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India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested
27th Aug 2016

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Indian police on Friday arrested a leading Kashmiri independence leader, his party said. Meanwhile at least 19 students have been blinded by Indian security officers. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was seized Friday afternoon outside … Continued

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir
26th Aug 2016

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian-backed chief minister of Indian-held Kashmir on Thursday defended recent civilian killings by Indian forces, saying that protesters were a small minority who had attacked police stations and army camps. “Did … Continued

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed
19th Aug 2016

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed

SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian government has added a ban on movement during nighttime hours to an ongoing 41-day curfew in Kashmir. Meanwhile, killings blamed on Indian forces have continued with villagers in the southern Kashmiri settlement of Khrew … Continued

India: Kashmiris angry at newspapers’ ban
19th Jul 2016

India: Kashmiris angry at newspapers’ ban

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): For a third day, newspapers in Indian-held Kashmir have not hit the stands following a ban by the pro-India government in the region. The blanket ban on newspapers comes amid a popular … Continued

India: Deadly clashes stoke Kashmiri fury
11th Jul 2016

India: Deadly clashes stoke Kashmiri fury

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): As the death toll has risen in Kashmir, so has the fury that has mounted by the hour and spread throughout the disputed Himalayan region in the wake of the killing of … Continued

India: Indian forces kill 11 protesters in occupied Kashmir
10th Jul 2016

India: Indian forces kill 11 protesters in occupied Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): At least 11 civilians have been killed and over 100 others wounded in several separate incidents of Indian security forces opening fire on protesters in southern parts of Indian-held Kashmir since Friday … Continued

India: Top Kashmir militant killed in fight with Indian forces
9th Jul 2016

India: Top Kashmir militant killed in fight with Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): A young Kashmiri militant commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen was killed along with two other militants in a gun battle in south Kashmir on Friday, police confirmed. Indian police chief in Kashmir … Continued

India: Two dozen killed in violence in Uttar Pradesh
4th Jun 2016

India: Two dozen killed in violence in Uttar Pradesh

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Two dozen people were killed, including two police officers, when violence erupted in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday after police attempted to evict illegal squatters. According to local officials, the … Continued

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks
3rd May 2016

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India, (AA) – After calling off earlier talks with Pakistan after Pakistani officials met with pro-independence leaders in Kashmir, India seems to have quietly backtracked, saying Kashmiri leaders are free to meet with … Continued

India: After 2-month hiatus, Pakistan-India dialogue resumes
27th Apr 2016

India: After 2-month hiatus, Pakistan-India dialogue resumes

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA) – Two months after talks were suspended following a January terrorist attack in northern India allegedly carried out by Pakistani militants, diplomats of both countries held talks in New Delhi on Tuesday. The … Continued

Jammu Kashmir on edge after Indian army kills civilians
14th Apr 2016

Jammu Kashmir on edge after Indian army kills civilians

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA): The Jammu Kashmir region witnessed a complete shutdown Wednesday, a day after three civilians, including a 70-year-old woman, were killed by the Indian army. Hundreds of people defied a government-imposed curfew … Continued

India: Temple fire kills more than 100 in Kerala State
11th Apr 2016

India: Temple fire kills more than 100 in Kerala State

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) – At least 102 people have been killed in a massive fire that tore through a Hindu temple in India’s Kerala State on Sunday morning. Another 380 people were injured in the conflagration, … Continued

India: 2 killed, incl 13-year-old in suspected anti-Muslim hate crime
20th Mar 2016

India: 2 killed, incl 13-year-old in suspected anti-Muslim hate crime

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir (AA) – Two Muslim cattle-herders, including a 13-year-old boy, were reportedly hanged to death in the Lateher district of India’s eastern Jharkhand State in an attack some believe may have been religiously motivated. … Continued

India successfully test-fires nuke-capable missile
15th Mar 2016

India successfully test-fires nuke-capable missile

NEW DELHI (AA) – India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-I missile from an island off the country’s eastern Odisha State. Capable of hitting targets at a distance of 700 kilometers, the missile was launched as part of a … Continued

India: Govt agrees to meet Jat protesters’ demands, 12 killed
23rd Feb 2016

India: Govt agrees to meet Jat protesters’ demands, 12 killed

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI, (AA): Violent protests in India’s Haryana State appeared to draw to a close on Sunday after New Delhi agreed to change the official status of the state’s large Jat community. For the last eight … Continued

Jammu Kashmir: Two civilians killed by Indian forces
15th Feb 2016

Jammu Kashmir: Two civilians killed by Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA) – Two Kashmiri civilians were killed and seven wounded on Sunday when security forces opened fire on a group of protesters in Indian-administered Jammu Kashmir. The civilians were protesting in Pulwama … Continued

India: Jammu Kashmir locked down on eve of India’s Republic Day
25th Jan 2016

India: Jammu Kashmir locked down on eve of India’s Republic Day

[Photo: Earlier, protestors cover themselves as Indian policemen fires a teargas towards protesters after the funeral ceremony of Shakir Ahmad of Hizbul Mujahideen, on the trees in Pulwama, some 30 kilometers from Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian controlled Kashmir … Continued

India: 11 killed in ongoing fighting in Punjab state
4th Jan 2016

India: 11 killed in ongoing fighting in Punjab state

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, (AA): At least 11 people have been killed in ongoing gun battles between Indian security forces and suspected Pakistani militants following an attack on an Indian Air Force base in the Pathankot area of India’s … Continued

India: Attack on Indian air base near Pakistani border kills 7
2nd Jan 2016

India: Attack on Indian air base near Pakistani border kills 7

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, (AA): Seven people were killed, including four militants, after a group of suspected Pakistani militants launched an attack at an Indian Air Force (IAF) base, leading to a fierce gunbattle between the militants’ and the security … Continued

India: Rains in Tamil Nadu kill 71
17th Nov 2015

India: Rains in Tamil Nadu kill 71

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): Heavy rains continued to hit many parts of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Monday for the second consecutive day killing 71 people in the state as authorities in the capital city of Chennai … 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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