UP Police Held Man for Announcing Reward on Narsinganand’s Head

MEERUT – The Meerut police have arrested a youth for allegedly announcing a reward for killing a controversial priest of a temple in Ghaziabad’s Dasna area. The man, Danish Ali, a resident of Meerut, had uploaded a video on a social media platform saying that anyone who beheads the controversial priest, will get a reward of Rs 51 lakh. The priest, Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, recently made a controversial statement against the Prophet, for which the Delhi Police booked him for hurting religious sentiments. The statements were made at a press…

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Covid Surge: UP govt allows only 5 persons at a time in religious places

LUCKNOW – The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to prohibit the entry of more than five persons at a time in all religious places. Lucknow reported a staggering 4,059 fresh Covid-19 cases on Saturday, taking its tally of active cases to 16,690. Following a late-night review meeting on Saturday, the Chief Minister imposed fresh restrictions by capping the number of devotees entering a religious place at a time. The move is significant considering that the festival of ‘Navratri’ is scheduled to begin from Tuesday and the month of…

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A tribute to Abidullah Ghazi : The internationally known Islamic scholar

By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Death of Janab Dr. Abidullah Ghazi in the wee hours of Sunday April 11, in Chicago, should sadden us all. A restless soul, he has ultimately found peace in death. Ghazi sab would go down in the annals of Islam as a marathoner who dedicated his life to create a vast and rich corpus of textbook Islam in English for the children born or raised in families migrated to or settled in the western hemisphere. It was no easy task. For migrants or new settlers, livelihood…

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Urdu Press : Azan controversy, incendiary remarks on Prophet attempt to instigate Muslims

Muslims follow Prophet who often chose low-decibel voice, but the issue here is growing intolerance in society By Quamar Ashraf Undoubtedly, noted religious leader Maulana Wali Rahmani’s death occupied huge space throughout the week in the shape of edits/articles/statements/obituaries, and it is continuing. Laudably,  Muslim clerics campaign to make marriage “simpler and easier” following suicide of Ayesha Bano – the Gujarati girl who recorded her video before jumping in Sabarmati river – have been receiving significant coverage. Edits/articles are published on daily basis, besides statements by various religious leaders calling…

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Jamiat urges Gujarat govt to change curfew timings for Taraweeh prayers in Ramadan

Raza Academy, a Mumbai-based organisation, has also urged the Maharashtra government to allow devotees to offer prayers in mosques during the month of Ramadan while taking care of precautionary measures New Delhi: Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind (JUH) has written to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani seeking relaxation in curfew timings for the sake of Taraweeh, additional prayers performed by Muslims at night during the month of Ramadan. The government has imposed night curfew between 8 pm and 6 am in urban areas in order to contain the spread of Covid-19. In its letter, JUH…

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