10.07.2011 [Deccan Chronicle] - The Centre, after consulting the minoritywelfare ministry, has sent back the bill suggesting that the state government should bring wakf land within its purview. The bill, prepared on the lines of an Act passed by the Andhra Pradesh government
20.07.2011 [Times of India] - NEW DELHI: In what could touch off a controversy, a study by a member of Sonia Gandhi-chaired National Advisory Council has dubbed the Centre's minoritywelfare schemes and the PM's 15-point programme as non-starters, blaming government's timidity in
20.07.2011 [Times of India] - HYDERABAD: "High definition CCTVs would be installed at Mecca Masjid before the Ramzan month begins on August 1," minoritywelfare minister Mohammed Ahmadulla Syed said on Wednesday. After presiding over a meeting of ministers, MPs, MLAs and officials
19.07.2011 [Times of India] - HYDERABAD: The minoritywelfare department (MWD) will be holding a meeting with the State Wakf Board soon to find out how best the critical issue of the board and the government laying claim to the same properties could be resolved.
18.07.2011 [Times of India] - The city police also wrote to the MinorityWelfare Commission asking them to immediately replace or repair the 13 defunct CCTV cameras at Mecca Masjid before the start of the holy month of Ramzan.
27.06.2011 [Rediff] - Union MinorityWelfare Minister Salman Khursid, a key member of the joint drafting committee on the Lokpal Bill, on Monday defended the government's approach as 'sensitive and lenient' and said none could be above the existing parliamentary system.