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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.

BJP tries to get support from indigenous Muslims ahead of Assam assembly polls

Guwahati/IBNS : Keeping in view of the assembly poll in Assam which is scheduled in 2021, the Assam state BJP is making strategy to get support from the indigenous Muslim people in the state.

'We don't see as Hindu and Muslim but two grown up individuals': Allahabad HC on inter-religion marriage case

Prayagraj/IBNS: In a significant judgement amid the "love jihad" debate in the country, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday cancelled the case filed against a Muslim man by the parents of his wife who got married after converting her religion, media reports said.

Mixed reactions from Muslim community over Babri case verdict

Lucknow/UNI: Muslim community on Wednesday gave a mixed reaction to the acquittal of all the accused in the Babri Mosque demolition case by the special CBI court, with some welcoming it and some speaking against it.

Muslims donate blood on Muharram: Minister UD & HD Arun Upreti joins

Gangtok/UNI: Muslims in Sikkim,joined the fraternity world over today ,observing Muharram. It is the observance of first month of Hijri new year and anniversary of sacrifice of Hasan and Hussen, last Prophet Muhammad’s grandsons during the battle of Karbala.

India attacks Pakistan over PM Imran Khan's claim on discrimination against Muslims

New Delhi/UNI:  India on Monday rejected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's remarks with regards to discrimination against Muslims in the country in the backdrop of pandemic coronavirus outbreak.

Uttar Pradesh: Muslims asked not to go to cemetery, shrines during Shab-e-Baraat 

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.

A convenient excuse for some to vilify Muslims: Omar Abdullah tweets on Tablighi Jamaat

Srinagar/IBNS:  National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said as several people, who attended a Tablighi Jamaat event at a mosque in Delhi, tested positive for COVID-19, some people were given an oppurtunity to 'vilify Muslims'.

COVID 19 Scare: J&K Wakf Board announces suspension of prayers in its affiliated mosques, shrines

Srinagar/UNI: The Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Wakf Board on Saturday announced suspension of prayers at its affiliated mosques and shrines as a preventive measure to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

Congress firm on giving reservation to Muslims: MPCC chief Balasaheb Thorat

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra Revenue minister and state Congress president Balasaheb Thorat asserted on Tuesday that providing reservation to Muslims is his party's commitment and said a decision on it will be taken after discussing the issue with other alliance partners in the state government.

BJP slams 'liberals' over Waris Pathan's communal remark

New Delhi/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday slammed the "liberals" for maintaining silence even after All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Waris Pathan waged a communal tirade saying 15 crore Muslims had the ability to dominate on 100 crore Hindus.

Home Minister Amit Shah challenges Congress to show clause of citizenship denial to Muslim in CAA

Shimla/UNI: Amid row erupting over the new citizenship law, Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Friday challenged the Congress party and its leader Rahul Gandhi to show him any clause in the Citizen (Amendment) Act 2019 which deny citizenship to Muslim and any other minority.

BJP scared of Hindu-Muslim unity: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow/UNI: Launching a scathing attack on the ruling dispensation, national president of Samajwadi Party Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said the BJP was scared of the Hindu-Muslim unity and therefore, has started a campaign to divide people on the religious lines, in the garb of CAA and NRC.

Narendra Modi government makes Hajj process digital 

Jeddah/UNI: India has become the first country to make the entire Haj 2020 process 100 per cent digital, as the country signed a bilateral agreement in this regard with Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

We will accept SC's verdict on Ayodhya issue: Maulana Arshad Madani

New Delhi, Nov 6 (UNI) Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind president Maulana Syed Arshad Madani on Wednesday said they would accept the judgement of the Supreme Court on Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid issue and also appealed Muslims to respect the order.