Owaisi asks Muslims to vote for BRS

Speaking at a public rally at party headquarters Darussalam, on Sunday, Owaisi took on Rahul Gandhi, who had alleged last week that the BRS and the AIMIM were in partnership with the BJP.

Muslims in Assam adhere to monogamy: AIUDF Chief

Badruddin Ajmal said the policies of the BJP government in the state have made it increasingly challenging for Muslims to sustain their livelihoods, which, in turn, has limited their capacity to engage in polygamous marriages.

Targeting music

Perhaps the most ironical aspect of reports emerging from Afghanistan that the Taliban made a bonfire of musical instruments in their attempt to stamp out an activity they consider unIslamic is that they coincide with the 43rd death anniversary of a man considered by many as the greatest male singer to have emerged from South Asia. Mohammed Rafi was a lower-caste Muslim, a simple and unlettered man, but second to none in his piety.

Subdued Eid eve shopping in Kashmir

Although sacrificial animal markets and bakery outlets were thronged by buyers on Wednesday, Eid eve shopping remained a low key affair in Kashmir this year.