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Kashmiri Father Wants to Know Why Army Killed his Son When 3 Others Serve in Forces. As the news of his death spread, a crowd of mourners gathered at Khalid’s home.

Kashmiri Father Wants to Know Why Army Killed his Son When 3 Others Serve in Forces

“His body was carried back to his home amid slogans laced with glorifying words,” said a friend of Khalid. The protests continued for the whole night and spilled into the next day. The villagers demanded action and agreed to bury the body only after the police registered an FIR against the army under sections 147, 148, 323, 306, 307 of the Ranbir Penal Code in Trehgam Police station (FIR number 46/2018). The demand was met after a meeting between a group of village elders and police officers. Karnataka: Speaker in No Hurry to Accept Resignations on Assembly Session Eve. Concerned Citizens Condemn Raid on Offices and House of Indira Jaisingh, Anand Grover. Gujarat Disturbed Areas Act: A Law to Create Communal Division in the State. Indian Muslims - Muslim Groups Demand Strictest Punishment for Jaipur Minor Girl’s Rape Accused. Over 1 Lakh Muslims Protest in Malegaon, Seek Anti-Mob Lynching Law - Caravan Daily.

Caravan News MALEGON – On Monday, 97 years after seven freedom fighters were hanged by the British, Malegaon’s “Shahidon ki Yaadgaar” (martyrs’ memorial) monument witnessed an equally important historic event, according to the organisers, with at least 1 lakh people from the Muslim community congregating at the historical site in response to a call for a law against mob lynching.

Over 1 Lakh Muslims Protest in Malegaon, Seek Anti-Mob Lynching Law - Caravan Daily

Calling it the first rally by the community to protest mob lynching, the organisers said the killing of Tabrez Ansari, 24, from Jharkhand, was the final trigger. Time for Modi to take Indian Muslims Along. Hindu Woman Saves Muslim Family From Mob in Aligarh - Caravan Daily. ALIGARH (PTI) — Days after the killing of a two-year-old girl fuelled tension in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh district, a 24-year-old woman saved a Muslim family from getting attacked by a mob on Sunday, police said.

Hindu Woman Saves Muslim Family From Mob in Aligarh - Caravan Daily

The incident occurred in Jattari area, over 40 km from here, when the family from Balabgarh, Haryana, was travelling in a van to attend an engagement. They were accompanied by a woman named Puja Chauhan, who was a close family friend, the police said. One of the travellers, Shafi Mohammad Abbasi, said the goons on motorcycles attacked the van with iron rods. 50 Million Scholarships for Minorities - A ‘Cruel Joke,' Says Former Minority Minister Rehman Khan - Caravan Daily. Abdul Bari Masoud | Caravan Daily NEW DELHI — The Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who is fond of making exaggerated statements which often border on ‘deception’, has once again boasted that his ministry will provide scholarships to 50 million students from the minority communities in the next five years.

50 Million Scholarships for Minorities - A ‘Cruel Joke,' Says Former Minority Minister Rehman Khan - Caravan Daily

However, his predecessor and senior Congress leader K Rehman Khan termed the announcement as nothing but a ‘cruel joke’ with the minorities saying, it requires more than 50 times increase (Rs 50,000 crores) in the budget to meet this target. Madarsas Do Not Produce Godse, Pragya, Says Azam Khan - Caravan Daily. RAMPUR, UP (IANS) — Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, in response to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to connect Madarsas to mainstream education, said that “Madarsas do not produce people like Nathuram Godse or Pragya Singh Thakur,” referring to Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin and the BJP lawmaker.

Madarsas Do Not Produce Godse, Pragya, Says Azam Khan - Caravan Daily

The MP told reporters that “Madrasas do not breed people with Nathuram Godse’s nature or with a personality like Pragya Thakur”. “First announce that those propagating thoughts of Nathuram Godse will be declared enemies of democracy, those convicted for terror activities will not be rewarded,” Azam Khan added. Pragya Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts and out on bail, won the recent Lok Sabha election from Bhopal as a BJP candidate. Will Return to India if Supreme Court Ensures My Safety: Zakir Naik - Caravan Daily.

Ramadan for Non-Muslims — Dr Mike Ghouse. Do Not Lose Hope, Indian Muslims! OIC Backs Palestinians on Jerusalem, Slams Iran Role. Muslim Trinamool MLA's Inclusion Sparks Discontent in Bengal BJP. KOLKATA (IANS) — There is rising discontent in the West Bengal BJP against the induction of Trinamool Congress’ Labhpur legislator Monirul Islam, with a key district level functionary even threatening to quit with his supporters if the leadership did not show the door to the MLA.

Muslim Trinamool MLA's Inclusion Sparks Discontent in Bengal BJP

Islam, said to be a prominent Muslim face of Trinamool, had crossed over to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi on Wednesday. 400,000 Muslims Mark Laylat al-Qadr at Al-Aqsa Mosque. Caravan News JERUSALEM — Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian Muslims on Friday converged on East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque to mark Laylat al-Qadr, the night of the first revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), according to Palestinian officials.

400,000 Muslims Mark Laylat al-Qadr at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, head of Muslim Endowments and Al-Aqsa Affairs, told Anadolu Agency that some 400,000 Muslims worshipers marked the observance at the holy mosque. Men over 40, children under 12, and women of all ages were allowed by Israeli authorities to enter occupied East Jerusalem without permits for the occasion. According to al-Khatib, worshipers arrived at the iconic site despite Israeli security measures and hundreds of police officers deployed at the entrance of Jerusalem’s old city. Earlier in the day, tens of thousands of Muslims attended prayers at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem amid tight security on the last Friday of Ramadan (Jumatul Wida).

