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‘Mosque like’ bus stop gets a makeover in Karnataka

‘Mosque like’ bus stop gets a makeover in Karnataka

A bus stop in Karnataka’s Mysuru – at the centre of a controversy amid claims by a Bharatiya Janata Party MP that ‘it is a mosque’ – has been given a makeover. Photographs circulating online show three gold-shaped domes atop…
First scientific conference of Shia Muslims in India stresses adherence to Ahlulbayt, their teachings and rituals

First scientific conference of Shia Muslims in India stresses adherence to Ahlulbayt, their teachings and rituals

The Indian city of Lucknow witnessed on Saturday the conclusion of the activities of the Scientific Conference of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them), which was organized under supervision of Hujjat al-Islam Wa al-Muslmeen Sayyed Saif Abbas, director of office…
Indian Interior Minister ignites anger over earlier massacre of Muslims

Indian Interior Minister ignites anger over earlier massacre of Muslims

A wave of anger erupted on social media platforms in India during the past hours, after circulating a new statement by Interior Minister Amit Shah about one of the massacres that Muslims were subjected to in the country, media outlets…
India: Shia ulemas to devise strategy to combat evil acts that harm Shia Muslims’ religious sensibilities

India: Shia ulemas to devise strategy to combat evil acts that harm Shia Muslims’ religious sensibilities

Shia ulemas from across India will gather on Saturday for the fourth Ahl-e-Bait conference to pay tribute to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai tragedy and to devise a strategy to combat evil acts that harm Shia Muslims’ religious sensibilities.…
Aligarh Muslim University holds talk on ‘Job opportunities for students of B.A. and M.A in Quranic Studies’

Aligarh Muslim University holds talk on ‘Job opportunities for students of B.A. and M.A in Quranic Studies’

Saad Hameed, the General Training and Placement Officer of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) discussed a range a careers building on Quranic and Islamic Studies. He was delivering a job and placement lecture on ‘Job opportunities for students of B.A. and…
India: Flooded mosque reappears due to drought

India: Flooded mosque reappears due to drought

As the climate crisis causes water levels to plummet, riverbeds to dry and glaciers to melt, artifacts like old warships, an ancient city and human remains have emerged. 34 years ago, during the construction of a dam, the mosque, called…
Shia religious leaders in India denounce attempts to change names of Islamic sites

Shia religious leaders in India denounce attempts to change names of Islamic sites

A number of Shia religious leaders in India announced on Sunday, that they have submitted a request to the current Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling on him to restore the original names of Islamic historical and heritage sites in the…
New study: 86% of hate speech on Twitter comes from America, Britain and India

New study: 86% of hate speech on Twitter comes from America, Britain and India

A study on the sources of hate speech on Twitter said that 86% of anti-Muslim content comes from three main countries: America, Britain, and India. According to the study, conducted by the Islamic Council of Victoria, Australia, nearly four million…
Dozens of protesters demonstrate against Hindu extremists’ war on the Islamic identity of the Kashmiri people

Dozens of protesters demonstrate against Hindu extremists’ war on the Islamic identity of the Kashmiri people

Dozens of Shia and Sunni Muslims in the state of Kashmir demonstrated against what they described as the “demographic change” war waged by Hindu extremists against the region and the identity of its Muslim people. Shia News Agency monitored a…
Hussaini mourning ceremony commemorating martyrs of Karbala held in India

Hussaini mourning ceremony commemorating martyrs of Karbala held in India

The Indian daily Amar Ujala said that “Yagar” city authorities in the north of the capital, New Delhi, held its periodic ceremony on the commemoration of martyrs of the battle of Karbala. In its report, translated by Shia Waves News…
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