Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody
18th Sep 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : A 23-year-old young man in Indian-administered Kashmir was allegedly killed in police custody Tuesday night, according to his family. The deceased, identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar of Northern Kashmir’s Baramulla … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian police attack Muharram processions injuring 40 Kashmiris
30th Aug 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian police attack Muharram processions injuring 40 Kashmiris

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : Forty Kashmiris were injured on Saturday when Indian police dispersed a procession with disproportionate force, eye witnesses said. Indian forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas shells at the Muharram … Continued

India: Court drops case against ‘scapegoated’ Muslims on spreading coronavirus
23rd Aug 2020

India: Court drops case against ‘scapegoated’ Muslims on spreading coronavirus

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A court in western India quashed criminal proceedings Saturday against foreign and Indian nationals accused of snubbing precautions against the novel coronavirus by attending a Muslim congregation in a mosque, saying they were … Continued

India: Row over Facebook’s reported leniency to BJP hate speech
18th Aug 2020

India: Row over Facebook’s reported leniency to BJP hate speech

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): A massive political controversy erupted in India over Facebook’s reported tolerance to the hate speech posts shared by the country’s ruling circles. Amid the worldwide criticism of social media platforms’ role against spreading … Continued

India: Violence over social media post on Prophet Muhammad leaves 3 dead
12th Aug 2020

India: Violence over social media post on Prophet Muhammad leaves 3 dead

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Three people were killed in the Indian city of Bengaluru late Tuesday after police opened fire as clashes broke out over a provocative social media post against Prophet Muhammad. Locals said a … Continued

India: Islamophobic drift in Indian police, says women’s rights group
11th Aug 2020

India: Islamophobic drift in Indian police, says women’s rights group

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI (AA): A prominent Indian women group has charged Delhi police using a chemical agent and molesting female students of Jamia Millia Islamia, a Delhi-based central university in February. The students were protesting against new … Continued

Muslim rickshaw driver allegedly assaulted in N.India
9th Aug 2020

Muslim rickshaw driver allegedly assaulted in N.India

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) : Police in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan have arrested two people on Saturday for allegedly beating a Muslim rickshaw driver, and forcing him to chant “Modi zindabad” — long live Modi … Continued

India: 17 killed as plane skids off runway & breaks into two
7th Aug 2020

India: 17 killed as plane skids off runway & breaks into two

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Seventeen people, including two pilots, were killed and over 112 were injured after an Air India Express passenger plane with 191 people onboard skidded off the runway and broke into two in the … Continued

India: Somber Eid for Muslims during pandemic
30th Jul 2020

India: Somber Eid for Muslims during pandemic

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): This year the Meerut district’s animal market in India’s most populous northern state of Uttar Pradesh is deserted. With days before the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha, the biggest animal market in western Uttar … Continued

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report
18th Jul 2020

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA) : February’s anti-Muslim riots in the Indian capital New Delhi were “well-planned,” said a fact-finding report by the Delhi Minorities Commission on Thursday. In a report, the commission highlights that riots caused … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage
6th Jul 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The regional administration in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir is set to allow a Hindu pilgrimage despite rising coronavirus infections and deaths. Under a government order effective the weekend of July … Continued

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says
2nd Jul 2020

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The family of a 65-year-old civilian killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday said he was killed in “cold blood” by government forces in the region, which the police rejected as … Continued

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population
27th Jun 2020

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As many as 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Muslim-majority Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir since May 18, which local politicians believe is the beginning of disturbing demographic … Continued

India wants peace after border clash with China: Modi
18th Jun 2020

India wants peace after border clash with China: Modi

By Cheena Kapoor NEW DELHI (AA):  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday New Delhi wants peace with Beijing following a face-off between two countries’ military in disputed Jammu and Kashmir that killed at least 20 Indian soldiers earlier … Continued

India: No need to probe Muslim group accused of Covid-19 outbreak
6th Jun 2020

India: No need to probe Muslim group accused of Covid-19 outbreak

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): India’s government said on Friday there is no need for separate probe by a federal agency into a gathering of a Muslim religious group in March, which has been blamed for the coronavirus … Continued

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India
20th May 2020

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India

By Md. Kamruzzaman and Cheena Kapoor   DHAKA, Bangladesh/DELHI, India (AA): A rapidly intensifying super cyclone is moving across the Bay of Bengal and will likely sweep over coastal areas along the India-Bangladesh border by Wednesday evening, affecting millions of … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian paramilitary troops killed in shootout
5th May 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian paramilitary troops killed in shootout

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Three Indian paramilitary troopers were killed in an attack by insurgents in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday, a spokesman said. Militants fired at a group of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Police action against scribes to silence voices in Kashmir’
26th Apr 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Police action against scribes to silence voices in Kashmir’

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA):  Prominent Kashmiri journalist and author Gowhar Geelani, who has been booked by authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir for his social media posts said those critical of the government in the region … Continued

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border
20th Apr 2020

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border

By Islamuddin Sajid and Hilal Mir ISLAMABAD, Pakistan/SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As the world battles the COVID-19, Kashmiris across the Line of Control (LoC) struggle to escape from bullets. The de facto border divides the disputed Kashmir valley … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Kashmiris killed in gunfights with Indian forces
18th Apr 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Kashmiris killed in gunfights with Indian forces

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four Kashmiri militants were killed in two separate gunfights with Indian government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said on Friday. Two militants were killed during a search operation in Dairoo … 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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