Muharram News

Lessons from Battle of Karbala

This is the first universal lesson that Karbala teaches us: Never support injustice and oppression no matter how powerful the oppressor might be.

Muharram 2019 Date: When is Ashura in 2019?

Muharram (Ashura) 2019 Date in India: The month of Muharram is marked by mourning as Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Hussein Ibn Ali, along with his friends and family members, were martyred during this month in the Battle of Karbala.


Bengaluru traffic regulations for Muharram: Hosur Road blocked till 6.30 pm; avoid Johnson Market-Elgin Flour Mill stretch

The procession will be taken out on Hosur Road, from Johnson Market to Elgin Flour Mill. Hence, the movement of all types of Vehicles is prohibited from 11 am to 6.30 pm, according to an advisory issued by Bengaluru City Traffic Police

How to explain Muharram, Islamic New Year and Ashoura Day to kids

Muharram 2019: According to the Islamic tradition, on the ninth and tenth days of Muharram, Muslims should observe fast. Also they must not forget the poor during these days nor should they oppress any individual who may be below them.

Muharram 2019: Date, History, Significance and importance of Muharram

Muharram (Ashura) 2019 Date: Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, also commemorates the day that Allah saved the Children of Israel from Pharaoh.

In Good Faith: The Hindus with Hussain

Hussaini Brahmins, various Hindu figures mark Muharram


Mumbai: As Muharram starts today, Shia Muslims to take out processions

In order to ensure that there are no traffic snarls, the Mumbai Police have released a list of traffic diversions for the movement of vehicles in South Mumbai for Muharram processions on Friday.

Tight security for Durga idols immersion, Muharram procession in Odisha

"Elaborate police security and communication arrangements have been made for smooth and peaceful observance of festivals, immersion and tazia procession," Sharma said adding Muharram will be observed on October 1 and October 2.

Muharram procession: Nine injured in clashes between two communities in Uttar Pradesh

Two cars and four motorcycles were set ablaze during the clash, IGP (Kanpur) Alok Singh said. Four companies (around 400 personnel) of the PAC and a company of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) have been deployed in the area to maintain peace.

Muharram observed peacefully in West Bengal, very few requests for Durga idol immersion

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, earlier while inaugurating a Durga Puja, was quoted as saying that her government would foil any attempt to divide people during the coming religious occasions.

Muharram Photos

Muharram 2019: Pictures of procession from around the country

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Mohammed at the Battle of Karbala in Iraq. See photos here.

Muharram (Ashura) 2017: Pictures of the procession from India and around the world

Unlike other festivals, it is not a joyful occasion. Muslims wear black on this day which is the colour of mourning and visit mosques and shrines. They take out processions and flog and beat themselves. See pics here.


Muslims observe Muharram in Kolkata, Delhi

Muharram, which is considered to be the most sacred of the months for Muslims was observed on Tuesday (November 4) amid tight security in the national capital with heavy police deployment in sensitive areas.