Information about the status of Waqf properties worth billions of rupees in the state, their income-expenditure and how the process of work is being conducted will now be made public. Around 2,200 waqf properties are registered with the Uttarakhand Waqf Board. Read more »
BJP MLA and former Union minister Basangouda Patil Yatnal has termed the Waqf Act as “outdated, biased, and discriminatory” and urged the Centre to abolish it. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP leader said the Act had been exploited by previous governments to disrupt social harmony and the Waqf Board has been using its constitutional authority to acquire prime lands across the nation. Read more »
A large number of office bearers and activists of over 12 organisations and political parties mark their presence in the protest Read more »
The 2-member committee’s report stated that the Delhi Waqf Board had been given the opportunity to present its case but had not done so within the prescribed time. Read more »
Hindu Munnani, a Tamil Nadu-based Hindu organisation, has initiated a protest against the MK Stalin-led DMK government in Tamil Nadu, accusing it of wrongdoing in connivance with the Tamil Nadu Waqf Board, which resulted in the latter claiming ownership of 57 acres of a Hindu farmer’s land near Vellore. வக்ஃப் வாரிய மோசடியும் – சொந்த நிலத்தை இழந்த ஹிந்து … Read more
The work of the Waqf Authority, which owns more than 77 thousand acres of land, does not reach the citizens who are the actual masters in democracy. Advocate Virendra Ichalkaranjikar has written a letter to the Minority Development Ministry and has demanded that the activities of the Waqf Authority be published on a website. Read more »
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 »
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