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.

Curfew imposed in Srinagar ahead of Muharram

A complete shutdown is being observed in several parts of the Kashmir valley ahead of Muharram processions.

Muharram processions peaceful in Bawana, observance low-key
Muharram processions peaceful in Bawana, observance low-key

The Muharram processions in Outer Delhi's Bawana area, which had been on the boil since Sunday's 'Mahapanchayat', today passed off peacefully amid heavy police deployment.

Muharram to be observed in Trilokpuri under heavy security

Muharram will be observed tomorrow in east Delhi's violence-hit Trilokpuri area amid heavy security with Hindu volunteers taking part in the processions.

Red alert in Pak on Muharram eve after Wagah attack

On the eve of Muharram, the Pakistan government on Monday placed the entire country on red alert and ordered security agencies to stay on guard against possible terrorist attacks, in the aftermath of the deadly suicide bombing at the Wagah crossing on the Indo-Pak border.

Iraq on 'high alert' for jihadist attacks on pilgrims

Iraq stepped up security amid fears of the Islamic State group launching major attacks as thousands of Shiites flocked on Monday to the shrine city of Karbala for an annual pilgrimage.

Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of Muharram

Amid reports of simmering tensions in some parts of the national capital ahead of Muharram tomorrow, Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi today assured that all security measures have been taken, especially in sensitive areas and warned that those found involved in spreading rumours will be dealt with strongly.

Prohibitory orders relaxed for 13 hours in Delhi's Trilokpuri on Monday

Delhi Police on Monday again relaxed prohibitory orders for 13 hours in Delhi's communal violence hit Trilokpuri area.

Avoid spreading rumours on Muharram: Delhi Police

Delhi Police commissioner, BS Bassi Monday appealed to the people to avoid spreading rumours during Muharram processions to be held in the city Nov 4, adding that strict actions would be taken against violators.

Hindus to lead Muharram procession in riot-hit Trilokpuri

Days after being hit by communal riots, Delhi's Trilokpuri is preparing to set an example in communal amity as 30 Hindu volunteers will lead the colony's Muharram procession Nov 4.

UP govt issues order to ensure peace during festival season

Uttar Pradesh government on Monday directed all district officials to make necessary arrangements for ensuring peace during the coming festival season of Diwali, Muharram and Chhath and warned that in case of any untoward incident they would be held responsible.

Pak extends detention of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief for 3 more months

The detention of the chief of banned terrorist outfit LeJ Malik Ishaq, who masterminded the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, has been extended for further three months by Pakistani authorities citing "big risk" to the law and order situation during the month of Muharram.

AAP`s `Mr controversy` - Kumar Vishwas

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas, who is facing legal cases for his controversial remarks, has once again landed in trouble for his derogatory remarks on Malayali nurses, whom he addressed as `kaali peeli` sisters in 2008.

Curfew imposed following sectarian clashes in Rawalpindi

Curfew was imposed in Rawalpindi on Saturday where sectarian clashes left eight people dead and more than 40 injured, officials said.