Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 101 people suspected of having financial links to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of attempting to overthrow the government.
In yet another example of police brutality and high-handedness, a madrassa teacher was thrashed by a drunk UP cop. Not only this, the cop also called the cleric a 'terrorist' as he was unable to show his identity card to prove his 'nationality'.
A prominent Muslim cleric on Sunday said India should not holds talks with Pakistan unless it stops cross border terrorism as no engagement with the neighbouring country "is possible at the cost of safety and security of our countrymen".
Ethnic Indian Hindus in Malaysia have strongly criticised a Muslim cleric's suggestions that Prime Minister Najib Razak should not have donned a "Hindu" attire, nor should he have been garlanded at a "Hindu" ceremony, media reported Saturday.
In the wake of the recent spurt in terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir, a prominent Muslim cleric on Sunday said India "should cross the border, target and destroy terrorist infrastructures that exist on Pakistani soil" to end killings of civilians and security forces personnel.
People in India should boycott Chinese products to protest the border intrusion incidents and save the domestic cottage industries, prominent Muslim cleric Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali on Monday said.
A man here Wednesday slapped a Muslim cleric while he was being taken to a court after his arrest for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of a community by making objectionable comments about 'Navratri', police said.
When attackers from China's minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top state-appointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them.
Muslim cleric Imam Mehadi Hasan Baba, who shot in fame after Narendra Modi had refused to don the skull cap offered by him in 2011, is among scores of others who will make a beeline for Varanasi to campaign against the BJP`s PM nominee.