Muharram News

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.


Muharram, Islamic New Year and Ashoura Day explained for kids

Muharram 2018: Greeting one another with the word ‘Salam!’ (Peace!) in the month of Muharram signifies that we must sincerely seek others’ goodness and be their genuine well-wishers.

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.


Restrictions in Srinagar in view of 9th day of Muharram

Restrictions are in place in the jurisdiction of 13 police station areas of the city, Srinagar District Magistrate (deputy commissioner) Syed Abid Rashid Shah told reporters in Srinagar.

Immersion row: Day after HC order, Bengal says police nod must on Muharram

The state government said the police have the discretion to grant permission for idol immersion on October 1. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by CM Banerjee.

Hindus, Muslims should peacefully observe religious occasions: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi

The Trinamool Congress government in the state had earlier imposed restrictions on Durga idol immersions after 10 pm on September 30 and said no immersion would be allowed on Muharram.

Dirty toilets, no water: Harrowing stopover for Ajmer Sharif pilgrims

For the last few days, hundreds of pilgrims from across cities and villages — even as far as Banke district of Nepal — made the two pavements near Nizamuddin Dargah their home before leaving for Ajmer to observe Muharram.

Muharram Photos

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.