RSS for persuasion to control population

As a religion-based Census showed growth of Muslims was faster than Hindus, RSS on Friday said it will adopt a policy of persuasion through education to control population and quoted the 'Quran' to claim it favours small families for those who can't afford to raise big ones.

Nov 06, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Muslim men misinterpreting Quran to have more than one wife: Gujarat HC

The high court also stated that time has come for the country to embrace the uniform civil code as such provisions are in violation of the Constitution.

Nov 05, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

Tension grips Jammu town over alleged desecration of Quran

Tension gripped the hilly Bhaderwah town in Jammu region on Friday over allegations that miscreants desecrated the Quran.

Oct 23, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

After he stoked controversies, Mahesh Sharma told by BJP to keep low profile

Union Minister of State for Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma, who has recently stoked several controversies with his controversial statements, has been ticked off by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked to keep a low profile, a report said on Saturday.

Sep 26, 2015, 12:21 PM IST

RSS` take on Cow and Islam: `Muslims did shun beef in the past`

In a bid to persuade Indian Muslims to give up beef, an offshoot of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has come up with proof from the past to deduce that Muslims have shunned beef.

Sep 25, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

`Cow dung can render atom bombs ineffective`

In a bizarre claim, Muslim Rashtriya Manch, an offshoot​ of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), claims that cow dung can render atom and hydrogen bombs “ineffective”.

Sep 25, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

One of world's oldest Quran manuscripts to go on display in UK

A Quran manuscript believed to be among the oldest in the world dating back to at least 1,370 years that places it close to the time of Prophet Muhammad will be put on display in the UK from next week.

Sep 22, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

Hajj pilgrims to begin journey of faith from today

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims from around the world, including over 1.5 lakh Indians, will begin Hajj from Tuesday when they assemble in the valley of Mina as Saudi authorities said preparations have been completed for the world's largest annual gathering.

Sep 22, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

Goa Congress files complains against Mahesh Sharma 'hate speech'

The Congress in Goa has filed a police complaint against union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma for allegedly delivering a hate speech against minority religions, a party leader said on Wednesday.

Sep 16, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

Is Narendra Modi govt trying to impose RSS' hidden agenda?

At a time when the Narendra Modi government is facing allegations of imposing the hidden agenda of the RSS, one of the NDA ministers, Dr Mahesh Sharma has made a controversial remark, saying lessons from 'Mahabharata', 'Ramayana' and 'Gita' should be taught in schools and colleges.

Sep 15, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Decision to compose music for 'Muhammad' in good faith: AR Rahman on fatwa controversy

AR Rahman on Monday sought to defuse the controversy surrounding the fatwa issued against him and Iranian director Majid Majidi over their film "Muhammad: Messenger of God", saying he composed the music "in good faith and with no intention to cause offence".

Sep 15, 2015, 04:05 AM IST

Quran says beef is bad, claims Gujarat govt board

Shahid Siddiqui, former Member of Parliament on Tuesday rubbished the claims of the Gujarat Government board of the Holy Quran calling beef bad for health.

Sep 08, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Afternoon Headlines @ 1:30pm

-Controversial Islamic hoardings in Ahmedabad which says cow is the greatest animal, while eating beef is bad for health.

Sep 08, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

'Quran says beef not good for health' - reads billboard by Gujarat govt

Is beef bad for health? Does Quran mention this? If billboards that have come up in Ahmedabad are to go by, then yes.

Sep 08, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

Over 90% Muslim women in India want ban on triple talaq, hate second wife

A majority of the Muslim women have spoken out against the practice of oral, triple, unilateral talaq (divorce) and also polygamy.

Aug 21, 2015, 09:29 AM IST

Ten injured in refugee home riot over `torn Quran`: German police

At least 10 people were injured in a riot at a refugee home in central Germany over a torn Koran, police said Thursday, in fresh tensions as the country prepared to host 800,000 asylum-seekers this year.

Aug 20, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

Islamic State militant rapes 12-year-old girl, uses Quran to justify it

Crossing all limits of brutality, the Islamic State now justifies rape by making a claim that besides giving a right to rape a non-believer in Islam, Quran also encourages the act.

Aug 14, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

This Muslim MLA campaigns to prevent cow slaughter

Haji Zameerullah Khan, the Samajwadi Party leader, has initiated a campaign to save cows from being slaughtered.

Aug 04, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

Quran fragments, close to time of Prophet Muhammad, found in UK

 Researchers at the Birmingham university in UK have discovered that fragments of a Quran manuscript in the varsity library are among the oldest in the world, dating back at least 1,370 years, close to the time of Prophet Muhammad.

Jul 22, 2015, 13:39 PM IST