Indian Muslims

While Saudi Arabia welcomes Yoga, Indian Maulanas still live in 11th century: Subramanian Swamy

While Saudi Arabia welcomes Yoga, Indian Maulanas still live in 11th century: Subramanian Swamy

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has said that Muslim clerics in India continue to remain conservative despite good progress in Islamic nations.

Nov 15, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Conspiracy by Muslims to convert India into Islamic nation by 2027: Hindu Yuva Vahini

Conspiracy by Muslims to convert India into Islamic nation by 2027: Hindu Yuva Vahini

Nagendra Pratap Tomar is the western Uttar Pradesh head of the right-wing Hindu Yuva Vahini.

Oct 30, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
Muslims shouldn't post pictures online: New fatwa from Darul Uloom Deoband

Muslims shouldn't post pictures online: New fatwa from Darul Uloom Deoband

Darul Uloom Deoband terms the act of Indian Muslims posting pictures on social media as 'un-Islamic'.

Oct 19, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Centre's draft Haj policy proposes abolishing subsidy, allowing elderly women to travel in group

Centre's draft Haj policy proposes abolishing subsidy, allowing elderly women to travel in group

The draft Haj policy was submitted to Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday.

Oct 07, 2017, 22:09 PM IST

Sense of insecurity among Muslims in India, says Hamid Ansari

In an interview with Rajya Sabha TV, Vice-President of India Hamid Ansari said that Muslims in India feel restless and insecure.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

AIM Majlis-e-Mashawarat condemns Musa for provoking Muslims

An umbrella organisation of over a dozen Muslim social and religious outfits, including Jamiatul Islami-e-Hind, on Wednesday condemned former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa for allegedly trying to provoke Indian Muslims.

Jun 07, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Prophet, his heirs never consumed meat, says RSS leader Indresh, triggers protests at Jamia Millia Islamia

Prophet, his heirs never consumed meat, says RSS leader Indresh, triggers protests at Jamia Millia Islamia

RSS leader Indresh Kumar had urged Indian Muslims to give up eating meat, while stating that Prophet and his heirs never consumed meat and considered it as a disease.

Jun 06, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Will avenge all atrocities committed against Muslims in India, establish Sharia, warns militant Zakir Musa in new audio clip

Will avenge all atrocities committed against Muslims in India, establish Sharia, warns militant Zakir Musa in new audio clip

Former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa has urged the Indian Muslims to join the ongoing Islamic jihad (the holy war) to conquer India.

Jun 06, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
After 6 days of historic hearing, Supreme Court reserves verdict in triple talaq case, likely to come in July

After 6 days of historic hearing, Supreme Court reserves verdict in triple talaq case, likely to come in July

After six days of historic hearing on a bunch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the triple talaq, the Supreme Court on Thursday concluded arguments and reserved its verdict in the case.

May 18, 2017, 09:37 AM IST
Triple talaq: Will hear issues related to polygamy, 'nikah halala' later, says SC

Triple talaq: Will hear issues related to polygamy, 'nikah halala' later, says SC

The Supreme Court, which is hearing bench of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of triple talaq, on Monday said that it will also hear issues related to 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims.

May 15, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
In front of 300 clerics, RSS-linked body to urge Muslims to shun beef in Roorkee

In front of 300 clerics, RSS-linked body to urge Muslims to shun beef in Roorkee

The two day meet of Rashtryia Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) affiliate Muslim Rashtryia Manch (MRM) kicks off in Roorkee district of Uttar Pradesh amid a row over beef consumption and protection of cows.

May 05, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
Triple talaq: SC refers matter to Constitution bench, hearing to start from May 11

Triple talaq: SC refers matter to Constitution bench, hearing to start from May 11

The Supreme Court on Thursday referred various petitions on the Constitutional legitimacy of 'triple talaq' and polygamy in the Muslim community to the larger Constitutional bench.

Mar 30, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
Left to die on road, pregnant Lucknow woman writes to PM Narendra Modi to end 'triple talaq', says 'I voted for BJP'

Left to die on road, pregnant Lucknow woman writes to PM Narendra Modi to end 'triple talaq', says 'I voted for BJP'

Shagufta Shah, a mother of two and a 'triple talaq' victim from Lucknow, has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to abolish the 'evil Islamic tradition' at the earliest.

Mar 29, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Muslims should shed 'minority' tag, stand equal with Hindus: Giriraj Singh

Muslims should shed 'minority' tag, stand equal with Hindus: Giriraj Singh

After stoking a controversy by demanding a review on the definition of `minorities`, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Tuesday while defending his earlier remark, asserted the Muslim community should be brought above the `minority` category as there has been a rise in their population.

Mar 07, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
Triple Talaq: Would deal with only legal aspect, says SC

Triple Talaq: Would deal with only legal aspect, says SC

Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would decide issues pertaining to "legal" aspects of the practices of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims and would not deal with the question whether divorce under Muslim law needs to be supervised by courts as it falls under the legislative domain.

Feb 14, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
After Saudi Arabia increases India's Haj quota, AIMIM chief says allot Haj subsidy for girls' education

After Saudi Arabia increases India's Haj quota, AIMIM chief says allot Haj subsidy for girls' education

A day after it was reported that Saudi Arabia has increased India's annual Haj quota from 1.36 lakh to 1.70 lakh, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has now demanded that the subsidy given to Muslim devotees be allotted for girls' education.

Jan 12, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
AIMPLB defends 'triple talaq', to appeal against Allahabad High Court verdict

AIMPLB defends 'triple talaq', to appeal against Allahabad High Court verdict

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Thursday decided to appeal against the Allahabad High Court ruling terming the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims as 'unconstitutional'.

Dec 08, 2016, 18:29 PM IST
Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, reveals Census 2011 data

Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, reveals Census 2011 data

In India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, an analysis of Census 2011 data shows.

Oct 20, 2016, 19:12 PM IST
Muharram being observed in various parts of country

Muharram being observed in various parts of country

Muharram marks the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain.

Oct 12, 2016, 14:59 PM IST
Separate law for Muslims is like encouraging formation of another Pakistan: Shiv Sena

Separate law for Muslims is like encouraging formation of another Pakistan: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena said on Monday that the implementation of Uniform Civil Code a "national work" and urged ally BJP to fulfill its poll promise at the earliest.

Jul 04, 2016, 17:34 PM IST