Muslim Protests

  • Muslims protest holding of WB panchayat polls during Ramazan June 30, 2013

    Kolkata: After Muslim groups protested against the holding of Panchayat polls in West Bengal during the month of Ramzan, State Election Commissioner Mira Pandey has reportedly said on Sunday that she will follow the constitutional mandate and hold elections as per the Supreme Court order. Meanwhile, the state government is likely...
  • Actors, writers express anger at protests against 'Vishwaroopam' January 25, 2013

    A few Muslim groups protested against Kamal Haasan's lates, 'Vishwaroopam', alleging that its content was hurtful. ...
  • AntiVishwaroopam groups don't form majority: Haasan January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In a scathing criticism of those who protested against his latest film, 'Vishwaroopam', Tamil actor Kamal Haasan said that they did not represent the majority. "My brothers have misunderstood me.. I think they must have more tolerance and must understand work of art, where it is coming from....
  • 'Vishwaroopam' row: Madras HC decision on Monday January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The Madras High Court will deliver its verdict on the controversy surrounding the content in Kamal Haasan's latest 'Vishwaroopam' on Monday. The movie ran into trouble after a few Muslim organisations alleged that certain parts of it hurt their sentiments. Following protests, the Tamil Nadu government had put...
  • B'lore: Muslims march for Kazmi's release March 25, 2012

    Bangalore: Muslim organisations in the city held a protest on Sunday demanding release of journalist Syed Mohammad Ahmad Kazmi who has been arrested for his alleged role in the February 13 bombing of an Israeli diplomat car in New Delhi. The agitators led by the Muslim welfare organisation 'IdaraeFaizul Islam', staged...
  • UP Muslims reach Delhi to protest 'police atrocities' January 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Hundreds of Muslims from Uttar Pradesh, with a plan to hold demonstrations in the national capital against the alleged harassment of youths by police on the pretext of tackling terror, arrived at the Old Delhi Railway Station here in a special train amid tight security on early...
  • Nothing wrong in Rushdie honour: UK June 25, 2007

    London: Britain on Wednesday defended its decision to award a knighthood to British author Salman Rushdie after Muslims worldwide complained that honouring the author of The Satanic Verses was offensive to Islam. Muslims say the novel, published in 1988, blasphemed against the Prophet Mohammad and ridiculed the Quran. Britain's interior...