Bala Krishna Nakka from Hyderabad, who was working as Chief Accountant at Dubai's Moro Hub Data Solutions Company, was sacked after his Facebook went viral evoking widespread condemnation, said the Gulf News report.
On Tuesday, news reports -- from TV as well as online -- started pouring in, turned the debate around Coronavirus communal, and blamed the Tablighi Jamaat congregation for risking many lives. But is it correct to do so?
Due to arrive in India early next month, Rajapaksa has decided to visit a number of Hindu and Buddhist religious places.
'Humne koi Hindu-Musalman ki baat hi nahi ki. Meri biwi Hindu hai, mai Musalman hoon. Aur mere jo bacche hain, wo Hindustani hain,' said Shah Rukh Khan on the sets of Dance Plus 5.
It is the same village where a compound wall had collapsed on December 2 due to incessant rains. Seventeen Dalits had died in the incident.
'She had also married outside religion. She should change her name and religion. Islam doesn't need people who assume Muslim names and defame Islam and Muslims,' Mufti Asad Qasmi, a cleric associated with Darul Uloom Deoband, told TV news channels.
The 19-year-old girl is the daughter of a 'granthi' (priest) at Gurudwara Tambu Sahib and was converted to Islam at gunpoint.
The girl, identified as 19-year old Jagjit Kaur, was allegedly abducted and forced to marry a Muslim man in Pakistan.
The religious edict, issued in conservative Aceh province, comes after officials in Iraq, Nepal, and the Indian state of Gujarat banned Player Unknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) over fears that it incited real-world violence.
At the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit, Saudi Arabia's King Salman slammed Iran, which had a representative present at the 57-nation, for its 'terrorist acts'
Sharjah-based expat Kiran Babu and Sanam Saboo Siddique, who got married in Kerala in 2016, faced an unusual situation when their daughter was born in July 2018
Khan said that increasing Islamophobia after 9/11 was responsible for this act of terror and Muslims were demonised deliberately.
The move reportedly came after Chinese government officials met with representatives from eight Islamic associations
French police killed the gunman who shot dead three people and left several injured at a Christmas market in Strasbourg as Islamic State jihadist group claimed him as one of its "soldiers".
The Supreme Court said it has to find the context in which the five-judge bench had delivered the 1994 judgement that a mosque was not integral to Islam which arose during the hearing of Ayodhya land dispute.
Naik's statement, issued through his PRO in Mumbai, came amid reports that he was being deported to India from Malaysia.
The anti-Islam tweet created a furore on social media, with twitterati calling for firing the chef.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.