Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023



Indian-American Republican candidate for NY district election apologises for his tweet targeting Muslims

November 06, 2022 6:06 pm

Vibhuti Jha, 70, who has now deleted the tweet, is running against Democrat Gina Sillitti for the New York State Assembly District 16 elections to be held on Tuesday.

After New Mexico killings, Muslims are on edge

August 09, 2022 2:06 pm

He said he and other members of Albuquerque's Muslim community are taking such precautions while police search for whoever targeted and shot dead four men of Pakistani or Afghan descent in the city since November.

With eye on 2024 polls, Delhi BJP plans Pasmanda Muslim outreach in capital today

August 05, 2022 8:36 am

BJP insiders said that in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP hopes to get the support of Pasmanda Muslims as it has noticed a support base in the UP Assembly elections.

Caste to Muslims, BJP is changing orthodoxies

July 13, 2022 10:28 pm

Khalid Anis Ansari writes: While Mussolini’s Italy and Hitler’s Germany were the inspirations for RSS-BJP ideological ancestors, Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore, a development State with no Opposition and significant un-freedoms, seems to be an aspiration for the New India project.

How, what will follow: Questions trail Assam's 'indigenous Muslim' plan

July 07, 2022 8:37 pm

In accepting the recommendations of a panel on this, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma fulfilled the long-standing demand by these groups -- Goriyas, Moriyas, Julhas, Deshis and Syeds -- for a “distinct identity”.

BJP's Pasmanda Muslims outreach plan after PM message a new worry for Oppn

July 05, 2022 9:32 pm

According to UP BJP insiders, the party's hope to get the support of Pasmanda Muslims has risen after nearly eight per cent of their voters favoured the party in the recent state Assembly elections.

Muslims and Judiciary: We do not have Muslim or non-Muslim judges in India

July 05, 2022 9:06 am

Faizan Mustafa writes: Judges have been not only fair but also sensitive to Muslim causes. Muslim women in particular have had more success before judiciary than Hindu women

Muslims being targeted with violence around the world: Joe Biden

May 03, 2022 10:11 am

At a White House reception to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Biden said he has appointed the first Muslim to serve as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 Date: When is Ramzan Eid in 2022?

April 30, 2022 5:06 pm

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 Date: For many Muslims, Eid ul-Fitr is a time to express thankfulness to Allah for providing them with guidance and strength during Ramadan to help them practice self-control

Rare overlap of holy days shows Jerusalem’s promise and problems

April 18, 2022 3:15 pm

For the first time since 1991, Passover, Easter and Ramadan were about to occur all at once — intensifying the religious synergies and tensions that have defined Jerusalem for millenniums.


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.


Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Muslims have been in the US since the time of the earliest explorers and have left their mark on everything from the White House to the Marine Corps uniform.

Want a dialogue with all parties to settle the Ayodhya dispute, says union minister Uma Bharti

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from