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  • Modi's statement on Indian Muslims is not political but nationalistic: BJP 9 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on Indian Muslims is not "political but nationalistic" and hit out at those deriving negative meaning from it, saying they have realised that secularism can no longer be used to win votes. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not given this...
  • UK Muslim clerics issue video appeal to free British hostage 11 hours 14 minutes ago

    London: Senior Muslim clerics in Britain have made a direct video appeal to the Islamic State terror group to free a British hostage under their captivity. In a You Tube video, Shakeel Begg and Haitham al-Haddad said there was no justification for holding 47-year-old Alan Henning, who was captured in Syria,...
  • BJD supports Modi's viewpoints on Indian Muslims, says Jay Panda 13 hours 35 minutes ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, 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 Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop 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 Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • Modi's big statement to CNN: Is the PM reaching out to the Indian Muslims? Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an exclusive interview to CNN, said that no Indian Muslim will respond to the al Qaeda's call for recruitment. He added that their patriotism could not be questioned. We ask: Is the PM reaching out to the Indian Muslims? ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Fareed Zakaria, the man who interviewed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a CNN world exclusive, has described the 64-year-old 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 Yesterday

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor agrees with Narendra Modi on the al-Qaeda 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 Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement 'Indian muslims are patriotic' in his first ever international interview since assuming office has evoked strong reactions. ...
  • Humanism is BJP's ideology, Harsh Vardhan reacts to Modi's statement Yesterday

    The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. ...
  • BJP lauds Modi's 'personal faith' in Muslims, says he has sent a tough message to al Qaeda Yesterday

    In an exclusive interview to CNN, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his faith in Indian Muslims saying they will live and die for India. While the BJP said the PM has sent a strong message to the al Qaeda, the Congress has decried it saying that Modi was making the...
  • Modi's comments on Indian Muslims evoke strong reactions Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'endorsing Indian Muslims' in his first ever international interview since assuming office has evoked strong political reactions. ...
  • BJP, Muslim leaders laud Modi's 'Indian Muslims will live, die for India' remark; Congress sees red Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'endorsing Indian Muslims' in his first ever international interview since assuming office has evoked strong political reactions. While the Bharatiya Janata Party rallied behind the PM, Congress criticised Modi and called his appreciation for Muslims as a whitewash. "Indian Muslims don't need a certificate from...
  • Modi World Exclusive: Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India, says PM Yesterday

    New Delhi: The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. "Indian Muslims will live for India and die for India. Al Qaeda delusional to think Indian Muslims will dance to its tunes," Modi told CNN. Modi, whose historic...
  • Muslims extend welcome to Hindu religious procession 2 days ago

    Ramanathapuram: In a display of communal amity, Muslims in this town welcomed an annual Hindu religious procession by presenting shawls to the participants. As the "mulaiparai" (pot containing seedlings) procession to propitiate local Goddess Mariamman made its way to a water body, Muslim residents of the area, including Jamad head...
  • Minorities' Commission talks tough, says Centre must ensure their safety 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In wake of a slew of 'hate speeches' and the violence that followed in many states recently, the National Commission for Minorities' on Tuesday rapped the Central government seeking a public statement reassuring the minorities that their rights won't be compromised with. Passing a resolution in this concern, the...
  • Another actor sues Google over 'Innocence of Muslims' movie trailer 4 days ago

    A second actor has sued Google over a movie trailer called Innocence of Muslims that mocked the Prophet Mohammad and led to riots in 2012, six months after a US appeals court ruled for another actor and ordered the film taken off YouTube. Gaylord Flynn said he has received death threats...
  • Floods bind people across religious lines in Jammu and Kashmir 6 days ago

    Srinagar: 15-year-old Abdul Rahman has been staying in a Gurudwara here along with his family ever since he was rescued from his house in marooned Wazir Bagh locality after the floods ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. With temporary shelters being set up at gurudwaras and mosques for the victims, the calamity...
  • Ban entry of Muslims in Garba events, says Pravin Togadia 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: Echoing the views of a BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh, firebrand VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday said that Muslims must not be allowed inside the Garba events and insisted identity cards of each and every person be checked for participants in and visitors to such events. "We must be...
  • China urges central Asian neighbours to step up extremism fight 1 week ago

    Beijing: China's President Xi Jinping urged Central Asian states to step up the fight against religious extremism and cyber terrorism, state media said, as Beijing reaches for help across its borders in addressing security concerns in its restive Xinjiang region. Beijing says separatist groups in the far western region of Xinjiang,...
  • Salman Khan booked for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Muslim community September 12, 2014

    Yavatmal: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was today booked by the police here for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community. The 48-year-old actor was booked under IPC Section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) on the...
  • Congress has done nothing for Muslims, says Najma Heptulla September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptulla on Thursday hit out at the Congress, saying its secular image was a farce meant to entrap the minority community. "Congress in the last 65 years has done nothing except to push the Muslims away from the path of growth. But it...
  • South Asians face increasingly hostile climate in US: Report September 10, 2014

    Washington: South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle Eastern, and Arab communities face an increasingly hostile climate in the US, according to a new report by an umbrella community organisation. The report "Under Suspicion, Under Attack" by South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) was released at a briefing on Capitol Hill, seat...
  • Shia outfit announces reward of Rs 1 crore on ISIS, Taliban chief September 9, 2014

    Lucknow: After al-Qaeda's announcement of formation of an Indian wing, an organisation of Shia Muslims has announced a reward of Rs one crore each for the killing of the chiefs of ISIS, al-Qaeda, Jamaat-u-Dawa, Taliban and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen. "At the meeting of our all India executive on September 6, we discussed...
  • 'Love Jihad' and religious conversion polarise in Modi's India September 7, 2014

    Hasayan (Uttar Pradesh): Fired up and full of vitriol, Hindu activist Rajeshwar Singh is on a mission to end centuries of religious diversity in India, one conversion at a time. His voice echoing off the walls of a Protestant church across a narrow street, Singh railed against foreign faiths at an...
  • Myanmar muslim group rejects al-Qaeda statement September 6, 2014

    Yangon: The Burmese Muslim Association (BMA) has rejected a statement by Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri, unveiling the terror group's new focus on Myanmar, Bangladesh and India, media reported on Saturday. BMA said in its statement issued on Friday that it urged people to live together in harmony regardless of...
  • Indian Muslim leaders condemn al-Qaeda video, say will never buy terrorist propaganda September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video announcing a terror wing in India, Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has condemned the move saying that Islam is non-violent and Muslims will never buy terrorist propaganda. "Indian Muslims would never be convinced by un-Islamic and false arguments of the...
  • Parties wash their hands off love jihad controversy, say it's not a political issue but a media creation August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: With political parties trying to wash their hands off over the controversy of love jihad, they also claimed that it was not a political issue but a media creation. While the Bharatiya Janata Party has not held any party responsible for it, the Congress and Samajwadi Party have...
  • First batch of Haj pilgrims from Kashmir departs August 27, 2014

    Srinagar: The first batch of pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir for Haj 2014 left the summer capital of Srinagar on Wednesday on a direct flight to Madina in Saudi Arabia. The 275 pilgrims boarded the Air India flight from Srinagar to Madina at the Srinagar International Airport on Wednesday morning. This year,...