Muslim bodies urge followers not to perform sacrifice on roads

Ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, a number of prominent Muslim organisations and leaders have urged the followers of Islam to avoid offering animal sacrifice on roads.

Aug 29, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
Avoid cow slaughter on Eid-ul-Azha: Darul Ifta Jamia Nizami to Muslims

Avoid cow slaughter on Eid-ul-Azha: Darul Ifta Jamia Nizami to Muslims

In an attempt to spread communal harmony, Darul Ifta Jamia Nizami has appealed to Muslims in the country that they avoid slaughtering cows on Eid-ul-Azha to respect religious sentiments of Hindus.

Aug 23, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated with traditional gaiety across India

Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated with traditional gaiety and fervour across the country on Tuesday as Muslims thronged mosques for prayers and exchanged greetings on the holy day.

Sep 13, 2016, 21:41 PM IST

Ban on internet services in Jammu and Kashmir extended

The ban on internet services in Jammu and Kashmir was on Sunday extended as a precautionary measure in view of apprehensions of misuse of the services by miscreants to create communal tension.

Sep 27, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated across India

 Lakhs of Muslims thronged mosques and eidgahs across the country today to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with Shias and Sunnis offering prayers together in Lucknow to mark the festival's spirit of brotherhood, even as sporadic clashes between youths and security forces marred the celebrations in parts of Kashmir.

Sep 25, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in Delhi

Thousands of people in the city thronged mosques and Idgahs, offered prayers and exchanged greetings in the spirit of brotherhood to celebrate the festival of Eid-ul-Azha on Friday.

Sep 25, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Hafiz Saeed criticises Pakistan for not supporting Kashmiris fully

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed on Friday criticised the Pakistan government for not doing enough to support Kashmiris as he led Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Qaddafi Stadium here amid tight security.

Sep 25, 2015, 15:19 PM IST
After beef, will vegetables be also banned during Bakr-Eid festival?

After beef, will vegetables be also banned during Bakr-Eid festival?

In the backdrop of a blanket ban on slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks, a Bangalore based short filmmaker, in a sarcastic way, has allegedly filed a petition asking the government "to ban vegetables also on the occasion of Muslim festival Bakr-Eid".

Sep 22, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Beef and meat bans cast shadow over Eid-ul-Azha

With hundreds of families across the country preparing Eid-ul-Azha in the last week of September, the ban on sale of meat, including beef, has come as a huge setback for the traders who were expecting a good business during the festive season.

Sep 19, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

Civilian injured in Pakistan shelling dies in Jammu

A resident of Jammu district, who was wounded in Pakistan shelling on October 06, succumbed to his injuries here late Monday night.

Oct 21, 2014, 08:32 AM IST

Boycott Chinese products, says prominent cleric in Eid sermon

People in India should boycott Chinese products to protest the border intrusion incidents and save the domestic cottage industries, prominent Muslim cleric Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali on Monday said.

Oct 06, 2014, 13:44 PM IST
Bollywood wishes Eid Mubarak!

Bollywood wishes Eid Mubarak!

A host of Bollywood celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter this morning, wishing all their near and dear ones a very happy Eid. From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to comedy king Kapil Sharma, all wished 'Eid Mubarak' to their fans and followers. On the occasion of 'Eid-ul-Azha, take a look at some of the tweets:

Oct 06, 2014, 11:42 AM IST

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated across nation; PM, Prez extend greetings

Eid-ul-Azha, or the festival of sacrifice, was celebrated across the nation on Monday as Muslims offered special prayers in Eidgahs and mosques and sacrificed animals.

Oct 06, 2014, 10:39 AM IST
Five killed, 34 injured in heavy shelling by Pakistan along LoC; India says 'forces ready'

Five killed, 34 injured in heavy shelling by Pakistan along LoC; India says 'forces ready'

In one of the worst ceasefire violations by Pakistan, five villagers were killed in overnight heavy mortar shelling and firing from across the international border and Line of Control in Jammu and Poonch sectors even as two more violations took place since evening.

Oct 06, 2014, 08:30 AM IST

President, PM Modi greet nation on Eid-ul-Azha

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha and urged people to imbibe the spirit of love and service.

Oct 05, 2014, 22:58 PM IST

Imran Khan supporters clash over distribution of Eid gifts

Supporters of Imran Khan on Sunday clashed during distribution of Eid gifts by the party's women wing at the site of ongoing protests at D-Chowk here.

Oct 05, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

UP Guv, CM greet people on Eid

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

Oct 05, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

President, Vice President greet people on eve of Eid-ul-Zuha

President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday greeted citizens on the eve of Eid-ul-Zuha, saying people should imbibe the spirit of universal love and brotherhood for prosperity of the nation and the world.

Oct 05, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

150-year-old camel sacrifice tradition ends on Eid in Rajasthan

Respecting the Rajasthan government's decision to adopt Camel as the state animal, Anjuman Society of Khandan-e-Amiriya (ASKeA) in Tonk district has decided to stop its 150-year-old tradition of sacrificing camel on the day of Eid-Ul-Zuha slated for Monday.

Oct 05, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Eid-ul-Azha to be celebrated on Monday

Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on Monday in the national capital with Muslims offering special prayers in Eidgahs and mosques and sacrificing animals, even as security arrangement was stepped up ahead of the festival.

Oct 05, 2014, 15:49 PM IST