Muslims

  • Eid celebrations in Jama Masjid, New Delhi July 29, 2014

    People flock to the iconic Jama Masjid in New Delhi from across the world to celebrate Eid on Tuesday. With the end of the tough month of Ramzan people rejoice and embrace one another and ask Allah for his blessings. ...
  • Shiv Sena MP forces caterer to break his Ramzan fast July 23, 2014

    Hitting a new low, a Shiv Sena MP from Thane Rajan Vichare was on Wednesday caught on camera forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. ...
  • Sena MPs force Muslim to break fast: BJP leaders refuse to comment July 23, 2014

    A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly upset about not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan. The news created an uproar in Lok Sabha. But,...
  • Muslim staffer forced to eat during Ramzan fast by Shiv Sena MPs July 23, 2014

    A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly upset about not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan. After this incident, the Indian Railways subsidiary that was...
  • SC ruling on Sharia courts: Will this affect religious diktats? July 7, 2014

    The Supreme Court has ruled that Sharia courts have no legal sanctity. In a landmark judgement on Monday, the apex court said that fatwas cannot be issued against individuals if it affects his or her rights. The court was hearing a petition challenging the functioning of parallel courts in India. ...
  • Modi is reaching out to backwards as well as Muslims: Najma Heptullah June 14, 2014

    BJP MP Najma Heptullah said that unlike Congress, Narendra Modi was reaching out not just to Muslims but to those who are from the backward class and his slogan is development for all. Najma Heptullah is the lone Muslim face in the Narendra Modi Cabinet and is likely to get...
  • Meerut clashes: Security tight, arrests to be made today, says DM May 11, 2014

    A day after clashes break out in Meerut, security has been tightened in the area, said the DM Amit Renwa. ...
  • Want a diligent MP who works for the constituency: Muslim voters April 10, 2014

    CNN-IBN Parikshit Luthra spoke to some Muslim Voters in Chandni Chowk, they said that statements made by Muslim leaders don't matter, they will vote for the candidate of their choice. ...
  • Disagree with Azam Khan's 'Muslims won Kargil' remark: Martyr's wife April 9, 2014

    Alka Ahuja, wife of a Squadron Leader who lost his life during the Kargil war, denounced Azam Khan's statement that Muslim soldiers had won the Kargil war. ...
  • Open Mike: Is the urban Muslim ready to reach out to Narendra Modi and the BJP? March 31, 2014

    Just days to go before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Chandni Chowk to get a sense of whether the urban Muslim is ready to reach out to Narendra Modi and the BJP. ...
  • Muslims now closer to BJP, says RSS leader March 3, 2014

    A day after Narendra Modi wooed Muslim voters in Lucknow, RSS leader Vijay Panchphore claimed that the minority community was closer to the BJP. He said that all the parties except BJP and RSS considered Muslims as vote bank. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Can Modi and BJP ever win the hearts and minds of the Indian muslims? February 26, 2014

    In a bid to boost its electoral fortunes, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Muslims as party President Rajnath Singh said he was ready to apologise for any past mistakes, a reference to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Rajnath has even asked the minority community to give the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BJP woos Muslim voters, Rajnath apologies for 'mistake' February 25, 2014

    The BJP it seems wants to leave no stone unturned to woo voters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Party chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: Modi reaches out to Muslims in Gujarat, inaugurates fair for them February 7, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday inaguarated a fair for Gujarati Muslims in Ahmedabad, saying the minority community must be a part of the state's growth story. ...
  • FTP: Is there an housing apartheid when it comes to castes and communities? November 11, 2013

    A leading property portal is in the line of fire after a broker posted an advertisement for the sale of a flat in Mumbai clearly mentioning that Muslims are not welcomed. The advertisement about a flat located at Dadar's Hindu Colony in Mumbai was put up on 99acres.com by broker...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey November 8, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress slams Goldman Sachs for predicting growth if NDA wins polls November 8, 2013

    The Congress Party in a paranoid mode as Assembly elections in five states near. If it proposed a ban on opinion polls yesterday, today it hit out at investment bank Goldman Sachs for predicting strong economic growth if the NDA sweeps into office next year. The investment bank defended its...
  • Mumbai: Ad on a property portal upsets Muslims, National Minorities Commission to examine it November 8, 2013

    There was an outrage over a Mumbai broker's ad on a leading property portal about selling a flat which said Muslims were not welcome. After the matter came to light the National commission for minorities Chairman has promised to examine the issue. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Congress trying to scare Muslims over Modi? October 16, 2013

    Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Hind chief Mehmood Madani has attacked the Congress accusing it of stoking communal fears in order to gain votes. Madani has said that not just the Congress, but some regional parties too are doing the same. He also said that these parties were spreading fears about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Shinde wrong in singling out Muslims accused in terror related cases? September 30, 2013

    Union Home Minister Sushil Shinde has written a letter to all chief ministers on the issue of wrongful detention of Muslim youngsters in terror cases. Shinde's letter states that a number of cases have come to light which shows members of Muslim community have been wrongly picked up by police...
  • The Last Word: Can Narendra Modi win massive Muslim support for BJP? September 17, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been anointed as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate and he has been trying to reach out to the minorities. The Bharatiya Janata Minority Morcha has decided to register about 1 lakh Muslims into the BJP. ...
  • HC's decision to cancel relief for Muslims wrongly arrested is shocking: Owaisi September 17, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday set aside a 2011 state government order offering compensation to 70 Muslim youngsters who were wrongly detained and later acquitted in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. ...
  • World View: Death toll crosses 600 as clashes between Army and Morsi supporters intensify August 17, 2013

    More than 600 people have been killed in Egypt as supporters of ousted President Morsi clash with the Army. While the UN Security Council has called an emergency meet, the Muslim Brotherhood has called for a march to Cairo square. ...
  • Egypt violence: Death toll crosses 600, UN calls for maximum restraint August 16, 2013

    More than 600 people have been killed in Egypt as supporters of ousted President Morsi clash with the Army. While the UN Security Council has called an emergency meet, the Muslim Brotherhood has called for a march to Cairo square. ...
  • Kishtwar: Muslim neighbours help Hindu doctor marry August 12, 2013

    Kishtwar has been on the edge after last week's communal clashes. But all was not lost as a Hindu doctor was able to get married, thanks to the efforts of his Muslim neighbours even as tension gripped the town. A small gesture that once again stood out as a stark...
  • FTP: Modi and Muslims: Will there always be a trust deficit? July 16, 2013

    In the last few days Modi has been facing severe criticism over his 'puppy' remark over the 2002 Gujarat riots and 'Hindu nationalist' remark. ...