‘Ashura a platform to support oppressed people of world’

‘Ashura a platform to support oppressed people of world’

BUDGAM: A large number of Shia Muslims, while commemorating the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions, on Saturday used Muharram processions as a mark of protest against injustice meted out in different parts of the world. Reciting eulogies, mourners carried out a large procession from main market Magam in the morning which […]

Ashura procession taken out in Zadibal

Ashura procession taken out in Zadibal

Procession at Lal Chowk foiled, many detained ITIFAQ LONE Srinagar: The day of Ashura, 10th of Muharram, saw curfew-like restrictions in most parts of Srinagar on Friday. Nevertheless, tens of thousands participated in the Ashura procession that was taken out in Zadibal, where people from various areas of the city began arriving from early morning. […]

The Message of Karbala is Beyond Time and Space

The Message of Karbala is Beyond Time and Space

Zeeshan Rasool Khan The Islamic year, consisting of twelve months, begins with the month of Muharram. Although all these months are significant, holding a special importance but the Quran has declared four months more sacred, which include Zulqadah, Zulhijjah, and Rajab and the first month – Muharram. Even before the advent of Islam, this month […]

Ban on religious rituals undemocratic: Yasin Malik

Ban on religious rituals undemocratic: Yasin Malik

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik while addressing Ashoora congregation at Zadibal here on Friday said ban on religious rituals is direct interference in faith, and called restrictions on Muharram processions “undemocratic and condemnable”. “We all recite one Kalima, believe in one Allah, have faith in his last messenger Prophet Muhammad […]

Youm-e-Ashura observed in Baramulla

Youm-e-Ashura observed in Baramulla

Baramulla: Youm-e-Ashura was peacefully observed with religious zeal and zest in north Kashmir’s Baramulla villages on Friday. Thousands of people participated in the several processions in Pattan, Delina and Hanjivera areas of the district. The participants recited nowhas during the procession and remembered the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (RA) and the companions of Karbala. A […]

Governor pays tributes to Karbala martyrs

Governor pays tributes to Karbala martyrs

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik paid tributes to the sacrifices made by Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and other martyrs of Karbala. In a message on the eve of Aashoor-e-Muharram, the Governor said that Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions sacrificed their lives for upholding the high values of truth, justice and righteousness. He added […]

Restrictions in city on Ashura

Restrictions in city on Ashura

Srinagar: Authorities have decided to impose restrictions in several parts of Srinagar city on Friday to prevent the traditional Ashura procession. Restrictions under Section 144 CrPc will remain imposed Friday in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of Police Stations Nowhatta, Khanyar, Safa Kadal and Rainawari of Srinagar, to prevent the Ashura procession, official sources […]

The Spirit of Karbala

The Spirit of Karbala

The day of Ashura, which is the sad and tragic climax and denouement of Hazrat Hussain’s(AS) odyssey , is a day of rememberance for all Muslims. To recapitulate briefly, Yazid, in a brazen attempt to seek legitimacy for himself and the incipient state that he was building, sought legitimacy from Hazrat Hussain(AS) , the grandson […]

Imam Hussain’s martyrdom teaches lesson of perseverance: Mirwaiz

Imam Hussain’s martyrdom teaches lesson of perseverance: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday paid tributes to the martyrs of Karbala and said their great sacrifice infused a new life and meaning into the understanding Islam. “Despite being far less in number up against a mighty enemy, Imam Hussain (AS) fought courageously with faith and conviction along with […]

Karbala represents battle between forces of truth and falsehood: Malik

Karbala represents battle between forces of truth and falsehood: Malik

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik while addressing a Muharram congregation at Basant Bagh here on Thursday said Imam Hussain (RA) martyrdom represents resilience and courage and the battle between the forces of truth and falsehood. “Hussain (RA) and his family strived for a righteous cause and sacrificed their lives for […]

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