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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.

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.

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'.

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.

''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.

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.

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.

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.

Fatwa issued against Jimmy Sheirgill for political drama 'Shorgul'

Fatwa issued against Jimmy Sheirgill for political drama 'Shorgul'

Jimmy Sheirgill starrer ‘Shorgul’ is a political drama which also touches upon the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots. 

No more 'Talaq Talaq Talaq': Women's group

 The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) on Monday said it will use the holy month of Ramadan to step up its campaign to ban triple talaq and "nikah halala"

TN govt to continue distribution of free rice to mosques

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in an official release said orders had been issued for distribution of 4,600 tonnes of rice to about 3,000 mosques.

Terror outfits using social media to lure Muslim youths: Intelligence agencies

Terror outfits using social media to lure Muslim youths: Intelligence agencies

An assessment by intelligence agencies points out that both domestic and international factors are responsible for pushing many Muslim youth to turn jihadi, as per a media report.

Strengthen Sufism to change perception about Islam: Forum

Scholars on Friday made a strong pitch for strengthening Sufism and "changing the perception" about Islam globally by spreading the faith effectively.

AMU VC meets PM Modi, seeks support on 'minority' status

The AMU Vice Chancellor told the Prime Minister, "We have full faith in your sagacity and your slogan 'Sab Ka Sath, Sab Ka Vikas'."

BJP, RSS working for betterment of Muslims: Indresh Kumar

Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Sunday said the BJP and the Sangh Parivar were working for the upliftment and betterment of the Muslim community.

It is a time of concern and fear for Muslims across US: Barack Obama

In his first visit to a mosque inside the US, Obama referred to the recent political rhetoric against Muslims in the country, where Christians are in majority, and said that the Americans cannot be silent bystanders to bigotry against any faith.

Supaul: Muslims protest against the statement of Kamlesh Tiwari

Thousands of people of the Muslim community are protesting against the statement of Hindu Mahasabha's minister Kamlesh Tiwari in Supaul.

San Francisco area police arrest man in threats to Muslims

Bomb squad crews safely detonated a possible explosive device at the house of a San Francisco Bay Area man and arrested him in connection with

Hindu activists booked for derogatory Facebook post

Three Hindu activists have been booked for allegedly posting derogatory comments against the minority community on a social networking site.

A homework on Islam draws ire in Virginia county; schools shut

A homework on Islam draws ire in Virginia county; schools shut

A Riverheads High School teacher had asked students to complete an assignment that included practicing calligraphy and writing a Muslim statement of faith.