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Now, Raza Academy asks Smriti Irani to ban song that made Priya Prakash Varrier a viral sensation

The academy also held a protest in front of the Minara Mosque, Mumbai.

Feb 16, 2018, 17:23 PM IST

DNA: Gita Press reopens partially after more than month-long strike

The over a month long strike by employees at Gita Press in Gorakhpur was on Tuesday called off after the management agreed to most of the demands of its employees including pay hike following talks

Sep 16, 2015, 16:29 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

Fatwa against AR Rahman, Majid Majidi

In a shocking development a fatwa has been issued against noted music composer A R Rahman and famous Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi over their film on the life of Prophet Mohammad.

Sep 12, 2015, 10:12 AM IST

Prophet Muhammed film: Iran consulate refuses to meet NGO seeking ban

A leading NGO claimed on Thursday that the Iranian consulate here refused to accept its memorandum seeking a ban the controversial movie "Muhammad: The Messenger of God" and booking the film makers.

Sep 03, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

Don`t rely purely on police report to assess riot damages: HC

The Maharashtra government expressed its willingness before the Bombay High Court on Thursday, to withdraw a collector`s order asking Raza Academy, which had organised a 2012 rally at Azad Maidan, to pay Rs 2.74 crore for damages caused to public property due to riots.

Apr 18, 2014, 01:15 AM IST

Mumbai violence: Organisers, miscreants face murder charge

23 arrested in connection with violence at a rally at Azad Maidan here, and organisers of the protest have been slapped with murder charge.

Aug 12, 2012, 19:49 PM IST