Religious tensions bristle in Myanmar village after mosque destroyed

Scores of police have been deployed to guard a village in central Myanmar where religious tensions are running high after a Buddhist mob destroyed a mosque, authorities said on Saturday.

Mob destroys mosque as religious, ethnic tension rises in Myanmar

Mob destroys mosque as religious, ethnic tension rises in Myanmar

Villagers from Thayethamin, a remote settlement a two-hours` drive northeast of Myanmar`s largest city, Yangon, destroyed the mosque on Thursday. 

Feud brewing within Samajwadi Party? Akhilesh Yadav says 'No', adds merger with QED an internal matter of party

Feud brewing within Samajwadi Party? Akhilesh Yadav says 'No', adds merger with QED an internal matter of party

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday dismissed speculation that he was unhappy with Samajwadi Party embracing gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari's party, saying there is "no displeasure" and it is an internal matter of the party.

Fatwa issued against Jimmy Sheirgill for political drama 'Shorgul'

Fatwa issued against Jimmy Sheirgill for political drama 'Shorgul'

Jimmy Sheirgill starrer ‘Shorgul’ is a political drama which also touches upon the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots. 

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi killed in US-led coalition air strike?

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi killed in US-led coalition air strike?

ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had a USD 25 million bounty on his head.

Hindu woman forced to eat beef, adopt Islam by in-laws in Patna

Hindu woman forced to eat beef, adopt Islam by in-laws in Patna

The Patna Police on Monday took two people into its detention on a woman's complaint that alleged that she was forced to consume cow meat and adopt Islam.

Kairana incident: Maneka Gandhi says everyone will wish to leave UP in future; Akhilesh Yadav defends SP govt

Kairana incident: Maneka Gandhi says everyone will wish to leave UP in future; Akhilesh Yadav defends SP govt

BJP legislator and Muzaffarnagar riots accused Hukum Singh had earlier reportedly said that the Hindus were being forced to leave their homes in Kairana, Uttar Pradesh.

Dabholkar murder: Accused Virendra Tawde remanded to CBI custody till June 16

Dabholkar murder: Accused Virendra Tawde remanded to CBI custody till June 16

Virendra Tawde, a Sanatan Sanstha activist arrested in connection with the murder of Narendra Dabholkar in 2013, was on Sunday remanded to CBI custody till June 16. 

'Vulnerable' Bangladeshi Hindus want PM Modi, Indian govt's intervention for safety

'Vulnerable' Bangladeshi Hindus want PM Modi, Indian govt's intervention for safety

In the wake of a series of attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, the minority community there wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian government to take up the matter with Dhaka to ensure their safety and security.

Ramadan moon sighted in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday as the new moon was sighted on Monday.

Ramadan begins – Know more about the Islamic holy month

Ramadan begins – Know more about the Islamic holy month

Ramadan is the ninth and holiest month in the Islamic calendar, marked by Muslims as a month of piety, charity and thriftiness.

Cases of arrest of Muslim youths on false terror charges cause of concern: Law Minister Gowda

Cases of arrest of Muslim youths on false terror charges cause of concern: Law Minister Gowda

Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said that legal reforms will be made to address such cases.

Meet Sarfaraz Hussain - The Muslim boy who topped Assam Class 10 exams studied in RSS-backed school

Meet Sarfaraz Hussain - The Muslim boy who topped Assam Class 10 exams studied in RSS-backed school

Sarfaraz Hussain topped Assam board’s Class 10 exam with 590 marks out of a maximum 600.

No Muslims should engage in birth control: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that no Muslim family should adopt birth control measures, stressing that his country`s population will grow

Shiv Sena asks Muslims brothers to join fight against ISIS

Shiv Sena asks Muslims brothers to join fight against ISIS

Days after the latest ISIS video showed Indian Jihadis in its ranks warning to avenge purported atrocities on Muslims in India, the Shiv Sena on Monday dubbed the issue as extremely 'serious' and asked the Muslims to come forward in the fight against the dreaded extremist Islamic organization.

Watch: Atrocious! Muslim man punches hard on burkha-clad wife's back in train, but no one comes to her rescue

Watch: Atrocious! Muslim man punches hard on burkha-clad wife's back in train, but no one comes to her rescue

An inhuman act of a man towards his wife was caught on camera when the couple was travelling in a train.

BJP trying to save RSS leaders on Malegaon chargesheet, claims AAP

BJP trying to save RSS leaders on Malegaon chargesheet, claims AAP

A day after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) gave a clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya and five other accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said the BJP-led central government was trying to save the RSS and its leaders.

London mayor rejects Donald Trump's Muslim exception offer

London's first Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday hit out at Donald Trump for signalling that he would exempt him from his proposed temporary ban on Muslims entering the US, saying his "ignorant" comments play "into the hands of extremists".

Some activities of ISIS but no alarming situation: Govt

Some activities of ISIS but no alarming situation: Govt

 There have been "some cases" of ISIS activities in India but the country does not face any alarming situation as the Muslims here are committed to the values of life and won't allow it to spread its tentacles here, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica, criminal attack suspected

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica, criminal attack suspected

A Muslim prayer hall in the French island of Corsica was ravaged by fire today in what prosecutors said was probably a criminal attack.