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Jul 31, 2017
Fatwas restrict individual's constitutional freedom, India must create laws to insulate citizensThe latest fatwa expelling JD(U) leader Feroz Ahmad from Islam for saying Jai Shree Ram shows how practices such as fatwas impact Constitutional freedoms of Indian Muslims
Jul 13, 2017
President Pranab Mukherjee signs act making social boycott a criminal offence in MaharashtraDiktat for social boycott issued by caste panchayats has become a crime punishable with jail term up to seven years and penalty that can extend to Rs five lakh in Maharashtra, a first in the country
Apr 21, 2017
Sonu Nigam azaan row: With clerics issuing fatwas at drop of a hat, an introspection is in order for MuslimsA fatwa, like the one against Sonu Nigam, should be treated as an embarrassment to the community and those issuing them should be pulled up.
Apr 19, 2017
Sonu Nigam azaan row: Complaint filed against Bollywood singer over 'loudspeakers' tweet in AurangabadA written complaint was filed Wednesday against singer Sonu Nigam in Marathwada's Aurangabad over his tweet criticising of the use of loudspeakers for broadcasting sermons and calls to prayers (azaan), police said.
Mar 17, 2017
Pamphlet against Nahid Afrin: Ideological infringement on rights guaranteed by Constitution must be questionedTwo different viewpoints have emerged among the Muslim intellectuals on the latest controversy of “fatwa” or “pamphlet” (better call it ‘ulema’s ranting) issued by 46 clerics from Assam against Nahid Afrin, the 16-year-old Muslim singer of Indian Idol fame.
Mar 16, 2017
Fatwa against Nahid Afrin unfair, says singer PaponPapon says that by targeting Nahid Afrin, a generation is being deprived of trust and warmth.
Mar 15, 2017
Pamphlet against Nahid Afrin: Will sing till my last breath, says Indian Idol Junior runner upJust days after a Muslim girl, Nahid Afrin, was trolled for singing Hindu devotional songs, a fatwa has reportedly been issued against the 16-year-old.
Aug 19, 2016
Hafiz Saeed fatwa: Undying spirit of Indian Muslims is best weapon against terroristsIndian Muslims’ undying spirit is the biggest weapon in their ‘jihad’ against terrorists and hate preachers. The fatwa against Hafiz Saeed is yet another proof of that fact.
Jul 21, 2016
Fatwa renewed against Pokémon by top Saudi clerical bodySaudi Arabia's top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic, Saudi media said on Wednesday, although the fatwa made no mention of the successful new Pokemon GO mobile game.
Jun 27, 2016
Pakistan's clerics issue fatwa to allow transgender marriageAt least 50 clerics have issued a fatwa (religious decree) that marriage with a transgender person is now lawful in Pakistan, a media report said on Monday.