Articles about Muslims
13 Sep 2021
Political parties slam Adityanath for 'Abba Jaan' remark
Political parties have slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his remark on "people who are called Abba Jaan" in an apparent attack against the Muslim community and the Samajwadi Party (SP).
03 Sep 2021
We've right to speak for Muslims anywhere, including Kashmir: Taliban
Amid concerns in India that Afghan soil under the Taliban regime can be used for terrorist activities against it, the insurgent group has said it has the right to speak out in favor of Muslims anywhere, including in Kashmir, though it does not have a policy of conducting "armed operations" against any country.
31 Aug 2021
Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind opposes co-education; says non-Muslims should also refrain
Prominent Muslim body Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind on Monday advocated setting up of separate schools and colleges for girls and said non-Muslims should also refrain from giving co-education to their daughters to "keep them away from immorality and misbehavior."
23 Aug 2021
Hometown Muslims recall Hindutva icon Kalyan Singh with fondness
Kalyan Singh might have been a Hindutva icon, under whose watch the Babri Masjid was demolished, but some Muslims in and around his native village in the Aligarh district remember the veteran BJP leader for some of his other qualities.
16 Jun 2021
FIR against Twitter, journalists over posts about Muslim man's assault
The Uttar Pradesh Police has filed a First Information Report against Twitter, news website The Wire, and seven others in connection with their posts on assault of an elderly Muslim man there, reports say.
25 Nov 2020
Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans
In a supplementary charge-sheet filed in connection to the riots in Northeast Delhi, police said former JNU student Umar Khalid exploited the "religious fanaticism" of Sharjeel Imam, another scholar from the prestigious university, for his benefit.
17 Oct 2020
President Macron calls teacher's beheading in France "Islamist terrorist attack"
The teacher, who showed caricatures of Prophet Muhammad to his class, became a victim of an Islamist terrorist attack, President Emmanuel Macron said.
17 Aug 2020
Dozens from Shaheen Bagh, site of anti-CAA protest, join BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party said on Sunday several residents of Delhi's Shaheen Bagh locality have joined the party at an induction ceremony. The locality had grabbed national headlines earlier this year over a months-long protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
18 Apr 2020
Ajaz Khan of 'Bigg Boss' fame arrested over communal remarks
The Mumbai Police on Saturday arrested actor Ajaz Khan for his objectionable comments on social media, according to reports.
17 Mar 2020
CAA constitutional, doesn't violate fundamental rights: Centre tells Supreme Court
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed in the Parliament in December is constitutional and doesn't violate the fundamental rights of citizens, the BJP led Centre told the Supreme Court in a counter-affidavit filed in response to pleas challenging the law.
02 Mar 2020
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims
Days after a minister of the Maharashtra Maha Vikas Aghadi government said that Muslims will be given a 5% reservation in educational institutes, Shiv Sena, one of the constituents of the coalition, said this topic wasn't being discussed.
27 Feb 2020
India deems US panel's statement on Delhi violence 'factually incorrect'
India on Thursday reacted to the comments made by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on the communal violence in Northeast Delhi.
16 Feb 2020
Shaheen Bagh protesters plan march towards Shah's residence for discussions
A couple of protesters of Shaheen Bagh, the epicenter of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act agitation in Delhi, are planning to march towards Union Home Minister Amit Shah's residence at 2 pm today to discuss the contentious law.
04 Feb 2020
No decision on nationwide NRC yet, MHA clarifies in Parliament
The government hasn't taken any decision yet on implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the nation, the Ministry of Home Affairs clarified in the Parliament today.
22 Jan 2020
Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques
An MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sparked a fresh controversy by saying that Muslims store weapons inside mosques, and rarely pray there.
22 Jan 2020
SC doesn't stay CAA, gives Centre four weeks to reply
Today, the Supreme Court heard a whopping 144 petitions challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and refused to put a stay on the controversial law.
29 Dec 2019
BSP Chief Mayawati suspends party MLA for supporting CAA
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP boss, Mayawati, has suspended a party MLA from Madhya Pradesh after the latter allegedly supported the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
29 Dec 2019
Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action
A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.
