Articles tagged under: Muslims

Muslim youth living abroad allegedly sends triple talaq message on whatsapp to wife in South Gujarat

June 17, 2019
Muslim youth living abroad allegedly sends triple talaq message on whatsapp to wife in South Gujarat

Surat: An instance of alleged triple talaq through whatsapp has come to fore in Gujarat. The family members of one Farhin who was married to Jailun Javed Umarmiya in 2015, have lodged a complaint in this regard in Umegam police station of Valsad district in South Gujarat. According to the complaint both the husband and wife were resident of Sanjan port road area. Jailun works in a shipping company and spend almost 8 months each year abroad. He had bitter relations with wife w...Read More

Sushma Swaraj’s speech at Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

March 01, 2019
Sushma Swaraj’s speech at Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

New Delhi: Presented here is full text of speech of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at 46th session of Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to speak at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation plenary session in Abu Dhabi as guest of honour at 12.30 pm IST today. Pakistan had threatened to boycott the conference since guest of honour is India. However its pressure failed to work. pic.twitter.com/HjWSFfMQ7d&...Read More

Minority outfit to write to embassies of participating countries of Vibrant Gujarat summit

January 12, 2019
Minority outfit to write to embassies of participating countries of Vibrant Gujarat summit

Ahmedabad: The Minority Coordination Committee (MCC) of Gujarat, set up in December 2016 to advocate issues concerning the minorites, today said that it is going to write to the Embassies of all participating countries of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit requesting them to either boycott this bi-annual event or create pressure over the state government to follow the norms of various international treaties India has singed with regard to human rights and treatment with minority communities. ...Read More

Muslims’ condition in Gujarat best in entire India, maximum number of Haj pilgrims from Gujarat: Rupani

December 26, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today dedicated State Wakf Board’s renovated Citizens Charter office her today. The Board coordinates 12,000 trusts functioning in the state. Speaking on the occasion, he said that BJP Government in the state has been providing good governance in the state for the last 23 years. There has not been a single communal incident since BJP came to power. Rupani said that the government’s only agenda is development of 6.50-crore Gujaratis ...Read More

4 injured, car, bike torched in communal violence in Matar town of Central Gujarat

November 21, 2018
4 injured, car, bike torched in communal violence in Matar town of Central Gujarat

Kheda: Communal clash erupted in Matar town of Kheda district in Central Gujarat on Tuesday in connection with dispute over installation of Eid celebration flag at particular place. Four persons were injured and some shops and vehicles were torched during this clash. Of four injured, at least one was injured due to stabbed injuries. Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) had given bandh call in Matar on Wednesday. State Reserve Police(SRP) force has been deployed in the town and situation is in control....Read More

Mendarda town in Saurashtra observes strike over Love Jihad incident

October 14, 2018
Mendarda town in Saurashtra observes strike over Love Jihad incident

Junagadh: Mendarda town in Saurashtra observed strike on Saturday protesting a Love Jihad incident in which a Hindu woman was abducted by local Muslim. Taluka Brahmsamaj, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal had given this strike call. According to a memorandum presented to district Mamaltdar and Prant officer, a Brahmin girl from Zinzuda village of Mendarda taluka was abducted by Mendarda based Muslim youth Hanif Kadar Kathroti alias Imran Sheikh who runs English tuition class in rented s...Read More

Halvad town on strike after communal clash

September 27, 2018
Halvad town on strike after communal clash

Morbi: Halvad town of Morbi district is observing strike today protesting against attack on Sauratshtra region Bajrang Dal coordinator Bhavesh Thakkar and Alpeshbhai Patel by Sandhi community Muslims in Jugrivas area of town. Both injured are taken to Zydus hospital in Ahmedabad for further treatment. They were attacked by a group of 50-60 persons with swords and sharp weapon. It is learnt that Bhaveshbhai, Alpeshbhai and others were called by Muslims for compromise over an incident pert...Read More

Gujarat based Halal cosmetics co raises fund for expansion

September 20, 2018
Gujarat based Halal cosmetics co raises fund for expansion

Ahmedabad: India's only Halal certified personal care and cosmetics brand, Iba Halal care, owned by Ahmedabad based Ecotrail Personal Care Pvt Ltd. has raised Rs. 15 crore in series A1 funding from Bangalore based Addvantis Enterprises, LLP. that owns the ayurvedic aromatherapy skin care and hair care brand - Vedaearth. Iba Halal Care was launched in 2014 by two women entrepreneurs, Ms. Mauli Teli and Ms. Grishma Teli. Prior to this round, the brand raised Rs. 6 Crore series A funding from GV...Read More

Under construction Madresa in Hindu majority area of Surat demolished

September 20, 2018
Under construction Madresa in Hindu majority area of Surat demolished

Surat: Surat Municipal Corporation(SMC) teams demolished an under construction Madresa in residential society of Gabheni area of Udhna zone. SMC teams had called police for security during demolition. Shiv Shakti society in Gabheni area has majority Hindu population with some Muslim plot owners. Muslims had started construction of Madresa by merging three to four plots. Protest by local Hindus was conveyed to local MLA and administration following which SMC teams had taken up demolition....Read More

Gujarat BJP minority leader, former VP of Talaja municipality hacked to death

August 24, 2018
Gujarat BJP minority leader, former VP of Talaja municipality hacked to death

Bhavnagar: The former vice-president of a municipality in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat and local leader of minority community of ruling BJP Nasib Khan Pathan was today hacked to death. Police said that Pathan (55) was hacked to death with sharp-edged on Sartanpar port road in his hometown Talaja. He was former vice president of Talaja municipality. The reason behind his death was said to be some old animosity. Police is investigating the matter. No arrest ...Read More