INDIAN MUSLIMS

  • NIA probes Islamic State's 'recruit', Centre discusses banned terror outfit's influence in India November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The 22-year-old boy from Mumbai who went to Iraq to fight for the Islamic State and returned on Friday has now been sent to the custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for 8 days till December 8. Areeb Majid has been on the radar of intelligence agencies since he...
  • Hardly any Indian Muslim indulges in terrorism: Pranab Mukherjee October 13, 2014

    Oslo: Asserting that the problem of terrorism in India was imported, President Pranab Mukherjee has said that indigenous terrorist activity was "extremely negligible" with hardly any involvement of the 150 million Muslims of the country. "Of course there may be one or two out of hundred fifty million but all...
  • AlQaeda dreaming if it thinks Indian Muslims will listen to it: PM Modi September 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "My understanding is that they are doing injustice towards the Muslims of our country. If anyone thinks Indian Muslims will dance to their tune, they are delusional. Indian Muslims will live for India. They will die for...
  • BJD supports Modi's viewpoints on Indian Muslims, says Jay Panda September 20, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Biju Janata Dal member Jay Panda said that he supported Modi's view points in the interview the PM gave. "We support what PM has said about Indian Muslims," said Panda. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 19, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta September 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion September 19, 2014

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • Modi smart, tough and driven, I underestimated him, says the man who interviewed the Indian PM September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Fareed Zakaria, the man who interviewed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a CNN world exclusive, has described the 64yearold as being "among the sharpest" he has met. "Narendra Modi is among the sharpest I have met. I underestimated him. He is very smart, intelligent and focused. He is...
  • Muslims have and will always be loyal to India, says Shashi Tharoor September 19, 2014

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor agrees with Narendra Modi on the alQaeda threat being hyped. "Muslims have and always will be loyal to India. Though a section of muslims have been radicalised due to Modi's followers," said Tharoor. ...
  • Watch: Viewers react as Modi says Indian muslims are patriotic September 19, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement 'Indian muslims are patriotic' in his first ever international interview since assuming office has evoked strong reactions. ...
  • Thousands of Indian Muslims sign up to defend Iraq's shrines June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Thousands of Muslims in India have signed up to defend Iraq's holy shrines and, if need be, fight Sunni Islamist militants in the country where the civilian death toll from the Sunni insurgents' advance is estimated at least 1,300. Denouncing the militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and...
  • Kejriwal mobbed at meet for Muslims in Delhi March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal was on Tuesday heckled by disgruntled party workers at a seminar in Delhi on Tuesday. The seminar - Roadmap for Indian Muslims - was meant for Muslims and Kejriwal was present along with colleague Prashant Bhushan at the event. Kejriwal was seen wearing a...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Rise in Muslim population due to migration from B'desh: Swamy July 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the population increase among Muslims is a result of the burgeoning illegal migration from Bangladesh. "Growing population among Muslims is due to the migration from Bangladesh. The neighbouring country needs to be firmly told to take back their people," Swamy said...
  • Indian Muslims at the bottom of healthcare: Kapil Sibal October 1, 2012

    Aligarh: Kapil Sibal, minister for HRD, Communications and IT on Saturday said that the Muslim community in India was at the "bottom of the pile" as far as healthcare was concerned. "It is unfortunate, but health parameters indicate that the Muslim community in India are at the bottom of the...
  • AP: USbased charity builds schools for poor Muslims May 7, 2012

    Hyderabad: Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC), a USbased organization, has built 60 schools in the remote villages of coastal Andhra Pradesh and plans to construct 40 more to provide education to Muslims. Under its platform, Rural Educational and Economic Development (REED), the organization has not only constructed the buildings...
  • Indian Muslims have Hindu ancestry: Swamy August 14, 2011

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. In a recent article in DNA Subramanian Swamy has said that Indian Muslims must either proudly accept and acknowledge their Hindu ancestors and legacy or be disenfranchised. To many that feels like hateful, communal prejudice. But how does Doctor Swamy defend himself....
  • Britain bans Indian Muslim preacher: report June 18, 2010

    London: Indian Muslim preacher Zakir Naik who claimed "every Muslim should be terrorist" has been banned from entering Britain, The Daily Telegraph reported on Friday. Naik, 44yearold teleevangelist, was due to deliver a series of lectures in Wembley Arena and Sheffield. Britain's new Home Secretary Theresa May said she was banning...
  • Indian Muslims fail to show their existence: Khursheed June 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed on Tuesday said Indian Muslims have failed to make themselves noticed not only in the country but also outside it, underlining it as the reason why US President Barack Obama made no mention of them while expressing his desire to speak to...
  • Indian Muslim family deplaned for 'plotting hijack' January 3, 2009

    Indian Muslim family was kicked off a flight that took off from Washington after some fellow passenger mistook their conversation for some mysterious plan to hijack the plane. ...
  • A teacher counters awkward questions on jihad December 15, 2008

    New Delhi: "Sir, why is it that all terrorists are Muslims?" asked a Class 11 student of a renowned public school, during a classroom discussion about current events. She had posed the question to Firoz Bakht Ahmed, the grand nephew of the great and revered Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. Ahmed,...
  • Indian Muslims unite against terror, hold peace march December 7, 2008

    Mumbai: Muslims across the country went on peace marches on Sunday. It was yet another call for the country to fight religious divides and unite against terrorism. This time the call was made by Indian Muslims across the country. The march was held to spread the message that 'any Muslim who...
  • Counter View: A Few Myths, Fewer Facts about Muslims August 16, 2007

    (This writeup is a rejoinder to Sagarika Ghose's blog Shshsh... Muslim!) When Zakir Hussain was sentenced to death by hanging for his part in planting the bombs during the Bombay Blasts of 1993, he shouted, If a Hindu does something, a commission is set up. But if a Muslim does something,...
  • Attack sparks freedom of expression debate August 11, 2007

    Taslima Nasreens friends speak out for her. ...
  • Are Indian Muslims being stereotyped as terrorists? July 7, 2007

    New Delhi: An M Phil student in JNU, Mohammad Junaid spends a lot of time on the Internet reading news, chatting with friends and of course blogging. But for the last few days he has been a mute witness to the deluge of antiMuslim rhetoric following the UK terror attacks. Earlier I...