Bihar Cabinet

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No Members From Minorities In Bihar Cabinet For First Time Since 1947

For the first time since independence, the Bihar Cabinet will be devoid of the members from minorities including Muslims. Until now, the state cabinet had always at least one Muslim member. However, no Muslim candidate of the NDA alliance could win the election this time. Former Minority Welfare Minister Firoz Ahmad also lost his constituency. JD(U)'s minority cell president Tanweer Akhtar said, "the Muslim community did not do justice with… read-more

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 11:38 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bihar, Bihar Cabinet, Minority, Nitish Kumar

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CBI To Probe Multi-Crore Pre-Matric Scholarship Scam

The CBI will now probe into the Centre’s pre-Matric scholarship scam spread across many states. "The scope of the scam" in the scheme, which has an annual budget of Rs 1400 crore, has compelled the Minority Ministry to handover the case to CBI. Allegedly the nexus of middlemen, bank employees and school… read-more

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 09:40 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: CBI, cbi probe, Minority, Scholarship, Scholarship Scam, Fraud, scam, Jharkhand, Bihar

Courtesy: Indian Express

Before and After image of revamped Chinese mosque

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China Renovates Mosques, Changes Nameplates to Chinese

Chinese authorities have removed the domes and minarets of Nanguan Mosque in Ninxia province and whitewashed the building. The images went viral after British diplomat in China, Christina Scott tweeted the images with a “depressing” remark. Prohibiting visitors, the name of the mosque at the entrance has been rewritten in Chinese. Known for suppressing religious-minorities including Christianity and Uyghur Muslims, a similar change was also… read-more

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 04:05 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: China, Religious minorities, Minority, Mosque, Nanguan, Uyghurs

Courtesy: News 18