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Narendra Modi troubling Muslims, says Lalu on Haj subsidy removal

Narendra Modi troubling Muslims, says Lalu on Haj subsidy removal

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav also targeted Vishwa Hindu Parishad international working president Pravin Togadia.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
No subsidy on Haj from this year, confirms Modi government

No subsidy on Haj from this year, confirms Modi government

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the Haj subsidy funds will be used for the education of minorities, particularly girls.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
Donald Trump as US President: Key highlights of first year of his presidency

Donald Trump as US President: Key highlights of first year of his presidency

Out of the blue, one week after taking office, Trump decreed a 90-day ban on arrivals of people from seven Muslim majority countries and a 120-day ban on all refugee arrivals.

Jan 15, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh: Wife claims husband gave triple talaq on phone, accuses police of inaction

Uttar Pradesh: Wife claims husband gave triple talaq on phone, accuses police of inaction

The Lok Sabha on December 28 passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, that criminalises instant triple talaq.

Jan 10, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
In Uttar Pradesh, Bajrang Dal activists force Muslim leaders to stand for Vande Mataram

In Uttar Pradesh, Bajrang Dal activists force Muslim leaders to stand for Vande Mataram

The incident took place after some Nagar Panchayat Muslim leaders refused to stand during national song Vande Mataram citing religious compulsion.

Jan 07, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
Triple talaq bill: War of words between BJP, Congress as deadlock continues in Rajya Sabha

Triple talaq bill: War of words between BJP, Congress as deadlock continues in Rajya Sabha

Triple talaq bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on December 28, 2017.

Jan 04, 2018, 19:03 PM IST
Don’t marry bank employees, they earn ‘haram’ money: Darul Uloom’s issues new fatwa

Don’t marry bank employees, they earn ‘haram’ money: Darul Uloom’s issues new fatwa

Marrying in such a family is avoidable and not preferable, says the fatwa.

Jan 04, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
Indian or not? Muslims in Assam fret amid drive against illegal immigrants

Indian or not? Muslims in Assam fret amid drive against illegal immigrants

Marzina Bibi, a Muslim woman living in Assam, is petrified she will be declared stateless.

Jan 04, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
India is a country of Hindus, we face problems because of Muslims: BJP leader

India is a country of Hindus, we face problems because of Muslims: BJP leader

A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh has said that India is a country only for those following Hindu religion.

Jan 02, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Muslim women have found way to free themselves from triple talaq: PM Narendra Modi

Muslim women have found way to free themselves from triple talaq: PM Narendra Modi

Modi said the mantra for the New Year should be "reform, perform, transform" and called for 'sabka saath, sabka vikas' (together with all development for all).

Dec 31, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Who chose All India Muslim Personal Law Board to represent Muslims? MJ Akbar on triple talaq

Who chose All India Muslim Personal Law Board to represent Muslims? MJ Akbar on triple talaq

MJ Akbar clarified in the House that the law is not against talaq but against the practice of instant talaq.

Dec 28, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Triple talaq bill in Parliament today: Chronology of events

Triple talaq bill in Parliament today: Chronology of events

The Supreme Court in August struck down the centuries-old practice of instant triple talaq among Indian Muslims as unconstitutional, manifestly arbitrary and void in law.

Dec 28, 2017, 07:49 AM IST
UP: Woman gets beaten up, given triple talaq by husband for waking up late

UP: Woman gets beaten up, given triple talaq by husband for waking up late

The incident has taken place even though the Supreme Court has outlawed the draconian practice of triple talaq. 

Dec 27, 2017, 22:18 PM IST
Al Qaeda releases new video, says war on Indian cities key to victory in Kashmir

Al Qaeda releases new video, says war on Indian cities key to victory in Kashmir

Mehmood, in the 42-minute video recorded in Urdu, said it was necessary for "the jihadi movement to strengthen and expand its activities in the region and target Indian interests.

Dec 27, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Melbourne attack has no link to terrorism: Malcolm Turnbull

Melbourne attack has no link to terrorism: Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull labelled the act 'despicable and cowardly' but said it was 'an isolated incident' as the suspect had no links to 'any political issues or extremist groups.'

Dec 22, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
'Government criminalising triple talaq to instil fear among Muslims'

'Government criminalising triple talaq to instil fear among Muslims'

A draft bill to criminalise 'triple talaq' practice is likely to be tabled in Parliament on Friday.

Dec 21, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Twitter suspends white nationalists as it enforces new rules

Twitter suspends white nationalists as it enforces new rules

Twitter suspended the accounts of well-known white nationalists on Tuesday.

Dec 19, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Muslims living in India are also Hindu: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Muslims living in India are also Hindu: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Maintaining that India is a land of Hindus, the RSS chief said that tortured Hindus from across the world come to the country and get shelter.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Being targeted under Narendra Modi govt only because we are Muslims, alleges Owaisi

Being targeted under Narendra Modi govt only because we are Muslims, alleges Owaisi

In view of the incident in Rajasthan where a man was burnt to death in an alleged case of 'love jihad', All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen President Asaduddin Owaisi said Muslims are being targeted in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
Our Muslims shouldn't be held responsible for Hafiz Saeed's actions: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Our Muslims shouldn't be held responsible for Hafiz Saeed's actions: Mani Shankar Aiyar

The Congress suspended senior party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar from its primary membership for his "neech" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:41 PM IST