Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the Muslim-majority nation.
In his attempt to find an out-of- court resolution to Ayodhya dispute, the main litigant in Babri Masjid case Hashim Ansari on Thursday said he will involve prominent members of the minority community for a peaceful conclusion to the matter.
A Delhi court is likely to pronounce on Saturday its verdict in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case in which 42 members of the Muslim community were killed after being allegedly picked up by Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel from a village in UP's Meerut district.
Wearing wedding attire and carrying placards reading "Fall in Love, Not in Line", around 150 protesters Saturday gathered outside the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's office here to protest against the outfit's moral policing, but were detained by police.
The Muslim population of Britain is growing faster than the overall population of the country and has nearly doubled to 2.7 million in the past decade, according to the most comprehensive report on the community in UK, released on Thursday.
Nigeria's electoral commission will postpone February 14 presidential and legislative elections for six weeks to give a new multinational force time to secure northeastern areas under the sway of Boko Haram, an official close to the commission said on Saturday.
A foggy morning gave way to a sunny and warm day in the national capital Friday as the maximum temperature settled two notches above the season`s average at 24.5 degrees. The Met Office has forecast light rain Saturday evening.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of communalising the Delhi Assembly polls after Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari's appeal to Muslims to vote for the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.
Renu Dass, 19, is excited about voting in the Delhi assembly election Saturday. Besides casting her maiden vote, the Delhi University student is waiting for the dark purple ink mark to be smeared on her finger nail to show off to friends, and maybe Tweet or Facebook a selfie of herself with the marked finger, as proof.