J&K: SC asks Centre to take decision in three months on minority status for non-Muslims in state

J&K: SC asks Centre to take decision in three months on minority status for non-Muslims in state

 The Supreme Court today gave the last opportunity to the Centre and asked it to take a decision within three months on a plea to grant minority status to non-Muslims in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 08, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
Kenya bus attack: 'Al Shabaab aim to wage religious war'

Kenya bus attack: 'Al Shabaab aim to wage religious war'

In wake of the “heinous” attack staged by the al Shabaab fighters on a bus in Kenya, a senior official has said that the extremists aim to cause a religious war in the country by creating divide between Muslims and non-Muslims.

Nov 23, 2014, 10:14 AM IST

Pak Hindus demand dual voting rights for non-Muslims

A leading Hindu organisation in Pakistan on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding the government and all political parties to bring a constitutional amendment allowing non-Muslims to cast dual vote to elect their representative of national and provincial assemblies.

Oct 14, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Israel dismantles provocative new Al-Aqsa ramp

Israel on Wednesday dismantled a newly erected wooden access ramp to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound that would have increased access for non-Muslims but angered Jordan.

Sep 11, 2014, 00:04 AM IST

Malaysian church attacked amid Allah dispute

A Malaysian newspaper says church was attacked with firebombs early on Monday, sparking concerns of escalating tension amid a dispute over the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims.

Jan 27, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

Attacks on minorities un-Islamic, say Pakistan scholars

Religious scholars in Pakistan have declared that attacks on minorities were un-Islamic, and said Islam does not permit senseless attacks on places of worship of non-Muslims.

Sep 24, 2013, 13:18 PM IST

Ahmadis to boycott Pakistan election: Spokesman

Some 200,000 members of Pakistan`s minority Ahmadi community will boycott next month`s election in protest at their treatment by the authorities, a spokesman said Monday.

Apr 22, 2013, 19:50 PM IST

Non-Muslims can’t use `Allah`, says Malaysian Sultan

The Sultan of the Malaysian state of Selangor has barred non-Muslims in the state from using “Allah”, saying it is a sacred word exclusive to Muslims.

Jan 09, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

Pak govt to increase legislative seats for non-Muslims

The government will move a constitutional amendment to increase seats for non-Muslims in Pakistan`s national and provincial assemblies, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said on Tuesday.

Sep 04, 2012, 22:23 PM IST

Bill seeking more seats for Pak minorities to be tabled in Par

The bill seeks to increase the number of reserved seats for minority communities in the 342-member National Assembly and the four provincial assemblies.

Sep 02, 2012, 23:21 PM IST

Qaeda chief asks Saudi prince to expel non-Muslims

Saudi Prince Nayef said that terrorism would remain a threat to the kingdom.

Aug 30, 2011, 00:01 AM IST

‘Playing with non-Muslims is haram’

A Muslim man in Australia asked his daughter not to play with non-Muslim children.

Aug 06, 2011, 15:01 PM IST

Non-Muslims too can create "Wakf" property: SC

Supreme Court has ruled
upholding the land acquisition of a popular educational
institution in the national capital.

Nov 09, 2010, 21:10 PM IST

Egypt prepares new law for non-Muslims

Egypt will draft a law to govern marriage and divorce for non-Muslims, a state newspaper reported.

Jun 13, 2010, 21:12 PM IST

Non-Muslims not to use 35 Islamic terms: Diktat

Non-Muslims in Malaysia`s Selangor state have been asked to refrain from using 35
Islamic terms and references, including the word "Allah."

Jan 15, 2010, 17:59 PM IST