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Dubai-based Company Sacks Indian Expat For Islamophobic Post

Apr 13, 2020 IANS

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.

Communal Corona? Is It Justified To Blame Tablighi Jamaat For Nizamuddin Outbreak?

Mar 31, 2020 Mirza Arif Beg

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?


Indo-Sri Lanka Ties: Mahinda Rajapaksa's February Visit May Try To Find Common Cause Against Radical Islam

Due to arrive in India early next month, Rajapaksa has decided to visit a number of Hindu and Buddhist religious places.

'Meri Biwi Hindu Hai, Main Musalman Hoon': Shah Rukh Khan At A Reality TV Show

Jan 26, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

'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.


Alleging Discrimination, Thousands Of Dalits To Convert To Islam In Tamil Nadu

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.

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07 October, 2019

'She Is Defaming Islam And Muslims': UP Muslim Cleric Slams Nusrat Jahan For Attending Durga Puja Celebrations

Outlook Web Bureau

'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.


03 September, 2019

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Offers Help To Sikh Girl Forcibly Converted To Islam In Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

The 19-year-old girl is the daughter of a 'granthi' (priest) at Gurudwara Tambu Sahib and was converted to Islam at gunpoint.


31 August, 2019

Pakistan: Abducted Sikh Girl Returns To Her Parents, Says Police; 8 Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

The girl, identified as 19-year old Jagjit Kaur, was allegedly abducted and forced to marry a Muslim man in Pakistan.


19 June, 2019

Popular Online Game PUBG Slapped With Fatwa In Indonesia

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


01 June, 2019

At Organisation Of Islamic Cooperation Summit, Saudi King Salman Slams Iran's 'Terrorist Acts'

Outlook Web Bureau

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'


28 April, 2019

In 'Year Of Tolerance', Indian Hindu-Muslim Couple's Child Gets Birth Certificate In UAE

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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


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15 March, 2019

'Islamophobia' Post 9/11 Responsible For New Zealand Mosque Attacks: Imran Khan

Outlook Web Bureau

Khan said that increasing Islamophobia after 9/11 was responsible for this act of terror and Muslims were demonised deliberately.


06 January, 2019

China Passes Law To 'Sinicize' Islam To Make It Compatible With Socialism

Outlook Web Bureau

The move reportedly came after Chinese government officials met with representatives from eight Islamic associations


14 December, 2018

Gunman Who Opened Fire At Strasbourg Christmas Market Killed By Police In France

Outlook Web Bureau

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".


27 September, 2018

SC Rejects 'Namaz In Mosque' Petition, To Hear Ayodhya Suit From October 29

Outlook Web Bureau

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.



04 July, 2018

Reports Totally Baseless, No Plans To Come To India: Zakir Naik

Outlook Web Bureau

Naik's statement, issued through his PRO in Mumbai, came amid reports that he was being deported to India from Malaysia.


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12 June, 2018

Quantico Row: Indian-Origin Chef In UAE Says Hindus Terrorised By Islam, Triggers Call For His Sacking

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The anti-Islam tweet created a furore on social media, with twitterati calling for firing the chef.


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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.

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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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