AMN / NEW DELHI Supreme Court today agreed to consider listing of a bunch of petitions challenging the practices of polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ among Muslims. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submissions of senior advocate V Shekhar that the petitions be listed before a five-judge constitution bench for final … Continue reading SC agrees to hear pleas against ‘Nikah-Halala’, polygamy
1,75,025 Muslims from India will go to Haj this year Our Special Correspondent / New Delhi A record 1,75,025 Muslims including 47 per cent women from India are going to Haj pilgrimage this year. Flights for Haj from country will start off from July 14th. On this day pilgrims from Delhi, Gaya, Guwahati, Lucknow … Continue reading Flights for Haj from India to start from July 14
Our Correspondent /New Delhi The Centre is likely to support a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of the polygamy, nikah halala (a requirement for a divorced couple to remarry), nikah mutah (temporary marriage in the Shias) and nikah misyar (short-term marriage among Sunnis) practice found among few Muslims. The Supreme Court on March 26 sought … Continue reading Centre to oppose polygamy, Nikah Halala at SC
By A Correspondent / New Delhi The brother of the cattle trader Qasim, who was lynched in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur earlier this week has blamed local BJP workers for the henious offence.“ My brother Qasim was brutally killed by BJP goons as he belonged to the Muslim community” and dragged like dead animal in presence … Continue reading UP Lynching: Brother blames ‘BJP goons’ for Qasim lynching in Hapur
Our Correspondent / New Delhi Taking cognisance of press reports, Delhi Minorities Commission has issued a sou motu notice to the Archeological Survey of India asking it what action it has taken against the continuous removal of the word “Mosque” from the ASI signboard outside the monument and the claims of some local people that … Continue reading DMC notice to ASI regarding Khirki Mosque
AMN / New Delhi Delhi Minorities Commission (DMC) had issued a notice to Delhi Police Inspector Keshav Kumar at the complaint of a Muslim citizen of Welcome, Shahdra. According to DMC, the said officer did not reply to the notices and did not attend the hearing in the case. DMC took a serious note of … Continue reading DMC takes action against Delhi Police officers
AMN / New Delhi Delhi Minorities Commission, DMC has asked the producer the film “Nanak Shah Fakir” to desist from using insulting language and if same is repeated in the future, action will be taken against him. The Commission has further asked the producer to explain why he presented old approval letters of the Jathedars … Continue reading DMC notice to producer of film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’
KOZIKODE One of the well known social worker, politician and community leader of Kerala P C Hamza passed away today after brief illness. He was associated with Tahreek e Islami Kerala. He was former president of SIO India and presently was General Secretary for Welfare Party of India WPI. He also launched a news magazine … Continue reading Kerala Muslim leader P C Hamza passes away
MUMBAI The Bombay High Court today refused to grant relief to controversial Islamic scholar Zakir Naik, who is facing charges of inciting communal disharmony and under the UAPA, observing that he did not show any interest or desire to help the probe agencies. A division bench of justices R M Savant and Revati Mohite Dere … Continue reading Bombay HC refuses to grant relief to Zakir Naik
Our Correspondent /New Delhi Delhi Minorities Commission, DMC has asked Jawahar Lal Nehru University, JNU to adopt “religious terrorism” instead of “Islamic Terrorism” as a subject of study and teaching at the proposed Centre so as to cover all forms of terrorism using religion to spread terror. It said that such larger focus will … Continue reading DMC asks JNU to study “religious terrorism” instead of “Islamic Terrorism”
AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today criticised the Central Government and its authorities for their, wh ...
AMN / KATHMANDU India and Nepal have decided to promote tourism jointly. This was decided at the 2nd meeting ...