Efforts to prevent Muslim votes division in coming Tamil Nadu assembly election

By Gowtham K As All India Majlis-e-Ittahadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) is trying to extend its footprints in down south state, Tamil Nadu, the Congress state unit has stepped up efforts to prevent division of Muslim votes in the coming assembly election.  Asaduddin Owaisi commands some pockets of influence in the state and wants to be part of the DMK-led alliance which is billed as a prospective winner in the next election for state legislature. Congress, which is an important ally of Stalin-led DMK,  has intensified its efforts to unite the Muslim-led…

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Vandalized Hindu temple in Pakistan to be reconstructed

PESHAWAR: After angry mob in Pakistans Khyber Pukhtunkhwa provinces Karak district, attacked and vandalized the shrine of a Hindu saint in Terri area of Karak; Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) government has announced reconstruction of the Hindu temple, along with launching a crackdown against the attackers. Chief Minister Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) Mahmood Khan has issued instructions to relevant authorities to ensure reconstruction of the Hindu temple, while police authorities have arrested at least 45 people, including three notable clerics, who were nominated. Among the nominated religious clerics, a local leader of religious political…

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Sharia council issues guidelines regarding the permissibility of Corona vaccine

By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi:  Amid concerns among Muslims regarding the covid-19 vaccine contains ingredients derived from pork fat,  Shariah Council of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) on Thursday issued guidelines on the permissibility of using COVID-19 vaccines under Islamic law. The council did not issue specific directive regarding the ‘non-use’ of  the present corona vaccine developed by the some Western pharmaceutical companies but it  emphasized that Islam gives great importance to human life and also emphasizes on its protection. Allah says: ‘And do not kill each other or yourselves’ (Quran-…

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Hyderabad: Turkish TV series fan names restaurant Ertugrul

ISLAMABAD: A Muslim entrepreneur in southern India has named his new restaurant Ertugrul after the lead character of a popular Turkish TV series. Javid Khan told Anadolu Agency that people in the city of Hyderabad enjoy watching the historical fiction and adventure series. Often described as a Turkish Game of Thrones, the series tells the story before the establishment of the Ottoman Empire in 13th century Anatolia. It illustrates the struggle of Ertugrul Gazi, the father of the empire’s first leader. On the menu at his restaurant, there are a variety…

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Mehbooba writes to Lt Governor, seeks inquiry into Srinagar encounter

SRINAGAR — Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday demanded that Lt Governor Manoj Sinha order an “impartial investigation” into the killing of three persons in what security forces said was an encounter at Lawapora on Srinagar’s outskirts. The Peoples Democratic Party President also demanded his intervention to ensure that the bodies of the deceased were handed over to their families for burial. “I am sure you are aware of the unfortunate incident at Parimpora on December 30. Three boys, the youngest one all of 17 years, were killed in what…

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