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28 held, 5 under NSA, over Muharram procession in Indore

September 02, 2020 7:08 am

According to police, all those who participated in the procession from the city’s Imambada area to Karbala live in the same lane of the Khajrana area.

Beyond the juloos: How Muharram is observed, what is its message

August 31, 2020 2:22 am

What are the traditions associated with Muharram? What is their significance?

Mumbai: Shias observe a muted Muharram at home

August 29, 2020 11:28 am

Besides, unlike other years, no juloos (processions) are being taken out where people carrying alams (symbolic flag) would do maatam while reciting nauhas.

Restrictions in parts of Kashmir to prevent Muharram processions

August 28, 2020 3:22 pm

They said restrictions on the movement and assembly of people under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) have been imposed in Budgam and Baramulla districts and parts of Srinagar district.

Citing Covid, SC says no to Muharram processions

August 28, 2020 2:02 am

The bench said if it grants the relief for the whole country, “there will be chaos” and “a whole community may be targeted for spreading” Covid-19. “We don’t want that.”

Lessons from Battle of Karbala

September 10, 2019 4:15 pm

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

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

September 10, 2019 11:04 am

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

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

September 10, 2019 9:33 am

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

Muharram 2019 Date: When is Ashura in 2019?

September 10, 2019 11:14 am

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.

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

September 21, 2018 2:43 am

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.


Muslims observe muted Muharram amid Covid-19

August 30, 2020 7:44 pm

Muharram is the first month of the Muslim calendar – the first day of the month marks the Islamic New Year.

Muharram 2019: Pictures of procession from around the country

September 12, 2019 7:28 am

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

October 05, 2017 3:26 pm

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

November 04, 2014 5:49 pm

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.