The myth of the Indian vegetarian nation
What are the most common myths and stereotypes about what Indians eat?
The biggest myth, of course, is that India is a largely vegetarian country.
But that's not the case at all. Past "non-serious" estimates have suggested that more than a third of...
Will leave town if you retaliate: Cleric warns Muslims after riot mongers kill his 16-yr-old son
Upholding the Quranic message of peace and co-existence, the imam of a mosque in West Bengal’s Asansol, whose son was kidnapped and brutally murdered by communal elements during Ram Navami violence, has urged the Muslims not to take law into their hands.
SC to examine constitutional validity of polygamy, 'nikah halala' among Muslims
New Delhi, Mar 26: The Supreme Court of India today agreed to examine the constitutional validity of the practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among the Muslims and sought responses from the Centre and the Law Commission.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak...
London mosques get listed status celebrating Muslim heritage
London, Mar 13: Two London mosques were given special listed status today in recognition of their architectural and historic importance, in a move a government minister said celebrated "the rich heritage of Muslim communities in England".
The London Central Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre...1
I have embraced Islam. It’s my decision… For my happiness: TV actress Dipika Kakar
Mumbai, Mar 6: Popular Indian actress Dipika Kakar, who rose to fame as the leading lady in Hindi serial Sasural Simar Ka, has finally admitted that she has embraced while warning people against interfering in her personal life.
31-year-old Deepika, who had her Nikaah...18
Youth should associate with humanitarian aspects of Islam, says PM Modi
New Delhi, Mar 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India’s youth should associate themselves with the humanitarian aspects of Islam and be able to use modern technology at the same time.
Every religion promotes human values, the prime minister said in his...
Muslim cleric for shifting of namaz timings in view of Holi
Lucknow, Feb 28: In a show of communal harmony, a noted Muslim cleric here has shifted the timing of the Friday namaz prayers by an hour in order to avoid any clash with Holi revellers and also appealed others to do the same.
Don’t use my son’s murder to spread communal tension, pleads Ankit Saxena's father
New Delhi: Days after 23-year-old photographer, Ankit Saxena, was brutally stabbed to death by the family of his Muslim girlfriend in west Delhi's busy area Khyala in full public view, the bereaved father of Ankit said that the murder should not be given a communal...3
No banners, no slogans... but, this ijtema in Karnataka village attracts over 8 lakh Muslims
Mysuru, Jan 30: For the first time in its history a remote village in the South Indian state of Karnataka witnessed a rare sea of humanity that created an atmosphere of serenity and devotion with prayers and self-introspection — without any slogans. And the...5
Germany’s anti-Islam political party’s leader embraces Islam
In a curious development, a prominent leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), a political party known for its racist and islamophobic tendencies, has converted to Islam and resigned from his position with the party.
Arthur Wagner, a leading member of the far-right party...6