So far, Junaid’s family has been visited by Communist Party of India (Marxist) members Brinda Karat and Mohammad Salim, as well as MLA Tekchand Sharma, “who paid a two-minute visit since his office is nearby”.
Nadia Yousuf, 29, also said that Muslim residents were among the first to alert neighbours to the blaze as they woke up to prepare to break their fast.
Half of BJP’s civic poll candidates Muslim; they differ with party on triple talaq and beef, hope enough Muslims will join BJP to be able to influence govt views
Tribal mobs went on a rampage over rumours of child snatching.
The bench is hearing seven petitions, including five filed by Muslim women, challenging the practice of triple talaq, polygamy and nikah halala.
The council has proposed that a husband should be allowed to ‘lightly’ beat his wife if she defies his commands and refuses to dress up as per his desires, turns down the demand of intercourse without any religious excuse.
Sharma, whose report ‘We don’t recruit Muslims: Modi govt’s Ayush ministry’ appeared in Milli Gazette, an English-language fortnightly, was on Saturday produced before a Delhi court which sent him to two days’ judicial custody in Tihar Jail.
Second Imam from Kaaba, Mecca to meet CM, ‘strengthen’ ties with India.
Maulana Mahmood Madani said Muslims in the country are Indians “by choice”, as he mentioned the partition and creation of Pakistan in 1947.
“In the coming elections, vote unitedly. Wherever you vote but vote unitedly. Today’s world is about vote. We will take revenge of the atrocities on Muslims in the elections,” said the Lucknow-based cleric.
“No one told me I was going to be interviewed by a Muslim,” she was heard muttering after the interview with BBC Today presenter Mishal Husain, according to a new book.
Speaking at the venue, AIUMB founder president Syed Muhammad Ashraf said, “We are hopeful that the government will pay heed to our requests and keep in mind the interests of Indian Muslims.”
In 2009, Sharma was arrested from Vasant Vihar in a case of alleged extortion, police sources said, adding that the trial was still on.
Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Saturday issued a three-month ultimatum to Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh to fulfill the promises it had made to Muslims ahead of previous Assembly elections. He said a failure to do so will force the minority community to reconsider its support to the Samajwadi Party […]
Despite growing Sunni resentment, the country is still a role model for integrating the Shia population.