A year since the start of the pandemic, a second Ramzan comes amid fear and uncertainty, disease and disturbance.
Since Ramzan began, this team of volunteers has been heading out every morning at 3am to feed 500 others before they sit down for their own sehri
What is traditionally a jovial celebration of the start of the Muslim holy month around a hearty meal was muted and dispirited for her small Syrian refugee family.
As the holy month of Ramadan begins from Wednesday, the state government has issued guidelines in mosques.
With a new surge, the national capital on Tuesday recorded 13,468 new COVID-19 cases. The general fear of coronavirus was perceptible as Jama Masjid area witnessed a fewer number of people.
For many Muslims navigating restrictions, that means hopes of a better Ramadan than last year have been dashed with the surge in infection rates
Throughout Ramadan, observant Muslims are expected to abstain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset.
Ramzan is the month of purification and hence discourse on welfare should build during this month, said senior RSS leader and patron of Muslim Rashtriya Manch Indresh Kumar.
With an eye on 2019, Hindutva organisations, including the RSS affiliated outfit Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), are back to ‘Iftaar’ diplomacy.
A Home Ministry statement said that security forces had been told not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month.
She hopes to bring the situation back to normal in PDP’s south Kashmir fort, ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
An All Party Meeting came against the backdrop of the death of a 22-year-old tourist from Tamil Nadu, whose vehicle was targeted by stone-pelters.