Muharram

Muslims, Hindus observe Muharram together in this TN village

The syncretic culture of the region came to the fore once again on Friday, as Hindu residents of Kasavalanadu Pudur joined their Muslim brethren in marking Muharram.

published on : 21st August 2021

Bengal: One electrocuted to death, nine injured during Muharram procession

During a procession on the occasion of Muharram, some of the participants came in contact with a high-voltage overhead wire, officials said.

published on : 20th August 2021

Not Muslims, but Hindus observe Muharram in this Karnataka village

Every year, villagers celebrate Muharram that marks the new Islamic year. Due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation, the festival was a low-key affair complying with the guidelines.

published on : 20th August 2021

Jammu and Kashmir DGP orders action against police thrashing journalists during Muharram procession

Police on Tuesday lathi-charged and thrashed a group of journalists covering a Muharram procession here, evoking criticism from various quarters.

published on : 18th August 2021

J&K Police lathicharge journalists covering Muharram procession in Srinagar

Police also detained a few Shia mourners at Jehangir Chowk in the city as they tried to take out a procession to mark the eighth day of the 10-day Muharram mourning period.

published on : 17th August 2021

Pandemic restrictions: Bombay HC permits Muharram procession with conditions 

The court further stated that only people who have taken both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and have completed 14 days since the last dose, will be permitted on the trucks.

published on : 17th August 2021

UP bans processions on Muharram in view of COVID pandemic, security concerns

The order also asked officials to remain vigilant about anti-social elements who may try to disturb communal amity and the possibility of terrorists targeting common citizens.

published on : 14th August 2021

COVID-19: Centre advises states to curb mass gatherings in view of upcoming festivals

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan expressed concerns over upcoming festivals like Muharram, Onam, Ganesh Chaturthi, Janmashtami and Durga Puja, where large public gatherings are expected.

published on : 5th August 2021

Shia community split over J&K admin's decision to 'allow' Muharram procession after 30 years

President, All Jammu and Kashmir Shia Association, Imran Reza Ansari said they welcome the decision to allow Muharram procession in Kashmir after a gap of three decades.

published on : 1st August 2021

Why can’t Muharraum and Durga coincide? Calcutta High Court revokes Mamata's immersion order

Mamata Banerjee issued an order in August decreeing that Durga idol immersions have to be completed by September 30 (Dashami) as Muharram falls the next day

published on : 21st September 2017

Don’t create Hindu-Muslim distinction, Calcutta High Court tells Mamata Banerjee

The High Court told the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government not to create distinction by disallowing Muharram and Durga Puja processions on the same day.

published on : 21st September 2017