Javed Akhtar calls himself ‘equal opportunity atheist who is against all faiths’ after offending both sides
Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 02:57 PM IST
Javed Akhtar has called himself an ‘an equal opportunity atheist who is against all kinds of faiths’ after attracting backlash for his comments on loudspeakers being used during azaan.
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 05:06 PM IST
The court said ‘azaan’ is an integral part of Islam but loudspeakers weren’t part of the religion. With this observation, the bench of justices Shashi Kant Gupta and Ajit Kumar disposed of a public interest litigation filed by the BSP MP from Ghazipur, Afzal Ansari, seeking the lifting of a ban on ‘azaan’ at mosques in Ghazipur.
Hindusatn Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 04:19 PM IST
The court added that such recitation by human voice cannot be hindered under the pretext of violation of the guidelines issued by the state government to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Kolkata | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 04:34 PM IST
Advocate Santanu Singha has lodged a complaint with the local police against the organiser of 33 Pally Puja Committee Organiser, Secretary and eight others for “disturbing the peace and tranquillity by playing Azaan in the Puja Pandal.”
Adnan Sami’s son Azaan opens up about why he chooses to work in Pakistan, his father becoming Indian citizen
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 02:55 PM IST
Singer Adnan Sami’s son, Azaan, has spoken about why he continues to work in Pakistan, despite his father becoming an Indian citizen.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Naresh Kamath
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 07:05 AM IST
Both the candidates, dressed in Indian attire and flanked by a large number of supporters, don’t escape comparison with their illustrious fathers.