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Centre mute spectator to mob lynching incidents: Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam

Shahi Imam of Delhi's famous Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari has attacked the Centre over rising incidents of mob lynching and the alleged killing of Muslims in the name of cow protection.    

Jun 30, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

Remove title 'Shahi' from Jama Masjid's Imam's name: PIL in Delhi HC

The PIL demands the removal of word Shahi from Jama Masjid's Imam's name.

Nov 16, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Imam Barkati assaulted at Kolkata mosque, stopped by protestors from performing namaz

Chaos prevailed outside was here on Friday the Tipu Sultan Masjid when a group of men said that they won't allow Imam Syed Noor-ur-Rehman Barkati perform the namaz.Barkati perform the namaz.

May 19, 2017, 17:39 PM IST

Controversial cleric Barkati refuses to quit as Shahi Imam, says nobody has right to remove him

Kolkata cleric Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, who was earlier sacked from his position as Imam of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan mosque by the trustee board, stirred another controversy when he refused to go with the order saying he has the backing of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. 

May 17, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Anger rising against Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, process on to sack him as Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque over anti-India rants

Controversial cleric Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, may be sacked from his post for making highly objectionable and inflammatory remarks against the country.

May 16, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Minister, who questioned Shahi Imam Bakati over red beacon use, caught using 'lal batti'

West Bengal Minister Siddiqullah Chowdhury, who had questioned the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, over the use of the red beacon, was himself using it atop his vehicle.

May 13, 2017, 20:35 PM IST

Controversial Shahi Imam, who attacked PM Narendra Modi, RSS over 'lal batti ban' is finally 'de-beaconed'!

Days after asserting that it was his 'right' to use the red beacon on his vehicle as the permission was allotted to him by the British government, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultam Masjid on Saturday finally removed the 'lal batti' from his vehicle.

May 13, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque, booked for not removing red beacon from his vehicle

Controversial Kolkata cleric Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque, has been booked for not removing the red beacon atop his vehicle.

May 12, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

If Hindu Rashtra becomes reality, Indian Muslims should get 'Pakistan': Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque

Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque, has threatened to wage 'jihad' in the country if India is declared a 'Hindu Rashtra'.

May 10, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

Shahi Imam, who once issued fatwa against Narendra Modi, says "Even PM cannot remove my lal batti"

Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati on Tuesday said that he will continue to use the red beacon as permission for it was given by the erstwhile British government.

May 09, 2017, 21:20 PM IST

Shahi Imam of Delhi Jama Masjid backs BSP in Uttar pradesh polls

A day after the Rashtriya Ulema Council pledged its support to BSP, Shahi Imam of Delhi Jama Masjid Maulana Ahmad Bukhari today announced his backing for Mayawati's party in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections and accused SP of going back on its words.

Feb 09, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan mosque says Tarek Fatah's throat will be slit

Syed Mohammad Nurur Rahman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan Masjid, has stoked a huge controversy by threatening Pakistan-born Canadian author Tarek Fatah.

Jan 10, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

Mulayam cheated Muslims, time to teach Samjawadi Party a lesson: Shahi Imam

As the ongoing family feud in Uttar Pradesh's first family intensifies, Syed Ahmad Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, has urged the Muslims to come together to teach a lesson to the ruling Samajwadi Party led by Mulayam Singh Yadav, who is locked in a bitter power struggle with his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.  

Jan 02, 2017, 09:59 AM IST

Imam issues fatwa, says BJP leader Dilip Ghosh should be pelted with stones, kicked out of West Bengal

Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque Maulana Noor-ur Rahman Barkati has issued a fatwa against West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh for making 'filthy' comments against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Dec 13, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

SC hearing on plea challenging Sonia's election put off

The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred hearing on a plea challenging the election of Congress president Sonia Gandhi to the Lok Sabha from Rae Bareli in May 2014.

Oct 27, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

SC defers hearing of election petition against Sonia Gandhi

The election petition filed by one Ramesh Singh contended that Sonia Gandhi has dual citizenship, as she is an Italian citizen by birth and the Italian law does not allow dual citizenship.

Oct 27, 2016, 13:04 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday; Kerala, J&K celebrate today

In Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated on Wednesday with traditional religious gaiety and fervor, as lakhs of Muslims will be attending congregational Eid prayers in Eidgahs, Masjids and Shrines across the state.

Jul 06, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

Eid al-Fitr on Thursday across the country but Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate on Wednesday

Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated across the country, barring Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir, on Thursday.

Jul 06, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

‪Eid al-Fitr date announced by Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, and it's not 6th July, Wednesday

Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Tuesday declared that Eid will be on July 7th i.e. Thursday.

Jul 05, 2016, 20:46 PM IST

Journalist roughed up at Jama Masjid imam's news conference in Lucknow

A ruckus ensued at a press conference addressed by the Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid soon after a journalist was roughed up here.Journalist Naved Siddiqui had asked a question of Imam Bukhari when the latter`s guard came and started taking him out of the conference hall.

Feb 20, 2016, 18:11 PM IST