Muslims should stick to secularism: Religious leaders

Disturbed at Muslims being branded `terrorists, separatists, oppressors and aggressors` by a section of communal forces, top Muslim religious leaders Friday urged the community to stick to secularism and enthusiastically celebrate national events like Independence Day and Republic Day.

Don`t use Muslims only as vote bank, say clerics

Top Muslims leaders and clerics Saturday warned secular parties not to use the Muslim community as their "vote bank"only but sincerely work for their socio-economic uplift and political empowernment.