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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

Eid-e-Milad 2019: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind greet nation; PM tweets, 'May there be peace all around'
India

Eid-e-Milad 2019: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind greet nation; PM tweets, 'May there be peace all around'

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on Eid-e-Milad, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed. “His message of universal brotherhood and compassion inspires us to work for well being of all,” Kovind said in a tweet. Modi said, 'May there be peace all around.'

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.

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.

Islamic New Year 2019: Hijri new year to start from 31 August this year; day being observed since 622 AD
India

Islamic New Year 2019: Hijri new year to start from 31 August this year; day being observed since 622 AD

The Islamic New Year, also known as the Arabic New Year or Hijri New Year ', starts from 31 August this year in India.

From betraying Afghans to only bad choices left: How Western media reacted to possible Trump-Taliban deal
World

From betraying Afghans to only bad choices left: How Western media reacted to possible Trump-Taliban deal

The deadliest attack of the year — for which the Islamic State claimed responsibility — prompted a bevy of media criticism of the approaching deal between the United States and the Taliban

63 dead as suicide bomb rips through wedding in Kabul; Islamic State claims attack as Washington and Taliban peace talks reach final stages
World

63 dead as suicide bomb rips through wedding in Kabul; Islamic State claims attack as Washington and Taliban peace talks reach final stages

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the explosion at a wedding in Kabul which killed more than sixty and wounded many

US has long itched for war with Iran; India should prevent confrontation between its two allies to stave off ultimate damage
World

US has long itched for war with Iran; India should prevent confrontation between its two allies to stave off ultimate damage

India should do what it can to ensure that our the US and Iran do not get into a confrontation that is meaningless and ultimately damaging to everyone, including the country.

Shia Muslims in Uttar Pradesh likely to support BJP, say saffron party is inclusive and gave them important positions
Politics

Shia Muslims in Uttar Pradesh likely to support BJP, say saffron party is inclusive and gave them important positions

A large number of Shia Muslims have paid their allegiance to the outfits owned by BJP and RSS.

Iran president Hassan Rouhani arrives in India on three-day visit, calls for unity among Shias and Sunnis
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Iran president Hassan Rouhani arrives in India on three-day visit, calls for unity among Shias and Sunnis

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on Thursday on a three-day visit to India

Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions today; Durga Puja immersion postponed in several parts of city
India

Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions today; Durga Puja immersion postponed in several parts of city

Elaborate 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.

Pakistan shuts down mobile phone services in Karachi as security measure for Muharram
World

Pakistan shuts down mobile phone services in Karachi as security measure for Muharram

Mobile 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

Mamata Banerjee has scored an own goal by raking up Durga idol immersion controversy
Politics

Mamata Banerjee has scored an own goal by raking up Durga idol immersion controversy

Mamata Banerjee's missteps are not deliberate and stem from a confusion around her political trajectory.

Saudi Arabia blast: Car bomb explodes in Shia-dominated area
World

Saudi Arabia blast: Car bomb explodes in Shia-dominated area

An 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.

Debate on minority rights in Kashmir pertinent, but govt must accommodate all ethnic groups
India

Debate on minority rights in Kashmir pertinent, but govt must accommodate all ethnic groups

A 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.

India's ex-Muslims: Shedding traditional Islam for science
India

India's ex-Muslims: Shedding traditional Islam for science

Such 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.

MJ Akbar's visit to Karbala signals India's commitment to a stable, unified Iraq
World

MJ Akbar's visit to Karbala signals India's commitment to a stable, unified Iraq

The issue of Indians who had been taken hostage by IS in Iraq in 2014 will also find a mention in Akbar's talk with Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Eshaiqer Al-Jafari

We need to curb the everyday Jihadism of Indian Muslims in their search for pure Islam
India

We need to curb the everyday Jihadism of Indian Muslims in their search for pure Islam

Some Muslims consider themselves as more pious, and it must be curbed for the sake of co-existence between all sects of Islam and with non-Muslims.

Four Lashkar-e-Jhangvi members, including top commander killed by security officers in Quetta
World

Four Lashkar-e-Jhangvi members, including top commander killed by security officers in Quetta

At least four militants belonging to banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, including one of its commanders, were shot down during an exchange of gunfire between them and security officials late last night.