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Gita, Upanishads kept 'devout Muslim' Suhaib Ilyasi 'strong and positive' in jail

Gita, Upanishads kept 'devout Muslim' Suhaib Ilyasi 'strong and positive' in jail

A reading of the Hindu scriptures helped see him through the darkest days behind bars in Tihar Jail, said Ilyasi, who describes himself as a "devout Muslim".

Oct 14, 2018, 17:05 PM IST
US, UK universities changing mindsets of Muslim students: Mumbai attack mastermind and LeT chief Hafiz Saeed

US, UK universities changing mindsets of Muslim students: Mumbai attack mastermind and LeT chief Hafiz Saeed

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has blamed universities in the United States and the United Kingdom for changing the mindset of Pakistani students.

Oct 12, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
'Upset' over police treating son's death as suicide, Muslim man in UP converts to Hinduism with family

'Upset' over police treating son's death as suicide, Muslim man in UP converts to Hinduism with family

Despite repeated assertions by the youth's family that he was murdered, the police concluded it to be a case of suicide.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:39 AM IST

SC denies sending Ayodhya case to a larger bench in a 2:1 judgement: As it happened

The SC will begin hearing the Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi title dispute from October 29.

Sep 27, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
'Indian Muslims much safer than Muslims in Islamic countries': This Saudi woman's reply is winning hearts

'Indian Muslims much safer than Muslims in Islamic countries': This Saudi woman's reply is winning hearts

A Saudi woman's frank response on question-and-answer community platform Quora is going viral. 

Aug 23, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
Muslims at haj converge on Jamarat for ritual stoning of the devil

Muslims at haj converge on Jamarat for ritual stoning of the devil

More than 2 million Muslim pilgrims hurled pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Tuesday, the riskiest stage of the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia where hundreds died in a crush three years ago.

Aug 22, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
Pakistani couple arrested for kissing, cuddling in Islamabad

Pakistani couple arrested for kissing, cuddling in Islamabad

The couple, aged around 18-19 years, have been booked for 'obscene acts', an offence punishable with imprisonment for up to three months, or with fine, or both.

Aug 13, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Muslim man stopped from offering Namaz for participating in Kanwar yatra; 3 held

Muslim man stopped from offering Namaz for participating in Kanwar yatra; 3 held

A Muslim man, who took part in Kanwar yatra, was allegedly stopped from offering Namaz at a mosque here, prompting the police to arrest three persons in this regard.

Aug 12, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
UP Shia Waqf board makes it mandatory to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' on Independence Day

UP Shia Waqf board makes it mandatory to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' on Independence Day

In its letter, the board has said that it will be the responsibility of the caretakers and managing committees to ensure that the orders are followed.

Aug 12, 2018, 07:27 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi accused of making 'communal statements', petition filed in court

Asaduddin Owaisi accused of making 'communal statements', petition filed in court

Referring to the Gurugram incident where a Muslim youth's beard was forcibly shaved off, the Hyderabad MP allegedly threatened to convert the accused "to Islam".

 

Aug 10, 2018, 08:15 AM IST
Sikh man thrashed, told 'you are not welcome here' in US

Sikh man thrashed, told 'you are not welcome here' in US

Hate crimes against the Sikh community have raised alarm in the Central Valley numerous times over the years.

Aug 06, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Those asking Muslims to 'go to Pakistan' are ignorant about both Pakistan and India: Sharad Pawar

Those asking Muslims to 'go to Pakistan' are ignorant about both Pakistan and India: Sharad Pawar

There is no conflict between the peoples of both countries, but it is the Pakistan government and the army of that country which carry out anti-India propaganda among the masses for holding on to political power, he said.

Aug 05, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
Muslims entering India not refugees as they faced no persecution in home countries: Tripura Guv

Muslims entering India not refugees as they faced no persecution in home countries: Tripura Guv

Roy said that those howling about the exclusion of people from the Assam NRC were advised to read the definition of the word `refugee` given by UNHCR.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
Muslims should stop eating beef, cow meat 'haram' in Islam: Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi

Muslims should stop eating beef, cow meat 'haram' in Islam: Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi

Rizvi said that people can't kill someone who is given the status of a mother by a community.

Jul 24, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
Watch 'Mulk' instead of calling me anti-Hindu based on trailer: Anubhav Sinha

Watch 'Mulk' instead of calling me anti-Hindu based on trailer: Anubhav Sinha

Mulk is a courtroom drama about restoring the honour of a Muslim family accused of treason.

 

Jul 18, 2018, 16:56 PM IST
Is Muslim a dirty word which leads to polarisation? Owaisi questions PM Modi and Congress

Is Muslim a dirty word which leads to polarisation? Owaisi questions PM Modi and Congress

His statement comes amid the controversy that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi allegedly called Congress a 'party of Muslims'. 

Jul 17, 2018, 14:11 PM IST
I erase hatred and fear, I love all living beings: Rahul Gandhi to BJP on row over 'party of Muslim' remark

I erase hatred and fear, I love all living beings: Rahul Gandhi to BJP on row over 'party of Muslim' remark

Attacking Rahul for his remarks to an Urdu daily that the Congress was a Muslim party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had questioned the Gandhi scion and asked if his party is only for Muslims or for women too.

Jul 17, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
Why is Rahul Gandhi silent on his 'Muslim party' remark: BJP

Why is Rahul Gandhi silent on his 'Muslim party' remark: BJP

A combative BJP on Sunday questioned Rahul Gandhi's "silence" over his reported remarks that the Congress is "a Muslim party", saying it has no place for Muslim women. 

Jul 15, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
Congress hits back at PM Modi, says he is 'spreading poison of division'

Congress hits back at PM Modi, says he is 'spreading poison of division'

The PM had attacked the Congress and Rahul Gandhi over his remarks and the party's stand on triple talaq issue. 

Jul 15, 2018, 06:33 AM IST
SC questions practice of female genital mutilation, says it violates integrity

SC questions practice of female genital mutilation, says it violates integrity

The Supreme Court on Monday questioned the practice of female genital mutilation of minor girls in the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community.

Jul 10, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

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