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West Bengal: With big processions banned, people asked to stay home on Muharram

August 20, 2021 4:48 am

Though no big procession is planned in Kolkata, the traffic police in its advisory said movement of goods vehicles would be restricted at some places.

J&K: Cops disperse Muharram procession, media assaulted

August 18, 2021 4:29 am

A group of police personnel also assaulted over a dozen journalists covering the procession.

HC permits Muharram procession in south Mumbai with conditions

August 18, 2021 9:05 am

The court said that the total number of persons in 7 trucks should not exceed 100 persons and the height of Taziya should not exceed 6 feet, while the height of Alams in each truck cannot exceed 10 feet.

Covid spike forces Karnataka to ban mass gatherings in August-September festival season

August 13, 2021 3:26 pm

No procession allowed on Muharram, Ganesh Chaturthi; district authorities to decide local curbs on festive days

Muharram 2021: Know about its date, history, and significance

August 10, 2021 11:39 am

Muharram 2021: For the Muslim community around the world, it is considered to be the second holiest month after Ramzan

NCM asks UP govt to clarify Muharram security guidelines issued by police

August 05, 2021 3:34 am

Taking suo motu cognizance of the guidelines issued by the DGP to police commissioners, SSPs and SPs, the NCM in a letter to UP Chief Secretary RK Tiwari asked the government to clarify “where and on how many occasions did such intra-community incidents of violence take place”.

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 19, 2021 4:10 pm

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.


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.