SC transfers all FIRs against Nupur to Delhi Police

SC transfers all FIRs against Nupur to Delhi Police

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday provided relief to suspended BJP spokeswoman Nupur Sharma by clubbing all the FIRs lodged across the country and transferring them to Delhi Police in connection with her remark on the Prophet, saying it was inclined to follow the view taken by the apex court in Mohammed Zubair’s case. “Whatever […]

AMU drops works of Maududi from Islamic Studies syllabus

AMU drops works of Maududi from Islamic Studies syllabus

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University has removed the works of 20th century Islamic authors Abul Ala al-Maududi and Sayyid Qutub from the syllabus of Islamic Studies Department following claims that the content was objectionable. About 20 scholars had recently written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi complaining about the inclusion of the work of the two […]

‘Delhi riots accused created sense of fear among Muslims’

‘Delhi riots accused created sense of fear among Muslims’

New Delhi: The Delhi Police said on Monday the speeches delivered by various people accused in a UAPA case related to the alleged conspiracy behind the communal riots here in February 2020 have a common factor– the essence was to create a sense of fear in the Muslim population . Opposing the bail plea of […]

India’s ties with Arab countries not affected due to Prophet (SAW) comments: Govt

India’s ties with Arab countries not affected due to Prophet (SAW) comments: Govt

New Delhi: India’s friendly relations with the Arab countries were not affected in view of the controversial comments made against Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan also said that India continues to attach high priority to further strengthen relations with the Arab […]

Remarks against Prophet (SAW): Lookout notice issued for Nupur after she fails to appear before Kolkata Police

Remarks against Prophet (SAW): Lookout notice issued for Nupur after she fails to appear before Kolkata Police

Kolkata: The Kolkata Police on Saturday issued a lookout notice for suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma after she failed to appear before its sleuths fourth time in a row over her controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) hat triggered widespread violence in parts of West Bengal, a senior officer said Saturday. She had skipped summons […]

Judiciary answerable to ‘Constitution and Constitution alone’: CJI Ramana

Judiciary answerable to ‘Constitution and Constitution alone’: CJI Ramana

New Delhi: In India a party in power believes that every governmental action is entitled to judicial endorsement and the opposition parties expect the judiciary to advance their political positions and causes but the “judiciary is answerable to the Constitution and Constitution alone” Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said on Saturday. He also […]

‘Her loose tongue set entire country on fire’: SC slams Nupur Sharma over Prophet (SAW) remark

‘Her loose tongue set entire country on fire’: SC slams Nupur Sharma over Prophet (SAW) remark

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday came down heavily on suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her controversial comments against the Prophet, saying her “loose tongue” has “set the entire country on fire” and that she is “single-handedly responsible for what is happening in the country”. Refusing to entertain Sharma’s plea for clubbing of […]

Mehbooba hails SC observations against Nupur

Mehbooba hails SC observations against Nupur

Srinagar: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday “appreciated” the Supreme Court’s observations against suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma over her “provocative comments” on Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). However, she asked when the apex court will take cognizance of the Delhi Police’s different yardsticks applied to Sharma and fact-checking website Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair. Earlier in […]

US ambassador for religious freedom concerned over the treatment of religious communities in India

US ambassador for religious freedom concerned over the treatment of religious communities in India

Washington: The US ambassador at large for international religious freedom Rashad Hussain has voiced concern over the treatment of a number of religious communities in India and said Washington was dealing directly with Indian officials to address the “challenges.” Addressing the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit here on Thursday, Hussain said his father came from […]

Udaipur murder Two accused sent to judicial custody

Udaipur murder Two accused sent to judicial custody

Udaipur: A local court on Thursday sent the two men accused of killing a tailor here to judicial custody for an identification parade, an official said. The two accused — Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad — were brought in a police van with their faces covered and were produced in the court while several advocates […]

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