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21-Nov-2017 Imphal

President Ram Nath Kovind calls Manipur sports capital of India

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday inaugurated a 10-day Sangai tourism festival in Imphal and said "nobody can forget the magnificent Mary Kom who has done India proud on several occasions".Terming Manipur as the sports capital of India, the President said there...

29-May-2017 New Delhi

Najma Heptulla new Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla has been unanimously elected as Chancellor (Amir-e-Jamia) of Jamia Millia Islamia for five years by the university's court in a special meeting held on May 25, a varsity statement said on Monday."Heptulla succeeds Lt. Gen. M.A....

17-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Never thought I was minority : Najma Heptulla

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Friday said she found it strange when she was assigned independent charge of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, saying she never thought she was minority."Prime Minister Narendra Modi must have thought somebody from the Northeast...

03-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Manipur Governor meets DoNER Minister in Delhi

Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah on Tuesday met DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh here, and said that she is personally interacting with different sections -- political and social -- to ensure peace and amity in the state.During the meeting, Heptullah also shared...

21-Nov-2016 Imphal

Tourism festival inaugurated in Imphal

Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah on Monday inaugurated the tourism Sangai festival at Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre in Imphal.The Japanese ambassador to India and high dignitaries from Myanmar were also present at the inauguration.Heptullah said, "I spoke so...

19-Nov-2016 Imphal

Manipur may soon have flying doctors, dispensaries

Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah has disclosed that her proposal for flying doctors and dispensaries will be finalised by the Centre as soon as helicopter services were introduced in the state.Heptullah disclosed this on Friday at the inauguration of the first...

17-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Najma Heptulla, Mukhi appointed Governors

Former Union Minister Najma Heptulla, who resigned last month after crossing 75 years of age, has been appointed Governor of Manipur.Heptulla was among four Governors named by the Centre along with those for Assam, Punjab and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.Former...

12-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Union Ministers Najma Heptulla , Siddeshwara resign

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla and Minister of State for Heavy Industries G.M. Siddeshwara resigned from the Council of Ministers on Tuesday. President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted their resignations."The President of India, as advised by the Prime...

31-May-2016 Srinagar

Union Minister, Dy CM participated in historical Sports festival

The sports festival was Tuesday organized by Jammu and Kashmir scouts and guides association, Jammu and Kashmir peace foundation and Tang soo do association here at historical Amar Singh College.The two union ministers, Najma Heptulla Union minister for...

30-May-2016 Srinagar

PM Narendra Modi ushered new era of peace, dev: Najma Heptullah

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Dr. Najma Heptullah on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government, during last two years, has registered phenomenal achievements in different fields which have no parallels in the annals of history.The...

28-May-2016 New Delhi

Tried to bring qualitative change in minorities' lives: Najma Heptulla

Union Minister Najma Heptulla on Saturday said that as minority affairs minister her responsibility has been to bring a “qualitative change” in the lives of millions of downtrodden.“Our prime minister's motto is 'Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas'. So as the minister...

24-May-2016 New Delhi

Ministry instilled confidence among minorities: Najma Heptulla

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Tuesday said that instilling a sense of security and confidence among the minorities has been the biggest achievement of her ministry."If you ask, I would say confidence-building has been my biggest achievement....

19-May-2016 New Delhi

Congress threatened minorities in Assam: Dr. Najma Heptulla

The Congress party "threatened" minorities in Assam and that is why they lost the elections in the state, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla said on Thursday as the BJP was poised to form the government in the northeastern state.Heptulla said that...

12-May-2016 New Delhi

Five candidates supported by minority ministry crack civil services

At least five candidates who were supported by the Ministry of Minority Affairs with scholarships have succeeded in clearing the civil services exams this year, Union minister Najma Heptulla said on Thursday.“At least five candidates supported by our ministry...

12-Apr-2016 New Delhi

Prime Minister's Saudi visit very fruitful: Najma Heptulla

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Saudi Arabia was quite successful in promoting India's interests and also in the fight against terror, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla said here on Tuesday.She also hinted at some "good news" soon from...

05-Apr-2016 New Delhi

Role of states crucial in minorities' welfare: Dr. Najma Heptulla

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heltulla on Tuesday said the role of the state governments in the implementation of welfare schemes for the minorities was indispensable.She sought the help of states in the implementation of such schemes. “The states...

23-Mar-2016 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley questions Left's economic model

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday questioned the economic model pursued by the left parties, especially in West Bengal, claiming the data indicated "extremely inadequate" living conditions of minorities in the state."Even though you had a large population...

19-Mar-2016 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley opens the Everlasting Flame International Programme

Arun Jaitley, the Minister of Finance and Information & Broadcasting inaugurated the  months long cultural spectacle The Everlasting Flame International Programme here today .Speaking on the occasion Sh Arun Jaitley said Parsis mark a distinct thread...

30-Jan-2016 Guwahati

Northeast not interested in minorities' development: Najma Heptullah

The governments of the northeastern states were not interested in the development of minorities, union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah said on Saturday.The minister made this remark after none of the concerned ministers of the northeastern states,...

27-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Modi government's work will be more evident in future: Najma Heptulla

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla has said that the impact of the Narendra Modi government's work will be more evident in the future as comprehensive development plans have been unveiled over the past 20 months.In an interview with ETV, Heptulla said Prime...

