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Hyderabad Mosque Opens Clinic for Thousands of Poor Patients

HYDERABAD – A Hyderabad mosque has opened a new clinic in its facility to help the poor from all religious backgrounds get access to medical care, Times of India reported. “The community health center at the mosque will serve as a referral link to about 30 state-run hospitals providing primary to tertiary health care,” said …

Former Muslim Street Beggar Opens Two Schools, Orphanage

DELHI – A former Indian Muslim street beggar and rickshaw driver has opened an orphanage and two schools with a vision to never deprive children of the right to education. “I am Gazi Jalaluddin, a taxi driver. I am a self-made man. As a child, I begged on the streets and rode a pushcart too. …

India Bans Daily Prayers in Taj Mahal Mosque

AGRA – Following the Indian Supreme Court’s decision last July barring non-local Muslims from praying at Taj Mahal mosque, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) issued on November 4 an order banning daily Muslim prayers at the historic mosque, Latestly reported. “The authorities asked me and the staff of the mosque to organize only the …

Islamic Architecture In India

Islamic Architecture In India

It is not just the Taj Mahal that has beautiful Islamic architecture in India. India has a rich history of Islamic architecture. Check this out!

I Fed Up with Indian Caste System & Married Secretly

Fed Up with the Indian Caste System; I Married Secretly

In this counseling answer: • The gentle education of your parents must be slow and gentle. Show them love and respect by acknowledging what they feel and what they are trying to say to you. Listen to them so that you can identify their fears. This will empower you to contemplate strategies to use in …

Rohingya Refugees in India Help Flood Victims

DELHI – Experiencing the fight for life in their country, Rohingya football players of Shine Star FC at refugee camps in Delhi, India, have extended their hands to help flood victims in the south Indian state of Kerala, Anadolu Agency reported on September 3. “Though our camp is in Delhi we receive a lot of …

Kerala Floods Kill Hundreds, Displace Thousands (Help Now)

More than 350 have died and about 800,000 people have been displaced  due to the worst flooding in a century in Kerala state of southern India. As the rain eases, rescuers  continue to search for those stranded in the worst-affected areas. Indian authorities said Sunday Weeks of heavy monsoon rains that started August. 8 have triggered floods and …

India Bans Islamic Channels in Kashmir

KASHMIR – A new decision banning Islamic channels and programs in the Muslim-majority state of Kashmir has sparked criticism, being condemned as a direct interference with Muslims’ right to practice their religion. “The banning of these channels is direct interference in the practicing of religion by Muslims in the Kashmir Valley,” rights activist M. M. …

Pilgrims from India: Where to Assume Ihram?

Pilgrims from India: Where to Assume Ihram?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Making the intention and resuming ihram from your residency is difficult for you. So, it is better to so both of them …

Hajj Without Mahram: Indian Women Realize Long-Cherished Dream

DELHI – For the first time, Muslim women in India will be allowed to perform hajj without a male guardian, according to a change of rules allowing elderly women to fulfill the lifetime spiritual journey to Makkah. “Our heartfelt wish has been fulfilled,” Shamim Bano, 56, who has been waiting four years for this day, …



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