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In the political grip of Islam

2 Jun 2013 6:52 PM GMT
With less than a week left for the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) supreme Nawaz Sharif’s swearing-in as the next Prime Minister of Pakistan, following ...

ASI refuses charge of Akbarabadi mosque

24 July 2012 2:26 AM GMT
Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has virtually denied to take possession of the land at Subhash Park on which a mosque was illegally being...

Supreme Court lowers VIP Haj quota

24 July 2012 1:22 AM GMT
The Supreme Court reduced the VIP quota for Haj pilgrimage on Monday after questioning the  rationale behind the recommendation-based allocation of...

NDMC to move court to demolish Akbarabadi mosque

23 July 2012 2:27 AM GMT
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) will move a petition before Delhi High Court to seek demolition of the Akbarabadi mosque ‘illegally’...

Dargah head objects to star visits

23 July 2012 1:45 AM GMT
Strongly objecting to actors and producers visiting the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti to pray for the success of their films, the religious head...

Islamists break ‘sacred door’ to Mali mosque

3 July 2012 2:14 AM GMT
Islamist militants in northern Mali on Monday destroyed the 'sacred' door of one of Timbuktu's three ancient mosques after smashing seven tombs of...

Wedding age ruling sparks controversy

9 Jun 2012 9:26 AM GMT
A Delhi High Court ruling that a Muslim girl can marry once she attains the age of puberty has sharply split the community, with clerics backing the...

15-yr-old Muslim girl’s marriage valid: court

6 Jun 2012 12:53 AM GMT
The Delhi High Court has said a Muslim girl can marry as per her choice at the age of 15 years if she has attained puberty.Observing this, the High...

Marriage registration bill faces road block

5 Jun 2012 1:42 AM GMT
Shoaib Iqbal, Rashtriya Lok Dal MLA from Matia Mahal, stated that the historic bill of the city, Delhi Mandatory Registration of Marriages Bill 2012,...

‘Satanic Verses not for the mullahs’

5 Jun 2012 1:36 AM GMT
Over two decades after Satanic Verses sparked a never-ending controversy and provoked a fatwa for his head, the author Salman Rushdie has only one thin...

Turkish women protest plans to curb abortion

4 Jun 2012 2:32 AM GMT
Hundreds of abortion rights demonstrators on Sunday staged the largest protest yet against plans by Turkey’s Islamic-rooted government to curb...

Transit camp for Urs pilgrims in Delhi

18 May 2012 2:46 AM GMT
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, on Thursday, inaugurated a 20-day transit camp here for pilgrims going to attend the 800th annual 'Urs' of Sufi saint...
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