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Jan 10, 2018
'Madrassas encourage terrorism': Shia Waqf Board chief tells Narendra Modi to shut down 'these educational institutions'The Shia Central Waqf Board has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shut down madrassas in the country, alleging that education imparted in these Islamic schools encouraged students to join terrorist ranks.
Aug 23, 2017
Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Tracing evolution and origin of divorce through Islamic historyReacting to the Supreme Court striking down triple talaq among Muslims, Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin said the "laws have been rectified" and women have "nothing to complain about
Aug 19, 2016
Zakir Naik’s Islamic International School: Here's what's part of its Salafi curriculumThe Mumbai Police have come up with a 71-page report on the Salafist Islamist televangelist Zakir Naik and his ‘unlawful activities’. However, what is worth deliberating is the ‘serious concerns’ of the police over the kind of education imparted to students at the Mumbai-based Islamic International School, founded and conceptualised by Zakir Naik.
Jun 26, 2016
Fallujah fully liberated from Islamic State: Iraqi commanderA senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than month-long military operation.
Dec 16, 2015
Donald Trump and Jeb Bush Spar at GOP Debate, Republicans debate how to defeat jihadistsRepublican presidential hopefuls put the war against Islamic State jihadists front and center on Tuesday as they debated how to keep America safe.
Oct 21, 2015
Nazi war crime researchers probe Islamic State over Yazidi 'genocide'A group that documented Nazi war crimes is now investigating whether massacres committed by Islamic State jihadists against Iraq's Yazidi minority amount to genocide.
Nov 02, 2013
Hamid Ansari returns to India after visiting Peru, Cuba and BritainVice President Hamid Ansari left for India today after concluding his 8-day official tour that took him to Peru, Cuba and Britain
Aug 01, 2013
The link between croissants and tragic silencing of scholar Amina WadudEarlier this week, Madras University’s Centre for Islamic Studies cancelled a talk by the American scholar of Islam and feminist Amina Wadud. It’s the latest in a depressing series of confrontations between reason and the religious right, each of which has been won by the wrong side.