Karnataka high court upholds Hijab ban in schools and colleges

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022
Hijab Ban

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday upheld the hijab ban and dismissed various petitions challenging a ban on hijab in education institutions. The high court said that wearing hijab “is not an essential religious practice of Islam.” The case pertains to the demand by a section of girls in a Udupi pre-university college to […]

Muslim Women will be most benefitted by Uniform Civil Code: Faraz Faiz

Monday, December 19th, 2016
Uniform Civil Code

Mangaluru: “Polygamy in Islam was introduced to allow widows to get remarried and triple talaq was commenced later. Uniform Civil Code will bring equality among all the religions and it helps to enjoy the same privileges also,” said Faraz Faiz, advocate who approached Supreme Court seeking abolition of triple talaq. She was speaking at a […]

Triple talaq cruel and most demeaning: Allahabad High Court

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
Triple talaq

Allahabad: Coming down heavily on the practice of “triple talaq”, the Allahabad High Court has held that this form of “instant divorce” is “cruel” and “most demeaning” which “impedes and drags India from becoming a nation”. “Muslim law, as applied in India, has taken a course contrary to the spirit of what the Prophet or […]

Tippu was not an intolerant person, he was against colonialism: Prof Krishnamurthy

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Mangaluru: “Tippu was not an intolerant king he was intolerant about the colonialism. He was highly tolerant and always followed the rules,” said Prof Krishnamurthy, Govindadas College Surathkal. He was speaking after releasing ‘Hyder Ali – Tippu: Ithihasa Kathana’ book written by Mangaluru University history department head Prof Barkuru Uday at Jamiyathul Falah hall on […]

United for better Mangaluru conference to be held on September 9

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Mangaluru: To uphold the values of unity and harmony in Mangaluru, several organizations have joined hands together. As the Mangaluru known as a communally sensitive area, these organizations are trying to bring back the past glory of Mangaluru. Organosations have planned to organise ‘United for a better Mangaluru’ conference on September 9 at Mangaluru Town […]

Hindu housholds, temple attacked in Bangladesh

Monday, May 5th, 2014
Hindu God

Dhaka: An around 3,000-strong mob attacked Hindu households and a temple in Bangladesh’s Comilla district, media reported Monday. The attacks took place Sunday after rumours were spread over loudspeakers that two youths had defamed Prophet Muhammad, bdnews24.com reported. Locals and police said teachers and students of eight madrasas in Homna upazila led the assault on […]

Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Togadia raises objection against Hindu-baiting congress rule

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Mangalore: Speaking in a press meet on Jan.8 Wednesday, Vishwa Hindu Parishad executive president, Praveen Bhai Togadia warned the state Govt. against moving a bill on Hindu superstitions only, and the state attempt to take over Hindu temples and other institutions like Mutts. Hindus will not sit idle when their religion is tarnished in the […]

81st All Religions Conference held in Dharmasthala on Dec.1

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Dharmasthala : Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala is well known for holding an religions conference as also Kannada literary convention during the lights festival held annually. This time 81st such conference of all religions and literature was held on Sunday Dec.1 in the presents of several religious heads and scholars representing the important religions of the world. […]

“Read the Creator’s Message” campaign from Nov 30

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
UNIWEF campaign

Mangalore :A15-day campaign ‘Read the Creator’s Message’ will be held from November 30 to December 14 under the auspices of ‘Universal Welfare Forum’ (UNIWEF). Informing this to reporters,  Rafeeuddin Kudroli, President, UNIWEF, said the main aim of the programme is to dispel misconceptions regarding Islam, Muslims and Quran. The programmes include public meetings, book release […]

Togadia call for death sentence to missionaries of religious conversion

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Ahmedabad :  Those who convert Hindus to alien religious such as Islam and Roman Church, should be sentenced to death, declared Dr. Praveen Togadia, international general secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishat in a “Dharma Prasar” conference held near Pirana Dargah, outside Ahmedabad, attended by VHP delegates from all over the country on Saturday, November 12. […]