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Tablighi Jamaat chief's quarantine period ends, to join probe

14 Apr 2020

Tablighi Jamaat chief's quarantine period ends, to join probe

Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Islamic sect Tablighi Jamaat, will join the probe related to the event which happened in New Delhi last month since his quarantine period has ended.

Nizamuddin mosque meet could be India's super-spreader? A timeline

31 Mar 2020

Nizamuddin mosque meet could be India's super-spreader? A timeline

A spike in India's coronavirus cases has been linked to an event held in Nizamuddin, Delhi, earlier this month, and authorities are scrambling to trace possible suspects.

Kamlesh Tiwari was stabbed 15 times, shot once: Autopsy

23 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari was stabbed 15 times, shot once: Autopsy

In the murder of controversial Hindu Samaj Party founder Kamlesh Tiwari, new shocking details about the crime have emerged.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Two main accused arrested by Gujarat ATS

23 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Two main accused arrested by Gujarat ATS

Last week, a Hindu leader named Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered in Lucknow, sparking immense outrage across the nation.

Accused made fake Facebook account to befriend Kamlesh Tiwari: Cops

21 Oct 2019

Accused made fake Facebook account to befriend Kamlesh Tiwari: Cops

With every day, new details related to the sensational murder of the firebrand Hindu leader, Kamlesh Tiwari, are emerging.

Kamlesh Tiwari's killers will not be spared, says Yogi Adityanath

20 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari's killers will not be spared, says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday condemned the killing of Hindu Samaj Party founder Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

19 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

A day after the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, founder of the Hindu Samaj Party, three people have been arrested in a joint operation between Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Police.

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari murdered in Lucknow

18 Oct 2019

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari murdered in Lucknow

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader and founder of the Hindu Samaj Party Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on Friday afternoon.

#SabarimalaEffect: Muslim couple moves SC seeking women's entry into mosques

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.

Facebook censors posts on Kashmir, Gods, and Tricolor in India

15 Jan 2019

Facebook censors posts on Kashmir, Gods, and Tricolor in India

In what comes as a contradiction to Facebook's publicly stated global policy, the social media giant has 20 "locally illegal" markers for India, on the basis of which posts are flagged and proactively removed.

Yogi: Owaisi will have to 'flee' Telangana if BJP wins

02 Dec 2018

Yogi: Owaisi will have to 'flee' Telangana if BJP wins

In the final leg of campaigning for the upcoming Telangana elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Sunday, issued a warning for All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi.

Sabarimala verdict: Woman booked for casteist slur on CM Vijayan

11 Oct 2018

Sabarimala verdict: Woman booked for casteist slur on CM Vijayan

A case has been filed by the Arunamala police in Kerala against a woman for using a casteist slur against CM Pinarayi Vijayan during one of the protests against the implementation of the Supreme Court verdict allowing the entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple.

Afghanistan: Taliban ambushes buses; takes over 100 people hostage

20 Aug 2018

Afghanistan: Taliban ambushes buses; takes over 100 people hostage

The Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses today on a road in northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage, including women and children, in the latest brazen assault by the insurgents, provincial officials said.

Here's all you need to know about the Hajj pilgrimage

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.

PM Modi says Prophet Muhammad's teachings can take world forward

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.

Calling winking blasphemous, petitioners approach SC against Priya's song

09 Apr 2018

Calling winking blasphemous, petitioners approach SC against Priya's song

Two Hyderabad-based parties have filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court against the popular song 'Manikya Malaraaya Poovi' from Malayalam movie 'Oru Adaar Love'.

Elizabeth II, Church of England head, descended from Prophet Muhammad?

09 Apr 2018

Elizabeth II, Church of England head, descended from Prophet Muhammad?

A report in a Moroccan newspaper claims to verify an old theory: that Queen Elizabeth II of Britain, the world's longest living monarch, is a direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad, founder of Islam.

Jordan's King: Fight against terror isn't war on any religion

01 Mar 2018

Jordan's King: Fight against terror isn't war on any religion

Jordan's King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, who is on a three-day visit to India, spoke on the topic "Islamic heritage; Promoting Understanding and Moderation" at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi.

Pak Army Chief: Will resign if military involved in protests

20 Dec 2017

Pak Army Chief: Will resign if military involved in protests

Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa has said he'll resign if the Pakistani military was found to be involved in the Faizabad sit-in protests which paralyzed capital Islamabad for weeks.

Pakistan's law minister resigns, Islamists end protests that crippled country

27 Nov 2017

Pakistan's law minister resigns, Islamists end protests that crippled country

Pakistan's Law Minister Zahid Hamid has resigned after weeks of protests by Islamists rocked the country.

Pakistan: Are social media platforms blasphemy tools?

30 Jul 2017

Pakistan: Are social media platforms blasphemy tools?

In Pakistan, social media networks like Facebook were once platforms where people could debate religion.

Facebook rejects Pakistan's demand for linking accounts to cell numbers

18 Jul 2017

Facebook rejects Pakistan's demand for linking accounts to cell numbers

Facebook has rejected a demand by Pakistan to link new accounts to mobile numbers of users.

Pakistan: Militant kills lawyer over blasphemy charges

31 Mar 2017

Pakistan: Militant kills lawyer over blasphemy charges

A militant shot and killed a lawyer of the minority Ahmadi sect in Pakistan, over blasphemy allegations.

It's your right to free speech, and others' too

06 Mar 2017

It's your right to free speech, and others' too

Free speech is possible only in a free environment, which India hasn't been able to provide.

Clerics arrested for celebrating Salman Taseer's murder

05 Jan 2017

Clerics arrested for celebrating Salman Taseer's murder

Over 100 clerics were arrested by police in Pakistan's Punjab province for celebrating the 6th death anniversary of liberal Pakistani Governor Salman Taseer.

'Sharia courts' banned by Madras High Court

19 Dec 2016

'Sharia courts' banned by Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has banned unauthorized Sharia Courts.

Saudi prince lashed in prison

03 Nov 2016

Saudi prince lashed in prison

According to a Saudi newspaper's report, a prince from Saudi Arabia's ruling Al Saud family was lashed in a Jeddah prison.

Five Shiites gunned in Karachi

30 Oct 2016

Five Shiites gunned in Karachi

Five people including one woman died and six were injured in a firing incident in Karachi.

Saudi Arabia executes member of the royal family

19 Oct 2016

Saudi Arabia executes member of the royal family

Saudi Arabia executed, Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir, a member of the royal family for the murder of another Saudi citizen.

Hearing of Asia Bibi's final appeal adjourned

14 Oct 2016

Hearing of Asia Bibi's final appeal adjourned

Asia Bibi's long-awaited final appeal against the death sentence for blasphemy, was adjourned by the Supreme Court after one of the three judges on the panel stepped down.

Jordanian writer charged with insulting Islam, shot dead

27 Sep 2016

Jordanian writer charged with insulting Islam, shot dead

Nahed Hattar, a well-known Jordanian writer was shot dead outside a court in capital city of Amman, where he was due to appear for trial, for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam.