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UP: FIR against school principal for asking students to wear kurta, cap, make 20-second 'Happy Eid' video for extra marks
India

UP: FIR against school principal for asking students to wear kurta, cap, make 20-second 'Happy Eid' video for extra marks

In his complaint, VHP leader Lal Mani Tiwari called the principal of Jhunsi school, a 'communal-minded Muslim woman' and alleged that she made a deliberate attempt to hurt religious sentiments of Hindus

Jodhpur communal clash: 211 arrested so far, says Rajasthan police chief
India

Jodhpur communal clash: 211 arrested so far, says Rajasthan police chief

A curfew clamped in the city following the violence continued for the third day on Thursday with the police saying all efforts were being made to maintain law and order

Madhya Pradesh: Curfew relaxed for 11 hours in Khargone, petrol pumps allowed to open
India

Madhya Pradesh: Curfew relaxed for 11 hours in Khargone, petrol pumps allowed to open

Earlier, on Tuesday, there was a curfew in place for 24 hours and citizens were asked to celebrate the Eid-al-Fitr and Akshaya Tritiya festivals at home.

No curfew relaxation in violence-hit Khargone on Eid, Akshaya Tritiya
India

No curfew relaxation in violence-hit Khargone on Eid, Akshaya Tritiya

The festival of Eid-al-Fitr will be celebrated either on 2 May or 3 May depending on the moon sighting, while Akshaya Tritiya, will be celebrated on 3 May

Pakistan detects second polio case in a week, triggers concern over possible spike during Eid holidays
World

Pakistan detects second polio case in a week, triggers concern over possible spike during Eid holidays

Pakistan is one of the two polio-endemic countries in the world along with Afghanistan

Explained: The significance of the alvida namaz and the tension over it in Uttar Pradesh
India

Explained: The significance of the alvida namaz and the tension over it in Uttar Pradesh

Muslim clerics have appealed to people to offer the alvida namaz only in designated places, and not on roads, to avoid causing any inconvenience to others

Explained: Why Heropanti 2 will have an edge over Runway 34 at the box office
Opinion

Explained: Why Heropanti 2 will have an edge over Runway 34 at the box office

Ajay Devgn and Tiger Shroff are locking horns at the box office this Friday with Runway 34 and Heropanti 2.

Mann ki Baat: Stay alert, keep following COVID-19 appropriate behaviour, says PM Modi to the people
India

Mann ki Baat: Stay alert, keep following COVID-19 appropriate behaviour, says PM Modi to the people

In his monthly radio broadcast, Modi said that in the coming days the festival of Eid, Akshaya Tritiya, birth anniversary of Bhagwan Parashuram and Vaishakh Budh Purnima will be celebrated

Anger, dissatisfaction among violence-hit Jahangirpuri residents ahead of Eid
India

Anger, dissatisfaction among violence-hit Jahangirpuri residents ahead of Eid

'This Eid is not the same. I wanted to buy clothes for children which I cannot do now. It is not feeling like a festival. Our livelihood is destroyed,' said Akbar, who lives in a one-room set with his family.

No religious procession in Uttar Pradesh to be taken out without permission: Yogi Adityanath
India

No religious procession in Uttar Pradesh to be taken out without permission: Yogi Adityanath

With Eid festival and Akshaya Tritiya likely to fall on the same day next month and many other festivals lined up in the coming days, Adityanath said the police needs to be extra cautious.

Is Salman Khan not answerable to posterity? On the star's 56th birthday, assessing his crippling complacency as an actor
Entertainment

Is Salman Khan not answerable to posterity? On the star's 56th birthday, assessing his crippling complacency as an actor

Will the real Salman Khan please stand up? Is he an enfant terrible or a restless child with a heart of gold?

Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Wishes, greetings, and messages to share with family and loved ones
India

Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Wishes, greetings, and messages to share with family and loved ones

Below are a few Eid al-Adha wishes and greetings to share with relatives, friends, and loved ones:

The Salman Khan interview | 'Radhe's box office may be almost zero, but we're going ahead with the release'
Entertainment

The Salman Khan interview | 'Radhe's box office may be almost zero, but we're going ahead with the release'

Salman Khan discusses delivering his Eid promise with Radhe, how his acting has (not) changed over the years, and why the on-screen hero is far more 'self-obsessed' and 'egoistical' than his real self

Salman Khan Films, Zee Entertainment to use Radhe's box office revenue for COVID-19 relief
Entertainment

Salman Khan Films, Zee Entertainment to use Radhe's box office revenue for COVID-19 relief

Salman Khan Films and Zee said they will also support families of daily wage workers who work in the entertainment industry.

From Easter to Eid, Ganeshotsav and Durga Puja, how festivals were observed in a locked down year
Arts & Culture

From Easter to Eid, Ganeshotsav and Durga Puja, how festivals were observed in a locked down year

Occasions that had hitherto brought people together had to be ‘celebrated’ in a socially distanced manner, devoid of many of the comforting customs of the past.

Read an excerpt from Born a Muslim: A critical approach towards locating the Islamic identity in contemporary India
Arts & Culture

Read an excerpt from Born a Muslim: A critical approach towards locating the Islamic identity in contemporary India

Using interviews, histories, memoirs and scholarship, Wahab pieces together a narrative which is at once critical and sympathetic, to address the dogma within and the prejudice against the community in India.

Cinemas to function at full capacity from 1 February; MHA issues new COVID-19 safety guidelines
Entertainment

Cinemas to function at full capacity from 1 February; MHA issues new COVID-19 safety guidelines

Post lockdown, the Centre had allowed reopening of theatres and multiplexes in several regions, including Delhi, parts of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat on 15 October, 2020 with 50 per cent occupancy, functioning with stringent dos and don'ts, keeping in view the new normal.

Satyamev Jayate to now release on 14 May in theares, announces John Abraham on Republic Day
Entertainment

Satyamev Jayate to now release on 14 May in theares, announces John Abraham on Republic Day

John Abraham, who will play a police officer in Satyameva Jayate 2, announced the film's release date with a new promotional still.

John Abraham's Satyameva Jayate 2 to release in cinemas on 12 May, 2021; makers release poster
Entertainment

John Abraham's Satyameva Jayate 2 to release in cinemas on 12 May, 2021; makers release poster

Producer Nikkhil Advani, in a statement, said the success of Satyameva Jayate has encouraged them to make the sequel bigger and better

Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Here's how to download and send themed-WhatsApp stickers
News & Analysis

Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Here's how to download and send themed-WhatsApp stickers

Users can download and share the themed-festival WhatsApp stickers via the apps available on PlayStore.