Tablighi Jamaat News
The hijab row discourse offers a binary of either bitterly attacking the hijab or aggressively defending its religious sanction. Both of these betray the crucial element of choice
The killing of a Bajrang Dal activist and the ongoing hijab controversy in Karnataka bring to the fore growing radicalisation among Muslims
The religious affairs ministry of Saudi Arabia had recently dubbed the Tablighi Jamaat as a gateway of terrorism and banned it
After Saudi Arabia proscribed the Tablighi Jamaat group and called it “a gateway to terrorism”, there is an awkward silence among the subcontinent’s Muslims
The government has directed the mosque preachers to allocate a sermon next Friday to warn people against Tablighi Jamaat.
An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'The pandemic has magnified pre-existing prejudices and problems'
This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.
Abhinav Bindra condemns Yogeshwar Dutt over support of Kumbh Mela, says wrestler is 'failing' sports community
Dutt tweeted in support of the scores of people that attended celebrations of the religious event on 14 April, saying, "no one in the Kumbh Mela is reaching there illegally, people are following all protocols, no one is spitting at the security and medical staff, no one is running away after hiding from the administration."
Curbing TV programmes which incite violence as important as providing 'lathis' to policemen: SC tells Centre
The top court also slammed the Centre for 'doing nothing' to curb hate news while hearing a batch of pleas on the TV coverage of the Tablighi Jamaat congregation during the onset of the COVD-19 pandemic
SC says farmers' protest could lead to 'same problem' as Tablighi Jamaat event regarding COVID-19 spread
The top court also questioned Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, about whether the protesting farmers are being protected from the spread of COVID-19
"These were our people. What happened to them? How did they turn against us in an instant?," one resident wondered while recalling the pervasive stigma against Muslims during the early days of the pandemic
India on Saturday crossed the grim milestone of 1 crore COVID-19 cases, 323 days after the first case of the disease was reported in the country
Tablighi Jamaat case: Delhi court acquits 36 foreigners of all charges, including flouting COVID-19 rules
The foreigners were charged for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in New Delhi at Nizamuddin area in March this year allegedly in violation of visa norms and COVID-19 guidelines
Dissatisfied with Centre’s affidavit on pleas over media reporting of Tablighi Jamaat congregation, says SC
The apex court said the Centre should create a regulatory mechanism to deal with such content on television and also asked for information on steps taken on the issue under the Cable Television Network Act
Tablighi Jamaat case: Freedom of speech most abused, says SC; pulls up Centre for ‘brazen, evasive' affidavit
The top court sought an affidavit from the I&B secretary with details of steps taken in the past to stop motivated media reporting in such cases. The bench has posted the matter for hearing after two weeks
COVID-19 crisis: At least 630 foreign attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi left India so far, says MEA
MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the Tablighi Jamaat members are being given consular access and 'smooth repatriation' to their home countries
By quashing FIRs against foreign Tablighi Jamaat members, Bombay HC shows govt that Muslims can’t be singled out for prosecution
One hopes that the powers that be will take note of the judgement, which quashed the FIRs against 29 foreign Tablighi Jamaat attendees, and mend the errors in their ways. It’s about time someone read the Riot Act to the executive branch
A division bench of Justices TV Nalawade and MG Sewlikar made the observations while quashing the FIRs filed against 29 foreigners, who had attended the event in Delhi
ED raids Tablighi Jamaat trusts across cities in connection with PMLA case against Maulana Saad, others
The agency had filed a money laundering case against Tablighi Jamaat office bearers and other associates after taking over a Delhi Police complaint over violating social distancing norms in March 2020
Delhi court allows 62 Malaysians, 11 Saudi Arabians walk free in Tablighi Jamaat event case with fine Rs 7,000
They were booked for various violations including visa norms while attending a religious congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi.
Nizamuddin Markaz case: Delhi court allows 60 Malaysian nationals to walk free on fine of Rs 7,000 each
Metropolitan Magistrate Siddharth Malik passed the order after the Malaysians sought lesser punishment under the plea bargain process by accepting mild charges