12-Oct-2015 Srinagar

Najma Heptulla calls on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Najma Heptulla today called on Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, at his residence here this afternoon.During their meeting, Mufti Sayeed urged the Union Minister to create awareness about the welfare programmes launched...

21-Sep-2015 Hyderabad

Wakf income can solve all problems of minorities: Najma Heptulla

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Monday said the income generated from Wakf properties across the country can help solve all problems faced by the minorities regarding their development.She told media persons here that an annual income of Rs.12,000...

31-Aug-2015 New Delhi

Government opens skill training centres at Bihar madrassas

The central government on Monday launched skill training centres in three madrassas in Bihar as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas' campaign."The launch of the skill training centres through traditional educational institutions...

28-May-2015 Srinagar

Najma Heptulla addresses party workers convention in Srinagar

Senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and union minister of minority affairs, Najma Heptulla today addressed the party workers convention here at SKICC, in which hundreds of party workers from centre Kashmir participated.The minister highlighted the achievements...

27-May-2015 Srinagar

Asiya meets Minority Affairs Minister

Minister of State for Social Welfare, Asiya Naqash today met the Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Najma A Heptulla here and discussed various issues related to the scholarship schemes implemented by the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs in the State. Ms....

22-Jan-2015 Patna

Leaders wear Islamic skull caps only for show: Najma Heptuallah

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptuallah Thursday criticised former Bihar chief ministers Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad for wearing Islamic skull cap only for show as she said they have hardly worked to improve Muslims' socio-economic conditions."All...

07-Jan-2015 New Delhi

Government will protect minorities: Najma Heptullah

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah Wednesday said the central government wants a "tranquil" atmosphere in the country and will protect the minorities.During an interaction with women journalists at the Indian Women Press Corps here,...

08-Oct-2014 New Delhi

Government to set up skill training academy for minorities

Government is setting up a national-level skill development academy for giving skill training to those from minority communities, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah said.The Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills (MANAS) is being set up with its headquarters...

17-Sep-2014 New Delhi

Keen on law to remove Waqf property encroachment: Dr. Najma Heptulla

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla Wednesday said her ministry is keen on bringing a law for removing encroachment from Waqf properties, and will try to pass a bill in this regard in the upcoming winter session of parliament."We need to remove encroachment...

17-Sep-2014 New Delhi

Rs.120 crore relief package for J&K

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah Wednesday announced a relief package worth Rs.120 crore for flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.Of this, Rs.5 crore will be spent under skill training programme "Seekho aur Kamao", targeting 2,000 youth, while skill training...

12-Sep-2014 New Delhi

Heptualla calls upon people to ensure communal harmony

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptualla Friday called upon the people to ensure communal harmony in the country, adding that the government alone cannot do it.Speaking at a function of the minority affairs ministry here, she referred to Prime Minister Narendra...

29-Aug-2014 New Delhi

I used word Hindi not Hindu: Najma A. Heptulla

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma A. Heptulla Friday clarified that she used the word "Hindi" to describe all citizens of the country and not "Hindu" that a media report quoted her as saying.Her comments came on the day a media report quoted her as saying...

29-Aug-2014 New Delhi

I used word Hindi not Hindu: Hepatullah

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Hepatullah Friday clarified that she used the word 'Hindi' to describe all citizens of the country and not 'Hindu' that a media report quoted her as saying.Her comments came on the day a media report quoted her saying...

29-Aug-2014 New Delhi

I used the word Hindi not Hindu: Najma Hepatullah

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Hepatullah Friday clarified that she used the word 'Hindi' for all citizens and not 'Hindu' that a media report quoted her as saying.Her comments came on the day a media report quoted her saying that "there is nothing...

17-Aug-2014 Srinagar

57th Peace Conference Held In Srinagar.

The Jammu & Kashmir Peace Foundation on Sunday organized 57th day long Peace Conference. The motive behind the conference was global peace, prosperity, brotherhood and communal harmony. The event was organized under the eve of 68th Independence Day in...

16-Jul-2014 New Delhi

Dr.Najma Heptulla Releases Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Union Minister of Minority Affairs released the UN Secretary General’s Global Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 here today. Speaking on the occasion Dr.Najma Heptulla said Human Development was an essential component of Mahatma...

27-Jun-2014 New Delhi

Focus on Result Oriented Implementation of Schemes: Dr.Najma Heptulla

Dr. Najma Heptulla, Union Minister of Minority Affairs has asked for result-oriented implementation of all schemes meant for minorities. She said that State Governments have to play active role to ensure that the schemes meant to improve the lives of Minorities...

23-Jun-2014 New Delhi

Dr. Najma Heptulla Resigns as a Member of Madhyapradesh Waqf Board

Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Union Minister of Minority Affairs, has resigned as a Member of Madhya Pradesh State Waqf Board in view of her induction in the Union Cabinet. The resignation with effect from 27th May, 2014 has been submitted to the Chairman of the...

27-May-2014

Dr. Najma Heptulla is new Minister for Minority Affairs

Dr. Najma Heptulla has assumed office as a Minister of Minority Affairs here today. The Secretary briefed the Minister and gave a presentation to her about the activities of the Ministry in presence of other officers of the Ministry. Dr. Najma Heptulla took...

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