Biha woman killed for practising witchcraft

Patna: A 55-year-old Muslim woman was killed by her neighbours in Bihar's Khagaria district, for allegedly practising witchcraft, police said Friday.

Kenya's David Rudisha supports Sebastian Coe bid for IAAF presidency in 2015
Kenya's David Rudisha supports Sebastian Coe bid for IAAF presidency in 2015

Kenya's Olympic 800 metre champion David Rudisha has supported British athletics great Sebastian Coe's bid for International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) presidency.

Nine Pak Christian families forced to leave their homes

Nine Pakistani Christian families have reportedly been forced to leave their houses after a man of their community married a Muslim woman in Sahiwal district of Punjab, the third such incident in the province.

Pakistani interfaith couples brave threats for forbidden love

Thirteen years ago among the whirring looms of a garment factory in an eastern Pakistani city, a Muslim woman fell in love with a Christian co-worker.

First Muslim woman to enter civil services awarded Padma Shri

She broke the glass ceiling many a times, from being the first woman to enter any Class-I civil service to becoming the first IRS officer to be appointed a UPSC member and to being the only woman to have worked in the Central Narcotics Department.

UK Indian-origin doctor cleared of female genital mutilation

A medical tribunal in Britain has cleared an Indian-origin doctor accused of intentionally performing surgery on a woman amounting to female genital mutilation (FGM), a criminal offence in the UK.

Muslim woman anchor suspended over charity haircut

The Malaysian channel, which wants her to grow back her mane to an "acceptable" length before being allowed to resume her work.

UK: Muslim beat girl for not reading enough Quran, jailed

Asia Parveen repeatedly beat a 10-year-old girl with a steel ladle for not reading enough verses of the Quran.

No need for Muslim woman to produce court decree: HC

The Madras High court Bench here ruled that there was no need for a Muslim woman to produce a court decree as a proof of divorce from her husband.

Retd fireman detained at UK airport for "racist remarks"

A retired fireman was
detained at a busy UK airport for asking why a veiled woman was not checked by the

Australia: Muslim woman jailed for false burqa complaint

A burqa-clad woman falsely accused a police officer of removing her veil.

Oz court asks Muslim woman to depose without face veil

A Muslim witness in Australian fraud trial must remove burqa, a judge rules.

Italian city fines Muslim woman for wearing burqa

Italian police fined a Muslim woman for wearing a full Islamic veil in a street in the northern city of Novara.

`Muslims can ask for divorce citing inequitable treatment’

The Kerala High Court has held that a Muslim woman`s claim of "inequitable treatment" in a polygamous marriage should be accepted by courts as ground for

British hoteliers deny abusing Muslim woman over hijab

A couple went on trial in Britain
today accused of verbally abusing a Muslim woman for wearing
the hijab while she was staying at their hotel.

French pool bars Muslim woman for `burquini` suit

A Muslim woman garbed in a head-to-toe swimsuit — dubbed a "burquini" — may have opened a new chapter in France`s tussle between religious practices and its stern secular code.

Veiled Muslim woman `barred from bus` in Australia

An Australian Muslim woman has sparked a row after claiming a Sydney bus driver told her she couldn`t board because she was wearing a veil.