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He left home as a Muslim, returned as a Sikh 40 years later

As the months rolled into years, his family believed that he had probably died in the riots and his wife Aisha started leading life as a widow.

11 Apr 2018 1:05 AM

Egypt struggles to end female genital mutilation

According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 million girls, women have been cut in 30 countries in Africa, Middle East, Asia.

10 Mar 2018 2:27 PM

Muslim boys insult Christianity, sentenced to memorise verses of Quran

The unique sentencing comes from a Christian judge in Lebanon where insulting religion can fetch up to three years in prison.

14 Feb 2018 12:50 PM

'Spot a gay' list in Malaysian newspaper sparks outrage

The Malay-language tabloid Sinar Harian claimed gay men love to go to the gym -- just to check out other men.

13 Feb 2018 2:59 PM

Love is in the air, but not on airwaves as Pakistan bans Valentine's Day

Young people are not too afraid of the ban.

10 Feb 2018 5:22 PM


Kerala 'love jihad': Hadiya's father appeals for in-camera trial

The case is under consideration of the apex court now, which has ordered the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to look into it.

21 Nov 2017 5:54 PM

BJP leader in UP warns Muslims to vote for candidate

A video recording of Ranjeet Bahadur Srivastava’s speech has gone viral on the social media.

18 Nov 2017 1:30 AM

Indonesian museum removes Nazi-themed exhibit after outrage

In January, a controversial Nazi-themed cafe in the western Javanese city of Bandung closed.

11 Nov 2017 2:02 PM

Imam says man can marry his illegitimate daughter, twitter reacts

Prominent preacher of the Salafist sect in Egypt says incest between men and their daughters is permitted if she is illegitimate.

06 Nov 2017 11:12 AM

It’s time for Muslims to embrace liberal opinion

Other Islamic seminaries, and so-called Islamic clerics, have not been lagging behind in their misplaced activism.

22 Oct 2017 12:41 AM


No intention to change names of BHU, AMU, says Prakash Javadekar

'We formed a committee to look into the administrative, academic and research audits of universities,' he said.

09 Oct 2017 7:07 PM

'You look so beautiful!': Indonesians celebrate the dead in ancient ritual

The scene is part of an ancient Torajan ritual known as “Ma‘nene”, in which clans visit the tombs of deceased family members.

01 Oct 2017 4:57 PM

Woman bouncer pulls no punches in Indian capital

For nearly a decade Mehrunnisha Shokat Ali has been working in the vocation and takes immense pride.

14 Jul 2017 1:13 PM

Pak-origin US Democrat leader gets emails telling him to ‘get out’ of the state

Faisal Gill believed to be the first Muslim leader of a state political party in the US, received 3 emails within a 7-day period in May.

09 Jul 2017 4:30 PM

UK man gets 15 months jail term for ripping off Muslim woman’s veil, abusing her

Peter Scotter, 56, of Sunderland, shouted ‘You are in our country now’ when he attacked his victim, who was with her young son.

04 Jul 2017 5:00 PM


Pakistan: Court orders police to produce converted Hindu girl

The girl's father said that his daughter had been illegally married off to Syed Nawaz Ali Shah after being kidnapped from her village.

21 Jun 2017 3:27 PM

Pak-origin Muslim man racially abused by woman in UK

A representative for West Yorkshire Police said that a hate crime has been recorded and enquiries are ongoing.

18 Jun 2017 5:53 PM

To fend off the West, Muslim world should unite

The Islamic world, wracked by multiple conflicts and crises, is traversing a period akin to Europe’s Dark Ages.

12 Jun 2017 2:00 AM

Yogi Adityanath may not host annual iftar

Tradition of iftar parties by UP CMs started in 1974.

03 Jun 2017 1:09 AM

Maha civic polls: BJP loses in Malegoan but clinches Panvel, Bhiwandi

However, the party's muslim outreach strategy did not work as none of its 27 Muslim candidates won in

26 May 2017 6:46 PM