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Muharram

Roof collapses during Muharram celebrations in Andhra Pradesh, 20 injured — Watch

Of the 20 people, five are said to have sustained serious injuries.

Sep 10, 2019, 16:45 PM IST

Muharram 2019: Date, significance and all you need to know

Shia Muslims mourn the demise of Imam Hussein and his family commemorating the sacrifices made by the martyrs. 

Sep 10, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Yogi Adityanath stokes controversy, says 'change timings of Muharram procession, not of Durga Puja'

Giving a controversial statement, UP CM Yogi Adityanath today said that the timing for Muharram procession can be changed but not that of Durga Puja. 

May 15, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

BJP MLA booked for opposing Muharram procession in Uttar Pradesh

Five cases were registered at Cantonment and Bithari Chainpur police stations against Mishra and others for opposing a Muharram procession in village Khajuria, they said.

Sep 22, 2018, 22:33 PM IST

Muharram 2018: All you need to know about the day of Ashura

Today is the day of Ashura

Sep 21, 2018, 07:08 AM IST

Muharram 2018: Date, Time and all you need to know

Shia Muslims mourn the demise of Imam Hussein and his family.

Sep 11, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi gets permission to visit Amethi

The Congress leader, who was earlier denied permission to visit Amethi, would also be given protection by the district administration during his scheduled visit. 

Oct 02, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

Two injured in police firing during tazia procession in Vadodara

Two persons were injured here in police firing during the tazia immersion procession on the occasion of Muharram around midnight, an official said on Monday.

Oct 02, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

Communal clashes in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand leave over 12 injured

Clashes broke out between Hindu and Muslim communities in parts of UP, Bihar and Jharkhand over the weekend 

Oct 02, 2017, 07:41 AM IST

My resolve to ensure festival passes off peacefully: Mamata Banerjee

She claimed she had information that "some outsiders" had "already booked train tickets" for West Bengal with intentions to foment trouble.

Sep 22, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

West Bengal govt to move Supreme Court against Calcutta HC's order on Durga idol immersion

The West Bengal government will move the Supreme Court on Friday to challenge the Calcutta High Court on immersion of Durga idols.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

Why are you creating communal distinction, Calcutta High Court asks Mamata Banerjee

Mamata government has told the court that it has allowed immersion of Durga idols on Vijaya Dashami day till 10 pm to ensure law and order. 

Sep 20, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Durga Idol Immersion Case: Calcutta HC to hear PIL today

The Calcutta High Court on Friday will hear the Public interest litigation (PIL) filed by several lawyers over the ban on immersion of Durga idols after 6pm on October 1 due to Muharram processions.

Sep 15, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

No Durga idol immersion on Muharram: Mamata Banerjee

The visarjan ceremony or idol immersion of this year's durga puja will not be permitted for a 24-hour period on Muharram, said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday. 

Aug 24, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Situation tense in Bhiwandi after communal clash during Muharram

The incident occurred when some of arches put up for just-concluded Navratri festival got damaged during the Muharram procession.

Oct 13, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Imam Hussain's martyrdom remembered in Mumbai on Muharram

Muharram, observed in memory of the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, and his followers in Karbala, was observed with prayers, fasting, mourning, 'maatam' (beating chest) and processions here on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2016, 23:36 PM IST

Hindu artist from Gujarat makes Tazia for Muharram, sets example of communal harmony

A 32-year-old Hindu craftsman in Vadodara has adopted a unique way to spread the message of communal harmony!

Oct 12, 2016, 17:56 PM IST

Muharram being observed in various parts of country

Muharram marks the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain.

Oct 12, 2016, 14:59 PM IST