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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.

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.

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!

Muharram being observed in various parts of country

Muharram being observed in various parts of country

Muharram marks the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain.

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.

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.

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.

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’.

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.

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.

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.

Elaborate security arrangements in Kolkata to ensure trouble-free Durga Puja

Kolkata is gearing up for five days of Durga Pujas from next week.

Muslims in Varanasi will not immerse tazia in Ganga river

A section of Muslim community here has said they will not immerse their tazia in Ganga river in the upcoming Muharram festival and will adhere to the High Court's ban order for immersion of idols and religious items in the river.

Minor dies of suffocation in locked car, another hospitalised in Gujarat

A six-year-old boy apparently died due to suffocation after he and his cousin accidentally got locked up in a car with tinted glasses in Bharuch city, about 90 kms from here.

Prohibitory orders remain in force in MP's Barwani area

Prohibitory orders imposed in the Barwani area of Madhya Pradesh (MP) on Monday night will reportedly remain in force as a precautionary measure.

Hindus lead Muharram processions as Trilokpuri takes steps towards normalcy

East Delhi's Trilokpuri on Tuesday set an example of communal harmony as Hindu volunteers came out to lead Muharram processions in the area which had witnessed violent clashes between two communities around the time of Diwali.

Two killed amid tight security in Pakistan's during Muharram

Two people were on Tuesday killed in a blast targeting a mourners' procession during Muharram in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region even as the country remained on high alert after the deadly terror attack at the Wagah border.

Pakistan observes Muharram amid high security

Pakistan Tuesday observed Muharram to pay homage to Imam Husain and other martyrs of Karbala amid strict security, a media report said.

Muharram observed in Kolkata

Thousands of Muslims today took out processions on the streets of Kolkata on the occasion of Muharram.

Pak-Afghan border sealed for two days

Pakistan sealed its border with Afghanistan, barring all forms of crossings for two days as part of its enhanced security measures taken for the religious festival Muharram, a media report said Tuesday.