Over 90% Muslim women in India want ban on triple talaq, hate second wife
Over 90% Muslim women in India want ban on triple talaq, hate second wife

A majority of the Muslim women have spoken out against the practice of oral, triple, unilateral talaq (divorce) and also polygamy.

Ten injured in refugee home riot over `torn Quran`: German police

At least 10 people were injured in a riot at a refugee home in central Germany over a torn Koran, police said Thursday, in fresh tensions as the country prepared to host 800,000 asylum-seekers this year.

Islamic State militant rapes 12-year-old girl, uses Quran to justify it
Islamic State militant rapes 12-year-old girl, uses Quran to justify it

Crossing all limits of brutality, the Islamic State now justifies rape by making a claim that besides giving a right to rape a non-believer in Islam, Quran also encourages the act.

This Muslim MLA campaigns to prevent cow slaughter

Haji Zameerullah Khan, the Samajwadi Party leader, has initiated a campaign to save cows from being slaughtered.

Quran fragments, close to time of Prophet Muhammad, found in UK
Quran fragments, close to time of Prophet Muhammad, found in UK

 Researchers at the Birmingham university in UK have discovered that fragments of a Quran manuscript in the varsity library are among the oldest in the world, dating back at least 1,370 years, close to the time of Prophet Muhammad.

'Nine-year-old secures third place in Quran competition'

 A nine-year-old boy has secured third place in an international Quran competition held at Jeddah in Saudi Arabia recently, his father claimed on Thursday.

 After Allah, second highest word that appears in Quran is 'ilm': PM Narendra Modi
After Allah, second highest word that appears in Quran is 'ilm': PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described knowledge as the focal point of all religions and said that education helped societies to come out of darkness.

US man pleads not guilty to federal terrorism charges

A man accused of trying to bomb an Army installation in support of a terrorist group on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to three federal charges.

Afghans protest at lynching of woman for allegedly burning Quran

Hundreds of protesters shouting "Down with ignorance!" urged the Afghan government Tuesday to bring to justice the killers of a woman lynched by a mob for allegedly burning the Quran. 

No plan to teach Gita in BMC schools, says Maharashtra Govt

The Maharashtra government on Friday made it clear that there was no plan to teach Bhagwad Gita to municipal school students here.

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.