Tag: Muslim

Sec 144 clamped in Cuttack village after Muslim sects clash

Niali: Police today clamped prohibitory orders under section 144 in and around a mosque at Madhab village of Niali block in Odisha’s Cuttack district following a clash between two sects of Muslims. Police rushed to the village after the tension between the Deo and Baroli Muslim sects simmering since a clash between them on April […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims, began on Monday with the new moon being sighted yesterday evening.

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Man breaks Ramadan fast to save thalassemic child

Patna: A Muslim in Bihar chose humanity over religious customs, broke his Ramadan fast to donate blood to an eight-year-old Hindu thalassemic boy and saved his life. Jawed Alam on Tuesday donated blood to Rajesh Kumar in Gopalganj district, a district health official said. The boy was rushed to the emergency of Sadar hospital by […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Cow urine should be acceptable as treatment to Muslims too: Ramdev

New Delhi: Yoga guru and Patanjali founder Swami Ramdev said cow urine should be acceptable to Muslims too as something used for treatment. “It is written in Quran that cow urine can be used for treatment. Some people are targeting Patanjali by saying that it is a Hindu company. Did I ever target Hamdard (set […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
US to give $32mn in aid to Rohingya

New York: The US will provide a humanitarian aid package worth $32 million to the Rohingya Muslim minority who have fled violence in Myanmar and crossed into neighbouring Bangladesh, the State Department announced. The funding “reflects the US commitment to help address the unprecedented magnitude of suffering and urgent humanitarian needs of the Rohingya people,” […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi urges Muslims not to politicise triple talaq

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people from the Muslim community not to “politicise” the triple talaq issue and requested them to come forward and find a “solution”. “I urge the people of Muslim community to not politicise the issue of triple talaq,” Modi said while speaking on the occasion of Basava […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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'Gau Rakshaks' committing acts of terror: Owaisi

Hyderabad: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said “Gau Rakshaks” (cow vigilantes) are committing acts of terror against innocent people and warned that continued attacks will stoke anarchy in the country. The Member of Parliament alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its government did not want to stop Gau Rakshaks as they had […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Don't want conflict in Muslim society over triple talaq: Modi

Bhubaneswar: Dubbing triple talaq a “bad social practice”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said such practices can be ended by social awakening but stressed that the BJP didn’t want a conflict in the society for this. His observation came during his concluding remarks at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) two-day National Executive meeting here. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
UP: Woman BJP leader booked for slapping girl

Aligarh (UP): An FIR has been registered against a local woman BJP leader at the Gandhi Park police station here for slapping a girl who was sitting with a Muslim youth in a tea shop here, police said today. The FIR was registered last night under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (insult intended […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Muharram observed across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, was observed with great reverence and solemnity by people of Muslim community across Odisha today. As per tradition, taziyas were taken out in different parts of the State in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad in the fierce Battle […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
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Muslims offer prayers on Eid Al-Adha

Bhubaneswar: Clad in their finest attire, people from the Muslim community today thronged various mosques, eidgahs and open grounds across the State to offer namaz on occasion of Eid Al-Adha. Cities including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Balasore, Bhadrak, Rourkela, Berhampur, Bolangir, Kendrapara wore a festive look as people hugged and greeted each other to mark the special […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Modi greets Muslims on Ramadan

New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi today greeted the Muslim community on the start of the holy month of Ramadan. “My greetings to the Muslim community as the holy month of Ramadan begins. May this Ramadan brings peace and happiness in everyone’s lives,” Modi said on his Twitter account. “May this holy month also enhance […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Obama calls for unity against violent extremism

US President Barack Obama on Thursday echoed his Wednesday's call for Muslim communities around the world to resist the notion that the West was at war with Islam in his final speech at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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'BJP communalising triple talaq, trying to impose Hindu personal law'

New Delhi: A Muslim group on Wednesday accused the BJP government of communalising triple talaq, while terming its proposal of Uniform Civil Code an attempt to impose Hindu personal law. “BJP has made a lot of noise (about triple talaq and nikal halala). Without questions, they are communalising and politicising the whole issue,” Indian Muslims […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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A Tale of Two Love Stories

As I read about the ‘honour killing’ of Amrita Singh, the Rourkela girl strangulated to death by her relatives for the ‘crime’ of marrying a Muslim man, my mind inevitably went back 30 years in time when another inter-faith love story blossomed in the same Steel City but later went horribly wrong. Little, it seems, […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021