India: 47 deaths confirmed in Delhi in anti-Muslim violence
3rd Mar 2020

India: 47 deaths confirmed in Delhi in anti-Muslim violence

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): The death toll from recent anti-Muslim violence in Delhi reached 47 Monday after four more bodies were fished out from drains and brought to a hospital. 350 people have been injured in … Continued

India: 34 die, 200 injured as pro BJP supporters rampage Muslim areas in Delhi
27th Feb 2020

India: 34 die, 200 injured as pro BJP supporters rampage Muslim areas in Delhi

By Abdul Adil   (The Muslim News): The death toll in the Indian capital New Delhi from the violence rose to 34, officials said Wednesday. More than 200 people were also injured in the deadliest violence North East Delhi has … Continued

India: 7 killed during protests over citizenship law, which discriminates against Muslims
25th Feb 2020

India: 7 killed during protests over citizenship law, which discriminates against Muslims

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): A police officer and six civilians were killed, 150 injured,including 48 policement, in the Indian capital Monday as clashes between pro- and anti-citizenship law protesters turned violent on the second day of … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir
19th Feb 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): The communication clampdown over the past six months in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir has crippled research activity in academic and scientific institutions . The region has two central and nine … Continued

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief
17th Feb 2020

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The UN chief on Sunday voiced his concern over rising Islamophobia in the world, calling it “intolerable.” UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres’ remarks came during a joint news conference with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood … Continued

Pakistani PM warns India over civilian killings on Kashmir LoC
20th Jan 2020

Pakistani PM warns India over civilian killings on Kashmir LoC

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned India on Sunday of a befitting response over the continued killing of civilians across the Line of Control (LoC), a de facto border that divides the Kashmir … Continued

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue
16th Jan 2020

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue

By James Reinl   UNITED NATIONS (AA): UN Security Council members held rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday amid ongoing concerns over the flashpoint between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan. After the meeting, senior Russian diplomat … Continued

India: Hindu mob attacks top university campus injuring 35
7th Jan 2020

India: Hindu mob attacks top university campus injuring 35

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) Security has been beefed up at the campus of a prestigious Indian university following a night of terror when masked men attacked students with batons. The police who were present outside the University … Continued

India: Fear grips Muslim-majority town of Rampur
31st Dec 2019

India: Fear grips Muslim-majority town of Rampur

By Shuriah Niazi   UTTAR PRADESH, India (AA) : Fear has gripped the Muslim-majority town of Rampur, 250 kilometers (150 miles) northwest of Indian capital New Delhi, as police have booked 141 people and are hunting thousands of others, for … Continued

India: 15 killed, mainly Muslims in anti-citizenship law protests
22nd Dec 2019

India: 15 killed, mainly Muslims in anti-citizenship law protests

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): Fifteen people were killed, mainly Muslims, many of them from bullet injuries, in India as peaceful protests reverberate across the country against a controversial citizenship law, security officials said Saturday. Inspector General of … Continued

India: Two killed in protests over new anti-Muslim citizenship law
20th Dec 2019

India: Two killed in protests over new anti-Muslim citizenship law

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARTH, India (AA): At least two protestors were killed in southern India as demonstrations against a controversial new citizenship law escalated and spread Thursday, local media reported. The deaths occurred in Mangaluru in the Karnataka state … Continued

Indian premier claims discriminatory citizenship law ‘not against any religion’
17th Dec 2019

Indian premier claims discriminatory citizenship law ‘not against any religion’

By Shuriah Niazi and Riyaz ul Khaliq   NEW DELHI, India (AA): As protests against police crackdown in Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia — a central university — and new citizenship law, spread in other parts of the country on Monday, … Continued

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament
10th Dec 2019

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament

By Shuriah Niazi and Abdul Gani   NEW DELHI/Guwahati (AA): India’s lower house of parliament passed the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill on Monday, with 311 voting in support and 80 against. The bill was cleared after nearly 12 hours of … Continued

India: Prime witness in Babri Mosque demolition by Hindus recalls horror
6th Dec 2019

India: Prime witness in Babri Mosque demolition by Hindus recalls horror

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Even after the Indian Supreme Court this November described the demolition of the 16th-century Babri Mosque as a crime, punishment eludes the perpetrators over a quarter-century later. Prosecution witnesses, who are often … Continued

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers
5th Dec 2019

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): India’s government on Wednesday cleared amendments to the country’s citizenship laws to award citizenship to migrants from neighboring countries. With the new act granting citizenship to “illegal migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan,” it … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner
2nd Dec 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Aafreen Zaira, a media student at the Women’s College Srinagar in the capital of Indian Jammu and Kashmir, is looking keenly at a model paper which has 14 questions to … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire
28th Nov 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Because of an internet ban, not many Kashmiris are aware of an Indian diplomat’s comments that settlements modelled after Israel’s illegal settlements could be built to settle Kashmiri Hindus — … Continued

India: Babri Mosque case: India court rules in favor of Hindus
9th Nov 2019

India: Babri Mosque case: India court rules in favor of Hindus

By Shuriah Niazi, Riyaz ul Khaliq NEW DELHI, India/ANKARA, Turkey (AA): The historical site of early 16th century Babri Mosque should be handed over to Hindus for construction of Ram temple, ruled India’s top court on Saturday in a historic … Continued

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir
30th Oct 2019

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Human Rights office says it is extremely concerned that the population of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir continues to be deprived of a wide range of human rights. “We urge the Indian authorities … Continued

Malaysia dismisses Indian threat to limit oil imports on Kashmir condemnation
23rd Oct 2019

Malaysia dismisses Indian threat to limit oil imports on Kashmir condemnation

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Even as Indian traders have decided to limit importing palm oil from Malaysia, as part of retaliation against the Southeast Asian nation, for criticizing New Delhi’s recent actions on Kashmir, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir … 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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