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Assam Counts Citizens, Muslims Fear Stateless Fate

Assam Counts Citizens, Millions of Muslims Fear Statelessness

DISPUR – The Indian Supreme Court has set July 30 this year as the deadline for the east Indian state of Assam to “update its National Register of Citizens (NRC) and verify its citizenship documents”, in a process which leaves more than ten million Muslims in fear of a Rohingya-similar genocidal fate. According to Aljazeera, …

No Prayers for Non-Locals in Taj Mahal Mosque: Indian Supreme Court

Non-Local Muslims Barred from Taj Mahal Mosque

NEW DELHI – The Supreme Court of India has barred Muslims on July 9 from praying at Taj Mahal mosque, India Today reported. The court dismissed a Muslim plea that challenged a prayer ban issued by the administration of Agra city to debar non-resident Muslims from praying on Fridays at Taj Mahal mosque. The district …

Indian Taxi Co. Hits Back at Client Who Turned Down Muslim Driver

NEW DELHI – An Indian Taxi provider has criticized the media adviser of a Hindu right-wing organization who triggered uproar on Twitter by boasting that he had turned down a taxi ride because the driver was a Muslim, Times of India reported on Monday. “Ola, like our country, is a secular platform, and we don’t …

Indian Girl 6, Woman 75, Memorize Qur’an

MUMBAI – A 75-year-old Indian Muslim has become the oldest among her community to memorize the Holy Qur’an after seven years of studying it, while another six-year-old girl from Bengaluru has made the similar achievement. “Solutions to all the problems lie in there,” 75-year-old Radiya Vaziri, told The Hindu. “Memorizing the Qur’an has had a …

Indian Mosque Offers Interest-Free Loans to People of All Faiths

Indian Mosque Offers Interest-Free Loans to People of All Faiths

Unlike traditional banks that often charge high-interest rates, The Islamic Welfare Society Bhatkal in India provides interest-free Islamic loans to those in need. In doing this, the Islamic institution aims at providing a helping hand to those in need. Rather than charging interest, the Islamic Society accepts jewelry and gold as collateral. However, in their 33 years …

Indian Actress Converts to Islam

DELHI – Indian TV actress Dipika Kakar, who embraced Islam before marrying Indian actor Shoaib Ibrahim, says she is proud to be a Muslim. “It was completely my decision. It’s something that I have willingly done, so there’s no question about it being tough,” Kakar told Times of India. The actress converted to Islam earlier …

Indian National Museum Opens Qur’an Exhibition

NEW DELHI – In a first time of its kind, the New Delhi National Museum in India opens today, February 28, its first exhibition of the noble Qur’an. “The display is unique as it showcases 13 unique and unseen copies of the Holy Qur’an,” said Dr. B. R. Mani, director general of the museum, Business-Standard …

Muslim Family Hosts Hindu Marriage for Adopted Son

DEHRADUN – Setting an example of interfaith bonding, an Indian Muslim family has hosted a Hindu wedding ceremony for their adopted son, honoring his religious customs and traditions. “I celebrate Holi, Diwali and all other festivals in the same house,” Rakesh Rastogi told Asian Image Monday. “My family has loved me and supported me in …

How Islam Spread To India

There are over 500 million Muslims in the Indian subcontitnent. So how did Islam spread to India? Watch this to find out!



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