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A history of riots in India shows how the Hindu right used religious processions to foment disorder
India

A history of riots in India shows how the Hindu right used religious processions to foment disorder

Governments can ensure that religious processions don't end in violence. For that though, the lives of innocent citizens, especially minorities, should matter to them

Bombay High Court grants permission for Muharram procession on 30 August with 'stringent COVID-19 restrictions'
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Bombay High Court grants permission for Muharram procession on 30 August with 'stringent COVID-19 restrictions'

Members of the Shia community can carry out the procession in trucks and not by foot. Only five persons will be allowed per vehicle

Muharram 2020: Date, time, significance, history of 'Al Hijri' or Islamic New Year
India

Muharram 2020: Date, time, significance, history of 'Al Hijri' or Islamic New Year

Muharram 2020| Considered to be the first month in the Islamic calendar, Muharram marks the migration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina

Muharram 2020: Here is how to download and send themed WhatsApp stickers
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Muharram 2020: Here is how to download and send themed WhatsApp stickers

You can download third-party apps from Play Store to get themed WhatsApp stickers.

COVID-19 outbreak: DDMA prohibits setting up pandals on Ganesh Chaturthi, bars Muharram processions
India

COVID-19 outbreak: DDMA prohibits setting up pandals on Ganesh Chaturthi, bars Muharram processions

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority instructed officials to solicit co-operation of religious leaders to ensure compliance to its order ahead of the upcoming festivals

Normal life still out of gear in Kashmir even as officials partially lift restrictions; schools remain shut, public transport off roads
India

Normal life still out of gear in Kashmir even as officials partially lift restrictions; schools remain shut, public transport off roads

Normal life remained affected in Kashmir as the stalemate entered its 39th day with schools closed and public transport off the roads, officials said.

Kashmir after Article 370: Authorities gradually lift restrictions in Kashmir; Srinagar witnesses increase in private transport, but schools remain closed
India

Kashmir after Article 370: Authorities gradually lift restrictions in Kashmir; Srinagar witnesses increase in private transport, but schools remain closed

Restrictions were lifted from most parts of Kashmir and some areas in Srinagar city witnessed an increased presence of private transport leading to traffic jams, officials said.

20 injured after wall collapses in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district during Muharram procession, says police
India

20 injured after wall collapses in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district during Muharram procession, says police

About 20 people suffered injuries when a compound wall on which they were standing collapsed in a village in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.

Violence, arson mar Muharram procession in Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur; police use mild force to disperse mob
India

Violence, arson mar Muharram procession in Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur; police use mild force to disperse mob

Violence and arson marred a Muharram procession in Shajapur in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.

Curfew-like restrictions reimposed across Kashmir in view of Muharram processions today; Srinagar’s Lal Chowk sealed off
India

Curfew-like restrictions reimposed across Kashmir in view of Muharram processions today; Srinagar’s Lal Chowk sealed off

Curfew-like restrictions were reimposed on Tuesday in several parts of Kashmir, including the city, to foil any plans on taking out Muharram processions in the Valley

Rana Kapoor in talks with Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma to sell stake in Yes Bank for up to Rs 2,000 cr
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Rana Kapoor in talks with Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma to sell stake in Yes Bank for up to Rs 2,000 cr

Rana Kapoor, 62, his family members, and the investment firms they control own a 9.64 percent stake in Yes Bank

Muharram 2019: Mumbai Police issues traffic diversion notice between Nesbit Junction, Zainabia Hall in view of Shab-e-Shahadat procession
India

Muharram 2019: Mumbai Police issues traffic diversion notice between Nesbit Junction, Zainabia Hall in view of Shab-e-Shahadat procession

The Mumbai Police has issued travel advisories for 9 and 10 September, keeping in view Muharram processions in the Byculla- CSMT area

Muharram 2019: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory, takes elaborate measures in view of Tazia processions; bus services to be suspended in few areas
India

Muharram 2019: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory, takes elaborate measures in view of Tazia processions; bus services to be suspended in few areas

Another procession will start from Pahari Dheeraj area in north Delhi at around 1 pm on Tuesday and will reach Paharganj bridge via Bara Tuti before merging with the main procession at Chelmsford Road, the officials said.

Muharram 2019: Why Muslims mourn on this day; know history, significance of occasion that marks beginning of Islamic New Year
India

Muharram 2019: Why Muslims mourn on this day; know history, significance of occasion that marks beginning of Islamic New Year

Muharram 2019: Muharram is one of the most significant festivals celebrated by the Muslim community as it marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year. It is the first month of the Islamic calendar and is considered to be the holiest of all months after Ramadan.

Jammu and Kashmir administration bans Muharram processions; parts of Srinagar tense as restrictions continue
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Jammu and Kashmir administration bans Muharram processions; parts of Srinagar tense as restrictions continue

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday said like previous years, no Muharram procession would be allowed this time too and all rituals are to be performed in respective Imambaras or shrines.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Muharram restrictions in Kashmir, economic slowdown, Rafael Nadal's US Open win; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Muharram restrictions in Kashmir, economic slowdown, Rafael Nadal's US Open win; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Ever since the Centre revoked Article 370, mediapersons have been facing a tough time in Kashmir. Apart from snapping internet facilities in Srinagar's Press Enclave, the authorities have also questioned some journalists over their reporting on Kashmir.

Muharram restrictions in Kashmir: Intensified restrictions make an already tough job tougher for journalists
India

Muharram restrictions in Kashmir: Intensified restrictions make an already tough job tougher for journalists

After the Centre revoked Article 370 to allow non-residents to own land and other properties in Kashmir, journalists have faced a tough time in Kashmir. Apart from snapping internet facilities in Srinagar's Press Enclave, the authorities have also questioned some journalists over their reporting on Kashmir.

Ahead of Muharram, curfew-like restrictions reimposed in several parts of Kashmir; Srinagar’s Lal Chowk has been sealed off
India

Ahead of Muharram, curfew-like restrictions reimposed in several parts of Kashmir; Srinagar’s Lal Chowk has been sealed off

The officials did not cite any reasons for reimposing restrictions but it is believed that the step was taken to prevent Muharram processions

IMF's SOS team to visit Pakistan between 16-20 Sept to suggest ways of curtailing gaping budget deficit
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IMF's SOS team to visit Pakistan between 16-20 Sept to suggest ways of curtailing gaping budget deficit

The IMF is sending its SOS mission to Pakistan this month for suggesting ways to the cash-strapped government to curtail the yawning budget deficit being faced by the country, according to a media report

Pulwama DDC holds meeting to review stock, supply of essential commodities in Shia dominated areas of district ahead of Muharram month
India

Pulwama DDC holds meeting to review stock, supply of essential commodities in Shia dominated areas of district ahead of Muharram month

During meeting, threadbare discussions held regarding availability of essential commodities and progress of various developmental projects under