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Ghar Wapsi: Wasim Rizvi, former UP Shia Waqf Board chief, turns Hindu, wants to be cremated after death

In his will, Rizvi had stated that his dead body should be cremated according to the traditional Hindu ritual, and not buried after his death. Rizvi also mentioned that his funeral pyre should be lit by a Hindu seer Narasimha Ananda Sarawati of the Dasna temple in Ghaziabad.

Dec 06, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

Apple removes Quran from App Store in China on Beijing’s request

Apple has taken down one of the world`s most popular Quran apps in China after a request from Chinese officials. 

Oct 15, 2021, 18:40 PM IST

Ramadan 2021: President Joe Biden greets Muslims in US and across world observing Ramzan

President Joe Biden has greeted the Muslims in the US and across the world observing Ramzan, and hailed the contributions of the minority community in building a diverse and vibrant America.

Apr 13, 2021, 13:56 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke (Special Edition): Why a legal battle over the Quran?

In today's segment of 'Taal Thok Ke', we will discuss - Why is there a legal battle over the Quran?

Mar 13, 2021, 19:52 PM IST

Chinese Muslims's battle to protect holy Quran from Xi Jinping's Communist govt

The recent such incident was reported from Aidarly village of the Panfilov district of Almaty where a few Muslims disposed of their Quran books in the Ili river.

Oct 24, 2020, 13:03 PM IST

Assam's education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Quran education

Assam's education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma shared his thoughts on religious education.

Oct 14, 2020, 11:26 AM IST

Assam Education Minister Sarma makes big statement over teaching of Quran in state

Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday (October 13) said that the government money could not be used to teach Muslim religious book Quran.

Oct 14, 2020, 11:24 AM IST

Deshhit: Ranchi court directs Richa Bharti to distribute 5 Qurans for making communal remarks

A 19-year-old girl has been asked by a Ranchi court to distribute five copies of Quran as a punishment for posting a communal post on social media. Judicial Magistrate Manish Kumar directed Richa Bharti to donate a copy of the holy book to Anjuman Islamia Committee and rest four to the libraries of different schools and colleges.

Jul 16, 2019, 20:50 PM IST

Ranchi court grants bail to student, orders her to distribute five copies of Quran

While granting bail to the accused Richa Sharma, the court directed Sharma, who is a B.Com student, to donate one copy of Quran to the Anjuman Islamia Committee and four copies of Muslim religious book to libraries of various school and colleges.

Jul 16, 2019, 19:41 PM IST

Donald Trump greets Muslims on Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims observe fast, perform acts of charity, recite prayers and read the Quran.

May 05, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Don Chhota Shakeel's only son takes the spiritual path, now teaches Quran

Chhota Shakeel's 18-year-son Mubashir Shaikh created a stir by recently becoming a "Hafiz-e-Quran" or one who has memorized the entire Quran, comprising 6,236 verses -- considered a milestone for any follower of Islam.

Aug 26, 2018, 16:30 PM IST

Who chose All India Muslim Personal Law Board to represent Muslims? MJ Akbar on triple talaq

MJ Akbar clarified in the House that the law is not against talaq but against the practice of instant talaq.

Dec 28, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Message of peace beautifully portrayed in Quran: Army chief to Kashmir students

The message of peace and harmony is "beautifully portrayed" in the holy Quran, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat told a group of students from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

Dec 14, 2017, 21:15 PM IST

Woman accuses husband of giving her 'triple talaq'

A Muslim woman has accused her husband of giving her divorce through "triple talaq" and demanding dowry in Shahjahanpur district, police said on Sunday.

Oct 15, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

US forces apologise for 'highly offensive' Afghan propaganda leaflet

The dog is considered unclean in Islam and associating an image of the animal with one of the religion`s most sacred texts prompted indignation. The Taliban said the leaflet showed American "hatred" of Islam.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

In landmark verdict, Supreme Court strikes down instant triple talaq, calls it unconstitutional

PM Modi on Tuesday hailed SC's ruling on triple talaq as 'historic'.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Triple Talaaq verdict evokes mixed reaction in Maharashtra

Muslim intellectuals and religious scholars on Tuesday gave a mixed reaction to the Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaaq. 

Aug 22, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Pakistan, Egypt among 19 countries that have abolished triple talaq

Supreme Court cited laws from 19 countries which have abolished the practice of triple talaq.

Aug 22, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Legislation on triple talaq should pass smoothly in Parliament - Here's how

Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the practice of triple talaq among Muslims.

Aug 22, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Congress welcomes triple talaq ruling, hopes it is accepted by all

The Congress on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court ruling on triple talaq.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:25 PM IST