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Austria closes Vienna mosque after deadly attack

November 07, 2020 11:09 am

Authorities in Austria have ordered the closure of a mosque frequented by the attacker who killed four people in Vienna. The police confirmed Germany had sent information linked to the gunman months before the shooting.

J&K: Srinagar SPs told to collect details of all mosques

July 30, 2019 7:02 am

“Please provide details of mosques and their managements falling within your respective jurisdictions as per enclosed proforma to this office immediately for onward submission to higher authorities,” says an order dated July 28.

Gujarat: Board at Vadodara mosque 'bars' entry of Muslim BJP leader

December 06, 2018 6:16 pm

However, it was not clear who put up the board as the trustees of the mosque issued a statement denying that they had issued any order prohibiting entry to Zahir Qureshi, general secretary of minority cell of the BJP's city unit.

Man sentenced to nearly 25 years for arson of Texas mosque

October 18, 2018 12:26 pm

Perez was initially arrested and charged in March 2017 in connection with an attempt to blow up a car, the Justice Department said. Evidence linking him to the mosque fire was later presented at a detention hearing.

Gurgaon mosque sealed over alleged proximity to IAF base likely to be re-opened

September 14, 2018 4:50 pm

“There is a provision in the law that if a structure is sealed, and people appeal against it, it can be de-sealed. The mosque will be de-sealed by this evening,” the divisional commissioner said.

Gurgaon mosque with 'loud' loudspeakers sealed, civic body says it's too close to IAF ammunition depot

September 12, 2018 5:37 pm

Some people belonging to Hindu outfits had objected to the use of loudspeakers in the area, claiming the call to Azan was disturbing people.

With mosque in the middle, a road that is symbol of harmony

July 05, 2018 3:08 am

Imam Israel Ahmed from the Masjid says: “The Masjid was first formally opened here in 1958 though it had stood here a good 10-12 years before that.”

Uttar Pradesh: Building sealed after MLA complains about ‘illegal’ mosque, madrasa

June 12, 2018 11:05 am

The owner’s grandson, however, denied that the building was used as a public mosque and said that the madrasa was affiliated to the UP Madrasa Board.

Austria to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

June 08, 2018 6:24 pm

The moves follow a "law on Islam", passed in 2015, which banned foreign funding of religious groups and created a duty for Muslim organisations to have "a positive fundamental view towards (Austria's) state and society".

UP: Police stop renovation of room ‘used as mosque’, 14 Muslims held

March 21, 2018 1:15 am

Claiming that it was being done without the permission of the district administration, police arrested 14 Muslims allegedly involved in the construction. Heavy police force was deployed at Nehta village, where Hindus form the majority of the population.


Attacker guns down 49 in two New Zealand mosques, carnage livestreamed on social media

March 18, 2019 8:48 am

Mass shootings in New Zealand are exceedingly rare. The deadliest in modern history occurred in the small town of Aramoana in 1990, when gunman David Gray shot and killed 13 people following a dispute with a neighbor.


We not only construct mosques but also protect it: Swamy

January 10, 2016 1:21 pm

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Addressing a seminar in Delhi University on the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said that if Muslim community wants to construct a Mosque opposite Sarayu River, then the government is completely fine with it, but it shouldn’t be made with the Babri name. He further said that in most of the countries, the government doesn’t allow making temples, but in India the government not only allows the construction of mosques but also protects it.