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Delhi riots: Received 4,000 distress calls day Trump arrived, probing role of people from UP's Deoband area, police tells MHA in report
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Delhi riots: Received 4,000 distress calls day Trump arrived, probing role of people from UP's Deoband area, police tells MHA in report

Delhi Police has told the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) that its control room received 4,000 distress calls from riot-hit North East Delhi district, on the day US president Donald Trump landed in Ahmedabad

Congress aims to make up for cancelled Saharanpur joint rally with Priyanka Gandhi's roadshow, boost morale of party workers
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Congress aims to make up for cancelled Saharanpur joint rally with Priyanka Gandhi's roadshow, boost morale of party workers

Congress workers worried about their winning prospects in Saharanpur, and Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi's presence would have helped build much-needed confidence.

SP-BSP joined hands to fight BJP, but latest remarks by Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav indicate quiet fear of Congress
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SP-BSP joined hands to fight BJP, but latest remarks by Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav indicate quiet fear of Congress

Mayawati and Akhilesh may have come together to fight the BJP, but its constant reiterations that the Congress poses no threat are more than likely a farce.

Lok Sabha election: SP-BSP-RLD alliance to launch campaign in Uttar Pradesh with rally at Saharanpur tomorrow
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Lok Sabha election: SP-BSP-RLD alliance to launch campaign in Uttar Pradesh with rally at Saharanpur tomorrow

The SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh will kick off its joint campaign for the coming Lok Sabha elections on Sunday, holding its first rally in Saharanpur's Deoband.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband; supporters block Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur highway
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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband; supporters block Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur highway

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad was arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Deoband. Soon after, his supporters clashed with the cops and blocked the Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur highway

Uttar Pradesh ATS busts terror recruitment module in Deoband, nabs two suspected JeM militants posing as students
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Uttar Pradesh ATS busts terror recruitment module in Deoband, nabs two suspected JeM militants posing as students

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad, Friday, arrested two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad operative from the state's Deoband town in Saharanpur district, home to the famous Darul Uloom Islamic University.

'Women and men eating together is un-Islamic' and other decrees issued by influential UP seminary Darul Uloom
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'Women and men eating together is un-Islamic' and other decrees issued by influential UP seminary Darul Uloom

Darul Uloom has also said that it was in fact 'illegitimate' to eat food while standing

NIA makes fifth arrest in LeT-linked hawala case; special court remands accused to six day custody
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NIA makes fifth arrest in LeT-linked hawala case; special court remands accused to six day custody

The National Investigation Agency has arrested an alleged hawala operator from Uttarakhand in connection with its probe into the activities of Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT).

Muslim women should not watch men with 'bare knees' playing football, says Deoband Islamic cleric
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Muslim women should not watch men with 'bare knees' playing football, says Deoband Islamic cleric

A senior cleric at an influential Islamic seminary issued a religious decree saying that Muslim women should not watch men playing football.

Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa, prohibits Muslims from posting family photographs on social media
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Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa, prohibits Muslims from posting family photographs on social media

The Darul Uloom Deoband in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur has issued a fatwa prohibiting Muslim men and women from posting their or their families' photographs on social media sites.

Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa banning Muslim women from grooming eyebrows
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Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa banning Muslim women from grooming eyebrows

The Darul Uloom Deoband in Uttar Pradesh, the largest seminary in India, issued a bizzare fatwa on Saturday which bans women from grooming their eyebrows and cutting hair.

Two persons booked in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband for slaughtering buffalo
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Two persons booked in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband for slaughtering buffalo

Two persons have been booked under the updated Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act for allegedly slaughtering buffaloes in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband on Friday, the police said

Muzaffarnagar riots victim gang-raped; Uttar Pradesh Police arrest four accused
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Muzaffarnagar riots victim gang-raped; Uttar Pradesh Police arrest four accused

A 30-year-old woman, displaced after the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, was allegedly raped by four persons, police said on Sunday

Triple Talaq row: Social boycott as punishment is juvenile; AIMPLB scholars must accept change and follow Quran
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Triple Talaq row: Social boycott as punishment is juvenile; AIMPLB scholars must accept change and follow Quran

The AIMPLB should understand that whatever stand Hazrat Umar or a jurist like Imam Abu Hanifa may take, God did not accept fait accompali as giving legitimacy to a vile act like triple talaq.

UP Election Results 2017: Deoband, the Muslim myth and the psephology of social media
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UP Election Results 2017: Deoband, the Muslim myth and the psephology of social media

The Deoband narrative — how a city with an "80 percent Muslim population" voted BJP, indicating an overwhelming thumbs up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 'development' agenda — continues to do the rounds of social media.

Travels of a political pilgrim: Farangi Mahal, once a bastion of Islamic education, looks to regain lost glory
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Travels of a political pilgrim: Farangi Mahal, once a bastion of Islamic education, looks to regain lost glory

Vying alongside Islamic centres of Deoband and Bareilly, Farangi Mahal has been competing for space in India's political conversation.

BJP MLA Suresh Rana booked for hate speech after making remark about curfew in Kairana
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BJP MLA Suresh Rana booked for hate speech after making remark about curfew in Kairana

Controversial BJP MLA Suresh Rana was booked by Uttar Pradesh Police on charges of inciting hatred after he said that curfew will be imposed in Kairana.

Indian Muslims bitterly divided over Zakir Naik but it is still a healthy sign
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Indian Muslims bitterly divided over Zakir Naik but it is still a healthy sign

The Naik debate will rage on, but the biggest positive to have emerged from it is that there are certain signs — feeble still — of an increasing acceptability of the fact that inherent radicalism poses far bigger threat to Islam than any foreign faith or idea can ever do.

Zakir Naik-esque Islamic supremacists cannot break resilience of Indian Islam
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Zakir Naik-esque Islamic supremacists cannot break resilience of Indian Islam

Naik and his ilks are worth nothing more than to just grab headlines and hog the limelight; they pose no real threat to the resilience of Indian Islam

Deoband calls female foeticide 'un-Islamic', issues fatwa
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Deoband calls female foeticide 'un-Islamic', issues fatwa

Darul Uloom of Deoband, the largest seminary in India, has issued a fatwa (edict) against female foeticide, calling the act unlawful and against Islam.