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Christchurch mosque shooter's sentencing postponed due to COVID-19; New Zealand court likely to announce date after lockdown
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Christchurch mosque shooter's sentencing postponed due to COVID-19; New Zealand court likely to announce date after lockdown

The sentencing of an Australian man who attacked two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch last year killing 51 people has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Ayodhya verdict: Four more petitions filed in SC seeking review of 9 November verdict; AIMPLB backs pleas
India

Ayodhya verdict: Four more petitions filed in SC seeking review of 9 November verdict; AIMPLB backs pleas

Four separate fresh review petitions on 9 December verdict of SC have been filed by Maulana Mufti Hasbullah, Mohd Umar, Maulana Mahfoozur Rehman, and Mishbahuddin, who are supported by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board

Police ordered to provide details of mosques in Kashmir; Centre slams NC, PDP for creating panic on security deployment
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Police ordered to provide details of mosques in Kashmir; Centre slams NC, PDP for creating panic on security deployment

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has ordered the police to immediately provide details of the mosques in the Valley where the Centre has moved additional forces fuelling speculation by the regional parties on the fate of Article 35A that gives special status to the state

Madrasa teacher arrested in Kerala’s Thrissur for sexually abusing minors; accused lured children with sweets, interrogation reveals
India

Madrasa teacher arrested in Kerala’s Thrissur for sexually abusing minors; accused lured children with sweets, interrogation reveals

A 63-year-old madrassa teacher in Kottayam, Kerala, has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing children after luring them with sweets, police said here on Sunday

Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgment
India

Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgment

The Supreme Court bench told the counsel appearing for the petitioner that it will hear the matter because of the apex court's judgment in the case involving Kerala's Sabarimala temple

Note referencing New Zealand terrorist attack found at possible arson fire at California mosque
World

Note referencing New Zealand terrorist attack found at possible arson fire at California mosque

A note referencing the recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand was found at the scene of a possible arson fire at a Southern California mosque, police said Sunday. Nobody was hurt, and members of the Islamic Center of Escondido were able to extinguish the small blaze before firefighters, officials said.

New Zealand mosque shooting: Why couldn't tech companies stop the video from going viral?
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New Zealand mosque shooting: Why couldn't tech companies stop the video from going viral?

Silicon Valley was unsuccessful in completely removing the content from their platform. But why?

New Zealand mosque shootings: Attacks on houses of worship show rise of hate crime, religious places more vulnerable globally
India

New Zealand mosque shootings: Attacks on houses of worship show rise of hate crime, religious places more vulnerable globally

Places of worship are 'soft targets' as they reign in a psychological hijack of people. "By targeting a house of worship, rather than a private home or business, the attacker has committed a powerful symbolic transgression: profaning a space that is both sacred and communal."

Bulandshahr: In UP's Nayabans village, Muslims feel 'terrorised' by Hindu activists as religious tension surges ahead of polls
India

Bulandshahr: In UP's Nayabans village, Muslims feel 'terrorised' by Hindu activists as religious tension surges ahead of polls

The Uttar Pradesh village has become a symbol of the deepening communal divide in India as some Hindu men from the area complained they had seen a group of Muslims slaughtering cows in a mango orchard a couple of miles away.

SC's Sabarimala, Ayodhya, triple talaq verdicts: 'Essential part of religion' under Article 25 must adhere to doctrines of that religion
India

SC's Sabarimala, Ayodhya, triple talaq verdicts: 'Essential part of religion' under Article 25 must adhere to doctrines of that religion

The absence of publicly available information on whether a mosque forms an essential part of Islam highlights that perhaps in Ismail Faruqui too, the Supreme Court did not engage adequately with this issue, prompting Justice Nazeer to dissent from the majority opinion in the instant case.

Earthquake, tsunami hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island: Toll rises to 384 in Palu; UN says ready to provide required support
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Earthquake, tsunami hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island: Toll rises to 384 in Palu; UN says ready to provide required support

Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said 384 people have died in the hard-hit city of Palu alone.

CPI leader D Raja says some parties trying to gain political advantage from Ayodhya issue ahead of 2019 polls
India

CPI leader D Raja says some parties trying to gain political advantage from Ayodhya issue ahead of 2019 polls

The Supreme Court Thursday declined to refer to a five-judge constitution bench the issue of reconsideration of the observations in its 1994 judgment that a mosque was not integral to Islam which had arisen during the hearing of the Ayodhya land dispute.

Ayodhya has religious significance for Hindus and not Muslims, says Uma Bharti on Supreme Court verdict
India

Ayodhya has religious significance for Hindus and not Muslims, says Uma Bharti on Supreme Court verdict

Bharti is one of the BJP leaders facing charges of criminal conspiracy in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition in Ayodhya.

Supreme Court Ayodhya verdict updates: VHP says path clear for hearing of Ram Janmabhoomi appeals
India

Supreme Court Ayodhya verdict updates: VHP says path clear for hearing of Ram Janmabhoomi appeals

VHP working president Alok Kumar said, "I am satisfied that this impediment has been defeated. The way is now clear for the hearing of Ram Janmabhoomi appeals."

SC refuses to refer Ayodhya case to larger bench, says 1994 ruling doesn't apply; next hearing on 29 October
India

SC refuses to refer Ayodhya case to larger bench, says 1994 ruling doesn't apply; next hearing on 29 October

In what is bein looked upon as a major step towards early resolution of century-old Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute, the Supreme Court on Thursday declined to refer to a five-judge constitution bench a plea relating to the matter.

Police suspect hate crime after car hits pedestrians outside north London mosque; three injured
World

Police suspect hate crime after car hits pedestrians outside north London mosque; three injured

The collision, in Cricklewood in North London in the early hours of Wednesday, followed the occupants of the car allegedly directing "comments of an Islamophobic nature" at the group, according to the Metropolitan Police.

Upon Varanasi's ghats: Magical realism in a city that lives in the past
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Upon Varanasi's ghats: Magical realism in a city that lives in the past

Varanasi is a strange city; one foot in the past, one in the present. The word ‘future’ feels out of place here, things just have been and continue to be

SC asks Subramanian Swamy to mention plea regarding Ayodhya temple, after verdict on mosques' role in Islam
India

SC asks Subramanian Swamy to mention plea regarding Ayodhya temple, after verdict on mosques' role in Islam

On 20 July, the special bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra reserved its order on a plea by Muslim groups of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute seeking reconsideration by a larger bench on the observations made by it in a 1994 verdict that a mosque was not integral to Islam.

Front door of mosque in Texas set on fire by unknown people; authorities considering possibility of hate crime
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Front door of mosque in Texas set on fire by unknown people; authorities considering possibility of hate crime

The incident was reported in the wee hours at the ISGH Northshore Masjid Isa Ibn Maryam mosque. The front door of a mosque was set on fire by some unidentified people in a possible hate crime incident on Friday, prompting US authorities to declare a cash reward of USD 5,000 for information leading to the culprits.

Ayodhya dispute: Muslim groups trying to delay hearing, Uttar Pradesh govt tells SC; next hearing on 13 July
India

Ayodhya dispute: Muslim groups trying to delay hearing, Uttar Pradesh govt tells SC; next hearing on 13 July

Uttar Pradesh government said some Muslim groups were trying to delay the hearing in Ayodhya case by seeking reconsideration of 1994 verdict's observation.