Iftar Party
News  /  Published 24.04.22

Friendship over iftar at Nimtala mosque

Surrounded by a string of temples, near the Nimtala crematorium on the banks of the Hooghly, stands a 274-year old mosque. The Niyamatullah Ghat Masjid was the venue of an iftar on Saturday. The get...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.04.22

Ministry deletes tweet on army iftar after criticism

On Friday, a group of army veterans had moved the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored probe by a special investigation team into the alleged calls for genocide against Muslims. The petitioners sa...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.04.22

BJP-wary Nitish at Tejashwi iftar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar caused a surprise on Friday evening by dropping in at an iftar gathering organised by political opponent and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav, triggering sp...
By Dev Raj in Patna

News  /  Published 17.04.22

Kolkatans nourish bonds over iftar

A group of Kolkatans, mostly Hindus, hosted an iftar for their Muslim neighbours in central Kolkata on Friday. A makeshift pandal had been set up on a slice of Tarachand Dutta Street, near Nakhoda mo...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 13.04.22

JNU: Demand for retired HC judge probe

Members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union met vice-chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit on Wednesday and demanded that a panel headed by a retired High Court judge probe the cla...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 10.04.22

A Gandhian’s 3-decade-old iftar tradition

Of the many iftars across the city during Ramazan, one in Ballygunge stands out. An 80-year-old man, Hindu by birth, has been hosting the iftar for the past three decades. The spread is vegetarian, l...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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