Indian tactics in South Asia

India, which once carried the responsibility of anchoring peace and development in South Asia, has gone exactly the reverse.

Hindutva and liberal India

A New York Times article written by Abhrajyoti Chakraborty appeared on December 1, highlighting how the right-wing agenda of the RSS cabal...

Shiv Sena asks Modi govt. to ban use of loudspeakers in mosques

Shiv Sena has asked the Centre to take measures to stop use of loudspeakers in order to curb noise pollution.

Uttar Pradesh’s ‘love jihad’ law is a victory for the BJP

India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh passed a law in late November criminalising religious conversions by marriage that aren’t approved by...

Why Saudi Arabia is keen to avoid war with Iran

Tensions are once again ratcheting up in the Gulf as reports suggest US President Donald Trump is looking for ways to heat...

The BJP needs a visible Owaisi to make Muslims invisible

I am writing this piece in response to noted journalist Shivam Vij’s article recently published in The Print.

Latest News

Indian Spice King; MDH owner passes away

Indian spice king, Mahashay Dharmapal Gulati, owner of India's famous MDH spices, passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 98...

Indian farmers, govt to meet again on Saturday after no headway in...

Indian farmers and government representatives will meet again on Saturday, a cabinet minister said, as a fourth round of talks held on...

Shiv Sena asks Modi govt. to ban use of loudspeakers in mosques

Shiv Sena has asked the Centre to take measures to stop use of loudspeakers in order to curb noise pollution.

Imam Reza (AS) era marks development of rational interpretation

Rational interpretation was expanded in the Imam Reza (AS) era when he explained the philosophy and wisdom of the religious laws while...

Do infallible Imams (AS) pray for their followers?

Hassan ibn Jahm narrated: I told Imam Ridha/Reza (AS): Do not forget to pray for me. Imam Ridha (AS) asked: Do you...

Steadfastness of the believers according to the holy Quran

 In some verses of the holy Quran, Allah (SWT) described the importance of eternal salvation which leads to everlasting prosperity, as well...

UNGA adopts Pakistan-led resolution on ‘promotion of interreligious, intercultural dialogue’

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution co-sponsored by Pakistan and the Philippines on the “promotion of interreligious and intercultural...

After Doklam crisis, Indian army to get a head of information warfare

As part of the reorganisation of the Indian army after the Doklam crisis with China in 2017, the government has approved the...

Two Indian soldiers commit suicide in IIOJK

Two Indian soldiers committed suicide in Kupwara and Shopian districts in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIJOK). The...

Protest held in London against UAE war crimes in Yemen

 Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Embassy in the UK capital during a ceremony marking the...

Religion

Steadfastness of the believers according to the holy Quran

 In some verses of the holy Quran, Allah (SWT) described the importance of eternal salvation...

Striving in the Way of Allah (SWT): Commentary on the Quran (Chapter 2:244-245) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Striving in the Way of Allah (SWT) بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

Who are the best servants of God?

 The Eighth Shia Imam, Ali ibn Musa Al-Ridha/Reza (AS) was asked about the characteristics of...

What is the ruling on taking an oath to other than God? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answer

The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about taking an oath to other than God.

Origins of Shia Islam

There are many theories about the appearance of Shia that are completely baseless. Some believe, for instance,...

Is cosmetic surgery allowed for women? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answer

 The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about cosmetic surgery. Question: Is...

International

UNGA adopts Pakistan-led resolution on ‘promotion of interreligious, intercultural dialogue’

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution co-sponsored by Pakistan and the Philippines on the “promotion of interreligious and intercultural...

US Attorney General Says No Evidence Of Decisive Election Fraud: Report

The US attorney general rejected Republican claims of significant voter fraud in the presidential election on Tuesday, adding to the pressure on...

Afghan govt, Taliban announce breakthrough deal to pursue peace talks

Afghan government and Taliban representatives said on Wednesday they had reached a preliminary deal to press on with peace talks, their first...

Saudi Arabia allows Israeli commercial planes en route to UAE to cross its airspace: senior US official

Saudi Arabia agreed on Monday to let Israeli airliners cross its airspace en route to the United Arab Emirates after talks between...

Afghan, Kuwait FMs condole with Zarif on assassination of Iranian scientist

Foreign ministers of Afghanistan and Kuwait in separate phone conversations on Monday with their Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif deplored the assassination...

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Photo & Video

Video: Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is the Prophet of...

SHAFAQNA- The Holy Prophet (PBUH) is the Prophet of Mercy. A short speech by Haj. Sheikh Davoodi. IMG_3070-1

Photos | Nampula holds Mourning Ceremony for Imam...

Mourning Ceremony for Imam Hussain & his companions was held at Islamic Center of Ithna Ashari in Nampula, Mozambique

Video:Bahrainis protest on normalizing tie with Israel

Despite deployment of security forces, people in Bahrain demonstrated and announced their strong opposition against normalization of ties between Bahrain and Israel.00:0001:46...

Photos | Protest rally of different sections of...

SHAFAQNA– Protest rally of different segments of the people of Tehran following the insult to the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH).