Eid

  • Snapshot: Sibal, Kejriwal share stage at an event in Delhi 14-01-2014 03:31 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal shared stage and some banter on Tuesday. This was at an event organised in the national capital on the occasion of Eid-e-Miladun. ...
  • Taking out peaceful procession is fundamental right, rules Gujarat HC 13-01-2014 10:28 PM

    Observing that taking out peaceful procession is a fundamental right, Gujarat High Court on Monday ordered district administration of Tapi to allow religious procession on Eid-e-Milad on Tuesday in Vyara town, notwithstanding objection from members of another community. Justice AJ Desai was hearing the petition filed by Madresa Madintul Ulum...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Relief camps lack basic amenities, say victims 01-11-2013 11:55 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: Months after communal clashes broke out in Muzaffarnagar, the riot victims living in the relief camps say that there are lack of basic amenities. "The government has not only failed in providing security, but it has even failed to provide us basic materials," said 70-year-old resident of Kankra village...
  • J&K: 5 injured in clashes in Reasi, probe ordered 17-10-2013 07:16 AM

    Jammu: Five persons were injured in clashes between two communities on Eid day in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting authorities to impose prohibitory orders and order a magisterial probe. Members of two communities clashed after Eid prayers over a dispute over a piece of land in Gujjar Kothi...
  • Rising food prices hit festivities 16-10-2013 11:03 AM

    As the country celebrates Eid on Wednesday, price rise has become a dampener for millions of Indians this festive month. The prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3-year high of 18 per cent in August. Onion is the main villain among vegetables, followed by cereals, egg,...
  • Iraq mosque bombing kills 12 Sunnis 16-10-2013 08:56 AM

    Baghdad: A bomb ripped through a crowd of Sunni worshippers coming out of a mosque in northern Iraq after prayers at the start of a major Muslim holiday on Tuesday, killing 12 people and wounding 24, Iraqi officials said. The attack took place in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 290...
  • Price rise a dampener this festive season, inflation at a 3-year high 16-10-2013 08:20 AM

    New Delhi/Srinagar: As the country celebrates Eid on Wednesday, price rise has become a dampener for millions of Indians this festive month. The prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3-year high of 18 per cent in August. Onion is the main villain among vegetables, followed by...
  • Uttar Pradesh: It's a black Eid for victims of Muzaffarnagar riots 15-10-2013 01:42 PM

    Ghaziabad: While Muslims world over are gearing up for Eid al-Adha (Bakrid) celebrations, there is a group of 1200 Muslim families sheltered in an unofficial relief camp set up at a madarsa in the town of Loni in Ghaziabad district, less than 50 kms from Delhi, who have lost their...
  • Bombing at a mosque kills Afghan Governor 15-10-2013 11:18 AM

    Kabul: Afghan officials said a bomb placed inside a mosque in the country's east has killed the Governor of Logar province. They added the explosion took place as Governor Arsallah Jamal was delivering a speech on Tuesday morning to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The governor's spokesman, Din...
  • Eid al-Adha celebrations across UAE today 15-10-2013 09:36 AM

    Dubai: Eid al-Adha, a Islamic festival of over 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide, is being celebrated across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday. The UAE's close proximity to the Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, makes the Eid all the more exciting in the country. It is during the Eid that the...
  • Ground report: Kishtwar still under curfew, Independence Day grim 16-08-2013 09:00 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has managed to end Kishtwar violence that broke out on Eid, but there are fears that political sparring could fan the flames again. Even as the nation celebrated Independence Day, BJP politicians in Kishtwar boycotted the flag-unfurling function. In Kishtwar, it was a grim...
  • Ahmedabad, Kishtwar and the Indian media

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    On the morning after Eid a leading national newspaper carried a rather irresponsible and provocative report on its front page. The report alleged racial discrimination...

  • Mohamed Morsi supporters stand firm, brace for Egypt crackdown 13-08-2013 06:15 AM

    Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi refused to abandon their protest camps in Cairo on Monday and said they would fend off any police crackdown with sticks, stones and their faith. By nightfall, though, the streets of the capital were relatively quiet as the security forces held back from...
  • News 360: Sajjad Kichloo quits as J&K Home Minister over Kishtwar violence 12-08-2013 11:20 PM

    Kishtwar communal clashes rocked both Houses of Parliament on Monday with the Opposition stepping up attack on the Centre for failing to curb the violence in Jammu even as the government assured that there will be no forced migration from the region as had happened in 1990 when terrorism its...
  • Kishtwar: Centre, Oppn trade charges, govt says no repeat of 1990 12-08-2013 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Kishtwar communal clashes rocked both Houses of Parliament on Monday with the Opposition stepping up attack on the Centre for failing to curb the violence in Jammu even as the government assured that there will be no forced migration from the region as had happened in 1990 when...
  • Homesick on Eid: Kashmiri girls rue being away for studies 11-08-2013 08:29 PM

