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Jammu & Kashmir: Hundreds detained, one shot dead, during Modi visit
8th Nov 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Hundreds detained, one shot dead, during Modi visit

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India [J&K] (AA & Greater Kashmir): Amid a severe curfew imposed by Indian authorities in Jammu Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the disputed region Sunday to address a rally in the heavily … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Two Indian troops killed on Kashmir’s Line of Control
4th Nov 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Two Indian troops killed on Kashmir’s Line of Control

By Ahmad Adil   SRINAGAR, Jammu & Kashmir, India, (AA): Two Indian soldiers were killed on Monday along the Line of Control (LoC) in the northern part of the disputed Kashmir region, with New Delhi accusing Pakistan of violating the ceasefire … Continued

India writers, intellectuals protest mounting ‘intolerance’ under Modi
23rd Oct 2015

India writers, intellectuals protest mounting ‘intolerance’ under Modi

By Ahmad Adil     SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Mounting intolerance in India — and perceived government silence in regards to it — has triggered a vertical divide in the country’s intellectual class. As a way of registering … Continued

India: Two young children gang-raped in New Delhi
18th Oct 2015

India: Two young children gang-raped in New Delhi

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, (AA): Two minors were gang-raped in separate incidents in the Indian capital New Delhi on Friday evening, police said. In the first incident, a two-year-old girl was picked up by two men on a motorbike from the … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Gunmen kill toddler sitting on father’s lap
21st Sep 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Gunmen kill toddler sitting on father’s lap

By Ahmad Adil SRINAGAR, Jammu & Kashmir, India (AA): The disputed Kashmir region is experiencing a lockdown after the shooting dead of a three-year-old boy on Friday. Burhan Bhat and his father Bashir Ahmad were killed outside their house in Sagipora … Continued

India: Explosion kills 40, injures 35 in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh
12th Sep 2015

India: Explosion kills 40, injures 35 in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh

The blast site on Petlavad Road, near Setjia Restaurant in Jhabua district, Madhya Pradesh. PTI: At least 40 people were killed and 35 others injured when explosives kept inside a building went off at Petlwad town in Jhabua district of … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Anger as Indian court enforce ban of beef in Kashmir
11th Sep 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Anger as Indian court enforce ban of beef in Kashmir

By Ahmad Adil   SRINAGAR, Indian held Kashmir (AA):  Muslim leaders in Indian-held Kashmir have been angered by an Indian court’s orders to enforce a strict ban on the sale of beef in the Muslim-majority region. The Indian High Court … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Eleven killed in India-Pakistan border shelling
29th Aug 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Eleven killed in India-Pakistan border shelling

By Zahid Rafiq and Aamir Latif   SRINAGAR, J&K, India, (AA): Cross-border firing killed at least eleven people on the India-Pakistan frontier Friday. Both sides claimed the other initiated the firing. Pakistan said eight civilians were killed and 46 injured by … Continued

India: Nine dead in protests in Indian PM’s home state
27th Aug 2015

India: Nine dead in protests in Indian PM’s home state

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): At least nine people have died in India’s western state of Gujarat which witnessed incidents of violence and rioting in many districts on Wednesday as a protest to demand government jobs turned violent, Indian … Continued

India asks Pakistan not to meet Kashmiri leaders
21st Aug 2015

India asks Pakistan not to meet Kashmiri leaders

By Zahid Rafiq SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): India has asked Pakistan to call off talks with leaders from Indian-held Kashmir as tensions between the two countries build ahead of bilateral security talks Sunday. In a series of tweets Friday, India’s foreign … Continued

India: Temple stampede kills 11 in eastern India
10th Aug 2015

India: Temple stampede kills 11 in eastern India

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): 11 Hindu pilgrims were killed and 50 others injured on Monday morning at a stampede outside a famous temple in eastern India. The stampede happened in Jharkhand state’s Baidyanath temple as pilgrims scrambled for priority after … Continued

India: Double train accident kills 27 in Madhya Pradesh
5th Aug 2015

India: Double train accident kills 27 in Madhya Pradesh

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): At least 27 people were killed as two passenger trains derailed in central India on Tuesday night. India’s railway ministry said within minutes of one train derailing as it crossed flooded tracks in Madhya Pradesh … Continued

India’s ex-president ‘missile man’ Kalam passes away
28th Jul 2015

India’s ex-president ‘missile man’ Kalam passes away

MUMBAI, (AA): Former Indian president and reputed scientist APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday evening in the northeastern city of Shillong after suffering a heart attack. Kalam, a popular and inspirational figure for Indian students, was delivering a speech at … Continued

5th Jul 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Two militants, Indian soldier killed in gunfight

[Archive photo: Indian Central Reserve Police Force stand guard near site of a grenade attack in Srinagar’s city centre Lal Chowk on November 29, 2014. Photographer: Ahmer Khan/Anadolu Agency]   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): Two suspected militants and a soldier of the Indian army … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Flood fear haunts Kashmir again
26th Jun 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Flood fear haunts Kashmir again

  [Photo: Aman Farooq/GK]   By Khalid Gul / Showket Dar Islamabad/Anantnag, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Incessant rains wreaked havoc in many parts of South Kashmir on Thursday, causing damage to private property, bridges and road infrastructure, reports … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmir University shut after police, students clash
26th Jun 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmir University shut after police, students clash

[Photo: Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard on a deserted street during a curfew in Srinagar, Kashmir on December 8, 2014. Photographer: Ahmer Khan]   By Shazia Yousuf SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir, (AA): Police in the Indian-held Kashmir on Thursday stormed Kashmir … Continued

23rd Jun 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Forces kill civilian in Khudwani

[Photo: Mir Wasim/GK ] By Khalid Gul Kulgam, (J & K, India): Massive protests rocked Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kaimoh tehsil after government forces killed a local youth on Monday. The slain civilian was identified as Asif Rashid Tantray … Continued

9th Jun 2015

BJP: Those opposing yoga should drown in ocean

[Photo:BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has said that those opposing yoga and ‘surya namaskar’ should either leave India or drown themselves in the ocean.]   Delhi, (Hindustan Times): BJP parliamentarian Yogi Adityanath waded into another potential controversy on Tuesday by saying that … Continued

1st Jun 2015

India: 2,200 dead as heatwave continues, rain relief for some areas

[A boy washing his face with chilled water for relief from scorching heat. (Bidesh Manna/HT Photo)] New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): A scorching heatwave swept large parts of the country on Sunday as the death toll in the past three weeks … 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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