India Denounces Pakistani Sabotage of Iftar, Lodges Protest

Indian Muslims Face Rooh Afza Crisis during Ramadan. Family of Mob Lynching Victim Mazloom Ansari Struggles for Survival. Waquar Hasan | Caravan Daily RANCHI – Thirty-two-year-old Mazloom Ansari had been threatened many a time to roll up his cattle trade business.

Family of Mob Lynching Victim Mazloom Ansari Struggles for Survival

Fearing for his life, he decided to sell his remaining cattle at a cattle fair to start a new business. Ansari, along with his partner’s son Imtiaz Khan, a minor set off for the cattle fair. However, in the wee hours of March 18, 2016, the duo was lynched to death, following which their dead bodies were hung from a tree in Latehar district’s Jhabar village. Three years down the line, life has become difficult for Mazloom Ansari’s surviving family members.

According to the family, the government neither provided any compensation, employment or any other source of income for the victim’s family. Family of Hyderabad-Based Woman Stranded in Riyadh Seeks Sushma Swaraj's Help. HYDERABAD (ANI) – A woman reached out to Union Minister Sushma Swaraj for help alleging that her Hyderbad-based sister was stranded in Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh.

Family of Hyderabad-Based Woman Stranded in Riyadh Seeks Sushma Swaraj's Help

Rehmath Begum told news agency ANI that her sister, Ghousia Begum, was sent to Riyadh by agents allegedly on the pretext of a job offer. Iran Announces Partial Withdrawal from Nuclear Deal. Indian Muslims Lack a Secular Nationalist Leader, Says Author Hilal Ahmed. Ghazanfar Abbas| Caravan Daily NEW DELHI – Hilal Ahmed, an associate professor at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) is known for his research on political Islam, Muslim modernities/representation, and politics of symbols in South Asia.

Indian Muslims Lack a Secular Nationalist Leader, Says Author Hilal Ahmed

His book ‘Muslim Political Discourse in Postcolonial India: Monuments, Memory, Contestation’ (Routledge 2014), takes a look at the thematic concerns that are important for the present political discourse of the Muslims. His latest book,’Siyasi Muslims: A Story of Political Islams in India,’ (Penguin India) deals with the politics of Muslim political representation in postcolonial India. Saudi Forces Kill 8 in Shootout in Mostly Shia town. Rohingya Muslim Shops and Schools Set on Fire by Buddhist Vigilante Groups. Articles 370, 35A Should be Reviewed, Scrapped: Union Minister Rajnath Singh.

Caravan News. Muslims in Hyderabad Visit Churches to Condemn Sri Lanka Terror Attacks. Caravan News HYDERABAD – In order to spread the message of peace and show solidarity with the victims of Sri Lanka blasts, Muslims of Hyderabad visited churches and forms human chain around them. They not only condemned Sri Lank’s deadly terror attacks but also said that terrorism has no religion. Hindu Muslim True Stories and News Available Online. Muslims around the Globe are Experiencing Some Issue. Several Muslim Men Framed in Malegaon Blast Describe Their Story of Torture. Bilkis Bano Case: Gujarat Government Gets 2 Weeks to Act Against Erring Cops.

The Agony of Being Naseeruddin Shah. Positive Stories which Builds Hindu Muslim Relationship More Strong. The Indian Online News Industry has Increased Superb Ground of Progress. Latest Indian political and Economic News. New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to Confront Turkey for Comments Made on Terror Attack.

Let Us Hope Good Sense Prevails in Indo-Pak Relations - M. Ashraf. Being Compassionate and Casteless is Etched in Our Genes - Caravan Daily. Kashmir Insurgency: Need to Win Hearts and Minds - Caravan Daily. Zakat Foundation to Fund Education of Pulwama Martyrs' Children - Caravan Daily. Will Act if Pakistanis Involved in Pulwama Attack: Imran Khan - Caravan Daily. Bollywood Celebrities Ready to Promote Political Parties on Social Media for Money: Cobrapost - Caravan Daily.

Pulwama Fallout: Bajrang Dal, VHP Men Attack Kashmiri Students in Dehradun, Elsewhere - Caravan Daily. IPS Officer Mustafa will Move Supreme Court for Being Ignored by UPSC - Caravan Daily. Kashmir Attack Second Worst for CRPF After Dantewada - Caravan Daily. Rekhta - One Man’s Mission to Preserve, Promote Magic of Urdu - Caravan Daily.

News about NRIs & Gulf expatriates. I Respect My Daughter's Choice to Wear Veil, Says AR Rahman. AR Rahman lashed out at trolls who attacked the Oscar-winning composer for allegedly forcing his daughter to wear a niqab. THE recent controversy around the veiled presence of AR Rahman’s daughter Khatija when she shared the stage with her father during an event to celebrate 10 years of Slumdog Millionaire has taken the internet by storm. The Many Questions Over Triple Talaq. The Many Questions Over Triple Talaq - Caravan Daily. Mohammed Anas | Caravan Daily INSTANT triple talaq has not been uttered as many times between Muslim husbands and wives as it has been spoken in Parliament and media in recent times.

With every Parliament session, the hackneyed but heated debate takes centrestage of national discourse in the country. As the BJP-led NDA government strives to the practice claiming it to be the “liberation of Muslim women,” people from the Muslim community – including journalists, commentators, jurists, All India Muslim Personal Law Board and clerics – are trying to educate the public about various aspects of this complex theological and legal issue.