'Some say we appease Muslims, some say we torture them': AN Shamseer

AN Shamseer sits pretty well in the Speaker’s chair. He talks to TNIE about the transition he went through, his mentor Kodiyeri Balakrishan and his views from the Chair.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Karnataka: Dussehra mob breaks into 550-year-old madrasa in Bidar, performs pooja, four held

Nine booked and four arrested in Karnataka’s Bidar for allegedly barging into the Mahmud Gawan madrasa, police said. A viral video shows a group of men from the local Dussehra procession shouting "Jai Shri Ram" and performing pooja inside the madrasa.

published on : 7th October 2022

After Leicester city, communal violence erupts in UK's Smethwick

Around 200 people, allegedly belonging to the Muslim community, gathered outside a Hindu temple in Smethwick town in West Midlands, England to stage a planned protest. The protests were similar in nature to those seen in Leicester city, UK, over the course of the past two weeks.

published on : 21st September 2022

Prophet remarks row: ISIS claims Gurdwara explosion in Kabul, says attack as retaliation

Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) or ISIS claimed responsibility for the Karte Parwan Gurdwara attack in Kabul. It issued a statement, saying that the attack was a retaliation for 'insults' on Prophet Muhammad made by two former BJP functionaries. According to official reports, two civilians, including a Sikh man and a Muslim security guard, were killed and seven others wounded.

published on : 19th June 2022

Members of Tamil Nadu Shia Muslim Jamath protests against the killing of General Qasem Soleimani

Members of Tamil Nadu Shia Muslim Jamath protested against the killing of General Qasem Soleimani on January 3 at Thousand Lights Mosque.

published on : 3rd January 2020

WATCH: Muslims in Ayodhya clean stones and pillars for Ram Mandir

A large numer of Muslims turned up for temple workshop for 'shram daan' as a gesture to pave way for construction of the grand temple in Ayodhya.

published on : 19th August 2019

Valentine's Day in the Muslim world

In conservative Afghanistan, many people are unaware of or don't mark Valentine's Day, but youths in urban areas celebrate the day despite restrictions.

published on : 15th February 2019

Muslims should also believe in mother cow and oppose cow smuggling: Former BJP MLA

Former BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja said, while briefing the media that Muslims should also believe in mother cow and should oppose cow smuggling.

published on : 2nd January 2019

The race for first Muslim woman in US Congress

At 44 years old, Tahirah Amatul-Wadud is a mother of seven, a lawyer, a community activist and a Muslim, who rises before dawn, prays five times a day and fasts during Ramadan.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Artist creates sand art at Sangam Ghat depicting Hindu-Muslim unity

The sand art depicts two people in saffron and white coloured clothes, representing Hindu and a Muslim respectively. The artist made the art to send out a message of peace and unity.

published on : 1st August 2018

Humanity! Sikh cop saves Muslim man from angry mob in Ramnagar

Moving away from communal bias, in a humanitarian act, a Sikh policeman saved a Muslim man in Uttarakhand’s Ramnagar area from ruthless mob attack.

published on : 26th May 2018

Muslim man recites verses of Ramcharitmanas

It is often believed that Hindus are more inclined towards worshipping Lord Hanumana but Abdul Wahid in Sultanpur’s Janpad Jail has set an example of communal co-existence by preaching Sunderkand.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Section 144 imposed in Aligarh Muslim University over Muhammad Ali Jinnah portrait row

Internet services were suspended on Friday at Aligarh Muslim University and section 144 imposed in the town.

published on : 5th May 2018

Muslim woman in hijab viciously attacked in US hospital

A Muslim woman is suing a Michigan hospital after she was attacked by a man in the lobby of the emergency room.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Have been getting good response from every side: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Ayodhya dispute

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar met former All India Muslim Personal Law Board executive member Moulana Salman Hasni Nadvi in Lucknow over the controversial Ayodhya dispute. 

published on : 1st March 2018

Jail Anyone Who Calls Indian Muslims 'Pakistani', Says Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday demanded that the government bring in a law to punish any person who calls an Indian Muslim "a Pakistani".

published on : 7th February 2018

Muslim women stage protest outside Parliament against Congress for 'stalling' Triple Talaq Bill

A group of Muslim women on Friday staged protest outside the Parliament against Congress for 'stalling' the landmark Triple Talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha. 

published on : 5th January 2018

Muslims in Assam fret over citizen register

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist party vowed in Assam state elections in 2016 to act against illegal Muslim immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh. 

published on : 4th January 2018

Muslim women protest against AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi's statement in Lok Sabha

The women in Varanasi staged a protest against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi and burnt his effigies.

published on : 28th December 2017

Triple Talaq victims hope for relief, want stricter laws against its practitioners

In August, in a historic judgment the Supreme Court had ruled that the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims is "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional". 

published on : 28th December 2017
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