Indian Muslims http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/39593/all en India's Supreme Court orders Italian envoy to stay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/indias-supreme-court-orders-italian-envoy-stay-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's Supreme Court on Thursday issued an order to Italy's ambassador to stay in the country for four days amid a dispute over two Italian marines who skipped bail while on trial in New Delhi.</p> <p>A three-judge bench asked ambassador Daniele Mancini, who had negotiated bail for the marines so they could return home and vote, to explain why the two men would not be returning.</p> <p>Rome announced on Monday that Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, who face murder charges over the death of two Indian fishermen in February last year, would remain in Italy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/indias-supreme-court-orders-italian-envoy-stay-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Government Hospitality India Indian Muslims Law Politics Technology AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:45:25 +0000 5783162 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ India upholds death sentence over 1993 Mumbai blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/urgent-india-upholds-death-sentence-over-1993-mumbai-blasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's supreme court upheld the death penalty Thursday for a mastermind of a series of bombings which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, the deadliest set of attacks in the country's history.</p> <p>Yakub Memon, brother of the alleged main plotter and fugitive Tiger Memon, was the only one of 11 convicts to see his death sentence upheld for his role in the 1993 blasts which also wounded more than 800 people.</p> <p>str-amu/co/pj</p> Bombay bombings Business Hospitality Indian Muslims Law Memon people Politics War AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 07:30:39 +0000 5789572 at http://www.globalpost.com India upholds death sentence over 1993 Mumbai blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/india-upholds-death-sentence-over-1993-mumbai-blasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's top court upheld the death penalty Thursday for a mastermind of a series of bombings which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, the deadliest set of attacks in the country's history.</p> <p>Yakub Memon, brother of the alleged main plotter and fugitive Tiger Memon, was the only one of 11 convicts to see his death sentence upheld by the Supreme Court for his role in the blasts which wounded more than 800 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/india-upholds-death-sentence-over-1993-mumbai-blasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bombay bombings Business Hospitality Indian Muslims Law Memon people Politics War AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 07:45:31 +0000 5789579 at http://www.globalpost.com India upholds death penalty over 1993 Mumbai blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/india-upholds-death-penalty-over-1993-mumbai-blasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's top court upheld the death penalty on Thursday for a mastermind of a series of bombings which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, the deadliest set of attacks in the country's history.</p> <p>Yakub Memon, brother of the alleged main plotter and fugitive Tiger Memon, was the only one of 11 convicts to see his death sentence upheld by the Supreme Court for his role in the blasts which wounded more than 800 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/india-upholds-death-penalty-over-1993-mumbai-blasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bombay bombings Business Crime in India Hospitality Indian Muslims Law Politics War AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 08:31:32 +0000 5789617 at http://www.globalpost.com India upholds death penalty over 1993 Mumbai blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/india-upholds-death-penalty-over-1993-mumbai-blasts-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's top court upheld the death penalty on Thursday for a mastermind of the country's deadliest series of attacks and ruled a Bollywood star who bought weapons from the bombers must return to jail.</p> <p>Yakub Memon, brother of the alleged main plotter and fugitive Tiger Memon, was the only one of 11 convicts to see his death sentence upheld by the Supreme Court for his role in the 1993 blasts which killed 257 people in Mumbai.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/india-upholds-death-penalty-over-1993-mumbai-blasts-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bombay bombings Business Crime in India Hospitality Indian Muslims Law Politics Sanjay Dutt War AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:16:27 +0000 5790016 at http://www.globalpost.com Legendary Indian singer Shamshad Begum dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/legendary-indian-singer-shamshad-begum-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian singing legend Shamshad Begum, who was the voice behind some of the most famous songs in Bollywood musicals, has died in hospital in Mumbai, her family said on Wednesday. She was 94.</p> <p>Begum made her singing debut in 1947 when she began working on national radio and later became one of the most in-demand playback singers who supply the pre-recorded vocals that are then mimed by Bollywood's leading ladies.</p> <p>One of her most famous performances came in the blockbuster movie Mughal-e-Azam, considered a milestone in Indian cinema.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/legendary-indian-singer-shamshad-begum-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Indian films Indian Muslims Shamshad Begum Shamshad Begum AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:15:47 +0000 5823925 at http://www.globalpost.com Bollywood singer Shamshad Begum dies aged 94 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/bollywood-singer-shamshad-begum-dies-aged-94 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian singer Shamshad Begum, whose lilting voice charmed fans of Bollywood films for more than 60 years, has died at the age of 94.</p> <p>The singer's daughter Usha Ratra told local media that Begum died in Mumbai on Tuesday after a period of declining health.</p> <p>"The golden voice of Shamshad Begum, play back singer of great eminence in some of the most historic film songs .. now silent .. RIP," Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan said on Twitter on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/bollywood-singer-shamshad-begum-dies-aged-94" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indian films Indian Muslims Shamshad Begum Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:31:06 +0000 5823929 at http://www.globalpost.com Bollywood star's boyfriend faces court over suicide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130611/bollywood-stars-boyfriend-faces-court-over-suicide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Indian boyfriend of the late Bollywood actress Jiah Khan was to appear in a Mumbai court Tuesday on suspicion of abetting her suicide after her family found a letter in her room.</p> <p>Suraj Pancholi, a 22-year-old aspiring actor, was detained on Monday, a week after his girlfriend's body was discovered by her parents at her home.