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CBI exposes child abuse: Tamil Nadu PhD scholar arrested, explicit videos traded

The accused has been identified as Victor James Raja who has been forcing children between 5to 12 to perform sexual acts with other children for pornography

Published on 19th May 2023

Delhi HC to hear plea against absolute weightage to CUET score for minority institutions

Delhi University’s minority institutions complain that they have been deprived of their rights under Article 30 of the Constitution. The hearing is scheduled on May 24.

Published on 17th May 2023

Silly police complaint by minor AP boy reveals he was regularly beaten up by stepmother 

For his friend's birthday party, the boy wanted to donn a white shirt. This was at around 11 am on Sunday, May 14

Published on 15th May 2023

Odisha: NHRC seeks report on minor student who died after hot dal fell on him

On March 6, piping hot 'dal' spilled on a 14-year-old Gelet Hanhaga while he was helping the cook in the hostel kitchen. Though he was rushed to hospital, he died on March 12

Published on 4th May 2023

Padho Pardesh: Now discontinued, this scheme benefitted 9,753 minority students in eight years

Karthik demanded that the Union government should continue this scheme for the benefit of minority students

Published on 28th April 2023

Uttra Pradesh: Why are 30% teacher, principal posts vacant in minority schools?

A report by the state education directorate has revealed more than 2,300 positions of teachers and principals in government-aided minority schools are vacant

Published on 23rd March 2023

Non-minority school teachers federation urges TN CM for exemption from qualifying TET exam

In 2017, the Tamil Nadu Government had given exemption to minority school teachers on the condition that they have to get refresher training

Published on 10th March 2023

Unzipping pants, holding minor's hand not 'sexual assault' under POCSO, Bombay HC rules

Partly allowing the appeal, the Bombay HC quashed aside the jail sentence of 5 years under the POCSO Act and modified the imprisonment as per the Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Published on 28th January 2021

Will SC exempt linguistic minority students in TN from writing Tamil paper in Class X? Hearing on Feb 6

The matter came up for hearing on Monday before an SC bench comprising Justices SK Kaul and AS Oka today, January 30

Published on 30th January 2023

A 50-year-old principal raped 14-year-old in Nagpada, Mumbai

A team of Nagpada police went to arrest the accused, who could not be found at his house or at the school, an official said

Published on 23rd January 2023

After MANF, Padho Pardesh scheme discontinued for minority students

The move comes after the Centre withdrew the Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) in December 2022

Published on 16th January 2023
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Wrong to generalise for the actions of some: National Commission for Minorities reacts to Madras HC's comment on Christian colleges

The HC had made the remark while hearing a complaint against a professor of Madras Christian College (MCC) who is facing a sexual harassment charge

Published on 20th August 2019

Reinstate pre-matric scholarship, MANF for minority students: Congress leader writes to PM Modi

The MANF scholarship is meant for MPhil and PhD scholars from Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Parsi and Jain communities

Published on 2nd January 2023

JNU Students' Union protests at Ministry of Minority Affairs against MANF discontinuation

The students have termed the move "arbitrary"; about 30-40 students participated in the protest, which took place at about 1 pm

Published on 22nd December 2022

Decision to terminate Maulana Azad National Fellowship anti-minority and anti-education, says Congress MP in Parliament

Demanding the restoration of the scholarship, the MP said the government's reason to cancel MANF defies logic, and that overlap of schemes can be identified by linking the fellowship with Aadhar cards

Published on 16th December 2022

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