The RTI query was filed by activist Ajay Bose to know about the grant in aid received in the office of the Delhi Waqf Board since 2015. Read more »
The country today has up to 30 Waqf Boards, which have thus far infringed on many properties and temple lands, with the pattern of operation being consistent in most cases. Read more »
On October 14, the Allahabad High Court sought responses from the Advocate General and Attorney General of India over a petition challenging the Waqf Act of 1995. Read more »
All Hindus should get united against this discriminatory law’, Supreme Court advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain appealed that the tendency should be struck at the root and the Central Government should be forced to change this law. Read more »
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered the officers to scrutinize and demarcate the Waqf properties in the revenue records. The government has also canceled the 1989 mandate of the Revenue Department in this regard. Read more »
As per an exclusive report by Times Now, a petition was filed before the Allahabad HC stating that the UP Waqf Board backed the illegal construction of mazars and mosques on the premises of the historic Chandrashekhar Azad Park in Prayagraj. Read more »
The problem of illegal land encroachments in the name of religion isn’t new in India. The Waqf board has time and again been accused of acquiring lands and public places by fraudulent means, and the relevance of their acts (Waqf Act) has rightly remained questionable. Read more »
The Delhi High Court issued a notice on 20th April 2022 in a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Waqf Act 1995. The plea was filed by Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay. Ashwini Upadhyay stated in his plea that the Waqf Act is antithetical to Secularism in India. Read more »
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