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India, Pakistan should fight terror together: Tahirul Qadri

NEW DELHI: It was time both India and Pakistan realised that they have a common enemy — terrorism –and they need to fight it together, Pakistani-Canadian cleric Tahirul Qadri said here on Sunday The money both countries spend on fighting and containing each other should be spent on development and alleviating poverty, he said in […]

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At #WorldSufiForum, PM Narendra Modi hails Sufism, says it’s celebration of diversity and pluralism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was greeted by loud chants of Bharat Mata Ki Jai by a large Muslim audience, said that Sufism is the celebration of diversity. Modi was speaking at the World Sufi Forum, a four-day event, which is an initiative by the All India Ulama Masharikh Board (AIUMB), the apex body representing […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the inaugural of World Sufi Forum on Thursday in New Delhi. Below are his top 10 quotes:

1. At a time when the dark shadow of violence is becoming longer, you are the noor or the light of hope. When young laughter is silenced by guns on the streets, you are the voice that heals. 2. When we recall the ninety-nine names of Allah, none of them stand for violence. He is […]

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IS, Taliban anti-Islam, says Sufi forum; tells government Muslims scared

NEW DELHI: A large and well-attended gathering of Sufi notables on Sunday took a firm stand against terrorism, saying extremist outfits such as IS, Taliban and Al-Qaida were “anti-Islam” and urged Muslim youth to shun organisations that spread hatred and incorrect interpretation of Islamic holy scriptures. At the same time, the World Sufi Forum — […]

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At World Sufi Forum, Leaders Call For Peace, Condemn Violence

NEW DELHI: Four-day World Sufi Forum in Delhi which witnessed gathering of prominent Sufi leaders from across the world made a unanimous call for peace and compassion. At the meet, Sufi leaders from Canada, US, UK, South Africa and Pakistan condemned terrorism and violence. Over the last four days, Sufi scholars, intellectuals and academicians have […]

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New Delhi: President of All India Ulama & Mashaikh Board (AIUMB) Syed Mohammad Kachhuchvi with  Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri in Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar of Sufism, during  International Sufi  Conference at Ramlila Grounds  in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI photo(PTI3_20_2016_000117A)

Alleviate sense of fear among Muslims due to riots: Sufi outfit tells Modi govt 

Speaking at the venue, AIUMB founder president Syed Muhammad Ashraf said, “We are hopeful that the government will pay heed to our requests and keep in mind the interests of Indian Muslims.” A charter of demands unveiled during the World Sufi Forum organised by the All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board (AIUMB) has asked the […]

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At Sufi meet, PM Modi touches hearts of Muslims; says Allah has 99 names and none of them stands for violence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday quoted great Sufi poets and stressed on celebration of diversity and pluralism. Inaugurating a four-day World Sufi Forum, he also touched on the debate on nationalism, though indirectly, quoting Holy Quran that mankind was one community and synchronised it with the Hindu belief in Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, the world is […]

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Allah’s 99 names, terror: What PM Modi said at World Sufi Forum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised Islam for its message of peace and harmony and described Sufism as one of its greatest contributions. He said this while addressing a global audience on the opening day of the World Sufi Forum in New Delhi on Thursday. Terrorism dominated the discussion at the three-day event in which […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at opening ceremony of World Sufi Forum at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Thursday. Express photo by Renuka Puri

Narendra Modi at World Sufi forum: Terror fight not against any religion

Narendra Modi says faiths in India like strings of sitar creating a melody Praising Sufism as “a celebration of diversity and pluralism” which “helped shape a distinct Islamic heritage of India”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said “the fight against terrorism is not a confrontation against any religion” and any link between the two should […]

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PM Modi to inaugurate World Sufi Forum today

PM Modi to inaugurate World Sufi Forum today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will inaugurate the World Sufi Forum in New Delhi where more than 200 Indian and international delegates, including Sufi Shuyukh, spiritual leaders, scholars, academicians and masters of Sufism, are participating. The four-day event is being organized by All India Ulama and […]

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World Sufi Forum: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate four-day conclave today

World Sufi Forum: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate four-day conclave today Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the World Sufi Forum in New Delhi on Thursday, where more than 200 Indian and international delegates, including Sufi Shuyukh, spiritual leaders, scholars, academicians and masters of Sufism, are participating. The four-day event is being organised by All […]

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