Plea in Supreme Court to let women offer namaz along with men inside mosques

The petition mentioned that in mosques where women are allowed, there are separate entrances and enclosures for worship for the two genders.

published on : 15th April 2019

Namaz controversy: Only a few turn up at Noida park on Friday after authorities waterlog ground

Early this month, the Nodia Police had issued orders stating that Friday prayers cannot be held at the government plot as there was no requisite permission.

published on : 28th December 2018

Namaz row: Muslim workers in Noida offer Friday prayers at adjacent park, says want no more controversies

Most of the people who offered prayers at the park were employees of different private firms in the area.

published on : 28th December 2018

Muslims split over ban on namaz in Noida parks

Sajre Alam, a rickshaw-puller in the area, said the gathering in the park had been a common sight on Fridays for the past four to five years, but he never joined it.

published on : 27th December 2018

Did video of arguing 'right-wing' man trigger no-namaz order by Noida cops?

In the video, a man describes himself as Manoj Sharma and asks Rashid why the men don’t go to the mosque to offer prayers.

published on : 27th December 2018

After Namaz row, Noida admin disallows Hindu religious event

Earlier, Noida police had issued notice to around 23 multinational companies in Sector 58 Police Station area to stop their Muslim employees from gathering in a local park for namaz.

published on : 27th December 2018

Owaisi attacks Uttar Pradesh government over 'namaz' order

The police in Noida had recently sent notices to 23 private firms located under its jurisdiction, asking them to stop Muslim employees from offering Friday 'namaz' (prayers) at a local park.

published on : 26th December 2018

Namaz row: Noida police order barring prayers is discriminatory, says Mayawati

Mayawati said that if the Yogi Adityanath government has any policy that bars religious gatherings at public spaces, it should be implemented across the state and must be binding on people of all reli

published on : 26th December 2018

Namaz row: Noida cop says move not against any particular religion

According to the notice issued by the Noida Sector 58 police station, companies present at the industrial area will be held liable if their employees gather at the park to offer prayers.

published on : 26th December 2018

Minority panel slams Noida police's ‘condemnable’ order on namaz

DMC chairperson Zafarul Islam Khan said that though the issue was beyond their jurisdiction, he would still take up the matter with the Uttar Pradesh police chief and the UP Home Minister.

published on : 26th December 2018

'No namaz in parks': Noida companies get police notice

The police officials claim that it is done in an attempt to promote communal harmony ahead of the elections. 

published on : 25th December 2018

No namaz in mosque on Taj Mahal premises except Fridays: Archaeological Survey of India

The Taj Mahal remains closed for the public on Fridays. Only the locals are allowed from 12 o'clock to 2 pm without paying any entry fee.

published on : 5th November 2018