Muharram

  • Delhi: JD(U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal wants to join AAP 10-01-2014 07:06 PM

    New Delhi: Janata Dal (United) MLA from Matia Mahal Shoaib Iqbal on Thursday expressed his willingness to join the Aam Aadmi Party. Iqbal is the sole JD(U) legislator in Delhi Assembly. Iqbal had voted in favour of Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government during trust vote in the Assembly. But his ties...
  • One dead, 12 injured in clash during Muharram procession 16-11-2013 07:19 PM

    The clash occured in Nazra Mohammad village on Friday night as both the groups wanted to take out the procession ahead of the other, police said. In the clash, in which lathis were used, one Mohammad Suleman died while 12 others of both the groups were injured, the sources said....
  • Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Shia Muharram procession 15-11-2013 12:27 PM

    Authorities imposed strict restrictions in some areas of the summer capital Srinagar on Friday to prevent Shia Muharram processions. A senior police officer said restrictions under section 144 of criminal procedure code were imposed in Khanyar, Nowhatta, MR Gunj, Habba Kadal and Safa Kadal areas in Srinagar. "The restrictions have...
  • J&K: Shia mourners detained for defying curfew 13-11-2013 04:15 PM

    Several Shia mourners were detained on Wednesday for defying curfew with police using batons and teargas shells to foil repeated attempts by the community to take out processions to mark the eighth day of Muharram in Srinagar. The Shia mourners were detained by the police at Jehangir Chowk, Batamaloo, Karan...
  • Srinagar: Shia youngsters clash with police 13-11-2013 02:35 PM

    Srinagar: A group of Shia youngsters clashed with the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Srinagar on Wednesday. The people were part of a religious procession that was taken out ahead of Muharram which is on Friday. However, there was no report of any casualties. Police officials used tear gas to...
  • J&K: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of Muharram 13-11-2013 01:39 PM

    Curfew is imposed in Srinagar on Wednesday as a precaution to avoid any unprecedented incident on the occasion of Muharram. "Curfew has been imposed in seven police station areas of the city as a precautionary measure," District Magistrate Srinagar Farooq Ahmed Shah said. He said that restrictions on the movement...
  • Shia group asks Pakistan not to negotiate with Taliban 27-10-2013 10:52 PM

    A leading political group for the Shia community in Pakistan, on Sunday, said that there should not be any negotiations with the Taliban as it would only result in more terror attacks. Majlis-e-Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen chief Nasir Abbas Jafari said that talks with the Taliban would be like having talks with the...
  • Police clash with protesters in Srinagar 23-11-2012 03:45 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police fired tear gas shells and used baton to disperse a Muharram procession in in Srinagar's Batmaloo area on Friday. The protestors pelted stones on the police and a fierce clash is going on in the area. Authorities on Friday imposed curfew like restrictions in Srinagar...
  • At least 37 killed in Pakistan terror attacks 23-11-2012 12:25 AM

    Islamabad: At least 37 people have been killed in Pakistan as Taliban terrorists including suicide bombers targeted security forces and Shia processions in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi and Karachi during the Islamic month of Muharram. In the Rawalpindi incident, the bomber blew himself up when people tried to...
  • Pak min thanks Taliban for not attacking Shias 07-12-2011 11:53 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has thanked the Taliban for not attacking Shia Muslims during their religious rituals on Tuesday. "I am thankful to the Taliban who did not carry out any attack on Shia Muslims and showed respect to their rituals," Malik was quoted as saying by Xinhua....
  • Chennai: Mahatma hailed on Muharram 07-12-2011 08:24 AM

    CHENNAI: It was a message of peace and love from 5,000 Chennai-based Muslims to the world. Taking part in a procession to mourn the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad who was killed in the seventh century battle of Karbala in Iraq, they paid rich tributes to Mahatma...
  • Gujarat: Over 300 affected with food poisoning 06-12-2011 11:47 PM

    Ahmedabad: Over 300 people were affected by food poisoning at a village in Viramgam taluka of the district following consumption of contaminated substance on Tuesday, district officials said. "Almost the entire village of over 300 people has been affected due to food poisoning at Vekaria village of Viramgam taluka," District...
  • Terrorists hit Afghanistan hard on Muharram 06-12-2011 10:25 PM

    Three blasts have been reported from Kabul and Kandahar killing over 50 people and injuring many more. ...
  • Curfew in Srinagar to stop Muharram procession 15-12-2010 11:10 AM

    Srinagar: Curfew was imposed in several parts of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar on Wednesday to prevent a Muharram procession. "Curfew has been imposed in police station areas of Kralkhud, Shaheedgunj, Maisuma, Kothibagh and Ram Munshibagh in Srinagar to maintain peace in the city," a senior police officer...
  • Srinagar tense as groups clash on Muharram 20-01-2008 04:44 PM

    Harare: Elton Chigumbura has resigned as Zimbabwe cricket captain to focus on improving his own form. The 25-year-old all-rounder was appointed captain in May last year as replacement for spinner Prosper Utseya, but his own performances have suffered under the pressure of the captaincy. He was sharply criticized after the...
  • Shoot-at-sight orders in UP town 05-02-2007 12:15 PM

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  • More violence, arson in Gorakhpur 31-01-2007 07:48 PM

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  • 3 more BJP leaders held in Gorakhpur 31-01-2007 05:43 PM

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  • After Gorakhpur, Indore on the boil 31-01-2007 09:54 AM

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  • BJP leaders detained near Gorakhpur 30-01-2007 03:35 PM

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  • No Moharram procession in Gorakhpur 30-01-2007 03:11 PM

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  • UP city seethes after MP's arrest 29-01-2007 05:09 PM

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