Jharkhand  /  Published 19.08.20

State digest: No Muharram procession in Ranchi

Four shops in Dhanbad’s Sudamdih police station area were robbed on Monday night. Goods and property worth thousands of rupees went missing from three grocery shops and a bulk tea seller. The c...
By Our Bureau

Bihar  /  Published 20.09.18

Patna bans loud music, political cartoons at festivals

The district administration has issued reminders that no Muharram procession can be taken out without prior permission and that loud music at religious processions and events, including Durga Puja, w...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

India  /  Published 10.09.19

Muharram processions disallowed in J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday disallowed Muharram-related Ashoora processions for the first time in three decades, putting tens of thousands of boots on ground to prevent mourners fr...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.19

The news media in India and Pakistan

A report on the state of global media freedom compiled by the British House of Commons’s Foreign Affairs Committee came out recently. The committee chair, Tom Tugendhat, said, “When journalists lo...
By Mehmal Sarfraz

India  /  Published 08.09.19

Kashmir: Tightest curbs, unannounced

The authorities on Sunday clamped the toughest restrictions of the five-week-old lockdown in parts of the Valley to prevent Muharram processions, a day after national security adviser Ajit Doval said ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


Opinion  /  Published 07.09.19

How Shia shrines have changed in Iraq

The serenity is momentarily broken by a chant of Labaik Ya Hussain (I am at your service Ya Hussain) from a new group of pilgrims who have entered the mausoleum in Karbala in Iraq — they are probabl...
By Sajeda Momin


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