    Seventeen-year-old Haseeb Shafi regrets not being able to go home to Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid. She and her fellow girl students marked the day by offering prayers at Eidgah mosque in Kota. "I observed Roza on as many days as I could during the...
  • Shah Rukh's son AbRam is adorable: Amitabh Bachchan 11-08-2013 05:39 PM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan met Shah Rukh Khan's son AbRam during the superstar's Eid party at his residence Mannat. Gauri and the 47-year-old actor's baby boy, through surrogacy, was reportedly born on May 27 at 34 weeks of pregnancy. "A lovely evening spent at Shahrukh's place for celebration of Eid...
  • Amitabh Bachchans, Karan Johar attend Shah Rukh's Eid party 11-08-2013 05:13 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities marked their presence at the Eid ul Fitr party thrown by superstar Shah Rukh Khan at his residence 'Mannat' here last night. Almost the entire Bollywood descended at Shah Rukh's party which coincided with record box office collections of his latest film 'Chennai Express'. Those present at...
  • Congress says Chouhan's skull cap act a politically motivated gesture 11-08-2013 02:56 PM

    The state opposition Congress on Sunday termed Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's act of sporting a skull cap on the occasion of Eid as a "politically motivated gesture" in an election year. State Congress spokesman Mukesh Nayak said Chouhan's act was aimed at attracting Muslim votes in Madhya...
  • MP CM reaches out to Narendra Modi, compares him with Sardar Patel 11-08-2013 02:21 PM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday compared his Gujarat counterpart and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi to Sardar Vallabbhai Patel in a tweet. "The stature and work of Shri Narender Modi can only be compared with Sardar Patel," he said on microblogging site Twitter. The...
  • Wave of car bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69 11-08-2013 07:11 AM

    A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramzan across Iraq killed 69 people on Saturday, a bloody reminder of the inability of Iraqi authorities to stop violence threatening to spiral out of control. Violence has been on the rise across Iraq since a deadly crackdown by...
  • News briefs: Woman gives birth to quadruplets in Bhopal 11-08-2013 01:04 AM

    A 30-year-old woman, Janaki Prajapati, resident of Gadarwara town gave birth to quadruplets on Thursday night at Sultania Hospital. Out of the four infants, two are girls. However, the condition of two of the newborns is stated to be critical. As the delivery was premature, all the infants are under-weight....
  • Uma Bharti slams MP CM's Eid gesture of wearing a skull cap 10-08-2013 08:34 AM

    BJP Vice President Uma Bharti took exception to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's Eid gesture of wearing a Muslim skull cap and called it "cheap". "There is no need for Hindus to wear cap on the occasion of Eid and for Muslims to don saffron colours to greet...
  • Kishtwar Eid violence: 2 police officials transferred, curfew in place 10-08-2013 08:23 AM

    Srinagar: In the fallout of the violence in Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir, top police officials, the Kishtwar Deputy Commissioner and SP, have been transferred. Deputy Commissioner Mohd Saleem has been transferred to the General Administration Department and he will be replaced by Basheer Ahmed Khan, official sources said. SP...
  • Rajnath Singh calls Prime Minister over violence in Kashmir 10-08-2013 04:16 AM

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Friday said he raised the issue of communal clashes in Kishtwar town in Jammu region with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and was assured they would be brought under control sooon. "Had a telephonic conversation with the PM Dr Manmohan Singh regarding outbreak of violent clashes...
  • No exchange of sweets on Eid along the Line of Control 10-08-2013 12:38 AM

    Jammu: With the dip in Indo-Pak relations over the attack on Indian patrol in which five soldiers were killed, there was no exchange of sweets and pleasantries between officials of Armies of the two countries on Eid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. "There was no exchange...
  • Gunmen kill 9 in Pakistan mosque attack on Eid 09-08-2013 11:49 PM

    Quetta: Violence marred Eid celebrations in Pakistan on Friday with gunmen killing nine people in Quetta, while a guard in the capital Islamabad shot dead a would-be suicide bomber forcing his way into a mosque. In Quetta, gunmen fired on the vehicle of a politician driving past worshippers leaving a...
  • News briefs: IPSC squash tournament begins in Indore 09-08-2013 11:33 PM

    The All India IPSC squash championship began on Friday. The three-day championship is being hosted by The Daly College at squash courts. About 10 teams will be participating in the competition, including the host. The other colleges participating in the competition are Mayo College, Welham Boys Dehradun, Delhi Public School...
  • News briefs: Lucknow University increases arts, commerce seats for UG courses 09-08-2013 11:08 PM

    The Lucknow University has increased the undergraduate seats in arts and commerce streams in degree colleges from 60 to 80 per classroom. However, no seats have been increased in the BSc seats. Another decision was taken by LU to discontinue some of its self finance PG courses if there are...
  • Indian man reunites with his Pakistani wife after 3 months on Eid 09-08-2013 09:36 PM

    Delhi:Gulfam and his Pakistani wife Nuzhat Jahan could not have asked for a better Eid gift. After struggling for about three months, Gulfam has been able to reunite with his wife Nuzhat. The Indo-Pak couple got entangled in the cross border tension and the long red tapism of both the...