered under the scheme this year.

A six-member committee set up to look into Haj Subsidy

14 Jan 2017

A six-member committee set up to look into Haj Subsidy

The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs constituted a six-member committee comprising experts to look into the "efficacy and viability" of the Haj Subsidy.

Decline in Communal Riots in BJP tenure: Naqvi

27 Aug 2016

Decline in Communal Riots in BJP tenure: Naqvi

Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on 26th August, 2016, conveyed a decline of 200% in communal riots since 2014, when the BJP rose to power.