Watch : 2 Muslims assaulted after they refused to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

Watch : 2 Muslims assaulted after they refused to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

Two cleric brothers were brutally assaulted when they were returning home after offering Traweeh prayers on Sunday night in Ranchi, reports said. A group of 20-25 people confronted the brothers in Agru village around 10 PM, hurled communal abuses at them and allegedly asked them to chant Jai Shri Ram. When they refused to chant, […]

Haryana: Mosque in Karnal vandalised, people offering Namaz attacked

Haryana: Mosque in Karnal vandalised, people offering Namaz attacked

In yet another instance of disruption of Muslim prayers in Haryana, a mosque where people were offering Namaz was vandalised by a mob in Newal in Karnal district, reports said. Reports said that a mob sabotaged a wall inside the mosque and also attacked the people who were offering Namaz inside. Speakers installed for Azan […]

In Tihar jail, 59 Hindu prisoners observe Ramazan fast with Muslims

In Tihar jail, 59 Hindu prisoners observe Ramazan fast with Muslims

Lodged inside the country’s most crowded prison, 59 Hindu prisoners have been observing fast in Ramazan along with their 2,299 co-prisoners of Muslim faith. They may follow a different faith, but each of them said they have their own reason to observe roza, the fasting, Hindustan Times reported. A 45-year-old woman told jail officers she […]

Philippines poised to give Muslim minority self-rule

Philippines poised to give Muslim minority self-rule

After years of delays and controversy, a bill granting self-rule to the Philippines’ Muslim minority is set to be passed by Congress before the end of this month. “We cannot but be positive,” said President Rodrigo Duterte’s adviser on the peace process, Jesus Dureza, of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). “My guess is that it […]

Kaaba Mataf to be reserved for Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan

Kaaba Mataf to be reserved for Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan

Narrator Desk Srinagar: The Mataf, the open white circumambulation area around the Holy Kaaba in the Grand Mosque in Makkah, will be allocated exclusively for people performing Umrah during Ramadan, reports said Monday. The order by the King aims to help the men and women perform their Umrah with greater ease since the area becomes […]

Norway proposes bill to ban niqab

Norway proposes bill to ban niqab

The Norwegian government has proposed a nationwide ban on the wearing of full-face veils, such as the burqa and the niqab, in universities, schools, and kindergartens. France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria and the German state of Bavaria have all imposed restrictions on wearing full-face veils in public places. If passed by parliament, Norway could become […]