Buddhists, Muslims, Christians, political parties decide to boycott LAHDC (Leh) elections
The Apex body of People’s Movement for Sixth Schedule for Ladakh, which consists of political, religious and civil society organizations of the UT, convened a meeting in Leh in which the decision to boycott the LAHDC elections was finalized. The election commission had announced to conduct the elections on October 16.
Kafeel Khan: A free man after spending seven months in jail for "preventive detention" under NSA
On Wednesday, Khan said he was now looking f...
Pakistan announces Nov 15 as poll date for Gilgit-Baltistan assembly; India reacts sharply
In a ruling earlier this year, the Pakistan Suprem...
Netflix says it does not agree with Chinese author's views on Uighur Muslims
Five Republican U.S. senators urged Netflix this week to reconsider plans to adapt the book into a TV series because they said the author has defended the Chinese government's clampdown on ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region.
Ayodhya: For generations, this Muslim family making 'Khadaus' for Hindu saints
A Muslim family-based in Ayodhya has been making 'Khadaus' (wooden footwear) for Hindu saints for several generations, which is also their p...
NSA misused as a punitive tool: Legal experts
As some of them were later found to be not guilty while many continue to languish in jails, a large section of the legal fraternity has condemned the “indiscriminate use” of the Act, saying it has been misused over the years and states should refrain from invoking it unless it has reasonable material to justify its use.
Muslim staffers at Facebook call for transparency in enforcing policies
In a letter sent by members of the social-media giant’s internal group for Muslim employees, called Muslim@, staffers from India, the US and Middle East said Facebook needed to make its policy-enforcement process for high-profile users more transparent and less susceptible to political influence.
Citizenship Amendment Act: Here's why Muslim refugees converting to Christianity
Many Afghan and Rohingya Muslim refugees residing in India have converted to Christianity. Nearly 25 such cases of Afghan Muslims converting...
Anti-CAA protests: Sharjeel Usmani granted bail, released from jail
The bail order states that Usmani has a very good academic record and was not arrested from the scene of the crime and no incriminating evidence was found on him at the time of arrest, the sources said
Kafeel Khan released from Mathura jail after Allahabad HC quashes his detention under NSA
Dr Kafeel Khan has been released from Mathura jail after the Allahabad High Court quashed his detention under the National Security Act and ordered his immediate release, saying his speech at the AMU didn't promote hatred or violence and gave a call for national integrity.
Hope UP government will release Kafeel Khan without any 'malice': Priyanka Gandhi
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday hailed the Allahabad high court directive quashing the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act and hoped the Uttar Pradesh government will immediately release him "without any malice".
Muslim, Rohingya refugees convert to Christianity to take benefit of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act
The legislation, which was passed by Parliament last year and came into existence on January 10 this year, allows non-Muslim migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan to apply for Indian citizenship.
Nearly 37% of those killed in encounters by UP Police in past 3 years are Muslims
About 47 of the 125 persons killed in more than 6,476 encounters were Muslims, as per the data. These incidents of encounters also led to deaths of 13 policemen and left about 941 policemen injured. Most of these encounters were related to cases in western UP, including Shamli, Aligarh, Muzaffarnagar and Saharanpur.
Muslim devotees of Lord Ram gear up to celebrate temple 'bhoomi pujan' in Ayodhya
Awadh province in charge of Muslim Rashtriya Manch Anil Singh said some Muslim devotees of Lord Ram are coming to Ayodhya from other states to join the celebrations in the holy town. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also likely to visit Ayodhya for the ceremony to begin the construction of the Ram temple.