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Muslims’ love for Imam-e-Hind – Lord Ram -- is etched in poetry

Lord Ram, whose grand temple adorns Ayodhya now, has been a muse for Urdu poets, or more accurately poets in general. He served as a metaphor for ideals that religion and poetry bestow on a person chosen to nurse and defend faith.

India seconds Pakistan's resolution at UN panel denouncing Quran burning in Sweden

The United Nations' highest human rights body has passed a resolution urging countries to take further actions to prevent religious hatred, following incidents of Quran burnings in Europe, AP reported.

Boyfriend of Tunisha was forcing her to convert to Islam, claims mother

Mumbai:  Vanita Sharma – the mother of the late actress Tunisha on Friday claimed that her daughter was under ‘pressure’ to convert to Islam.

FIFA World Cup: Qatar invites controversial orator Zakir Naik to preach Islam, triggers row

Controversial Islamist preacher Zakir Naik, who faces a number of cases in India, has been invited by Qatar to preach Islam in the FIFA World Cup 2022 which began on Sunday, media reports said.

Amid 'love jihad' row, late Wajid Khan's wife reveals pressure from her in-laws for conversion

Mumbai/IBNS: Amid the heated 'love jihad' debate in the country, late music composer Wajid Khan's wife has alleged she was forced by her in-laws to convert to Islam religion.

Pakistan: Daughter of gurdwara granthi abducted, converted to Islam

Islamabad: A minor Sikh girl has been allegedly kidnapped and then converted to Islam in Pakistan, highlighting yet another instance of minority persecution in the south Asian nation.

Reciting Azaan through loudspeakers not integral part of Islam: Allahabad HC

Allahabad/IBNS: The Allahabad High Court on Friday held that while Azaan (Islamic call for prayer) might be an integral part of the community, use of loudspeakers for the recitation of the same may not be necessary.

Asked Pak govt for immediate remedial action: MEA on Sikh girl forced conversion

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): In the wake of the news regarding the recent incident about abduction and forced conversion of a minor Sikh girl in Pakistan, India on Friday said the concerns have been shared with the government of the neighbouring Islamic country.

No restriction in Islam to say ‘Jai Shree Ram’, says Assam BJP leader

Guwahati, July 29 (IBNS) : Amid reports of mob lynching and Muslims being forced to chant ‘Jai Shree Ram’ in Assam and other parts of the country, Assam BJP unit spokesperson and Assam Minorities Development Board chairperson Syed Muminul Aowal said that, there is no restriction in Islam to say ‘Jai Shree Ram’.

Mirwaiz for allowing women to pray in mosques

Srinagar, Jun 10 (UNI): Chairman of the moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq on Monday advocated for providing space for women to pray in mosques.

Sushma Swaraj tells Pakistan to ensure release of two minor Hindu girls

New Delhi, Mar 26 (IBNS): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday exerted more pressure on Pakistan to ensure the release of two Hindu minor girls who have been allegedly kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam recently.

Sri Lanka violence: Buddhist monks condemn anti-Muslim violence

Colombo/Kandy, Mar 11 (IBNS): Displaying their solidarity, Buddhist monks staged a silent protest against anti-Muslim violence while another group of Buddhist monks from leading temples in Colombo suburbs visited mosques on Friday to guard until devotees end their prayers.

Bihar Muslim family convert to Hinduism

Patna, Jul 6 (IBNS): Unable to cope with the 'harassment' of his Muslim neighbours, a lawyer and his two sons converted to Hinduism in Bihar's Begusarai district, reports said.

PM Modi greets nation on Milad-un-Nabi

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi.

Bombay High Court allows women in Haji Ali Dargah

Mumbai, Aug 26 (IBNS) : The Bombay High Court on Friday ruled that women have the right to enter the inner sanctum of the famed 15th century Haji Ali Dargah.