Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan apologises after being threatened for attending Kali Puja event
Dhaka | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 08:54 PM IST
Shakib, who has recently completed a year’s ban for failing to report corrupt approaches, set off a social media storm in the Muslim-majority country after attending a ceremony in Kolkata dedicated to a Hindu goddess.
‘If every petty crime’s punishment is beheading...’: Kangana Ranaut on Canadian PM’s free speech comment
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 07:55 AM IST
Speaking on the issue of beheading of a teacher in France, Justin Trudeau defended free speech, but added that it was “not without limits”. In response, Kangana Ranaut tweeted saying “we don’t live in an ideal world”.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 09:10 PM IST
Macron’s interview comes amid widespread protests in Muslim countries and calls to boycott French products over the cartoons that many Muslims find offensive.
Nice, France | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 02:18 PM IST
The brutal killings come only two weeks after a French teacher was decapitated outside his school north of Paris by an Islamist extremist -- the teacher had shown his pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed during a lesson on freedom of speech.
Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 03:20 AM IST
Demonstrators on the Place de la Republique held aloft posters declaring: “No to totalitarianism of thought” and “I am a teacher” in memory of murdered colleague Samuel Paty.
By Sameer Arshad Khatlani
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 05:29 PM IST
The recent thaw in Arab-Israel relations is a culmination of years of behind-the-scenes work that Arab leaders have been hinting at.
Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 09:08 PM IST
The 18-year-old said he wanted to avenge the republication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed by the satirical weekly, which in January 2015 was targeted in a massacre carried out by Islamist gunmen.
By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 04:53 PM IST
If Hindu and Muslim leaders involved in the Ayodhya dispute could only have a dialogue, discussing the application of this principle to their reactions to the court’s judgment, whatever it may be, the dispute could be laid to rest
Hindustan Times | By Karen Anand
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 10:34 PM IST
The zest and pungency of Kerala cuisine can be sampled in a special dish, and here’s how you can make it too
Colombo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 05:02 PM IST
The bombings have been condemned by leaders of Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority but some in the community still fear a backlash from other religious groups.
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 01:35 PM IST
The tough penal code in the tiny country on tropical Borneo island -- ruled by the all-powerful Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah -- fully came into force following years of delays.
Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 09:23 AM IST
In his most recent column written, under his pen name Saadi, in the latest edition of JeM’s weekly paper Al-Qalam, Azhar challenged Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to a shooting or archery competition in a bid to prove how medically fit he is.
Islamabad | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2018 12:11 AM IST
Khadim Hussain Rizvi and his party Tehreek-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) held furious protests after the Supreme Court overturned the death penalty for Asia Bibi in October.
Agence France-Presse, Islamabad | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2018 11:33 AM IST
Warnings that invoking hardline issues like blasphemy in the elections come as Pakistan confronts anger over a new wave of militant attacks which have killed 175 people at campaign events ahead of polls on July 25.
By Rana Safvi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 12:11 PM IST
Nowhere does the Quran give carte blanche for Muslim men to indulge in polygamy. Forgetting or ignoring the conditions the Quran laid down, men continued these practices.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 02:58 PM IST
Priya Prakash Varrier of Oru Adaar Love fame, has winked again. This time, she has winked in a Nestle Munch advertisement.