Articles about Islam
18 Mar 2021
Rajasthan State Textbook Board, publishing house booked over anti-Islam content
The Rajasthan State Textbook Board and the owner of a publishing house have been booked for hurting religious sentiments over a reference to Islamist terrorism in a political science textbook, police said on Thursday.
18 Nov 2020
Why some Muslims voted for Trump, despite his anti-Islam rhetoric
Outgoing United States President Donald Trump has faced a lot of criticism as an anti-Muslim figure.
12 Nov 2020
Diwali 2020: Five countries that love celebrating Diwali
The much-awaited festival of lights, Diwali is just around the corner.
29 Aug 2020
Sweden: Riots in Malmo after far-right activists burn Quran
Violent protests broke out in the Swedish town of Malmo late Friday after a Quran-burning incident earlier in the day.
27 Aug 2020
Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad
The trailer of an upcoming news show to be aired on Sudarshan News TV has drawn criticism from the Indian Police Service (Central) Association.
20 Jan 2020
Hindus threaten to leave Pakistan after another forced conversion
The alleged abduction and forced conversion of yet another Hindu girl to Islam has raised tensions in Pakistan's Sindh province. Demanding security, Hindus staged a demonstration in Jacobabad.
18 Oct 2019
Diwali 2019: Five countries that love celebrating Diwali
The much-awaited festival of lights, Diwali is just around the corner.
17 Oct 2019
Saudi Arabia: 35 dead, 4 injured in bus accident
At least 35 foreign nationals were killed and four others got injured after a bus collided with another heavy vehicle near the Islamic holy city of Medina, the state media said on Thursday.
19 Sep 2019
Seven top sports movies even non-sports lovers will enjoy watching
Sports genre films are entertaining and inspiring at the same time, and don't show much gore.
03 Sep 2019
Amid forced conversions, Pakistan PM promises to help Sikh pilgrims
After reports of forced conversions of women from minority religious groups in Pakistan surfaced, PM Imran Khan announced yesterday that his government would facilitate pilgrimage to Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib Gurdwaras for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
16 Aug 2019
Malaysia: Zakir Naik banned from addressing event over 'racist remarks'
The Malaysian police on Friday banned controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from addressing a religious event in the country's Perlis state over the racially sensitive remarks he made on August 8.
11 Aug 2019
UP: Aligarh BJP minority leader's husband thrashed over membership drive
The husband of a local BJP minority wing leader named Farheen Mohsin in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh was allegedly thrashed by some people who were angered by her participation in a membership drive of the party.
30 Jul 2019
#TripleTalaqBill: Rajya Sabha passes Bill to ban instant 'Triple Talaq'
The Rajya Sabha has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, which is popularly referred to as the Triple Talaq Bill, on Tuesday.
01 Jul 2019
Zaira Wasim's retirement: Pressure or choice?
Bollywood actor Zaira Wasim announced her retirement from the field of acting on Sunday, citing religious reasons.
30 Jun 2019
'Dangal' star quits acting: My relationship with religion was threatened
On Sunday, National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim announced that she will no longer continue to work in the field of acting.
29 Jun 2019
Deoband clerics issue fatwa against MP Nusrat Jahan over sindoor
Actor-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan Ruhi Jain, a newly-elected Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament (MP) who faced sharp criticism for her outfits in the Lok Sabha, seems to have offended Deoband clerics.
29 Jun 2019
US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested
An Islamic teacher in Virginia, who engaged in sexual video conversations with a 15-year-old student, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was convicted at a trial in Alexandria federal court earlier this year.
26 May 2019
After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'
After the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in the recently held 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a Muslim woman in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district has named her newborn son 'Narendra Damodardas Modi'.
15 Apr 2019
#SabarimalaEffect: Muslim couple moves SC seeking women's entry into mosques
Seeking the Supreme Court's directive to allow women to enter mosques and offer prayers, a Muslim couple has moved the top court. The case has been listed for hearing on Tuesday.
12 Apr 2019
Islamabad-Court returns Hindu-girls to husbands saying they weren't converted forcibly
The Islamabad High Court on Thursday said that Hindu sisters Raveena and Reena didn't embrace Islam under duress while allowing them to live with their husbands.
25 Mar 2019
Two Pakistani Hindu minor girls abducted, forcefully converted for nikah
A man suspected to have assisted in solemnizing the wedding of two Pakistani Hindu minor girls, who were reportedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, was arrested yesterday, as the teenagers approached a court in Pakistan's Punjab province seeking protection, stated a media report.
