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Muslims safest under Narendra Modi, Adityanath government: Shia cleric

Muslims safest under Narendra Modi, Adityanath government: Shia cleric

Shia cleric Kalbe Jawwad has praised the Narendra Modi government at the Centre and Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for their "outreach to the minorities" and said that the Muslims were safest under their rule.

Dec 13, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
After Mamata Banerjee, Rajasthan government announces compensation for family of man burnt to death over 'love jihad'

After Mamata Banerjee, Rajasthan government announces compensation for family of man burnt to death over 'love jihad'

Rajasthan government on Saturday announced a Rs 5 lakh compensation to the family of a migrant labourer from West Bengal who was hacked to death in Rajasthan.

Dec 09, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Rajasthan: Man beaten with axe, burnt alive in alleged 'love jihad' case

Rajasthan: Man beaten with axe, burnt alive in alleged 'love jihad' case

A special investigation team has been set up by the Rajasthan government to find out if there was any communal reason linked to the murder.

Dec 07, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Donald Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in reversal of policy

Donald Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in reversal of policy

In a speech at the White House, Trump said his administration would also begin a process of moving the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which is expected to take years.

Dec 07, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
Muslim cleric compares Pune's Ganesh Peth with Pakistan - Know what happened next

Muslim cleric compares Pune's Ganesh Peth with Pakistan - Know what happened next

According to news agency ANI, the man compared 'Ganesh Peth' with Pakistan after which a police complaint was filed against him. 

Dec 06, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
'Clothes worn by Hindu girls embarrassing': Patna college bans jeans, patiala suits

'Clothes worn by Hindu girls embarrassing': Patna college bans jeans, patiala suits

The college authorities also imposed a prohibition on the use of mobile phones in classrooms. 

Dec 06, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Kerala love jihad case: Hadiya says 'I want freedom', Supreme Court asks her to resume studies

Kerala love jihad case: Hadiya says 'I want freedom', Supreme Court asks her to resume studies

Shafin Jahan had challenged the Kerala High Court order of May nullifying his marriage with Hadiya.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Hadiya says no one forced her to convert to Islam, father's lawyer denies to accept remark

Hadiya says no one forced her to convert to Islam, father's lawyer denies to accept remark

While Hadiya on Saturday said that she was not forced to convert to Islam, her father's lawyer is denying to accept her statement on face value.

Nov 26, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
Is it love or terror? How love jihad probe was conducted in Kerala

Is it love or terror? How love jihad probe was conducted in Kerala

Over the past 28 months, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has picked up dozens of interfaith couples in the southern state of Kerala to question them about their marriages.

Nov 26, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
'I am a Muslim, no one forced me to convert to Islam,' says Kerala 'love jihad victim' Hadiya

'I am a Muslim, no one forced me to convert to Islam,' says Kerala 'love jihad victim' Hadiya

Hadiya will be produced before the Supreme Court in connection with the Kerela 'love jihad' case on November 27.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

Bill to scrap minimum age for marriage of Muslim girls stirs outrage in Iraq

A proposal in Iraq's Parliament to scrap the minimum age for Muslim girls to marry has stirred outrage among critics who view it as a licence "to rape children".

Nov 23, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Husband forces ex-model to convert to Islam, marries another woman

Husband forces ex-model to convert to Islam, marries another woman

A former model based in Mumbai has alleged that her Muslim husband assaulted her and forced to convert to Islam.

Nov 18, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
Muslims, by and large, not opposing Ram temple in Ayodhya: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Muslims, by and large, not opposing Ram temple in Ayodhya: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar is in Ayodhya to mediate and resolve the Ram Temple dispute.

Nov 16, 2017, 16:56 PM IST
Pakistan minister demands non-Muslim guards for his protection

Pakistan minister demands non-Muslim guards for his protection

Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has reportedly been facing threats since he said during an interview that there were only minor differences between Muslims and Ahmadis.

Nov 14, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
AMU sanskrit professor's talaq to wife on WhatsApp: 'Is this how educated people act,' ask woman activists

AMU sanskrit professor's talaq to wife on WhatsApp: 'Is this how educated people act,' ask woman activists

Several women activists lashed out at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor who recently gave triple talaq to his wife via WhatsApp and text message, despite Supreme Court declaring the practice illegal. 

Nov 13, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Zakir Naik's permanent residency hints at top-level support for hardline Islam in Malaysia

Zakir Naik's permanent residency hints at top-level support for hardline Islam in Malaysia

When Zakir Naik emerged from a prominent Malaysian mosque last month fans swarmed about him, seeking selfies with the Indian Muslim televangelist whose hardline views have sparked a criminal investigation back in his home country.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
Bangladesh eyes sterilisation to curb population in overcrowded Rohingya camps

Bangladesh eyes sterilisation to curb population in overcrowded Rohingya camps

Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilisation in its overcrowded Rohingya camps, where nearly a million refugees are fighting for space, after efforts to encourage birth control faile

Oct 28, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
What is it to be a Muslim in UK? White woman wears burqa for a week to find out

What is it to be a Muslim in UK? White woman wears burqa for a week to find out

What is it to be a Muslim in the UK amid rising cases of Islamophobia?

Oct 24, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

26 killed in latest central Africa clashes: United Nations

At least 26 people were killed during clashes in a southeast region of the Central African Republic where the government has struggled to assert its authority, the UN's peacekeeping force in the country said on Friday. 

Oct 21, 2017, 05:57 AM IST