Uppinangadi: A Hindu saved Muslim man who drowns in a river

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020

Uppinangadi: A man who drowned in the river was rescued by another man in Uppinangadi on Saturday, Agust 22. A Muslim man from Kalleri Janata Colony has drowned into a river and shouted for help, while Ravi Shetty, a resident of Kokkadu, rescued the man. Hundreds of people watching this scene were looking for a man […]

Muslims not opposed to building temple in Ayodhya: Mahendra Kumar

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Mangaluru: Terming the Janagraha rallies of the Sangh Parivar outfits demanding the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya as a political stunt to favour the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former State president of the Bajrang Dal Mahendra Kumar on Sunday asked people to be cautions against the Sangh Parivar’s attempts to polarise society. Speaking […]

Javed Akhtar seeks arrest of Muslim cleric for remarks on cow slaughter

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Bengaluru: Noted Urdu poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar today sought immediate arrest of Karnataka cleric Tanveer Peera Hashim for his controversial remark that cows would be slaughtered during Bakrid, saying the comment was “irresponsible and outrageous.” “Secularism doesn’t mean ignoring or tolerating minority communalism. This irresponsible and outrageous cleric Tanveer Hashim should immediately be arrested […]

Lakhs of Muslim are missing from voters’ list: NGO

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Bangaluru: According to a New Delhi-based NGO, about 18 lakh Muslim voters are either missing from the recently updated voters’ list or they don’t have voter ID cards issued in their name for the Karnataka Assembly election 2018. Dr Abusaleh Shariff has begun a campaigh to rectify this error. He heads The Centre for Research […]

Good Muslims are with BJP, ‘murderers’ with Congress: KS Eshwarappa

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Bangaluru: Stoking a potential controversy, senior BJP leader KS Eshwarappa has alleged that Muslims who are with the Congress “are killers”, while those linked with his party are “good Muslims”. “Muslims who have killed 22 RSS and BJP activists are with the Congress and those who are good Muslims are with the BJP. Muslims who […]

Muslim family prepare Birudavali for this Paryaya

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Udupi: At a time when the coast is simmering with communal tension, the Paryaya crosses religious boundaries. No Paryaya procession is complete without the colorful ‘Birudavali’ , umbrellas, decorated pallaki, ‘Suryapanna’, ‘Chandrapadha’ flags and other decorative items. It’s a Muslim family from Hosadurga, Chitradurga district, that spends about six months to complete this work. Says […]

Muslim brethren to offer horekanike during Paryaya

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Udupi: As the renowned Udupi Sri Krishna Mutt gears up to welcome its new seer Vidyadeesha Teertha Swami of Palimaru Mutt on January 18, Muslims from this region have come forward to extend help in the upcoming Paryaya. It has been reported that, during the Purapravesha procession held recently, Muslims through Udupi Zilla Muslim Sauhardaka […]

Garnal Saiber’s love for Yakshagana

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Mangaluru: Yakshagana buffs in Dakshina Kannada know Bashir from Bajpe as ‘Garnal Saiber’. That is because he is the lone supplier of firecrackers for the Yakshagana shows of the popular Kateel mela attached to the Durgaparameshwari temple. ‘Garnal’ means firecracker and ‘Saiber’ is how an elderly Muslim is addressed in the region. Not many know […]

Muslim celebrates Eid-e-Milad with religious fervour

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Mangaluru: Muslim community of Dakshina Kannada district celebrated Eid-e-Milad-Un-Nabi with joy and religious fevour on Friday. Mass prayers are being held at various mosques in Mangaluru. A large number of Muslims had gathered at the Idgah mosque at Light House Hill for the Eid Namaz. People were also seen exchanging Eid greetings and best wishes. […]

The Eid-Ul-Fitr will be celebrated on July 6

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Mangaluru: Depending in the Eid moon the celebration of Eid-Ul-Fitr will be celebrated on June 6 said S M Rashid, the treasurer of Central Juma Masjid. “As the moon haven’t sighted on Monday the Eid is scheduled to Wednesday said Dakshina Kannada Qazi Moulana Twaka Ahmed Musliyar,” informed S M Rashid. TheEid namaaz will be […]