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Adityanath Pays Tributes To Sons Of Sikh Guru Gobind Singh

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Remembering the martyrdom of four sons of Guru Gobind Singh, the CM said those who came with the intention of converting India to Islam, today their existence has been erased.

No Hypocrite Can Succeed By Abusing Mahatma Gandhi: Chhattisgarh CM

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Earlier in the day, talking to reporters at the Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur, Baghel said whoever tries to instigate people by making such remarks, stern action will be taken against that person.


Hindu Religious Leader Kalicharan Maharaj Hails Nathuram Godse For Killing Mahatma Gandhi

Hindu Religious Leader Kalicharan Maharaj also used an abusive word against Mahatma Gandhi. He said: 'The target of Islam is to capture nation through politics. In front of our eyes they had captured in 1947 (referring to partition)...They had earlier captured Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan...'

Setting Minimum Age For Girls’ Marriage Not Against Islam, Says Top Islamic Court In Pakistan

Oct 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan held that the sections in which the minimum age limit prescribed by the Child Marriage Restraint Act (CMRA) 1929 for both girls and boys for marriage were not un-Islamic.


IPL Is 'Anti-Islamic', Taliban Bans Live Broadcast Of T20 Tourney In Afghanistan

Top Afghanistan cricketers like Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb ur Rahman are taking part in IPL 2021.

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20 September, 2021

'I Don’t Hate My Attackers Like I Don’t Hate The Axe They Used To Chop My Hand': TJ Joseph

Thufail PT

Kerala professor TJ Joseph, whose hand was chopped off by Islamic fanatics, speaks about his autobiography ‘A Thousand Cuts,’ why he doesn’t hate his attackers and how he hopes for a better tomorrow.


19 August, 2021

Muharram Marks The Start Of The Islamic Calendar

Outlook Web Desk

Muharram is the Islamic month that marks the triumph of justice over injustice and the victory of truth over falsehood


18 August, 2021

Taliban Vow To Honour Women's Rights Within Islamic Law

Associated Press (AP)

Mujahid, who had been a shadowy figure for years, promised the Taliban would honour women's rights, but within norms of Islamic law, though he gave few details.


29 June, 2021

Woman Moves Delhi HC Seeking Protection, Threatened For Willful Conversion To Islam

Outlook Web Desk

From life threats to violation of right to privacy, the UP woman is facing flak for willful conversion to Islam from Hinduism


13 November, 2020

Macron’s Mistaken Challenge To ‘Islam’

Talmiz Ahmad

The French President’s deliberate collision with what he sees as ‘Islam’ is unlikely to be good for him or for France.


07 November, 2020

Why Can’t Muslims Pray At Temples And Hindus At Mosques?

Priyadarshini Sen

Ironically, inter-faith worship and scriptural readings have often transcended the boundaries of religion and caste in India


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15 October, 2020

Turkey’s ‘Neo-Ottoman’ Vision For West Asia, Mediterranean

Talmiz Ahmad

President Erdogan has drawn on two of Turkey’s earlier, mutually-reinforcing traditions – Islam and the Ottomanism, to shape his vision of 'Islam’s last fortress.'


13 August, 2020

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law A Weapon Of Revenge Used Against Minorities

Harshil Mehta

It isn’t that a politician has never tried to change blasphemy laws or bring reforms. But those who did, faced the wrath of the religious zealot section of the country.


13 August, 2020

Clashes Over Facebook Post: Violent Retaliation Goes Against Teachings Of Islam And The Prophet

Raamish Siddiqui

The present-day Muslims must realise that when the Prophet of Islam never adopted the policy of retaliation, under any provocation, it is incumbent on the adherents of Islam to do the same.


11 July, 2020

Why Hagia Sophia, Turkey And The Charismatic Figure Of Erdogan Bristle With Resonances For India

Asim Ali

When populist strongmen have little else to offer, they offer pride. But if Erdogan has at times been a tougher demagogue than his Indian alter-ego, the collapse of liberal-secular values seems deeper in Indian society.


11 July, 2020

Hagia Sophia: Turkish Govt Opens The Door Of Centuries-old Controversy

Raamish Siddiqui

Hagia Sophia is no longer a museum as the Turkish government opens it as a mosque. But the conversion of the cathedral into a mosque back in 15th century was the first historical controversy on this matter.


22 May, 2020

The Spirit Of Eid Lies In Simplicity And Empathy

Raamish Siddiqui

This Eid offers us an opportunity to be together as a family and turn it into an experience, which will echo throughout our lives.


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03 May, 2020

Three UAE-based Indians Lose Jobs For 'Islamophobic' Posts On Social Media

PTI

Chef Rawat Rohit, storekeeper Sachin Kinnigoli and a cash custodian, whose identity was withheld by his employer, are the latest additions to a list of about half a dozen Indians who have faced action for their social media posts, the Gulf News reported on Saturday.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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