NAMAZ

  • Security in beefed up in UP for 'Alvida Ki Namaz' on Friday July 24, 2014

    The state government has beefed up the security in Western UP districts adjoining Moradabad in view of Vishwa Hindutva Parishad (VHP)'s proposed Jalabhishek march, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s protest and Congress' peace march in Kanth area of Moradabad on Friday. The situation is expected to remain tense due to the...
  • Raging bull disrupts Eid celebration, injures 5 persons August 9, 2013

    A bull disrupted Eid celebrations in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh when it went on a rampage before the day's main prayers, police said. The incident took place as Muslims were preparing for the namaz near Deeng gate around 9 am. Just then, the bull entered the road and injured five people...
  • Tension prevails on third consecutive day in Lucknow's old city area August 2, 2013

    Tension prevailed in the old city area here in lucknow on the third consecutive day on Friday as members of twosects of a community allegedly indulged into brickbatting and arson. Some incidents of brick batting took place in the old city area, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Navneet Sikera, said. "We have...
  • Shias, Sunnis eager to bridge sectoral divide April 30, 2008

    Lucknow: The Shia and Sunni sects of Muslims have always had traditional differences, often taking a bloody turn. To put an end to this rivalry, wellknown Shia cleric, Maulana Kalbe Sadiq has now come forward with a new proposal. As a symbolic gesture Sadiq has asked the Sunni leaders to...
  • Kerala court asks mosque to let women offer namaz March 14, 2008

    Malappuram (Kerala): A Kerala court on Thursday asked the authorities of a mosque in Vandoor to allow women to offer namaz. The order was issued by Munsiff S Ramesan of the court on a petition filed two women Ameena and Khadija against the denial of permission for women to offer namaz. Women...