Bengaluru/IBNS: The BS Yediyurappa government in Karnataka has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the reopening of all religious places, shut during the lockdown, in the southern state from Jun 1, media reports said.
Mumbai/IBNS: Veteran Bollywood writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar's call to end the practice of chanting 'Azaan' on loudspeakers has earned criticisms with some even calling him a 'non-Muslim'.
Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare Minister Mohsin Raza on Tuesday appealed to the Muslim community to avoid going to cemetery and shrines for offering their tribute to their forefathers on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat on April 8-9.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Stirring a row, Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA M.P. Renukacharya said the Muslims are storing weapons in mosques instead of offering prayers, media reports said.
New Delhi, Apr 16 (IBNS): In a major development, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said it has decided to hear a plea filed by a Muslim couple who are seeking a direction from the top court to allow women to enter mosques to offer their prayers.
New Delhi, Apr 16 (UNI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to hear a plea filed by a Muslim couple, seeking a direction for allowing women to enter mosques and offer prayers.
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the Gujarat High Court order and said that the Gujarat Government shall not pay for the repair of shrines damaged in the 2002 riots, reports said.