Muharram

Rahul Gandhi gets permission to visit Amethi

Rahul Gandhi gets permission to visit Amethi

The Congress leader, who was earlier denied permission to visit Amethi, would also be given protection by the district administration during his scheduled visit. 

Oct 02, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

Two injured in police firing during tazia procession in Vadodara

Two persons were injured here in police firing during the tazia immersion procession on the occasion of Muharram around midnight, an official said on Monday.

Oct 02, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Communal clashes in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand leave over 12 injured

Communal clashes in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand leave over 12 injured

Clashes broke out between Hindu and Muslim communities in parts of UP, Bihar and Jharkhand over the weekend 

Oct 02, 2017, 07:41 AM IST
My resolve to ensure festival passes off peacefully: Mamata Banerjee

My resolve to ensure festival passes off peacefully: Mamata Banerjee

She claimed she had information that "some outsiders" had "already booked train tickets" for West Bengal with intentions to foment trouble.

Sep 22, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
West Bengal govt to move Supreme Court against Calcutta HC's order on Durga idol immersion

West Bengal govt to move Supreme Court against Calcutta HC's order on Durga idol immersion

The West Bengal government will move the Supreme Court on Friday to challenge the Calcutta High Court on immersion of Durga idols.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:58 PM IST
Why are you creating communal distinction, Calcutta High Court asks Mamata Banerjee

Why are you creating communal distinction, Calcutta High Court asks Mamata Banerjee

Mamata government has told the court that it has allowed immersion of Durga idols on Vijaya Dashami day till 10 pm to ensure law and order. 

Sep 20, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Durga Idol Immersion Case: Calcutta HC to hear PIL today

Durga Idol Immersion Case: Calcutta HC to hear PIL today

The Calcutta High Court on Friday will hear the Public interest litigation (PIL) filed by several lawyers over the ban on immersion of Durga idols after 6pm on October 1 due to Muharram processions.

Sep 15, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
No Durga idol immersion on Muharram: Mamata Banerjee

No Durga idol immersion on Muharram: Mamata Banerjee

The visarjan ceremony or idol immersion of this year's durga puja will not be permitted for a 24-hour period on Muharram, said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday. 

Aug 24, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Situation tense in Bhiwandi after communal clash during Muharram

The incident occurred when some of arches put up for just-concluded Navratri festival got damaged during the Muharram procession.

Oct 13, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Imam Hussain's martyrdom remembered in Mumbai on Muharram

Muharram, observed in memory of the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, and his followers in Karbala, was observed with prayers, fasting, mourning, 'maatam' (beating chest) and processions here on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2016, 23:36 PM IST
Hindu artist from Gujarat makes Tazia for Muharram, sets example of communal harmony

Hindu artist from Gujarat makes Tazia for Muharram, sets example of communal harmony

A 32-year-old Hindu craftsman in Vadodara has adopted a unique way to spread the message of communal harmony!

Oct 12, 2016, 17:56 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

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession

At least 91 people have been killed and over 12,000 injured during this violence that refused to abate.

Oct 12, 2016, 10:00 AM IST

Curfew in interior areas of Srinagar

Curfew on Tuesday remained in force in interior areas of Srinagar as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order in view of the fourth day of mourning of a minor boy, who was hit by pellets during a protest.

Oct 11, 2016, 11:52 AM IST
Following IB alert of threat by terrorists, security of Taj Mahal beefed up

Following IB alert of threat by terrorists, security of Taj Mahal beefed up

Security has been heightened at many important places, tourist spots and government installations across Uttar Pradesh following an IB alert of a potential threat by terrorists, officials said on Sunday. Additional security has been deployed at the Taj Mahal, in Agra the biggest draw for foreign and domestic tourists.

Oct 09, 2016, 08:57 AM IST
Controversy erupts as actor Irrfan Khan questions practice of fasting and qurbani in Islam

Controversy erupts as actor Irrfan Khan questions practice of fasting and qurbani in Islam

Actor Irrfan Khan has said that slaughtering of goat does not mean Qurbani the ‘traditional style of sacrifice by Muslims’.

Jun 30, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

Pakistan's Shi`ites mark Ashura amid tight security after bombing

Shi`ites in Pakistan on Saturday demanded more protection from the government even as they observed Ashura amid tight security, a day after militant group LeJ carried out a suicide bombing on a Muharram procession in the Sindh province that claimed 24 lives.

Oct 24, 2015, 20:53 PM IST
Police foil Muharram procession in Srinagar, detains mourners

Police foil Muharram procession in Srinagar, detains mourners

The Police on Saturday foiled the Muharram procession in Srinagar when they were trying to gather at Ghanta Ghar in lalchowk to take out a major procession.

Oct 24, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Suicide bombing at Shia procession kills 22 in Pakistan

At least 22 people, including four children, were killed and 40 others injured on Friday in a suicide attack on a Muharram procession by minority Shias in Pakistan's Sindh province, a day after 12 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a Shia shrine in Balochistan.

Oct 23, 2015, 21:31 PM IST