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Dont Put Officials Facing Disciplinary Action In Gujarat Polls, Supreme Court Tells Election Commission

‘Don't You Have Men’, Gujarat’s Shahi Imam Against Party’s Giving Tickets To Women

Gujarat Assembly Polls: Shahi Imam, Shabbir Ahmed Siddiqui, said women are not allowed to offer Namaz (prayer performed by Muslims) because they have a certain position in Islam.

04 December 2022

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BJP To Give 1200 Tickets To Pasmanda Muslims In UP Municipal Elections: Reports

Pasmanda is a Persian word that means 'the ones left behind'. It is used to refer to the backward community within the Muslim population.


Striking An Optimistic Note In Times Of Hate, Distrust

A scholar reminisces his growing up in a sleepy town in Bihar and how its secular fabric changed after loud-mouthed Hindu fanatic leaders landed there


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Kerala: Islamic Institute Starts Sanskrit Course, Sets Example Amid Saffronisation Debate

Important portions of the Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads, Mahabharata, Ramayana are selectively taught in Sanskrit at Academy of Sharia and Advanced Studies in Kerala's Thrissur.

13 November 2022

Kashmir has emerged as a major trekking attraction in the country

Muslim Body Condemns Govt’s Decision To Allow Sale Of Beer At Departmental Stores In J&K

Jammu And Kashmir: Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) said Kashmir is a Muslim-majority place, such directives show ‘utter disregard for the tenants of Islam’.


Believers Muslims enter the Gyanvapi mosque complex, seen on the right, to offer prayers.

Mumbai Muslim Bodies To Launch Campaign To Dispel Misconceptions About Islam

Mumbai: More than 200 NGOs and individuals have been roped in for the campaign, which is aimed at dispelling misconceptions about the Prophet and giving a clearer picture about him, a volunteer who is a part of the campaign...

02 October 2022

Subaltern speaks: Dalits in Tamil Nadu sit before wall paintings of Ambedkar and Periyar

'Schedule Caste Status Cannot Be Granted To Dalits Who Have Converted To Christianity, Islam...': Centre To SC

The Centre filed an affidavit on Wednesday opposing the plea seeking the inclusion of Scheduled Caste converts to Christianity in the list of Scheduled Castes.

10 November 2022

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As SC Issues Notice To Centre, Here's A Look At How Religious Conversion Cases Fared In Top Courts

The top court has asked the parties to submit their responses by November 14.

23 September 2022

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22 September 2022
Our DNA Is Same, Only Way Of Worship Different: Imam Organisation Chief After Mohan Bhagwat's Visit

Our DNA Is Same, Only Way Of Worship Different: Imam Organisation Chief After Mohan Bhagwat's Visit

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat met All India Imam Organisation chief Ahmed Ilyasi on Thursday as part of ongoing outreach to the Muslim community.


15 September 2022
Hijab Row: Is Karnataka HC Judgement From 'Majority Perspective'? What SC Has Said So Far

Hijab Row: Is Karnataka HC Judgement From 'Majority Perspective'? What SC Has Said So Far

The Supreme Court has been hearing a batch of 23 petitions challenging the ban on hijab in Karnataka. In Thursday's hearing, senior Counsel Colins Gonsalves...


13 September 2022
Saudi Arabia Arrests Yemeni Man Over Mecca Pigrimage For Queen Elizabeth-II's Tribute

Saudi Arabia Arrests Yemeni Man Over Mecca Pigrimage For Queen Elizabeth-II's Tribute

Saudi Arabia: The pilgrim, who was not identified by name, had posted footage earlier this week that showed him holding a banner honouring the late Queen...


01 September 2022
Salman Rushdie Stabbing: What Is A 'Fatwa' And Why Does 'Satanic Verses' Author Face One?

Salman Rushdie Stabbing: What Is A 'Fatwa' And Why Does 'Satanic Verses' Author Face One?

Fatwas have been issues since the early Islamic period in the 7th century and were used to direct followers on a number of issues including matters/questions...


28 August 2022
Pakistan Journalist Booked For Linking ‘Disrespectful’ Statements About Islam To Ex-PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Journalist Booked For Linking ‘Disrespectful’ Statements About Islam To Ex-PM Imran Khan

A case has been registered against a journalist in Pakistan for allegedly linking disrespectful statements about Islam to former Prime Minister Imran Khan.


