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25 Dec 2018

Subramanian Swamy

Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built

Being atheist is fashionable, questioning the tenets of Hinduism is elite and calling everything regressive is equated to being scientific.

05 Oct 2018


Muslims should also come forward to protect cow: Ramdas Athawale

Some Muslims faced atrocities in the name of "gau raksha," pointed out Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today while urging the Muslims to come forward to protect the cow, which is revered by the Hindus.

Triple talaq ordinance is against women, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Alleging that the NDA government's ordinance on triple talaq was "against women" and "fundamental rights" of the Constitution, AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded its withdrawal.

25 Sep 2018

Mike Pompeo

Reveal fate of 1mn minority Muslims detained: Amnesty to China

China must come clean about the fate of an estimated 1mn minority Muslims swept up in a "massive crackdown" in Xinjiang, Amnesty International said in a new report yesterday.

18 Sep 2018


Man accused of lynching Muslim to contest 2019 elections

In what can be seen as a blemish on the Indian political system, Shambhulal Regar, a man accused of hacking and burning a Muslim man to death in Rajasthan, is all set to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Agra.

#BreakingBarriers: Hindus, Muslims unite to build flyover in UP

In a massive show of unity, Hindus and Muslims in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh have transcended communal barriers to help local administration in relocating some religious structures, which had held up the construction of a flyover for 14 long years.

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.

22 Aug 2018


#KeralaFloods: When a mosque became relief camp for Hindu families

With a mosque opening its portals to distressed Hindus and Muslims cleaning temples, the murderous monsoon seems to have washed away the barriers of religious differences in the rain-ravaged Kerala.

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.

19 Aug 2018


Missing Ola-driver found dead, UP-police cremate body infuriating family

The kin of a deceased Muslim Ola driver, who had gone missing on August 9, is furious as the Uttar Pradesh police cremated his body, instead of burying him.

15 Aug 2018


Malaysia: Two Muslim women to be caned for 'lesbian sex'

Two Malaysian women have been sentenced to caning after they admitted to having sex in contravention of strict Islamic laws, an official said yesterday.

13 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

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.

12 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Muslim man, who participated in Kanwar-Yatra, stopped from offering Namaz

A Muslim man, who took part in Kanwar Yatra, was allegedly stopped from offering Namaz at a mosque in UP's Baghpat area.

10 Aug 2018

West Bengal

Delhi: Temple prohibits Muslim-man from performing Hindu-wife's last rites

A Muslim man was not allowed to perform last rites of his dead Hindu woman at a temple in Delhi's CR Park for 'obvious reasons'.

02 Aug 2018


Gurugram: Three arrested for chopping off Muslim youth's beard

Three persons were arrested today for allegedly assaulting, abusing, and chopping off a Muslim youth's beard at Sector 37 in Gurugram, police said.

31 Jul 2018


NCP demands 5% quota for Muslims in education in Maharashtra

NCP MP Majeed Memon wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today demanding 5% quota for Muslims in education.

28 Jul 2018


Rising Muslim population in India responsible for crime: BJP MP

BJP MP Hari Om Pandey blamed the growing population of Muslims in the country for rising crime, adding to the controversial remarks by his party leaders.

28 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

15 UP Muslims begin their 'Kanwar Yatra' journey

A group of 70 kanwariyas, which include 15 Muslims, from Kushahari village in UP's Deoria district began their journey for Baba Dham in Jharkhand's Deoghar district.

25 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Mob thrashes man over inter-religious marriage at registrar's office

A man was allegedly thrashed by a group of right-wing activists at a marriage registrar's office yesterday in UP's Ghaziabad when he went there to register his marriage with a woman from another religion.

19 Jul 2018


US: To Muslim-named waiter, customer tells 'we don't tip terrorists'

In another incident which shows how racism has deeply ingrained itself in minds of common people, a patron in a United States restaurant refused to tip a Muslim named waiter saying 'he doesn't tip terrorists'.

18 Jul 2018


Smell the coffee: The trend #TalkToAMuslim will hardly solve problems

The Indian political discourse has been reduced to Hindu-Muslim debate, quite, unfortunately. Whatever happened to development, a united opposition and other pressing issues is a question for science fiction writers.

15 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

RaGa said Congress party of Muslims, claims Modi. Congress hits-back

After Narendra Modi launched an attack on the Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi from a stage in Azamgarh, UP, the Grand Old Party said he was spreading lies sensing defeat in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

14 Jul 2018


Haj 2018: First batch of pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims today. He said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed.

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.

Non-local Muslims can't offer Friday prayers at Taj Mahal: SC

Taking another step towards preservation of the Taj Mahal, the SC has upheld a January notification that barred non-locals from offering Friday prayers at the mosque in the complex.

01 Jul 2018


Lucknow: BJP councilors want Lakshman-statue near iconic mosque, controversy erupts

Two Bharatiya Janta Party councillors- Ram Krishna Yadav and Rajneesh Gupta- wrote to Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia regarding construction of Lakshman statue near the iconic Teele Waali Masjid, a move opposed by Muslim clerics.

25 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

Shia community under the banner of RSS (Rashtriya Shia Samaj) has decided to support Narendra Modi as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

17 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Muslim-minds poisoned for 70-years, hard-work needed to gain trust: Naqvi

Union Minister for Minorities Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said the Narendra Modi government has to do a lot for winning Muslims as their mind has been corrupted for the last 70 years.

14 Jun 2018


Celebrity-chef Vikas Khanna locates Muslim-family who saved him during Mumbai-riots

This year's Ramadan will remain special for internationally acclaimed Indian chef Vikas Khanna.

14 Jun 2018


Jharkhand: Two men attacked by mob for allegedly stealing buffaloes

An angry mob attacked two Muslim men on suspicion of cattle theft in Jharkhand's Godda district on Wednesday morning.

10 Jun 2018


Jodhpur: Man 'sacrifices' daughter to please God during Ramzan, arrested

A 26-year-old man identified as Nawab Ali Qureshi was arrested by Jodhpur police on Saturday for killing his four-year-old daughter.

28 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Muslim-man thrashed over relationship with Hindu-woman, video goes viral

A viral video shows a Muslim man being thrashed, abused and threatened in Kanpur after he confessed about his 'relationship' with a Hindu woman.

25 May 2018


The-hero-we-need: In Uttarakhand, Sikh cop saves Muslim man from angry-mob

What could have turned into another tragic incident of mob-lynching was averted, all thanks to a Sikh cop deployed in the area.

23 May 2018


Mumbai-girl takes college to court after being barred for hijab

A first-year homoeopathy student has approached the Bombay HC after her college disallowed her to write exams due to poor attendance.

17 May 2018


Outside Udaipur mosque, unidentified miscreants leave burning cylinder

In what can be seen as a bid to create disturbance in the community, few miscreants left a burning cylinder outside a mosque at the Chetak Circle in the heart of Udaipur, in the early hours of Wednesday- a day before the holy month of Ramzan started.

06 May 2018


Manohar Lal Khattar says namaz should be offered inside mosques

Reacting to the increased number of incidents of disrupting namaz in different areas of Gurugram, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said namaz should only be offered in mosques/eidgahs.

24 Apr 2018

Golden Temple

British diplomat calls Golden Temple a 'mosque,' faces ire

The head of Britain's diplomatic service in the Foreign Office, Sir Simon McDonald, faced the wrath of the public after calling the Golden Temple in Amritsar a 'mosque.'

23 Mar 2018


Love over religion: The curious story of a mentally-challenged man

The last rites of a 24-year-old mentally-challenged man in UP's Moradabad on Wednesday would have silenced even the snarkiest communal haters.