Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: minority rights

Karnataka: Congress government scraps ‘fixed quota’ provision of religious minority institutions

The Congress government in Karnataka has decided to remove the fixed quota for students from minority communities in their respective educational institutions established for the welfare of religious minorities.

Delhi HC seeks Union govt’s response in plea challenging shutdown of Maulana Azad Education Foundation

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Union government to respond to a petition challenging its decision to close the Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF).

US report highlights ‘continued targeted attacks’ on minorities in India

The United States State Department on Monday released its annual report on religious freedom which listed attacks against religious minorities including Muslims and Christians in India.

Union Budget 2023-24 displays bigotry, injustice towards minorities, alleges Muslim student group

The Budget for education presented by the Union government neglects to address the critical issues of equitable development and fails to meet the needs of marginalized communities, alleged Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO).

From ₹160 crore to ₹10 crore: Massive reduction in allocation for education scheme for madrasas, minorities in Budget 2023

Allocation for education scheme for madrasas and minorities comes down from Rs. 160 crore in 2022-23 Union Budget to Rs. 10 crore in 2023-24...

‘Blatant injustice’: Student bodies protest rollback of minority scholarship

Student organisations called the Union government’s recent rollback of Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) a ’blatant injustice’ and urged immediate reimplementation of MANF, a scholarship for students from minority communities.