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

29 Oct 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Extremism on the rise in Maldives

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