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  • Communal clashes down by 19 percent in 2014: Minister

    New Delhi: The number of communal clashes in India went down from 694 in 2013 to 561 this year, a drop of 19 percent, Parliament was informed on 3 December. “As per available information, 694 communal incidents were reported during Ja...

  • BJP gains in polls after every riot: Yale study

    The paper maintains that while the Hindu-Muslim riots are electorally costly for the Congress, these riots in effect strengthen the “ethno-religious parties.   Gandhinagar: While many within the Congress blame its electoral ...

  • Communal tension in Kalol

    Communal tension gripped Kalol town, situated around twenty kilometres from Godhra, after two Muslim youths were beaten up by a group of five Hindu youths who objected to their participation in a Hindu marriage late 30 November night. The v...

  • Out of six largest meat exporters, four are Hindus

    New Delhi: Muslims are unnecessarily maligned and targeted for excessive meat consumption while the fact is that Christians and Jews are the highest meat consumer communities. The world’s largest beef meat exporter is Brazil followed by I...

  • Muslims 13.8% of population but 20% of jail inmates

    New Delhi: According to a recent official survey report which was made public this month (November), maximum numbers of prisoners in Indian jails at present are Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis, the sections which at present are the weakest and als...

  • “Superbugs” Kill India’s Babies and Pose an Overseas Threat

    A deadly epidemic that could have global implications is quietly sweeping India, and among its many victims are tens of thousands of newborns dying because once-miraculous cures no longer work. These infants are born with bacterial infectio...

  • 72% of rapes in Mumbai by boyfriends

    As much as 71.9% of the accused facing rape charges in Mumbai are alleged to have lured their victims on the pretext of marriage, according to a review of such cases reported till October this year. Data compiled by police shows that of the 542...

  • Another Delhi church attacked

    New Delhi: Less than a week after an arson incident at a church in east Delhi, another church in Jasola area of southeast Delhi was attacked by miscreants throwing a stone while Mass was going on Saturday, 6 December evening shattering the glas...

  • ISIS or supporters of state terrorism do not represent Islam: Shaz

    Aligarh: Noted Muslim thinker Dr. Rashid Shaz said here on 17 November that the Muslim Ummah today required leader-scholars who understand the modern age. Instead of being slavishly attached to their past history and traditions, they should foc...

  • FIR against BJP leader for hurting religious feelings of Muslims

    New Delhi: An FIR was filed against BJP national convener of the sports cell, Ashok Agarwal of Delhi on 21 November in Aligarh for trying to hurt religious sentiments of Muslims by posting a photo of Ka’aba (Saudi Arabia) on his Facebook ...

  • RSS chief’s views of India being a “Hindu Rashtra” rejected by 96% people

    New Delhi: This news is rather old but significant. When RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had publicly stated some time ago that India or Hindustan can very well be called a Hindu rashtra and that all people living in Hindustan are Hindu, there was a bi...

  • “Love Jehad” simply an exaggeration by media

    New Delhi: Chairperson of National Commission for Women, Mrs Lalita Kumarmangalam described the so-called ‘love jehad’ as mere exaggeration by media and rejected it altogether. She said that this is an unimportant issue which media ...

  • In suspected dowry death, Bihar Police not even registering case

    New Delhi (19 December 2014): Five months into a wedding, Chandni was allegedly murdered by her in-laws at Village Madhavpur (Amba Koti), Piprahi police station in Sheohar district of Bihar. According to the bride’s family, she was al...

  • Muslim leaders condemn Peshawar attack, call Taliban a blot on Islam

      New Delhi, 17 Dec 2014: Heads of leading Muslim organizations in India have strongly condemned the Peshawar school attack which killed over 130 children on Tuesday. A banned terrorist group Tahreek Taliban Pakistan has claimed ...

  • Indian Muslim Mushawarat condemns Peshawar attack

    Organisations, like ISIS, Boko Haram and Al-Qaeda, are terrorist outfits which mislead the masses in the name of Islam but the pristine and peaceful message of Islam totally disowns their blood-thirsty ideology and tactics.

  • Delhi Police detains activists gathered in Solidarity of Peshawar Attack Victims

    New Delhi (17 December 2014, 6:45pm): Delhi Police detains activists gathered in Solidarity with Peshawar Attack Victims for a Candlelight Vigil at India Gate in New Delhi. Among those detained are Ovais, Asad, Prof Apoorvanand, Purnima, Navaid...

  • Joint demo at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on the 22nd anniversary of the destruction of the Babri Masjid

    Joint demo at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on the 22nd anniversary of the destruction of the Babri Masjid: To View all 29 Pictures click here AIPWA, AISA, All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat, Association for Prot...

  • Delegation led by E Ahamed visits vandalized Delhi church

    New Delhi, 4 December, 2014: E. Ahamed, Member of Parliament & National President, Indian Union Muslim League, along with his colleagues and Members of Parliament, Prof. K.V. Thomas and Shri. E.T. Mohammed Basheer, National Secretary, IUML ...

  • Around 50 Indians workers stranded in Jeddah, without food, salary

    Update: Process of exit initiated finally. Alhamdulillah! (1 December 2014). Mumbai (30 November 2014): In India the people who are fighting with penury and poverty in life always look towards oil producing regions of West Asia as a soluti...

  • Defeat communal forces or regret for years: Mushawarat to Kashmir voters

    New Delhi: Days before Jammu and Kashmir starts the first phase of polling in the state assembly elections, the umbrella body of Muslim organizations of the country appealed to the people of the state to “establish unity and vote wisely t...