29 Dec 2019
Will consult states before NRC: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and plans of implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the nation.
14 Dec 2019
After violent student-police clash, Jamia Millia Islamia postpones exams
A day after Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia students clashed with police forces during a protest over the Citizenship Act, the university postponed its semester examinations.
11 Dec 2019
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Indian Muslims shouldn't be scared, says Shah
After tabling the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah said Indian Muslims need not fear due to the proposed amendments.
10 Dec 2019
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Facts, myths and everything in between
Take an orange ball, call it green.
09 Nov 2019
Ayodhya: Sunni Waqf Board welcomes verdict, says won't challenge it
After the Supreme Court delivered its judgment on the long-drawn Ayodhya land dispute case on Saturday, the Sunni Waqf Board has said that it would not challenge the ruling.
06 Oct 2019
Azaan at Durga Puja Pandal sparks outrage, lawyer files complaint
At a time when festivities have taken over West Bengal, a Durga Puja Pandal in Kolkata has sparked massive outrage on social media.
24 Sep 2019
Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter
The Ayodhya dispute pertains to just 2.77 acres of land but its implications are far-reaching. Both Muslims and Hindus want possession of the land, and the Supreme Court is hoping to solve the case by October.
14 Sep 2019
At PoK-rally, Imran Khan says Kashmir events will 'provoke' Muslims
On Friday, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan slammed India, again, for revoking Article 370, withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and putting the border state under unprecedented security cover.
10 Sep 2019
Ex-MLA of Imran Khan's party seeks asylum in India
In what is nothing short of a major embarrassment for Pakistan, a former MLA of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, has sought asylum in India.
03 Sep 2019
#AyodhyaDispute: Don't decide case on Hindus' belief, suggests Muslims' lawyer
The lawyer of Muslim parties in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute urged the Supreme Court on Monday to not give a verdict in the sensitive case based only on the beliefs of Hindus while "glossing over" facts.
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
Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives
The delivery executives of India's leading online food delivery platform, Zomato, in West Bengal's Howrah have alleged that the company is hurting their religious sentiments by "forcing" them to deliver beef and pork.
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.
07 Aug 2019
#AyodhyaHearing: Nirmohi Akhada doesn't have 'evidence' of Ram Janmbhoomi possession
The Nirmohi Akhada, one of the three parties which is fighting for the disputed land in Ayodhya, told Supreme Court on Wednesday that evidence which showed it possessed the property got stolen years ago.
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.
26 Jul 2019
Aligarh administration bans namaz and Hanuman Chalisa recitation on roads
In Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, people will no longer be seen offering namaz or reciting Hanuman Chalisa on the streets, courtesy an order by the district administration.
25 Jul 2019
#TripleTalaqBill: Lok Sabha passes Bill to ban instant 'Triple Talaq'
The Lok Sabha has passed the Triple Talaq Bill amid protests from the Opposition on Thursday. The Bill seeks to ban the practice of instant "Triple Talaq" among Muslims.
16 Jul 2019
Court orders Hindu girl to distribute Quran over communal post
On July 12, a student, identified as Richa Bharti, was arrested in Ranchi for posting content on Facebook, which allegedly had communal overtones.
15 Jul 2019
Amethi: Muslims attack Dalit-woman, thrash husband for 'running' coaching center
A Dalit woman was molested, touched inappropriately, her kurta ripped off, and when her husband came to her rescue, he was brutally thrashed.
09 Jul 2019
Muslim mob, protesting Tabrez's lynching, vandalizes bus carrying engineering students
In an ironical turn of events, a Muslim mob, which was protesting the brutal lynching of Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand, recently vandalized a bus carrying students, causing fear and panic.
24 Jun 2019
Mayawati ends alliance with SP, slams Akhilesh's behavior after polls
The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be remembered for unprecedented allies, and the one which topped the list was the friendship between Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP).
18 May 2019
Delhi's Muslim vote 'shifted' to Congress at last-minute: CM Kejriwal
Delhi CM and AAP President, Arvind Kejriwal, has claimed that the Muslim vote in the national capital completely "shifted" to Congress at the last minute during the Lok Sabha elections.