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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

India: PM Modi’s BJP loses key state election
9th Nov 2015

India: PM Modi’s BJP loses key state election

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday appeared set to lose elections in the key East Indian state of Bihar, according to early data released by the country’s official electoral … Continued

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

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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