Melbourne, Nov 20: Constable Zeena Ali is New Zealand Police’s first member to wear a specially designed hijab introduced as part of the force’s uniform to encourage more Muslim women to join the ranks.

Bengaluru, Nov 9: Taking a jibe at Islamic and Christian festivals and practices, hardline BJP leader and Bijapur City MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal on Monday called for “noiseless Friday, bloodless Bakrid and crackerless New Year Eve”.

Within days of offering of 'namaz' at a Mathura temple followed by recital of 'Hanuman Chalisa' in mosques, controversial VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi threatened to perform 'havan' (a Hindu ritual by fire) in the oldest mosque in Lucknow to protest 'desecration' of temples.

New Delhi, Oct 31: The Hindutva movement is the "mirror image" of the Muslim communalism of 1947 and its triumph would mark the end of the Indian idea, says senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, asserting that Hindutva is a political doctrine, not a religious one.

Several Arab trade associations have announced a boycott of French products, in response to recent comments made by President Emmanuel Macron on Islam.

New Delhi, Oct 13: Jewellery brand Tanishq on Tuesday withdrew its ad showing an interfaith family following a sharp backlash on social media with some accusing the company of promoting love jihad' and fake secularism'

Popular actress Sana Khan, who declared that she is quitting the world of showbiz in order to “serve humanity and follow the path of her Creator”, has purged her Instagram timeline, removing every last shred of evidence that she was a part of glam world.

Lucknow, Sept 18: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is reportedly planning to promulgate an ordinance against religious conversions, especially from Hinduism to Islam.

Mangaluru, Sept 15: Most Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of catholic diocese of Mangalore, celebrated his second Episcopal Ordination anniversary, on 15 September 2020, by presiding over the Eucharistic celebration held at our Lady of Dolours chapel, Kodialbail, Mangalore.

New Delhi, Sept 5: A mosque that will come up in Ayodhya pursuant to the Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi case will be of the same size as Babri Masjid, said an office-brearer of the trust formed for its construction.