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Mohan Guruswamy | Why ‘nations’ don’t fail even though ‘states’ fail

A State is an organised political community, living under a government and that is a sovereign political entity in public international law

14 Sep 2021 1:37 AM

When a Parsi is ‘Hindu’ but a Muslim isn’t

One of these boxes asked for the religion of the dead person. The form, or perhaps it was the operative, offered her two options: Hindu or Muslim.

10 Feb 2020 1:22 AM

Guide to Islam doesn’t answer some questions

The onslaught of Wahhabism, combined with the Ottomans’ own decay because of orthodox clergy, squeezed this cosmopolitan spirit out of Islam.

24 Nov 2019 8:10 AM

Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi quits showbiz after Rabi Pirzada; read why

Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi on Thursday announced his decision to quit showbiz.

15 Nov 2019 10:17 AM

Islam is not so weak: Shabana Azmi supports Shah Rukh Khan for his Diwali post

On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, the actor was trolled for sharing pictures where he was seen worshipping Lord Ganesha.

29 Oct 2019 9:03 AM

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Mystic Mantra - Quran: The common denominator of Muslims

The Quran, literally "the recitation", also transliterated as Qur'an, Koran, or Al-Qur'an, is the central religious text or scripture of Islam.

16 Oct 2019 1:33 AM

Indian Muslims luckier than those in Islamic countries: veteran journalist Mark Tully

‘India's spirit of tolerance is its strength which makes a harmonious environment for different religions to exist together,’ he also said.

22 Sep 2019 4:02 PM

Imran Khan failed to help Sikh girl who was forcibly converted, married: Amarinder Singh

Days after Kaur, 19, was allegedly abducted and was forcefully converted to Islam, Singh lambasted Khan for not helping the girl.

03 Sep 2019 11:08 AM

Pakistan: Abducted Sikh girl returns to her parents, says police; 8 arrested

The incident had drawn the attention of Sikhs worldwide and sparked anger in the community.

31 Aug 2019 7:58 AM

After Sikh girl's forced conversion in Lahore, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder urges Pak PM to take action

The CM has also requested External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to take up issue with his Pakistani counterpart at the earliest.

30 Aug 2019 2:37 PM

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Sign of the times: China's capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down

The campaign has included the removal of Middle Eastern-style domes on many mosques around the country in favour of Chinese-style pagodas.

01 Aug 2019 2:06 PM

Like in Tunisia, go beyond the Islam vs democracy debate

The conflict between the religious and state forces came to a head in 2011 when Tunisia had a revolution that sparked the Arab Spring.

26 Jul 2019 7:11 AM

TV celebs open up on Zaira Wasim leaving Bollywood for religious reasons

Zaira Wasim has recently quit Bollywood citing religious reasons. Here is what TV actors have to say about it.

03 Jul 2019 9:21 AM

She has done big crime, Nusrat Jahan's marriage not valid under Islam: says cleric

This comes after a fatwa was issued to Jahan after she appeared in Parliament wearing 'sindoor'.

30 Jun 2019 12:57 PM

Austria approves law to ban Islamic headscarf in primary schools

The government said the patka head covering worn by Sikh boys or the Jewish kippa would not be affected.

16 May 2019 2:09 PM

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Celebrating Ramadan: The holy month of fasting

Here's all you need to know about Islam’s holiest month and how it’s observed all over the world.

06 May 2019 9:36 PM

US driver targeted family as they 'looked muslim': Police

A California man who deliberately drove into a crowd of people, injuring eight, did so because he thought they were Muslim.

27 Apr 2019 10:37 AM

Watch: Qatari man shows how to beat wives in viral video

A Qatari sociologist recently made news when he posted a video on YouTube teching boys and men how to beat their wives.

19 Apr 2019 9:54 AM

‘Wrong to project terrorism as Christianity-Islam clash’

The former British prime minister said: “Terrorism did not surface only in the Middle East.

20 Jul 2018 6:59 AM

UP: Imam issued fatwa against woman for opposing triple talaq in Bareilly

'No medicines will be provided if she falls ill. If she dies, no one is allowed to offer 'namaz' on her 'zanaja',' Imam said quoting fatwa.

17 Jul 2018 9:32 AM

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