24 Mar 2019
Swaraj seeks report into kidnapping of Hindu girls in Pakistan
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought details from the Indian envoy in Pakistan into the reported abduction of two Hindu teenaged girls and their forcible conversion to Islam on the eve of Holi in Sindh province.
07 Jan 2019
China unveils five year plan to align Islam with socialism
China has come up with an outline for a five year plan that aims to sinicize Muslims living in the country by 2022.
27 Dec 2018
#TripleTalaqBill: Owaisi slams Modi government for 'shielding' MJ Akbar
Rejecting the Triple Talaq Bill moved by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi lambasted the Narendra Modi government and said the Centre was attacking religious minorities.
16 Nov 2018
Zayn Malik says he has stopped identifying as a Muslim
Pop star Zayn Malik has revealed that he no longer considers himself a Muslim because he doesn't "believe any of it".
14 Sep 2018
Suspecting minor stole Rs. 200, Bengal man brutally tortures him
In yet another incident that is sure to hang humanity's head in shame, a minor was brutally tortured by a man in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Wednesday for allegedly stealing Rs. 200.
08 Sep 2018
Jaipur: Woman accuses husband of rape, forced conversion; case registered
Jaipur police registered a case on the basis of a complaint filed by a 24-year-old woman alleging her husband of rape and forced conversion.
06 Sep 2018
Malaysian PM Mahathir denounces caning of women for lesbian sex
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad today denounced the caning of two women convicted of having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws after the punishment sparked a storm of criticism.
31 Aug 2018
Quashing FIR against 'winking-sensation' Priya Varrier, SC questions petitioner's joblessness
"Somebody in a film sings a song and you have no other job but to file a case," were CJI Dipak Misra's stern words as a Supreme Court bench quashed FIR against actress Priya Prakash Varrier on Friday.
22 Aug 2018
Eid Mubarak: 5 delightful dishes to prepare for the feast
The second, holier of the two biggest Muslim festivals- Eid-al-Adha (or Bakrid) is finally here.
21 Aug 2018
Bakrid 2018: All about date, significance, celebrations, and more
Bakra Eid, also traditionally called Eid-al-Adha, is one of the two Eid festivals, observed by followers of Islam, around the world.
20 Aug 2018
Here's all you need to know about the Hajj pilgrimage
More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, yesterday began the annual Hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers.
13 Aug 2018
UP Shia Waqf Board asks madrassas to celebrate Independence Day
Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board has asked all madrassas functioning from its properties to celebrate the Independence Day by chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' after the hoisting of the national flag.
01 Aug 2018
Seize properties of those who issued fatwa to triple-talaq-victim: UPMC
Uttar Pradesh Minority Commission (UPMC) Chairman Tanveer Haidar Usmani yesterday asked the Bareilly District Magistrate and SSP to seize properties of people who issued "fatwa" against triple talaq victim, Nida Khan, if they are not arrested.
09 Jul 2018
UP: Married for ten-years, woman alleges forceful conversion to Islam
A 27-year-old woman has alleged she was forced to convert to Islam by her husband and approached Uttar Pradesh police following which the Meerut-based man has been booked.
09 Jul 2018
UP: Woman given 'triple-talaq' by husband for serving burnt roti
A woman has complained to the police that she was given triple talaq and forced to leave her husband's house because the roti she had prepared got burnt.
12 Jun 2018
Bangladesh: Prominent outspoken writer, publisher Shahzahan Bachchu shot dead
A prominent Bangladeshi writer and publisher, Shahzahan Bachchu, has been shot dead by unidentified attackers in central Bangladesh.
20 May 2018
PM Modi says Prophet Muhammad's teachings can take world forward
On his first visit to Srinagar after the Centre announced ceasefire during the holy month of Ramzan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged youth of the valley to remember teachings of Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam.
17 May 2018
Man kills wife as she wanted to visit her parents
A 45-year-old woman was allegedly axed to death by her husband while she was asleep in her room along with her two daughters in Kherkheda village in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district.
19 Apr 2018
Indian Sikh woman accepts Islam after marrying Muslim in Pakistan
An Indian Sikh woman, who went to Pakistan to attend the Baisakhi festival, has sought an extension of her visa after marrying a man in Lahore and embracing Islam, said media reports.