</p> <p>"He is arrested for abetment to commit suicide under Section 306 of the Indian Penal Code," Additional Police Commissioner Vishwas Nangre-Patil told AFP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130611/bollywood-stars-boyfriend-faces-court-over-suicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aamir Khan Cinema of India Human Interest Indian Muslims Indian people AFP Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:30:33 +0000 5855203 at http://www.globalpost.com Bollywood star's boyfriend remanded over suicide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130611/bollywood-stars-boyfriend-remanded-over-suicide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A court in India remanded the boyfriend of the late Bollywood actress Jiah Khan in custody Tuesday over accusations that his behaviour had helped drive her to commit suicide.</p> <p>Suraj Pancholi, a 22-year-old aspiring actor, was brought before a court in Mumbai after police arrested him on Monday for "abetment to commit suicide", a week after his girlfriend's body was discovered at her home.</p> <p>Additional Police Commissioner Vishwas Nangre-Patil told AFP that the charge was based on the contents of a suicide note found at Khan's Mumbai and from a statement by her mother.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130611/bollywood-stars-boyfriend-remanded-over-suicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of India Human Interest Indian Muslims Indian people AFP Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:37:32 +0000 5855274 at http://www.globalpost.com Bollywood's 'Chennai Express' smashes Indian box office records http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130830/bollywoods-chennai-express-smashes-indian-box-office-records <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bollywood movie "Chennai Express", starring Shah Rukh Khan, has smashed box office records in just 21 days since it opened to become the most profitable movie in India, data showed Friday.</p> <p>The film, which has a typical Bollywood mix of action, romance and comedy, has overtaken previous record-holder "3 Idiots" which appeared in 2009 to collect at least 2.11 billion rupees ($30 million) domestically, according to trade weekly Box Office India.</p> <p>The co-producers of "Chennai Express", Disney UTV, put the figure at a slightly higher 2.18 billion rupees.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130830/bollywoods-chennai-express-smashes-indian-box-office-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of India Human Interest Indian Muslims Indian people AFP Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:32:06 +0000 5921489 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Pakistan hit back after Amla's hundred http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131014/cricket-pakistan-hit-back-after-amlas-hundred <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Pakistan attack had South Africa in difficulties with Hashim Amla's fighting hundred proving useful on the opening day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday.</p> <p>The 30-year-old right-hander made an unbeaten 118 for his 20th Test hundred to help South Africa, who won the toss and batted, foil a spin-cum-pace Pakistan attack, helping his team reach 245-8 at close at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.</p> <p>Number ten Dale Steyn was unbeaten on 13.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131014/cricket-pakistan-hit-back-after-amlas-hundred" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Forms of cricket Indian Muslims AFP Mon, 14 Oct 2013 15:48:11 +0000 5960579 at http://www.globalpost.com India special court sentences extradited underworld don to 7 yrs in jail http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131128/india-special-court-sentences-extradited-underworld-don-7-yr <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India special court sentences extradited underworld don to 7 yrs in jail</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- A special court in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad Thursday sentenced to seven years in jail extradited underworld don Abu Salem in a fake passport case dating back to 2001.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131128/india-special-court-sentences-extradited-underworld-don-7-yr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abu Salem Crime in India Human Interest Indian Muslims Xinhua News Agency Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:19:45 +0000 6002568 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: South Africa v India scoreboard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131222/cricket-south-africa-v-india-scoreboard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lunch scores on the fifth and final day of the first Test between South Africa and India at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.</p> <p>India, first innings, 280</p> <p>South Africa, first innings, 244</p> <p>India, second innings, 421</p> <p>South Africa, second innings</p> <p>A. Petersen b Mohammed Shami 76</p> <p>G. Smith run out (Rahane) 44</p> <p>H. Amla b Mohammed Shami 4</p> <p>F. du Plessis not out 42</p> <p>J. Kallis lbw b Zaheer Khan 34</p> <p>A. de Villiers not out 24</p> <p>Extras (b1, lb7, nb1, w3) 12</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131222/cricket-south-africa-v-india-scoreboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in India Indian Muslims South Africa AFP Sun, 22 Dec 2013 14:32:38 +0000 6026896 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: South Africa v India scoreboard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131222/cricket-south-africa-v-india-scoreboard-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tea scores on the fifth and final day of the first Test between South Africa and India at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.</p> <p>India, first innings, 280</p> <p>South Africa, first innings, 244</p> <p>India, second innings, 421</p> <p>South Africa, second innings</p> <p>A. Petersen b Mohammed Shami 76</p> <p>G. Smith run out (Rahane) 44</p> <p>H. Amla b Mohammed Shami 4</p> <p>F. du Plessis not out 88</p> <p>J. Kallis lbw b Zaheer Khan 34</p> <p>A. de Villiers not out 72</p> <p>Extras (b1, lb7, nb2, w3) 13</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131222/cricket-south-africa-v-india-scoreboard-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in India Indian Muslims AFP Sun, 22 Dec 2013 15:32:23 +0000 6026994 at http://www.globalpost.com British doctor who died in Syria is buried http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131226/british-doctor-who-died-syria-buried <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A British doctor who died while being held in custody in Syria was buried on Thursday, with his brother describing him as "our star".</p> <p>Abbas Khan's family believe he was murdered, but the Syrian regime says he took his own life.</p> <p>The British government has claimed that the 32-year-old orthopaedic surgeon was "in effect murdered" by the regime.</p> <p>In emotional scenes after the funeral service at Regent's Park mosque in London, Khan's distraught mother Fatima could be heard crying: "Nobody help me, I love my son. I am the loser. I'm the failure."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131226/british-doctor-who-died-syria-buried" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abbas Khan Indian Muslims Pashtun people War AFP Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:46:46 +0000 6029654 at http://www.globalpost.com