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19 April, 2018 12:48 PM Mecca Masjid blast case: Resignation of judge who acquitted five rejected, says report

NIA special court judge Ravinder Reddy had resigned citing personal reasons on the same day as when he had acquitted ten accused in the 11-year-old Mecca Masjid blast case. New Delhi: The resignation of NIA special court judge Ravinder Reddy was on Thursday rejected by High Court of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, according to reports. Reddy had acquited 49

17 April, 2018 8:55 AM BJP demands apology from Sonia, Rahul for defaming Hindus, cites Wikileaks

The BJP today said Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi should apologise for defaming Hindus "globally" and cited a telegram sourced from Wikileaks to back its demand. The BJP's renewed attack on the Congress comes a day after a special anti-terror court acquitted rightwing activist Swami Aseemanand and four others in the 2007 Mecca Masjid 52

16 April, 2018 7:22 AM Mecca Masjid blast case accused acquitted: A timeline of the case

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Hyderabad on Monday acquitted all accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Hyderabad on Monday acquitted all accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case, which had claimed at least nine lives. The fourth additional metropolitan sessions-cum-special 57

19 March, 2018 7:07 PM Hindu Mahasabha calendar claims Qutub Minar is Vishnu Stambh, Taj Mahal is Tejo Mahalay

New Delhi: A recently released calendar by Hindu Mahasabha does not just have photos of iconic monuments from across India but also goes several steps forward in renaming them. So while Qutub Minar is apparently Vishnu Stambh, Taj Mahal has been named Tejo Mahalay Shiv Mandir and Kashi's Gyanvyapi mosque is 'Vishwanath temple'. The calendar, released 36

16 February, 2018 7:03 AM Hassan Rouhani's India Visit LIVE Updates: Iran President Visits Hyderabad Today

Iran president Hassan Rouhani is also set to address a Muslim congregation at the Mecca Masjid, after he performs his Friday prayers. This is Mr Rouhani's second visit to Hyderabad and his first after he assumed charge as Iran's president. Hyderabad: Iran President Hassan Rouhani has entered the second day of his three day visit to India. Mr Rouhani 72

15 February, 2018 4:11 PM Lt Colonel Prasad Purohit Declared Hostile Witness In Mecca Masjid Blast Case

Lt Colonel Purohit had been listed as a witness by the CBI in the case related to the blast at the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad on May 18, 2007 which killed nine persons and injured several others. Hyderabad: Lt Colonel Prasad Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, today turned hostile while deposing in a court in Hyderabad as a witness in the 2007 Mecca 66

12 February, 2018 7:44 PM Muslim women share sexual harassment incidents at Haj, #MosqueMeToo trends on Twitter

#Mosquemetoo was actually started by Egyptian-American feminist and journalist Mona Eltawy, who first shared her experiences on social media. New Delhi: For Muslims across the globe, Haj is the fifth and final pillar of Islam. It is something that every sane adult Muslim must undertake at least once in their lives if they can afford it and are physically 61

24 January, 2018 4:17 PM CPC officials sign atheism pledge

Members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in a Muslim-majority region in the northwest, often dubbed as “China’s Mecca”, have signed an atheism pledge, official media reported on Wednesday. Top officials from the Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu Province signed the commitment at a party meeting that was held last weekend, state-run Global 43

9 January, 2018 9:43 AM Saudi Arabia increases India's Haj quota by 5,000: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Saudi Arabia has increased India's Haj quota by 5,000, the second hike in two years, taking the number of pilgrims who can perform Haj from the country to 1,75,025 lakh, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today. Naqvi claimed that the increase over the past two years - of nearly 40,000 - is a "record expansion" since Independence. The increase in India's 48

8 January, 2018 8:06 AM Saudi Arabia okays India’s plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route: Naqvi

The Union Minister made the comment after the signing of annual Haj agreement between India and Saudi Arabia in Mecca Saudi Arabia has given its nod to India’s plan to revive the option of ferrying Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said in a statement on Monday. Mr. Naqvi made the comment after the signing of annual 28