Nirmala Sitharaman

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Nirmala Sitharaman Reacts To Minorities Question In US

Reacting to a question of the reality of Muslims in India, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "India has the second-largest Muslim population in the world, and that population is only growing in numbers. If there is a perception, or if there's in reality, their lives are difficult or made difficult with the support of the state, which is what is implied in most of these write-ups."

Tue, 11 Apr 2023 - 01:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Muslims, Investor's Meeting, IMF 2023 Global Meeting, Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian community

Courtesy: NDTV

Ghulam Rasool Balwayi

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Hire 30% Muslims Into Indian Army To Tackle Terrorists: Former JDU Leader

Former Janata Dal (United) Rajya Sabha MP Ghulam Rasool Balyawi created controversy, over his remark on hiring in the Indian Army. On February 13, Ghulam addressed a public event and said, "if there is any fear of fighting terrorists from Pakistan, appoint 30% Muslims in the Indian Army to deal with them." The BJP criticised Ghulam for his statement and said, this is an attempt to gain Muslim votes.

Tue, 14 Feb 2023 - 02:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: jdu leader, Indian Politician, BJP Leader, Muslims, Indian Force

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Students Develop Mumbai's 1st Live Streaming Azaan App, 'Al-Islaah,' Amid Loudspeaker Dispute

Four third-year IT undergraduate students from Maharashtra College started developing the azaan (call to prayer) app "Al-Islaah" in an effort to settle the loudspeaker dispute constructively. In the midst of the boiling debate about 'azaan' over loudspeakers, which has silenced many peace activists, the students released this app on August 24 that focuses on live streaming azaan. It will be accessible for both Android and iOS.

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 07:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: students, Muslims, live streaming app, Loudspeaker Row, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Zee news

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

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‘Muslims Are Using Most Contraceptives’: AIMIM Chief Criticizes CM Yogi’s Population Statement

Asaduddin Owaisi, the chief of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), was not pleased with statements made by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on India's population increase. The AIMIM leader said Muslims use the most contraception. The AIMIM chief further said, “Their own Health Minister said that no law is needed in the country for population control. Country's demographic dividend is the best among all countries.” 

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 10:22 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Muslims, Contraceptive, Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

PM Modi

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PM Modi Extends Eid-Al-Adha Greetings To Citizens Of India

PM Narendra Modi extended Eid-Al-Adha greetings to the people of India, on July 10. He wished the festival inspired everyone to work towards furthering the spirit of collective well-being and prosperity for the good of humankind. "Eid Mubarak! Greetings on Eid-ul-Adha. May this festival inspire us to work towards furthering the spirit of collective well-being and prosperity for the good of humankind", tweeted Modi. Muslims across India are… read-more

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 - 12:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Eid-Al-Adha, PM Modi, Extends Greetings, Nation, Muslims

Punjab And Haryana High Court

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Muslim Girls Can Marry Of Their Own Free Will At 16

Punjab and Haryana High Court on June 20 declared that a Muslim girl above the age of 16 is eligible to enter into a marriage contract with a person of her preference citing Sharia Law. The ruling was issued in response to petition filed by Pathankot-based Muslim couple aged 16 and 21 years seeking protection from court. The court has ordered the SSP Pathankot to provide the couple with security. 

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 03:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Muslims, Muslim Girls, Marriage, Haryana HC, Punjab

Courtesy: India Today

Nupur Sharma

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BJP's Nupur Sharma Booked For Her Remarks Against Prophet Mohammed

BJP National Spokesperson Nupur Sharma has been booked for remarks against Prophet Mohammed.  On May 28, Raza Academy, an organization for Indian Sunni Muslims filed a case against Sharma, over her remarks during a television debate. Meanwhile, Nupur also claimed to receive death and rape threats and is being trolled and alleged Mohammed Zubair, proprietor of "Alt News" which shared edited video of Nupur speaking about Prophet… read-more

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 10:10 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Muslims, Sunni, BJP Spokesperson, Nupur Sharma, FIR

Courtesy: ANI

CT Ravi

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BJP General Secretary CT Ravi Calls Halal As 'Economic Jihad'

BJP General Secretary CT Ravi issued a statement amid fury over the boycott of "Halal. He called Halal an 'economic Jihad'. The BJP legislator in Bengaluru said, "It (Halal) has been put in place so that Muslims don’t do business with others, which has been forced upon them". Notably, in Karnataka, former CM HD Kumaraswamy called such boycott  as a trend to spoil the state, amid the Halal Meat row.

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 12:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Halal Meat, CT Ravi, BJP Legislator, bengaluru, Muslims


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Islamic Centre Of India Asks Mosques To Change Friday Prayer Timings On Occasion Of Holi

The Islamic Centre of India has requested mosques to change the timings of Friday prayers on the occasion of Holi, as per sources. ''Since Holi, Shab-e-Barat, and Friday prayers are on the same day, all efforts should be made to ensure peace and order in keeping with the composite culture of the country,'' stated Muslim authority. Notably, about 22 mosques have changed the timing of the Friday prayers till now.

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 12:50 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: art & culture, India, holi, Muslims, Time change

Courtesy: Zee News

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi

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Owaisi Slams Political Parties, Claims Injustice To Muslims

Ahead of the UP elections, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi on January 7, has slammed all political parties of state for not working for the upliftment of Muslims. "There has been injustice with the Muslims of UP. The political parties kept gaining Muslims votes by appeasement," said Owaisi. The change has to come and we'll show this report to the people, he added. Notably, UP election polls are scheduled this year. 

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 03:11 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Asaduddin owasi, Uttar Pradesh, Political Party, Muslims, Assembly Polls

Courtesy: ANI