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Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN
23rd Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): The UN on Thursday described communication blockade in Indian administered Kashmir a form of a “collective punishment” and urged Indian authorities to restore telephone and internet links. In a joint statement issued in Geneva, … Continued

Kashmir in lockdown a military prison, children detained, activists report
15th Aug 2019

Kashmir in lockdown a military prison, children detained, activists report

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): The entire state of Kashmir is currently a prison and under military control, a fact-finding team of Indian activists who visited the region since the imposition of a lockdown said Wednesday. “Hundreds of boys … Continued

Subdued Eid in Jammu and Kashmir amid clampdown by India
14th Aug 2019

Subdued Eid in Jammu and Kashmir amid clampdown by India

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Low-key Eid prayers were reported in India administered Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, as authorities kept strict vigil. UK is still refusing to condemn the clampdown by Indian Government with hundreds of people … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, hundreds injured in brutal clampdown by India
9th Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, hundreds injured in brutal clampdown by India

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   AA: One Kashmiri Muslim was killed and hundreds injured in violent clampdown by India  in Jammu and Kashmir. Around 500 have been detained by the Indian troops in the last five days. The world governments … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Top leaders in Indian occupied Kashmir arrested
6th Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Top leaders in Indian occupied Kashmir arrested

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, have been arrested on Monday evening, said media reports. According to broadcaster New Delhi Television (NDTV), Mehbooba Mufti was taken … Continued

Pakistan says India used cluster munition against civilians, India denies
4th Aug 2019

Pakistan says India used cluster munition against civilians, India denies

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The Pakistani army on Saturday claimed that India’s armed forces used banned cluster munitions to target civilians near the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir valley, claims immediately denied by India. Meanwhile, … Continued

India/Pakistan: Positive progress made in Pakistan, India meeting
15th Jul 2019

India/Pakistan: Positive progress made in Pakistan, India meeting

By Islamuddin Sajid and Shurriah Niazi   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan/NEW DELHI, India (AA): Pakistan and India second round of talks on Kartarpur corridor, a key border crossing for Sikh pilgrims, on Sunday has ended with positive developments, Pakistani officials said. The … Continued

India: Muslim lynched to death by Hindu mob
25th Jun 2019

India: Muslim lynched to death by Hindu mob

By Shuriah Niazi New Delhi (AA): Indian police on Monday arrested five people for torturing a Muslim man, who later died of his wounds, in the latest suspected lynching incident by Hindu vigilantes. A 10-minute video shows Tabrez Ansari, 24, … Continued

India extends president’s rule over Jammu and Kashmir
13th Jun 2019

India extends president’s rule over Jammu and Kashmir

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): The government here approved Wednesday an extension of the president’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six months effective July 3, officials said. “Based on the prevailing situation in the state as stated … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian troops kill one civilian, injure 80
30th May 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian troops kill one civilian, injure 80

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): One civilian was killed and at least 80 others were wounded Wednesday when local youths clashed with Indian security forces in a bid to help trapped militants escape a search … Continued

India: Muslim men attacked in two separate incidents by Hindu mobs
28th May 2019

India: Muslim men attacked in two separate incidents by Hindu mobs

[Photo: Narendra Modi addresses media outside the President House on May 25, 2019 in New Delhi, India. Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders designated Narendra Modi as a Indian Prime Minister. Photographer: Imtiyaz Khan/AA] Shuriah Niazi New … Continued

UN demands India provide answers on civilian killings in Kashmir
21st May 2019

UN demands India provide answers on civilian killings in Kashmir

[Photo: Indian policeman fires pellets towards pro freedom protestors during anti India clashes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on May 16, 2019. Photographer: Faisal Khan/AA] Ahmad Adil CHANDIGARH, India (AA): Three UN rapporteurs have written a letter to India seeking details … Continued

India: BJP Candidate off trail after razed mosque comments
2nd May 2019

India: BJP Candidate off trail after razed mosque comments

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): India’s Election Commission [EC] on Wednesday suspended campaigning for the current elections by a ruling party candidate over her comments reveling in the destruction of a 500-year-old mosque, among other remarks. “The Commission, … Continued

India: Muslim marked with sacred Hindu sign in jail
20th Apr 2019

India: Muslim marked with sacred Hindu sign in jail

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): An Indian court called for an inquiry after a Muslim prisoner alleged that he was sealed with a sacred Hindu symbol during his detention, local media reported on Friday. “The case came to … Continued

India: Muslim attacked by Hindus for allegedly selling beef
9th Apr 2019

India: Muslim attacked by Hindus for allegedly selling beef

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA)- A Muslim man was attacked by a group of Hindus in India’s eastern state of Assam over the weekend for allegedly selling beef, according to media reports Monday. The attack on Shaukat Ali, … Continued

India: Muslim family attacked in their home by Hindu mob
24th Mar 2019

India: Muslim family attacked in their home by Hindu mob

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): With a Hindu mob telling them to “go to Pakistan,” a Muslim family was beaten with hockey sticks and iron rods in their house in northern India, officials and local media reported Saturday. … Continued

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP
8th Mar 2019

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Amid heightened tensions with Pakistan over Kashmir, two Kashmiri men have been assaulted by local Hindus in northern India, media reports said Thursday. The two men were abused, slapped and beaten with a … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 militants killed by Indian forces amid shutdown
6th Mar 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 militants killed by Indian forces amid shutdown

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with Indian armed forces in Tral area in the south of Kashmir, police said. Police spokesman Manoj Pandita in a statement … Continued

India returns body of Pakistani prisoner, beaten to death
3rd Mar 2019

India returns body of Pakistani prisoner, beaten to death

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): India on Saturday returned the body of a Pakistani prisoner who was beaten to death last month in reported retaliation over a deadly attack in Kashmir. The body was handed over to Pakistani … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Indian forces, 1 civilian killed
2nd Mar 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Indian forces, 1 civilian killed

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Four personnel of Indian armed forces were killed in a gun battle with militants on Friday in Kashmir’s north, police said. “Two police personnel, two CRPF [paramilitary] personnel and a … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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