COVID-19 casts shadow over Eid festivities in Mumbai this year; people offer prayers at home, some refrain from decorations
Earlier, in normal times, markets in the metropolis used to be flooded with people busy shopping for Eid.
Eid-al-Fitr 2020: From Nihari to Sheer Khurma, three scrumptious delicacies you can prepare at home for your loved ones
People gorge on scrumptious delicacies as they come together to celebrate the festival of Eid and hold special iftaars.
Eid-ul-Fitr 2020: Video-conferencing iftaar, online gifts and other ways to celebrate the festival amid coronavirus lockdown
Governments across the world and Islamic leaders have urged the Muslim community to offer Eid prayers from home and not congregate in large numbers
Eid-ul-Fitr 2020: A look at festival's history and significance as Muslims gear up to celebrate end of holy Ramadan month
The celebrations of Eid begin with the first sighting of the new moon. It is believed that the first revelation of the Holy Quran was received by Prophet Muhammad during the holy month of Ramadan.
Depending on when the moon is sighted, Eid celebrations will begin either in the evening of 23 May (Saturday), or 24 May (Sunday) in 2020.
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Eight killed, 5 wounded in gunfire at mosque in Afghanistan's Parwan province during Ramzan prayers; Taliban denies responsibility
Gunmen opened fire in a mosque in central Afghanistan on Tuesday evening, killing eight worshippers breaking their Ramadan fast and wounding five others
Hyderabad’s Old City, with the Charminar, Mecca Masjid and centuries-old Laad Bazaar, has long been the nerve centre of commerce, shopping and festivities during Ramzan. But these once boisterous streets are eerily quiet during the ongoing lockdown.
During a sombre Ramzan in Tamil Nadu, the nombu kanji tells a fascinating story of state's Muslim communities
This Ramzan, amid the coronavirus-related lockdown, Muslim communities across Tamil Nadu are embracing a return to modest and mindful one-pot meals that are a testimony to both the spirit of resilience and the state’s distinctive cultural fabric
Coronavirus outbreak: Separated from children, meagre iftar and sehri; how Ramzan is celebrated in a Delhi quarantine facility
The holy month of Ramzan has been marred at this quarantine facility due to a lack of food during sehri and iftar, separation from children and not enough milk for kids.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh begins bringing back migrant workers stranded in neigbouring states; over 2,400 workers have left from Gujarat, says CM
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the he had spoken to his counterparts in Gujarat, Maharahstra, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to bring back migrant labourers stranded in those states. Over 2,400 labourers have boarded about 98 buses in Gujarat and migrant workers are also being brought back from Rajasthan, he said.
Central team seeks presentation from Bengal govt on COVID-19 situation; TMC dubs their visit 'adventure tourism'
A team has also been sent to visit West Bengal's Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Kalimpong. This team is led by Vineet Joshi, an additional secretary rank officer in the central government.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: MHA orders conditional exemption of shops outside limits of municipal corporations from lockdown restrictions
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department said that 394 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths have been reported in the state on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 6,817 and the toll to 310 in the state.
Here are three easy recipes one can whip up at home for iftar after fasting throughout the day during Ramzan
Muslims to observe Ramzan from home, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, slams communalisation of Tablighi Jamaat incident
In a country as vast as India, some incidents of crime take place but to give a communal colour to each of these incidents is wrong, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
The Delhi Waqf Board and the Islamic Centre of India have urged people to observe Ramadan while following all the guidelines laid down by authorities.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Singapore extends partial lockdown by four weeks till 1 June as confirmed cases surge to 9,125
Singapore reported 1,111 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, a majority of them foreign workers living in dormitories.
Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir to be held by year-end, says Amit Shah; claims improvement in law and order situation
Amit Shah on Friday promised that Assembly elections will be held in Jammu and Kashmir by this year end even as moved a resolution for extension of President's Rule in the state
Protestors waving Zakir Musa banners clash with security forces after Eid prayers in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir
Clashes between protestors and security forces broke out after Eid prayers in some parts of Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said. There were no reports of anyone getting hurt, they said
Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with gaiety across India; festivities marred in Kashmir by protests, clashes
Eid-ul-Fitr symbolises peace and brotherhood. The festival was celebrated with much enthusiasm in other South Asian countries as well. I