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24 August 2022
Telangana BJP MLA Granted Bail Following Controversial Remarks Against Prophet Muhammad, Fresh Protests Erupt

Telangana BJP MLA Granted Bail Following Controversial Remarks Against Prophet Muhammad, Fresh Protests Erupt

The two-time BJP MLA Raja 'Tiger' Singh was arrested by Hyderabad Police after a case was lodged against him following Monday night's protests in the wake of...


19 August 2022
A Divided Muslim Society Faces The BJP’s Challenge

A Divided Muslim Society Faces The BJP’s Challenge

The term Pasmanda, which means backward in Persian, has suddenly gained currency after Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently directed his party members to...


17 August 2022
How Talaq-e-Hasan Is Different From Triple Talaq And SC's Observation: All You Need To Know

How Talaq-e-Hasan Is Different From Triple Talaq And SC's Observation: All You Need To Know

Senior advocate Pinky Anand, appearing for the petitioner Benazeer Heena, submitted that though the top court has declared Triple Talaq unconstitutional, it...


13 August 2022
Who Is Hadi Matar, The 24-Year-Old Youth Who Stabbed Author Salman Rushdie?

Who Is Hadi Matar, The 24-Year-Old Youth Who Stabbed Author Salman Rushdie?

Hadi Matar (24) from Fairview, New Jersey has been identified as the suspect who stabbed Rushdie, Major Eugene Staniszewski of the New York State Police told a...


09 August 2022
The Inception Of Muharram And Chehlum (The Fortieth) In Ranchi

The Inception Of Muharram And Chehlum (The Fortieth) In Ranchi

Anwar Saheb’s family is credited with laying the foundation of Muharram in four cities of undivided Bihar — Patna, Bhagalpur, Sheikhpura, and Ranchi.


23 July 2022
Saudi Arabia’s Police Arrests Man For Helping Israeli Journalist To Enter Mecca

Saudi Arabia’s Police Arrests Man For Helping Israeli Journalist To Enter Mecca

The public backlash over television reporter Gil Tamary's visit was immediate on social media, with Muslims and Saudis expressing their anger over his...


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08 July 2022
Haryana: BJP's  IT Cell Incharge Removed Over Old Controversial Tweet Targeting Islam

Haryana: BJP's IT Cell Incharge Removed Over Old Controversial Tweet Targeting Islam

Arun Yadav's tweet dates back to 2017 but went viral on social media now. Though no complaint has been filed against him so far, people are demanding his...


03 July 2022
Udaipur Tailor Killing: Thousands Take Out Protest In Rajasthan’s Jaipur

Udaipur Tailor Killing: Thousands Take Out Protest In Rajasthan’s Jaipur

Udaipur Tailor Killing: Members of the RSS, VHP and other Hindu organisations attended the demonstration called under the banner of ‘Sarv Hindu Samaj’ and...


02 July 2022
Kanhaiya Lal Murder Accused Attacked At Jaipur Court

Kanhaiya Lal Murder Accused Attacked At Jaipur Court

A group of lawyers Saturday attacked the four accused and shouted slogans such as Pakistan Murdabad and Kanhaiya ke hatyaron ko fansi Do (hang the murderers of...


30 June 2022
‘All Religions Are Same Has Been Ethos Of India’: NHRC Chief

‘All Religions Are Same Has Been Ethos Of India’: NHRC Chief

NHRC chairperson Justice (retd) Arun Kumar Mishra in his address at the opening of a conference in Delhi on 'Human Rights in Indian Culture and Philosophy',...


29 June 2022
‘Un-Islamic’: Muslim Bodies Condemn Udaipur Tailor Kanhaiya Lal’s Brutal Killing Over Prophet Remarks

‘Un-Islamic’: Muslim Bodies Condemn Udaipur Tailor Kanhaiya Lal’s Brutal Killing Over Prophet Remarks

Delhi Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari called the killing an ‘act of cowardice’ and ‘an act against Islam’.


29 June 2022
Udaipur Killing: Two Accused May Have Ties With Pakistan-based Extremist Groups

Udaipur Killing: Two Accused May Have Ties With Pakistan-based Extremist Groups

The preliminary investigation now revealed ties to extremist groups in Pakistan. According to media reports, the murder was done to spread terror, and...


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