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Feb 27, 2018
Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud sacks army chief and other top generals amid Yemen warThe Saudi King has sacked the country's army chief and other top generals and named new ministers and governors across the kingdom in a major shake-up in the government and military leadership amid a three-year-war with Shia Muslim rebels in Yemen.
Feb 16, 2018
Iran president Hassan Rouhani arrives in India on three-day visit, calls for unity among Shias and SunnisIranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on Thursday on a three-day visit to India
Dec 28, 2017
Kabul blast: 40 killed, dozens injured as suicide bomber blows himself up inside Shiite cultural centreAround 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shiite cultural centre in Kabul on Thursday
Oct 01, 2017
Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions today; Durga Puja immersion postponed in several parts of cityElaborate security arrangements were made in Kolakata on Sunday for mourning processions by Shia Muslims on 10th of Muharram, the first month of Islamic calendar, police said.
Sep 30, 2017
Pakistan shuts down mobile phone services in Karachi as security measure for MuharramMobile phone services were totally shut down in Pakistan's biggest city on Saturday as a security measure for Muharram processions taken out by Shia Muslims
Sep 23, 2017
Mamata Banerjee has scored an own goal by raking up Durga idol immersion controversyMamata Banerjee's missteps are not deliberate and stem from a confusion around her political trajectory.
Jun 01, 2017
Saudi Arabia blast: Car bomb explodes in Shia-dominated areaAn explosion took place in a Saudi Arabian community dominated by minority Shiites on Thursday and emergency vehicles converged on the scene, a witness told AFP.
Mar 30, 2017
Debate on minority rights in Kashmir pertinent, but govt must accommodate all ethnic groupsA mechanism to protect minority rights is very important in Kashmir but it must be based on a broad vision. It must not lead to the further squeezing of space to celebrate multiple identities and cultures.
Mar 02, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Understanding the Shia-Sunni Muslim divide in the countrySunni Muslims are a majority but they lack education. However, right among this majority there exists a minority of Shia Muslims who are doing exceptionally well in education.
Nov 10, 2016
India's ex-Muslims: Shedding traditional Islam for scienceSuch youths — both men and women, and well educated — are typically in their twenties and thirties and describe themselves as ex-Muslims, atheists or cultural Muslims.