Secretary-General Guterres said he is "deeply concerned" about the security, humanitarian and human rights situation in Myanmar's Rakhine State, saying everyone is aware of the long-standing history of discrimination, hopelessness and extreme poverty in that State.
Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation, and it also provides the largest number of pilgrims for the hajj.
Talking to reporters here last evening, the former Uttar Pradesh minister said, "Muslims are being harassed - sometimes in the name of cow (slaughter) and sometimes in the name of religion."
"It may not be possible to deal with all the three issues in the limited time we have. We will keep them pending for future," a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said.
A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said it would look into the aspect whether triple talaq is part of an "enforceable" fundamental right to practice religion by Muslims.
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said the matter will be heard by a Constitution bench during the summer vacation.
Aditynath, who had in the past lashed out at a section of Muslims for terming the practice of 'surya namaskar' as un-Islamic, said the sun salutation was a beautiful example of religious harmony. "The namaz offered by Muslims resembles different postures and asanas of surya namaskar including pranayam.
The BJP is now setting its eye on Congress veteran Madhavsinh Solanki's 1985 massive mandate which reduced the opposition to less than 11 seats in Gujarat state assembly of 182. The state goes to polls next year.
“It is quite likely that Muslims have voted for the BJP. Considering the fact that they took the stand for Muslim women rights I won’t be surprised if some sections have shown favor with the party,” Amber said.
"This is not a Muslim ban in any way, shape or form," a senior administration official told reporters during a conference call after President Donald Trump signed the revised executive order.
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said that the temporary ban "doesn't include green card holders going forward," Priebus told NBC's "Meet the Press" program.
Mulayam made this statement at a meeting with party workers in Lucknow with the media in attendance.
Immelt said policies that result in tax reform and improvements in infrastructure could help GE be more productive domestically, but growing internationally through exports is also key to his company's growth.
Saddened by the reports of harassment of Muslims, African-Americans and Latinos following his victory in the election, President-elect Donald Trump has for the first time publicly asked people to "Stop it".
In New York, thousands of protesters filled streets in midtown Manhattan as they made their way to Trump Tower, Trump's gilded home on Fifth Avenue, while hundreds of others gathered at a Manhattan park and shouted "Not my president."
A US gun store owner has put up a controversial sign and published an advertisement in a daily refusing to sell arms to Muslims and Hillary Clinton backers, saying "we do not feel safe selling to terrorists".
â€œDonald Trump is the only person who can defend America from the Muslims. Let‘s all vote for him and save America,â€ she said to passersby.
India's central bank made the proposal in its annual report last week, as departing RBI governor Raghuram Rajan hands over the reins to close ally Urjit Patel.
In a comprehensive and exclusive 75-minute interview with CNN-News18, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Rahul Joshi, group editor of Network 18, on a number of issues including politics, economy, Kashmir unrest and repeated attacks on the Dalit community.
Over a period of 75 minutes, the PM dwelt on the various challenges facing the country and said data shows incidents of caste and communal violence have in fact gone down during his term compared with the previous regi
Speaking at the launch of a book titled 'Modi and his challenges', the Minister of Coal and Power said he has spent "years and years" in association with RSS.
"If you want to attack, attack me, not my Dalit brothers. If you want to shoot, shoot me, not my Dalit brothers, stop politics over Dalits. This game should stop," Modi said in an aggressive way, while addressing a public meeting of polling booth workers of BJP at a "Maha Sammelan" at Lal Bahadur Stadium here.
In reaching the Quicken Loans Arena stage Thursday, Trump drew ire from both sides of the political aisle and swaths of US racial minority groups. His rhetoric on Muslims, immigrants and women disgusted many but emboldened others who felt overwhelmed by so-called "political correctness."
Though he did not name Trump, Obama made it clear what he thinks about the 69-year-old real estate tycoon's campaign and policy proposals in a highly political commencement speech at Rutgers University yesterday.