Muslim community

Myanmar troops systematically gang-raped Rohingya women: UN envoy

Myanmar troops systematically gang-raped Rohingya women: UN envoy

UN special representative Pramila Patten made the comments after visiting Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar where some 610,000 Rohingya have taken refuge in the last ten weeks.

Nov 12, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
Muslims should give up claim on Babri land: Shia cleric

Muslims should give up claim on Babri land: Shia cleric

In a 30-page affidavit, filed on August 8, the Shia Waqf Board asserted that the Babri Masjid site was its property and only it was entitled to hold negotiations for an amicable settlement of the dispute.

Aug 13, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Mob lynchings reflect erosion of values, govt's inability to rein in offenders: Hamid Ansari

Mob lynchings reflect erosion of values, govt's inability to rein in offenders: Hamid Ansari

Outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari spoke on a number of issues during his parting interview to Rajya Sabha TV.

Aug 10, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

Eid being celebrated across the country today

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Jun 26, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Help those affected by crackdown on abattoirs or face protest: AIMIM tells Yogi govt

The AIMIM's city unit on Monday demanded that "alternative arrangements" be made ahead of the Eid festival by the Yogi Adityanath administration for those adversely affected by the recent crackdown on illegal slaughter houses.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Govt may step in if triple talaq practice not changed: Venkaiah Naidu

Govt may step in if triple talaq practice not changed: Venkaiah Naidu

The government may have to step in and enact a law to ban triple talaq if the Muslim community fails to "change" the practice, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday.

May 20, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

PM Modi govt removed speed-breaker of appeasement politics: Naqvi

"For the last several decades, so-called champions of secularism engaged in politics of appeasement, ignoring empowerment of Muslims," he said.

May 13, 2017, 21:11 PM IST
PM Modi asks Muslim community not to politicise triple talaq issue, urges them to initiate reform

PM Modi asks Muslim community not to politicise triple talaq issue, urges them to initiate reform

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that Muslim community shouldn't allow issue of triple talaq to be politicised.

May 09, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Save your daughters from triple talaq, do not politicise issue: PM Modi urges Muslim community

Save your daughters from triple talaq, do not politicise issue: PM Modi urges Muslim community

"I urge the people of Muslim community to not politicise the issue of triple talaq," PM Modi said at a function to mark the 884th birth anniversary of the 12th-century Kannada poet Basaveshwara.

Apr 29, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Community members misusing triple talaq will face social boycott: AIMPLB

AIMPLB member Maulana Khalid R. Firangi said, "It has been decided in the executive body meeting that those misusing triple talaq will face social boycott."

Apr 16, 2017, 22:57 PM IST
Telangana CM hails PM's remark on backwardness among Muslims; hikes quota to 12%

Telangana CM hails PM's remark on backwardness among Muslims; hikes quota to 12%

"It augurs well," said Rao about Modi`s remark which he made while intervening during a discussion on the Backward Commission at the BJP`s National Executive meeting at Bhubaneswar.

Apr 16, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

Shia cleric meets UP CM Aditya Nath Yogi; demands committee on Shia welfare

Shia Personal Law Board member Maulana Yasoob Abbas on Saturday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi here.

Mar 25, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Madras High Court bans Sharia courts, asks Tamil Nadu govt to ensure they do not function

Madras High Court bans Sharia courts, asks Tamil Nadu govt to ensure they do not function

The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to file a status report within a month.

Dec 19, 2016, 15:16 PM IST
What if Hindus ask for break for prayer? BJP asks Harish Rawat after Uttarakhand govt gives Muslims special break on Friday

What if Hindus ask for break for prayer? BJP asks Harish Rawat after Uttarakhand govt gives Muslims special break on Friday

A cabinet meeting on Saturday, chaired by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, decided that a special break will be given to the employees from the Muslim community.

Dec 19, 2016, 12:23 PM IST
AIMPLB defends 'triple talaq', to appeal against Allahabad High Court verdict

AIMPLB defends 'triple talaq', to appeal against Allahabad High Court verdict

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Thursday decided to appeal against the Allahabad High Court ruling terming the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims as 'unconstitutional'.

Dec 08, 2016, 18:29 PM IST

Women have the highest status in Islam: Former Chief Election Commissioner of India

Women have the highest status in Islam and the Muslim community must see things with a liberal interpretation now, former Chief Election Commissioner of India S.Y. Quraishi said on Thursday.

Oct 27, 2016, 20:00 PM IST
''Mayawati pursuing vote-bank politics over triple talaq issue''

''Mayawati pursuing vote-bank politics over triple talaq issue''

 BJP on Tuesday accused BSP supremo Mayawati of pursuing vote bank politics after she attacked the Modi government over its opposition to the practice of 'triple talaq' in the Muslim community.

Oct 25, 2016, 18:55 PM IST

Muslim children should not be sent to regular schools – Read controversial remarks by Salafi preacher

A Salafi preacher has stirred up a controversy by urging Muslims not to send their kids to the mainstream schools.

Oct 17, 2016, 07:15 AM IST
Muslims should help combat terror; will be blamed if they don't: Trump

Muslims should help combat terror; will be blamed if they don't: Trump

“Muslims have to help us, because they see what's going on in their community," Trump said.

Aug 18, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

Suspected New York imam killer charged with murder: Police

Oscar Morel, a 35-year-old Brooklyn man,was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

Aug 16, 2016, 10:06 AM IST