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A tale of long knives, Arabian style

No doubt Qatar itself is far from being the noisy democracy that we are familiar with in India or from the free societies of the West.

15 Jun 2017 4:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: Charity — An act to purify wealth

Along with fasting and prayers, zakat is a cardinal act of piety in the holy month of Ramadan.

06 Jun 2017 1:01 AM

Stylish beards 'un-Islamic', banned in Balochistan’s Kharan district

An official in his order told hairdressers to abide by the newly set rule or face a heavy fine.

04 Jun 2017 11:54 AM

UK mosques refuse burial of Manchester suicide bomber

Councils, funeral directors and Mosques in Manchester have refused to bury Abedi's body.

31 May 2017 8:46 PM

Kerala HC annuls marriage of woman forced to convert to Islam

The marriage which is alleged to have been performed is a sham and is of no consequence in the eye of law, the court said.

26 May 2017 10:03 AM


US man disrespected by 2 neo-Nazi roommates for converting to Islam; kills them

Investigators found explosives and radioactive substances in Arthurs’ room along with Nazi and white supremacist propaganda.

23 May 2017 8:45 AM

Note here to lecture Mideast rulers on human rights: Trump in Saudi Arabia

Standing before dozens of regional leaders on Sunday, Trump said Islam was ‘one of the world's great faiths.’

22 May 2017 9:05 AM

Is triple talaq part of 'enforceable' fundamental right to practice Islam: SC

The bench said the issue of polygamy among Muslims may not be deliberated upon by it as this aspect is unrelated to triple talaq.

11 May 2017 11:37 AM

Mystic Mantra: World and its sphere

According to Islam human beings are not corrupt by nature.

06 May 2017 12:12 AM

Muslim names like Saddam, Jihad for babies banned in Xinjiang: China

Children with banned names will not get a household registration, needed for accessing public school and other social services.

25 Apr 2017 3:32 PM


Mystic Mantra: Jihad — A tool of peace

According to Islam, there can be no compulsion in matters of faith.

22 Apr 2017 12:23 AM

Muslims don't vote for us, but we gave them sanctity: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Union Minister was responding to a question related to development having an impact on culture and diversity.

21 Apr 2017 6:58 PM

Malala condems murder of Mardan student; seeks justice for victim

Malala said in a video message on Facebook that some Pakistanis have forgotten the message of peace given by Islam.

15 Apr 2017 6:56 PM

UP: Harassed by in-laws, Muslim woman threatens to embrace Hinduism

The woman said she wanted justice for her daughter and herself but if it was denied she could resort to any measure including conversion.

12 Apr 2017 9:02 PM

Egypt Parliament drafts bill to ban burqa in public places

MP Amna Nosseir said that wearing the veil is not a requirement of Islam and in fact has non-Islamic origins.

10 Apr 2017 9:07 AM


Mystic Mantra: Arabi’s path of unconditional love

In fact, the soul of Islam has been protected by mystics like Ibn Arabi, who harboured the inclusivist and pluralistic spirit of Sufism.

03 Mar 2017 6:39 AM

Muslim, Christian clerics say don’t link Islam to terrorism

The statement urged fostering understanding and equality between religions.

02 Mar 2017 3:24 PM

French vote: Islam plays key role

Muslims in France are second after Catholics, and, estimated at five to six million, are about 10 per cent of the national population.

28 Feb 2017 2:48 AM

China curbs on free speech immoral, says Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama also advised against associating Islam with terrorism and stressed on the need to reach out even to the hardline elements.

09 Feb 2017 1:13 AM

Iran: Female bodybuilder arrested for un-Islamic photos

Iranian women are allowed to take part in international sporting events, but must respect Islamic rules on clothing at all times.

18 Jan 2017 3:47 PM