Culture & Heritage

How politics reduced Tipu Sultan from a national hero to a controversial figure

Bengaluru, Aug 27 (IANS) It is common in every household of south Karnataka to address their kids as Tipu Sultan till…

Quit India: At 33, Aruna Asaf Ali hoisted Tricolour at Mumbai’s Gowalia Tank in 1942

(RAHNUMA) On August 8, 1942, after Gandhiji’s historic ‘Quit India’ call to the British Raj at Mumbai’s Gowalia Tank maidan,…

The saga of Bi Amma, whom Gandhi addressed as ‘meri maa’

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Among the few Muslim women who had actively participated in the Indian Independence movement, Abadi Bano…

Traditions describing the Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ fashion sense, physical beauty and attributes – salutations and blessings be upon him

by Ahmed Khan, Founder, The Rahnuma Daily Editor-In-Chief (therahnuma.com) editor@therahnuma.com (RAHNUMA) The Prophet of Arabia Muhammad the son of Abdullah…

Elizabeth II’s claim of descent through Zaida of Seville back to Fatima Al-Zahra

by Ahmed Khan, Founder, The Rahnuma Daily Editor-In-Chief (therahnuma.com) editor@therahnuma.com (RAHNUMA) In 2022, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II became the…

‘Ajmer Sharif is beyond comparison to any worldly monuments’

Jaipur, May 27 (IANS) Haji Syed Salman Chishty, Gaddi Nashin-Dargah Ajmer Sharif and Chairman-Chishty Foundation, on Friday said that Ajmer Sharif…

Reality Check: Whose Taj Mahal is it anyway?

(BBC News) The claim: An Indian MP and some right-wing groups claim that the iconic Taj Mahal is a Hindu…

4,000 people to observe itikaf in Prophet’s Mosque during last ten days of Ramadan

RIYADH (RAHNUMA) : 4,000 people who registered to observe itikaf, or secluded devotion, at the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah will…

Amid opposition, K’taka govt permits recital of Quran at temple fair

Hassan (Karnataka), April 13 (IANS) Amid the ongoing unrest over incidents of communal polarisation in the state, the BJP government in…

Post Covid issues on Shia-Sunni healplines during Ramzan

Lucknow, April 8 (IANS) Queries related to post-Covid complications are now dominating the Shia and Sunni helplines, set up to address…
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