UK brims with Islamophobia; fear and outrage over ‘punish a Muslim’ day

UK brims with Islamophobia; fear and outrage over ‘punish a Muslim’ day

Counter-terrorism police in the UK are investigating a possible hate crime after several people received letters calling on them to attack Muslims on 3 April, termed in the leaflet as “punish a Muslim” day, Al Jazeera reported. Several Britons in London, the West Midlands and Yorkshire said they received the printed letter through the post, […]

One thousand civilians killed by Asad to capture largest town in Eastern Ghouta

One thousand civilians killed by Asad to capture largest town in Eastern Ghouta

The Asad government’s latest offensive on Eastern Ghouta, which began on February 18, has seen 1,002 people killed, according to an Observatory. The figure includes 215 children and 145 women. Syrian forces have captured the largest town in Eastern Ghouta, effectively splitting the rebel-held enclave in three, a monitor told Al Jazeera. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

Man beats wife for disconnecting WiFi, arrested

Man beats wife for disconnecting WiFi, arrested

A man in Somajiguda, Hyderabad beat his wife after she disconnected the WiFi in an effort to force him to sleep, a news report said today. According to police reports, Reshma Sultana switched off the WiFi connection on Wednesday in a bid to force her husband to go to sleep, but instead he began hitting […]

Pampore youth’s bullet-ridden body found in Pulwama

Pampore youth’s bullet-ridden body found in Pulwama

Srinagar: A bullet-ridden body of a youth was recovered in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district today morning. The body of the youth who was identified as Mohammad Shafi Sofi (23), son of Ghulam Hyder Sofi, a resident of Samboora, Pampore, was found by the locals in Pulwama’s Ratnipora village. The police recovered the body soon after information that […]

India, US to discuss action to be taken against Hafiz Saeed

India, US to discuss action to be taken against Hafiz Saeed

India and the US will discuss this week further action to be taken against Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed, Indian and US officials familiar with the matter said. The background is the Islamabad high court’s dicision on March 9, paving the way for the registration of Saeed’s Milli Muslim League (MML) as […]

Delhi’s Jama Masjid was Yamuna mandir: RSS thinker

Delhi’s Jama Masjid was Yamuna mandir: RSS thinker

An RSS thinker has become a butt of ridicule on social media after he astonishingly claimed that Delhi’s Jama Masjid was, in fact, a Yamuna Temple. His crazy claims did not stop here. He also went on to suggest that the Taj Mahal was not built of Shah Jahan, but the historic monument was built […]

Indian guru’s Art of Living turns ‘Art of Cheating’ in Kashmir, hooks people by deceit at SKICC

Indian guru’s Art of Living turns ‘Art of Cheating’ in Kashmir, hooks people by deceit at SKICC

Srinagar: Indian guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living (AOL) hooked a number of Kashmiris at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) “through deceit” where the organisation had scheduled a “peace conference” today.  “We were told that Pakistani diplomat is here. We are asking for freedom since 1947. We are with azadi and want to separate […]

In Pictures: Edu institutes reopen in Valley, buoying hope for academic recovery

In Pictures: Edu institutes reopen in Valley, buoying hope for academic recovery

Srinagar: Educational institutes reopened in the Valley today after three-month-long winter break. Primary, middle, secondary, higher secondary schools and colleges were scheduled to reopen on Monday, 5 March, but were closed in the wake of “cold murder” of four civilians in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on 4 March.  Educational Minister Altaf Bukhari ordered the closure […]

Police open 47-year-old case against Bollywood actor

Police open 47-year-old case against Bollywood actor

Bollywood actor Jeetendra has been booked by the Shimla Police after he was accused by his cousin of sexually assaulting her 47 years ago, a media report said. The woman, in a complaint to the Director General of Police, in February had alleged that the incident took place in Shimla in January, 1971, when she […]

Hadiya free to live with her husband, says SC

Hadiya free to live with her husband, says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Hadiya to live with her husband Shefin Jahan, setting aside a Kerala High Court order. The top court said Hadiya was free to pursue her future endeavours in accordance with the law. Hadiya, a resident of Kerala, had reverted to Islam and married a Muslim. Her family, however, didn’t allow […]

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