Tag: Muslims

SC extends mediation panel on Ayodhya dispute till August 15

SC dismisses plea seeking Indian Muslims sent to Pakistan, warns to pass strictures

Supreme Court’s two judge panel on Friday dismissed a petition seeking to send Indian Muslims to Pakistan. The bench which constituted Justice Rohinton Nariman and Vineet Saran were enraged at the petition and even warned to pass the strictures against petitioner’s counsel. Justice Rohinton Nariman asked the petitioner’s counsel to read the prayer out loud,[Read More…]

4 held in New York state for ‘plotting’ against Muslims

Three men and a teenage boy have been arrested and charged for an alleged plot against a small Islamic community in New York state, police said. The suspects have been accused of possessing homemade bombs and firearms, and planning to attack Islamberg, founded by a Pakistani cleric in the 1980s.[Read More…]

Rajasthan Polls 2018: Minorities ready to play vital role in assembly election

Rajasthan Polls 2018: Minorities ready to play vital role in assembly election

Rajasthan, the royal state of India which comprises 90% of the Hindu population and 10% of minority communities, is witnessing a massive agitation over caste and religion based politics. Following which, minority communities are also vocal on several issues including increased participation of minority community people in politics. As per[Read More…]

Muslims, activists seek space for namaz in Gurugram

Gurugram: Muslims and members from the civil society on Tuesday met Gurugram Divisional Commissioner D. Suresh and sought open space for namaz and an amicable solution to the situation arising from the activities of rightwing outfits. A meeting was called to plan a response to the ongoing campaign by the Sanyukt[Read More…]

KCR proposes third front, vows to give new direction to India

Telangana ready for legal battle over Muslim quota: CM

Telangana will wage a legal battle if the Centre refuses to ensure increased reservation for socially and economically backward among Muslims and Scheduled Tribes, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said on Thursday. He told the Assembly that he was confident the Centre will accept the state’s demand to include the[Read More…]

About 14 shopkeepers arrested for selling ‘bras, panties’ in open

About 14 shopkeepers were arrested by the district administration of Buner in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa for selling women’s undergarments in the open, The Express Tribune reported. “We received complaints from locals about open showcasing of women’s undergarments, including bras, panties and other materials,” Buner additional assistant commissioner, Zahid Usman Kakakhel said.[Read More…]

US becoming a Muslim-unfriendly country: Survey

US becoming a Muslim-unfriendly country: Survey

The United State is becoming an increasingly Muslim-unfriendly country, a survey released by the Pew Research Center revealed. The survey presented that nearly three-quarters of Muslims interviewed said that there was “a lot of discrimination against Muslims in the US.” Nearly two-thirds of them also said they were unsatisfied about[Read More…]

‘Black Eid’ trends on Twitter

‘Black Eid’ trends on Twitter

As millions of Muslims celebrate the joyous festival of Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday to mark the end of month-long Ramzan fasts, situations in India were a little grim. In wake of the recent instances of mob violence targeting Muslims over the past few days, people on social media are carrying out[Read More…]

UAE: Gurdwara organises Iftar and hosts Muslims

UAE: Gurdwara organises Iftar and hosts Muslims

A gurdwara in UAE organised Iftar where people of different religions and over 30 nationalities broke the Muslim fast together on Friday. To celebrate the holy month of Ramazan and support the Muslim community, Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara hosted 120 residents of over 30 nationalities in a multicultural setting. As[Read More…]

Graffiti of hatred on Islamist Centre after London attacks

Graffiti of hatred on Islamist Centre after London attacks

Following the recent attacks in London, the vandals expressed their aggression by doing graffiti on an Islamic centre in South London. Words like “Terrorise your own country” and “Go away” were spray-painted on the wall. The building in South London was spray-painted from the site of the attack, which is[Read More…]

Australia: Hijab-clad schoolgirls forced to leave expo

Australia: Hijab-clad schoolgirls forced to leave expo

Recently, Hijab-clad Muslim girls were forced to leave a career expo in Australia after onlookers felt insecure by their ‘attire’ following the Manchester suicide bombing. According to WA reports, some people complained that the school children’s hijab was making them feel threatened after what happened in Manchester and they asked[Read More…]

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