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Pakistan school books to have Qoranic verses against corruption

The textbook board of Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has incorporated some verses of the holy Qoran, Hadith and wise sayings on the inner titles of the school books to discourage corruption and promote harmony in the society, media reported Monday.

'Govt of dharnas' will stall Delhi's development: Amit Shah

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday asked people of Delhi not to choose a "government of dharnas" else the Centre would not be able to develop the national capital.

Arvind Kejriwal used Anna Hazare: Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday accused AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal of "using" Anna Hazare and said the party does not deserve another chance as its government "ran away" from responsibilities after remaining in power for 49 days.

Delhi polls: Kejriwal criticises Modi for focusing on AAP

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday criticised him for targeting AAP in his election rally and not touching upon critical issues like laying out a roadmap for development of the city.

Delhi statehood issue a sensitive one: Amit Shah

Terming as 'sensitive' the matter of granting full statehood to Delhi, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said it should not be made an election issue and called for a proper debate over it.

'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises
'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises

With the Delhi Assembly Elections right around the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launched a third salvo on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday and posed its third set of 'paanch sawaal' (5 questions) to Arvind Kejriwal.

59 indicted by Pak court for burning alive Christian couple

Two clerics and four women were among 59 people indicted by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Wednesday for burning alive a Christian couple over alleged desecration of the Quran in Punjab province.

Jihad lures teens from unsuspected corners of France
Jihad lures teens from unsuspected corners of France

For the French public, the idea is deeply jarring: youngsters from everyday backgrounds with names like Maxime, Helene and David joining the jihad or turning up in brutal Islamic State execution videos.

BJP's minority leaders mum over Madarsa controversy: Goa academic

Indian Muslims are being targeted by the ruling BJP, whose minority leaders are mum over comments like those against madrasas made on Sunday by its parliamentarian from Uttar Pradesh, Sakshi Maharaj, claims Urfan Mulla, a top official of the Goa Urdu Academy.

Murdered aid worker's brother says Islam 'not to blame'

The brother of British hostage David Haines murdered by Islamist militants today issued a tearful video statement about growing religious radicalisation in which he quoted a verse from the Quran.

Beatings and addiction: Pakistan drug `clinic` prescribes torture

Hashish addict Noor Rehman has spent three years chained to a concrete slab covered by insects.

Sri Lanka Buddhist monks in court accused of insulting Quran

Four of Sri Lanka`s most senior hardline Buddhist monks appeared in court Monday accused of insulting the Quran, in the first such case following a spate of religious hate attacks.

9/11 mastermind says Quran `forbids` violence to spread Islam

The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, has released a manifesto claiming that the Quran forbids the use of violence to spread Islam.

Mob kills one in Pakistan over alleged desecration of Quran

A man was killed and four others were injured when a mob went on the rampage in Quetta on Wednesday over the alleged desecration of a Quran.

Digital version of Quran launched, gifted to Raj Thackeray

A Mumbai entrepreneur has introduced a multi-lingual digital version of the Quran for the benefit of Muslims and non-Muslims in the country.

Tea party protestor tells Obama ‘to put the Quran down’ at US shutdown rally

President Barack Obama was told to put the Quran down at a veteran-led rally that hit the World War II Memorial, the National Mall and the White House.

Madonna studying Quran to understand Islam

Madonna has revealed that she is studying the Holy Quran these days.

Pak clerics against death to false accuser under blasphemy law

Pakistan`s top clerics have struck down a proposal for awarding death sentence to people making false accusations under the controversial blasphemy law.

Thousand across Kashmir observe `Shab-e-Qadr`

Thousands of Muslims prayed in mosques across the Valley observing `Shab-e-Qadr`, the holiest night according to Muslim belief.

Include teachings from Koran, Bible too: Congress on MP govt`s move

Congress reacted to Madhya Pradesh government`s decision to teach Bhagavad Gita to students in Urdu-medium schools demanding the inclusion of "some components from other religions as well".