A historical and theological look at the sentiment against figural representations, caricatures in Islam
Most religious groups are highly reactionary to any insult hurting their belief system, but in Islam it is of particular concern when the images, portraits or sound of God and the Prophets are involved.
'Women and men eating together is un-Islamic' and other decrees issued by influential UP seminary Darul Uloom
Darul Uloom has also said that it was in fact 'illegitimate' to eat food while standing
Nail polish before namaaz is 'un-Islamic', use mehendi instead, claims latest fatwa from Darul Uloom Deoband
The Darul Uloom Deoband, one of the largest Islamic seminaries in India, is often in the news for issuing such fatwas.
Bareilly's Shahi Imam arrested for issuing fatwa on triple talaq victim, charged with threatening woman's religious sentiments
Bareilly's Shahar Imam has been arrested along with two others for issuing a fatwa against a triple talaq victim
Kabul bombing: 14 killed, 19 injured in attack on Afghan clerics; religious leaders had issued fatwa against suicide bombing
A suicide bombing targeted a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics on Monday in Kabul, killing at least 14 people and wounding 19, shortly after the clerics issued a fatwa against suicide bombings
Indian Muslims must heed Jordan's King Abdullah's message: Ending takfirism key to getting rid of radicalism
Jordan’s importance for Indian Muslims lies in an inclusivist non-takfiri (not accusing other Muslims of apostasy) interpretation of Islam which King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein championed through the Amman Message
Over 1,800 Pakistani clerics issue fatwa denouncing suicide bombings, say it will help create moderate Islamic society
More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled by the government on Tuesday says
An Islamic seminary based in Hyderabad Jamia Nizamia has issued a `fatwa' that Muslims should avoid eating prawns, saying they don't fall in the category of fish.
Wearing designer and slim fit burqas attract prying eyes and are against Islam, prominent Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has said in a fatwa.
Darul Uloom Deoband bans Muslims from sharing photos on social media: History of bizarre fatwas in India
A fatwa is defined as a ruling on an issue related to Islamic law given by a recognised authority.
The 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.
The 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.
The 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
Diktat 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
Sonu Nigam azaan row: With clerics issuing fatwas at drop of a hat, an introspection is in order for Muslims
A fatwa, like the one against Sonu Nigam, should be treated as an embarrassment to the community and those issuing them should be pulled up.
Sonu Nigam azaan row: Complaint filed against Bollywood singer over 'loudspeakers' tweet in Aurangabad
A 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.
Pamphlet against Nahid Afrin: Ideological infringement on rights guaranteed by Constitution must be questioned
Two 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.
Papon says that by targeting Nahid Afrin, a generation is being deprived of trust and warmth.
Just 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.
Indian 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.