Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: Mosque

‘Peace uppermost on our minds’ — why SC transferred Gyanvapi mosque civil suit to senior judge

The bench was hearing appeal filed by the Committee of Management Anjuman Intezamia Masjid against Allahabad High April order on mosque survey.

MNS chief shares Bal Thackeray’s old video vowing to stop people from offering namaz on streets

In the video, Bal Thackeray is also heard saying that loudspeakers would be removed from mosques. MNS had given a deadline to remove loudspeakers by 3 May.

‘Past wrongs can’t disturb present peace’ — court junks plea to install deities at Qutub Minar

Delhi court says plaintiffs’ argument citing fundamental rights under Articles 25 and 26 of Constitution ‘devoid of merit’ as these rights are ‘not absolute in nature’.

No rape, death, mosque vandalisation in Tripura, fake news circulating on social media: MHA

The home ministry said Saturday that the mosque in the Dargabazar area of Kakraban has not been damaged and the Tripura Police is working to maintain peace and tranquillity.

At least 100 killed, wounded in mosque blast in Afghanistan’s Kunduz

The explosion went off during the weekly Friday prayer service at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.

MLA seeks assurance from PM Modi that no mosque will be affected by Central Vista project

Delhi Waqf Board chairman Amanatullah Khan in a letter to PM Modi Thursday said apprehensions were expressed on social media that 2 mosques were 'facing demolition' due to the project.

Muslims must give up azaan by loudspeakers. Even Prophet would have rejected it

From both religious and practical point of views, there is no justification for using loudspeakers at mosques for azaan recital.

Volume down, mosque speaker moved after Allahabad V-C tells district her sleep gets disturbed

Allahabad University V-C Sangita Srivastava wrote to Prayagraj authorities on 3 March but the letter came to light only this week after it was widely shared on social media.

Ayodhya mosque will showcase ‘new India’, remember Ahmadullah Shah & not Babar, says trust

Officials overlooking the construction say the mosque will be named as Dhanipur Mosque for now, and Indo-Islamic Cultural Centre could be named after a Sepoy Mutiny warrior.

Shiv Sena asks Centre to ban loudspeakers in mosques to ‘curb’ noise pollution

The comments, written in an editorial in Saamna, came amid a row over Shiv Sena leader Pandurang Sakpal's suggestion of holding an 'Azaan' recital competition for Muslim children.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.