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Oct 20, 2017
Darul Uloom Deoband bans Muslims from sharing photos on social media: History of bizarre fatwas in IndiaA fatwa is defined as a ruling on an issue related to Islamic law given by a recognised authority.
Oct 20, 2017
Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa, prohibits Muslims from posting family photographs on social mediaThe Darul Uloom Deoband in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur has issued a fatwa prohibiting Muslim men and women from posting their or their families' photographs on social media sites.
Oct 09, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir clerics of Majlis-e-Shura issue fatwa banning women from travelling aloneA religious conglomerate in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district issued diktats barring women from going out alone in public while also terming co-education is 'un-Islamic'
Oct 08, 2017
Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa banning Muslim women from grooming eyebrowsThe Darul Uloom Deoband in Uttar Pradesh, the largest seminary in India, issued a bizzare fatwa on Saturday which bans women from grooming their eyebrows and cutting hair.
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.