Assam politics heats up again over madrassa education

Speaking at an event in New Delhi on Sunday, Sarma had said: “As long as children are sent to the madrassas, they cannot become doctors and engineers.

published on : 24th May 2022

Salafi preacher Mujahid Balussery attacks PFI for invoking Quran

Salafi preacher Mujahid Balussery has launched a scathing attack on the Popular Front of India (PFI) for justifying its killings invoking the Islamic scriptures. 

published on : 27th April 2022

Quran will be part of moral education: BC Nagesh

Moral science will be part of the curriculum in schools from this academic year, and it will not be restricted to one particular religion.

published on : 20th April 2022

Amid flare-ups, Karnataka temple keeps alive syncretic tradition of reciting Quran during festival

Basha recited the verses in the presence of temple authorities, with local leaders and a large gathering of people, standing at the foot of the chariot.

published on : 17th April 2022

Not against uniform, allow girls to wear same-colour hijab: Samastha  

The petition says the High Court erred in solely relying on the footnotes of Abdulla Yusuf Ali in his translation of Quran in arriving at its conclusion.

published on : 28th March 2022

Bible, Quran should also be in textbooks: DK Shivakumar

Shivakumar demanded that the Karnataka government protect people by providing subsidies.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Teach Gita, Bible, Quran to students: Siddaramaiah

He asserted that there should be no discrimination on the basis of religion. 

published on : 20th March 2022

Burqa not essential in Islam, but hijab is: Counsel  

Contending that the government order banning the wearing of hijab is illegal, he argued that there is no legal restriction on exercising this right under Article 25(1).

published on : 25th February 2022

KT Jaleel to return Quran copies to UAE consulate

Former Waqf minister K T Jaleel said he has decided “with an aching heart” to return copies of Quran that got entangled in the gold smuggling case to the UAE consulate.

published on : 16th February 2022

85 held for lynching man for blasphemy in Pakistan's Punjab

Notably, Pakistan reported a total of 1,415 cases of blasphemy in the country since 1947, a think tank, Centre for Research and Security Studies, said.

published on : 14th February 2022

Man accused of desecrating religious book stoned to death by mob in Pakistan; 62 arrested 

The incident took place in Jungle Derawala village, in Khanewal district, situated 275-km from Lahore on Saturday evening, where locals had gathered after their Maghrib (evening) prayers.

published on : 13th February 2022

Kerala HC grants divorce to a Muslim woman whose husband remarried and refused to perform his marital obligations

The refusal of a Muslim man to perform his marital obligations with his first wife after a second marriage is a good ground for divorce, said Kerala HC.

published on : 20th December 2021