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.

29 booked for vandalising place of worship in UP

29 people have been booked for allegedly vandalising a religious place in Sujauli area of the district.

Pakistan: 10 killed, 80 injured in sectarian violence in Rawalpindi

At least 10 people, including some students of a Sunni seminary, were killed and over 80 others injured in sectarian violence that erupted in Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi on Saturday.

Tight security across Pakistan for Muharram

Tight security was put in place across Pakistan and cellular phone services were shut down in many cities on Friday to avert possible terror attacks on Ashura, the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram.

Muharram: Security tightened in parts of Srinagar

Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday, to prevent Shia mourners from taking out Muharram procession following apprehensions of law and order problem.

Curbs on Muharram processions hits life in Srinagar

Authorities imposed restrictions in some areas of Srinagar city to prevent Shia Muharram processions.

Tight security in Lucknow, Faizabad for Muharram

Security has been stepped up in Lucknow and Faizabad for Muharram following the input from local intelligence which termed the two districts of Uttar Pradesh as "sensitive".

18 dead as violence spikes in Karachi ahead of Muharram

Eleven people died in sectarian violence in Pakistan`s largest city on Tuesday, taking the overall death toll in two days to 18 as unrest spiralled out of control on the eve of the Islamic holy month of Muharram.

`Yaum-e-Ashoora` observed in Hyderabad

Shia Muslims observed "Yaum-e-Ashoora" with the traditional `Bibi Ka Alam` procession and mourning in this historic city Sunday.

Where Hindus join Shias to mourn Imam Hussain

A group of upper caste Hindus joined Shia Muslims in Muzaffarpur to commemorate martyrdom of Imam Hussain. Martyrdom of grandson of Prophet Mohammed, his family, followers marks 10th day of Moharram.

Muharram: Security heightened in parts of Srinagar

Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar city Sunday to prevent Shia mourners from taking out Muharram processions.

Arvind Kejriwal denied permission for rally on Sunday

The Delhi Police on Saturday denied social activist turned politician Arvind Kejriwal the permission to hold a rally in the capital on Sunday.

Omar pays homage to martyrs of Karbala on Muharram

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday paid homage to the martyrs of Karbala on the eve of Ashura (the 10th day of mourning in Muharram).

Several hurt in clash in Meerut

At least two dozen people were injured when a clash broke out between two groups of Muslims during a Muharram procession in the district, police said.

Nothing like Muharram in Hyderabad

Ashurkhanas derive their name from ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, which is also the climax of the period of mourning that marks Muharram.

Pak suspends mobile phone services to thwart terror attacks

The 9th and 10th of Muharram mark a key event in the Islamic religious calendar particularly for Shias.

Army operation not required in Karachi: Kayani

Karachi has been consistently witnessing violence for the last few months.

Terror threat for next 3 days in Pak: Malik

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Rehman Malik warned of terror threats for the next three days of Muharram and blamed some outside power for attempting to destabilise the country.

10 killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

At least 10 people were killed and over 20 others injured in a suicide bombing at a Muharram procession in Pakistan`s northern city of Rawalpindi Wednesday night, media reports said.