Articles about Prophet Mohammad

Prophet row: SC transfers FIRs against Nupur Sharma to Delhi

10 Aug 2022

Politics
Prophet row: SC transfers FIRs against Nupur Sharma to Delhi

In a relief for suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma, the Supreme Court on Wednesday clubbed and transferred all FIRs registered against her in different states to Delhi.

Sharma is single-handedly responsible for what's happening in India: SC

01 Jul 2022

India
Sharma is single-handedly responsible for what's happening in India: SC

The Supreme Court today slammed former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma, who moved the SC seeking transfer of all the FIRs against her to Delhi.

NIA to probe terror links of Udaipur tailor's murder accused

29 Jun 2022

India
NIA to probe terror links of Udaipur tailor's murder accused

The horrific murder of a tailor in Udaipur on Tuesday has prompted the Centre to treat it as a terror attack.

Prophet row: 70 Indian government, private websites hit by cyberattacks

13 Jun 2022

India
Prophet row: 70 Indian government, private websites hit by cyberattacks

Former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled party leader Naveen Jindal's controversial remarks against Prophet Muhammad have created quite a stir.

Prophet row: Naveen Kumar Jindal claims family is in danger

12 Jun 2022

India
Prophet row: Naveen Kumar Jindal claims family is in danger

Days after being expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the remarks against Prophet Muhammed, Naveen Kumar Jindal has claimed that his family is in danger of being attacked by the Islamic fundamentalists.

Prophet row: 2 killed in Ranchi; curfew imposed, internet suspended

11 Jun 2022

India
Prophet row: 2 killed in Ranchi; curfew imposed, internet suspended

Two persons were killed and several others injured in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi where protests erupted on Friday over the controversial remarks made by now-suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Muhammad.

Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

29 Oct 2020

India
Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both the nations.

Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France

28 Oct 2020

World
Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France

France's satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has become the latest reason for tensions between Paris and Ankara after Wednesday's edition mocked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Won't give up: France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Prophet Mohammad's cartoons

01 Sep 2020

World
Won't give up: France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Prophet Mohammad's cartoons

Attacked by radical Islamists in 2015, France's satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo has decided to republish Prophet Mohammad's cartoons to mark the beginning of the trial in the terror attack.

Bengaluru: How rioters cornered cops with guerrilla-like attack, discreet planning

13 Aug 2020

India
Bengaluru: How rioters cornered cops with guerrilla-like attack, discreet planning

On Tuesday, outraged over a "derogatory" Facebook post about Prophet Muhammad, thousands of rioters set various pockets of Karnataka's East Bengaluru on fire, while the police struggled to contain the violence.

PM Modi invites youngsters to participate in Swachh Bharat internship

29 Apr 2018

India
PM Modi invites youngsters to participate in Swachh Bharat internship

On the 43rd edition of 'Mann Ki Baat,' PM Narendra Modi urged students to join the government's new Swachh Bharat summer internship program.

Pakistan foreign minister's face blackened with ink

11 Mar 2018

World
Pakistan foreign minister's face blackened with ink

A religious extremist blackened Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif's face with ink.

New fatwa against women taking shopkeepers' help to wear bangles

13 Feb 2018

India
New fatwa against women taking shopkeepers' help to wear bangles

If Muslims were to follow every fatwa issued by the Darul Uloom Deoband, India's largest seminary, they wouldn't be able to buy life insurance, post selfies on social media, or marry bank employees.

New Deoband fatwa prohibits Muslim women from marrying bank employees

05 Jan 2018

India
New Deoband fatwa prohibits Muslim women from marrying bank employees

India's largest seminary, the Darul Uloom Deoband, has issued another bizarre fatwa, banning Muslim women from marrying into families whose members work in banks.

Police arrest Lekhi, BJP MLAs for trying to enter Basirhat

08 Jul 2017

Politics
Police arrest Lekhi, BJP MLAs for trying to enter Basirhat

BJP leaders including Meenakshi Lekhi, Om Mathur, Satyapal Singh were arrested by the police as they tried to enter violence-hit Basirhat.

Rupa Ganguly, others arrested while trying to visit violence-hit Basirhat

07 Jul 2017

Politics
Rupa Ganguly, others arrested while trying to visit violence-hit Basirhat

Police arrested BJP leaders Rupa Ganguly and Locket Chatterjee while they were attempting to make their way to violence-hit Basirhat.

Basirhat clashes claim first casualty, fresh tension triggered

07 Jul 2017

Politics
Basirhat clashes claim first casualty, fresh tension triggered

A 65-year-old man died in communal clashes at Basirhat, the first casualty in the incident.

West Bengal Communal violence: Paramilitary deployed, Internet services suspended

05 Jul 2017

Politics
West Bengal Communal violence: Paramilitary deployed, Internet services suspended

In a bid to control communal violence in West Bengal's Basirgat region, CM Mamata Banerjee has ordered to suspend Internet services in the state.

Growing US-Saudi friendship: Ayatollah calls Saudi Arabia a 'milked cow'

29 May 2017

World
Growing US-Saudi friendship: Ayatollah calls Saudi Arabia a 'milked cow'

A latest report from Iran's semi-official news agency Fars has reported that its Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei termed Saudi Arabia, " a cow milked by the United States".

Assassinations to the Azaan row: Understanding fatwas

11 May 2017

World
Assassinations to the Azaan row: Understanding fatwas

Fatwas have been at the centre of eye-catching news stories in recent times, especially in the wake of the Sonu Nigam Azaan controversy. They make for interesting reading material both due to reflection of radicalism in some and the sheer absurdity in certain others.

Fear of fake FB accounts in Pakistan after blasphemy lynching

16 Apr 2017

World
Fear of fake FB accounts in Pakistan after blasphemy lynching

Social media users in Pakistan are afraid that fake Facebook profiles could be used to target them as blasphemers after the mob lynching of a social media user over alleged blasphemy.

Journalism student tortured to death over 'blasphemy'

14 Apr 2017

World
Journalism student tortured to death over 'blasphemy'

In a horrific incident, a mob in Pakistan brutally beat up a 23-year-old journalism student of Abdul Wali Khan University, then shot him dead and continued assaulting the body with sticks.

Extremism on the rise in Maldives

07 Jan 2017

World
Extremism on the rise in Maldives

Experts have warned that Maldives may well have become the latest hub of Islamist extremism in South Asia.