Lok Sabha to have more Muslim MPs as 27 emerge victorious

Lok Sabha to have more Muslim MPs as 27 emerge victorious

New Delhi: The number of Muslim MPs in the Lok Sabha has increased to a decade high of 27, up from 23 last time, with a dozen of them winning from Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal even as none of the six Muslim candidates fielded by BJP tasted victory. Registering an emphatic win, BJP-led NDA […]

As Rooh Afza disappears from Kashmir markets, Patanjali to reintroduce substitutes with Halal certificate from Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind

As Rooh Afza disappears from Kashmir markets, Patanjali to reintroduce substitutes with Halal certificate from Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind

Srinagar: The shortage of summer refreshment syrup Rooh Afza is being felt badly in Kashmir markets, so much so that Patanjali is planning to reintroduce its cold beverages in the Valley. Although Patanjali has been facing some dislike among consumers in Kashmir due to “negative publicity”, the company has decided to market its products in […]

EC issues show cause notice to UP CM for his ‘Ali’ and ‘Bajrang Bali’ remarks

EC issues show cause notice to UP CM for his ‘Ali’ and ‘Bajrang Bali’ remarks

New Delhi: The Election Commission Thursday issued a show cause notice to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his “Ali” and “Bajrang Bali” remarks while addressing a rally in Meerut. Finding him prima facie guilty of violating the model code of conduct, the commission asked him to respond by Friday evening. Adityanath had compared […]

Muslim man beaten up, force-fed pork in Assam for selling beef

Muslim man beaten up, force-fed pork in Assam for selling beef

Tezpur (Assam): A Muslim man was beaten up and forced to eat pork by a group of people who were angry over his selling beef in Assam, police said Tuesday. The victim, Shaukat Ali (48), was assaulted by a group of locals at Madhupur weekly market in Biswanath district on Sunday and required hospitalisation, Superintendent […]

Farooq Abdullah invokes Allah, says Muslims in danger

Farooq Abdullah invokes Allah, says Muslims in danger

SRINAGAR: “In these difficult times we should repose our trust in God. He will salvage us from the tumultuous times we are going through,” said National Conference president and former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah at public rallies held in Srinagar on Sunday. He also said that Muslims in India were terrorised and unable to […]

Modi government re-promulgates triple talaq ordinance

Modi government re-promulgates triple talaq ordinance

New Delhi: The government has re-promulgated the ordinance banning the practice of instant triple talaq. Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, issued on Saturday, divorcing through instant triple talaq will be illegal, void and would attract a jail term of three years for the husband. A Bill to convert the […]

Bulandshahr violence attempt to instill fear among Muslims, claim human rights bodies

Bulandshahr violence attempt to instill fear among Muslims, claim human rights bodies

New Delhi: The recent Bulandshahr violence that claimed the lives of a policeman and a 20-year-old man was a “targeted attempt” to “instill fear” in the Muslim community, an umbrella organisation of human rights bodies claimed Sunday and demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into it. Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and civilian Sumit Kumar of Chingrawathi […]

Instant Triple Talaq a crime, decrees Lok Sabha

Instant Triple Talaq a crime, decrees Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq with 245 MPs voting in favour of the proposed law and 11 voting against it. The bill will now be tabled in the Rajya Sabha. Before a vote on the bill, the Congress, AIADMK, TMC and RJD […]

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