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Court battle lays bare inner intrigues of Bohras' priestly family

The uncle versus nephew fight for the spiritual leadership of the Dawoodi Bohras enters the court-room, spilling family secrets and exposing the divide in the community. Jyoti Punwani reports.......

Businessman 'threatened' by Togadia goes underground

Asghar Ali is not the only Muslim living in the area. Eight Dawoodi Bohra families already live there. Haresh Pandya reports. Two days after he was reportedly targeted by Vishwa Hindu Parishad......

Dawoodi Bohra head Syedna Burhanuddin passes away at 102

Dawoodi Bohra Community spiritual leader, Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, passed away on Friday at the age of 102 at his residence in Saifee Mahal, south Mumbai. Confirming the news, Shaikh......

Mumbai's 'ghetto' waits for a Cinderella makeover

Bhendi Bazaar faces a fairytale future as the Dawoodi Bohras initiate a Rs 3,000-crore project to change it from a squalid marketplace to a swanky neighbourhood, says Ranjita Ganesan It takes a......

Bohra Muslim spiritual leader celebrates 100th birthday

Dawoodi Bohra community members in Mumbai celebrated the birthday of their spiritual leader Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who turned 100 on Friday. The Syedna delivered a sermon in Mumbai on Friday......

Eyeing a slice of Mumbai's smart city pie

Big developers are learnt to have made a pitch to get a role in the project that is spread over 16 acres behind Mumbai's popular Crawford market. Image: Traffic moves in front of the Chhatrapati......

Meet the Harvard grads who offer a novel way to teach students

With Xseed, a for-profit start-up, teachers are reskilling themselves and offering a route out of rote to children in schools. Image: Ashish Nagpal, founder of Xseed says his teaching modules are......

Mumbai's 'Bhendi Bazaar' ready for a multi-million makeover

South Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar is all set for a makeover. The Saifeee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) is awaiting final clearances to kick-start construction of the most-talked about project,......

This man will help Modi govt to transform Indian businesses

Adil Zainulbhai. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, McKinsey Adil Zainulbhai may have retired as the chairman of McKinsey India in 2012 but his life seems to be only gathering pace. For starters, the......
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Union Minister Hails Role of Dawoodi Bohra Community in 'Operation Rahat'

17:30 IST Union minister, VK Singh said that the Dawoodi Bohra community worked played a crucial role in helping Indian authorities evacuate... ...
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Bohra woman complains to Hiranandani, claims teachers training college attacked her identity by saying she wouldn't be allowed to wear abaya. A... ...
'He came, he spoke, he won'

For almost 60-minutes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke extempore at the SAP Center in San Jose and he left a crowd of 18,500 in awe. But there... ...
Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin conferred with Global Peace Award

His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community was awarded the prestigious Global Peace Award... ...
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis pushes for social boycott law against parallel justice system

Social boycott can now cost you Rs 5 lakh or a seven-year jail term. The home department has completed the final draft of the proposed Prevention... ...

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