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Meerut, Oct 11: Nearly 100 Dalit families in the Incholi area in the Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to convert to Islam after they were allegedly stopped by locals, from placing idol of Goddess Kali in the village temple. The angry Dalits reached the district magistrate’s residence to protest and alleged that the goons had threatened to thrash them if they tried to install the...

Setting an example of religious harmony, people belonging to both Hindu and Muslim community pay obeisance at the Dargah of Harzat Shah Ruknuddin Tola in the Kalaburgi district of Karnataka. The doors of the shrine are apparently "open for all." The shrine is dedicated to a 14th century Muslim saint, who spent around 40 years praying on the hillock, on the top of which the shrine is constructed...

Mumbai, Sept 13: Gowd Saraswat Brahman (GSB) Ganesh mandal, which is believed to be Mumbai's richest mandal, has taken an insurance cover of Rs 264.75 crore. The GSB Ganpati mandal has installed as many as 65 CCTV cameras in the premises, which are directly connected to the police control room. Speaking to ANI, GSB Ganesh mandal spokesperson RG Bhat said the idol has been decorated with 70...

Chicago, Sept 8: Hindus have no aspiration of dominance and the community will prosper only when it works as a society, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said and urged the community leaders to unite and work for the betterment of the mankind. Addressing a gathering of some 2,500 delegates attending the second World Hindu Congress here, Bhagwat said one of the key values to bring the whole world into a...

The Muslims in China, a majority of them based in Xinjiang- an autonomous territory in the northwest of the country, are losing their identity and are forced to renounce Islam. According to estimates cited by the United Nations and United States officials, one million Muslims are being held in Chinese internment camps at present, reported The Atlantic, an American magazine. The magazine claims,...

For the first time in the UAE, people - including non-Muslims - who have never visited Makkah, can experience the holy city like never before as the Islamic Information Centre in Dubai is set to screen the movie One Day in the Haram. Packed with insider knowledge and information, this unique documentary sheds light on the most sacred place on Earth, offering us an exclusive look at the inner...

Karachi, Aug 22: Inside a Hindu temple in a shanty area in Pakistan's Karachi city, Anum Agha wearing the traditional Muslim Hijab greets her students with 'salaam' and gets a loud 'Jai Shri Ram' in response. Anum runs a school inside the temple in the Basti Guru area of the southern port city. The school is situated in the middle of an informal Hindu settlement which is facing constant threats...

1.Islam prescribes only two religious festivals for Muslims: 1) Eid-ul-Fitr, which falls on the 1st day of Shawwal, marks the end of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. 2) Eid-ul-Adha, which falls on the 10th day of Dhul Hijjah, the last month of Islamic lunar calendar, is the culmination of Hajj, one of the key pillar of Islam and an event of great power and spirituality. 2.No major attempt...

Oslo, Aug 9: A Muslim man, who was fired from his job for refusing to greet women with a handshake, has now filed a case alleging discrimination by the school authorities. The teacher was employed as a substitute teacher at the Ekeberg elementary school in Oslo. In his complaint, the teacher had accused the school of alleged discrimination against a practicing Muslim over his refusal to shake...

New Delhi, Jul 22: The chief of the Congress women's wing has said the party would support the controversial instant triple talaq bill if the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led union government includes a provision of alimony. All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party government was trying to strike a quid pro quo with the passing of the Muslim Women...