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June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Complaint filed in Kashmir court against Nupur Sharma over Prophet remarks

A lawyer in Jammu and Kashmir has filed a complaint before a court there, seeking punitive action against former BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma, Navin Jindal and others for recent "blasphemous" remarks against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) .

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

India beat Afghanistan to edge closer to Asian Cup

Sahal Samad's injury-time strike earned India a dramatic 2-1 victory over Afghanistan in Kolkata on Saturday that keeps the country's hopes of qualifying for next year's Asian Cup finals alive.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

None did as much for India’s northeast as Bangladesh: Ex-NSG chief

A former director general of India’s elite National Security Guard (NSG) has commended Bangladesh’s “amazing” cooperation to help India contain insurgency issues in the country’s north-eastern states.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Adani godda power plant: BPDB to pay Tk 1,219.1cr for power not used

If it does not add value, it is a waste, said the seminal American industrialist Henry Ford. And the quote best describes the situation the Bangladesh Power Development Board finds itself in with its deal with India’s Adani Power.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

"Hurting our religious sentiments can directly impact economic ties”

India's government sought on Monday to calm anger at home and abroad after two officials of the ruling BJP party made remarks about the Prophet Mohammed, with 38 people arrested for rioting in a northern city and a protest planned later in Mumbai.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Indian products pulled from Kuwait supermarket over Prophet remarks

A Kuwaiti supermarket pulled Indian products from its shelves and Iran became the latest Middle Eastern country to summon the Indian ambassador as a row grew on Monday over a ruling party official's remarks about the Prophet Mohammed.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

India says OIC criticism of BJP leaders’ offensive remarks on Prophet “narrow-minded”

India today termed the comments by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as “unwarranted and narrow-minded”. OIC was reacting to offensive remarks by two BJP leaders against Islam. India asked OIC to “stop pursuing its communal approach.”

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Offensive tweets on Prophet don't reflect govt's view: India tells Qatar

Qatar today summoned Indian Ambassador Deepak Mittal and handed him an official note, expressing total condemnation of the controversial remarks made by a now-suspended BJP leader against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Bangladeshi missing from Kuakata found clinging to banana plant near Chennai

The tourist who went missing a week ago from Patuakhali’s Kuakata beach has been found in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state of India.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi summoned for questioning in money laundering case

India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) today summoned opposition Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and her son, lawmaker Rahul Gandhi, for questioning in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper, officials said.