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Muslims

Muslim groups: Withdraw Kudumbashree pledge on property rights for women

The content of the pledge cannot be accepted because it is against the civil laws of Muslims, a press release issued by the Markazudawa secretariat said.

published on : 4th December 2022

No proposal to open colleges for Muslim women: Karnataka CM

As the topic drew ire from some Right-wing groups, the Chief Minister clarified that it might be the personal view of the Wakf board Chairman and not the stand of his government.

published on : 1st December 2022

MCD polls: Muslim voters may play key role in Chandni Chowk, Northeast Delhi

While the Congress has fielded 24 candidates from the minority community, the AAP and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have fielded seven and four such candidates, respectively.

published on : 28th November 2022

BJP eyes Pasmanda Muslim vote bank as ‘an experiment’

UP has the highest number of Pasamanda Muslims, accounting for around 3.5 crore of the population, while Bihar has approximately 1.5 crore such Muslims.

published on : 26th November 2022

Rohingya, Bangladeshi refugees new MCD poll issue

Asking the crowd, Mishra said, “Imagine, if Kejriwal comes to MCD, then who will get the shops in your markets?”  To his question, the crowd shouted  “Rohingyas”.

published on : 22nd November 2022

BJP slams Uddhav for 'Marathi Muslim' article in 'Saamana'; calls it politics of appeasement 

'Saamana' carried a front-page article on Oct 22 about the Marathi Muslim Seva Sangh backing Thackeray, adding that the outfit is active in Mumbai, Konkan, Marathwada, Vidarbha and western Maharashtra

published on : 29th October 2022

Miya body chief, ex-AAP leader among those detained over Assam's 'Miya Museum'

A case has been registered against the trio under various sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and interrogation for their alleged association with the Al Qaeda will happen.

published on : 26th October 2022

Assam museum on migrant Muslims sealed, Himanta asks for proof of exclusive historic background

“They have to prove to the state government with historical backgrounds that only they exclusively used the plough and not the Assamese,” Sarma told journalists.  

published on : 25th October 2022

Uttar Pradesh: With eye on Lok Sabha polls, BJP reaches out to Pasmanda Muslims 

This class is considered to be the most backward in social, economic and political terms. Muslim voters hold influence in 72 assembly and 14 Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Supreme Court admits pleas seeking 'Talaq-e-Hasan' to be declared unconstitutional

'Talaq-e-Hasan' is a form of divorce among Muslims by which a man can dissolve the marriage by pronouncing the word 'talaq' once every month over a three-month period.

published on : 11th October 2022

AIMPLB alleges houses of Muslims being demolished over 'petty' charges

AIMPLB's general secretary alleged that the Centre and some state governments are adapting Israel-like policies in the country by imposing the bulldozer culture "which is objectionable and shameful.

published on : 8th October 2022

China silent on India's UNHRC vote abstention, says crackdown in Xinjiang aimed at countering terrorism

When asked about the abstention at the UNHRC voting, Bagchi said it was in line with the long-held practice of not voting on country-specific resolutions.

published on : 8th October 2022

A day after abstentions, Ukraine changes mind on UN Rights Council vote on Xinjiang abuses

Countries on the 47-member council in Geneva, in a moment of knife-edge drama, voted 19-17 against holding a debate on human rights in Xinjiang, with 11 nations abstaining.

published on : 7th October 2022

Muslims bring 'Neelkanth' for Hindu devotees in UP

It is believed that with every mile, the language and essence of culture is changed in India, more so in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 5th October 2022

Welcome RSS attempt at reconciliation with Muslim community

The first-ever visit of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to a mosque and a madrasa last week suggests a sincere purpose beyond reproach.

published on : 26th September 2022

AIMIM does not need loyalty certificate from RSS-BJP, says Owaisi, holds 'tiranga' rally in Hyderabad

"AIMIM and Muslims, Hindus and Dalits who lost their lives on this land do not need loyalty certificates from RSS or BJP and You throw them in the dustbin," he said.

published on : 16th September 2022

Chinese government team banned from attending Queen's Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall

In March last year, China had sanctioned individuals and organisations in the UK after Britain imposed sanctions on Chinese officials for alleged human rights abuses in its Xinjiang province.

published on : 16th September 2022

Supreme Court grants bail to hate speech accused in Haridwar Dharma Sansad case

Tyagi had approached the top court after the Uttarakhand High Court dismissed his bail plea in March this year.

published on : 12th September 2022

China slams UN report on Xinjiang human rights violation as 'political tool' against Beijing

The assessment released late Wednesday by the U.N. human rights office in Geneva concluded that China has committed serious human rights violations.

published on : 1st September 2022

'Patterns of torture' allegations in China's Xinjiang 'credible': UN

Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, decided that a full assessment was needed of the situation inside the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

published on : 1st September 2022
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