Muslim Youth

  • Malegaon blasts: Is there an institutional bias in the police? May 24, 2013

    Nine Muslim youth, accused for the Malegaon blasts and jailed for five years, were let off a few days back after no evidence was found against them. Is there an institutional bias and prejudice in the police? ...
  • 'It's better to be a Muslim living in India' February 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The ongoing crisis in Egypt is inviting reactions from communities all over the world. Amidst the day-long buzz of protests and violence, CNN-IBN tried to find out the reaction of young Muslims in India to Egypt unrest. Many young Muslim students feel violence is not the solution to the...
  • Free youth held in Malegaon case: Muslim group January 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Close on the heels of Swami Aseemanand's confession of his involvement in blasts in the Samjhauta Express and at Malegaon, a delegation of Muslims on Monday met Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil demanding the release over a dozen youths, arrested for alleged link in the Malegaon case. ...
  • At least 10 injured in communal clash in UP February 21, 2009

    Lucknow: At least 10 people were injured when Hindus and Muslims clashed in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district, police said on Saturday. "The incident took place in the Srinagar Siara Bazaar locality when some members of the Ulema Council, who were returning to Azamgarh from Lucknow, allegedly shouted slogans against the Hindus,"...
  • Andhra to pay Muslim youths for terror bungle November 14, 2008

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to compensate 21 Muslim youths who were wrongly detained and tortured during the Mecca Masjid, Gokul Chat and Lumbini Park blast probes. A government report says the detainees were made to strip, were physically abused and given electric shocks. In one case, a two liter...
  • Muslim youth fasts against fatwa August 22, 2006

    Agra: A Muslim youth ended his eight-day fast to protest a fatwa (religious ruling) against the singing of India's national song Vande Mataram in schools. The fatwa was issued by Sunni Ulema Board president Maulana Syed Shah Badruddin Qadri in Hyderabad. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) had issued a...