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Bleeding Muslims mark festival in India’s Hindu heartland

Ashura is the 10th day of the mourning month of Muharram, commemorating the martyrdom of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson Hussein

Indian school faces criminal probe over Islamic prayers

Religious conversion has long been a flashpoint in India, which is majority Hindu but also has the world's second-largest Muslim population

Prophet row murder sparks fury on Indian social media

India has a long history of communal violence and authorities have shut down internet connections and imposed a curfew in the city

Amnesty International urges India to stop ‘vicious’ Muslim protest crackdown

"Cracking down on protesters with excessive use of force ... is in violation of India's commitments under international human rights law"

Two killed in India protests over remarks against Prophet

Muslims took to the streets in huge numbers to condemn the remarks of an Indian official on the prophet and his youngest wife

Unleashing ‘majoritarianism’

"They have gone overboard in their efforts to denigrate and demonize minorities in India, particularly Muslims and Christians"

SPECIAL FEATURE: Observing Ramadan in India’s Kashmir state

Kashmir, the only Muslim majority state of India, observes Ramadan this year without the health restrictions imposed in the past two years

India’s Hindu hardliners jump on Kashmir blockbuster

"The Kashmir Files" is the latest Bollywood offering to tackle themes close to the political agenda of Modi's Hindu nationalist government

Catholic school in India bans students wearing hijab in classrooms

The school said the ban was based on a government order and a court decision to ban hijab in all educational institutions in the state

Court decision to ban hijab in Indian schools met with mixed...

The court earlier ruled that the wearing of the hijab “does not form a part of essential religious practice in Islamic faith”

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