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A historical and theological look at the sentiment against figural representations, caricatures in Islam
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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
India

'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
India

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
India

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
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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
India

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
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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

Hyderabad-based seminary issues fatwa against prawns, asks Muslims to avoid eating them
India

Hyderabad-based seminary issues fatwa against prawns, asks Muslims to avoid eating them

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.

Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa against designer burqas, says slim fit veils are anti-Islam
India

Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa against designer burqas, says slim fit veils are anti-Islam

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
India

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.

Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa, prohibits Muslims from posting family photographs on social media
India

Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa, prohibits Muslims from posting family photographs on social media

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.

Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa banning Muslim women from grooming eyebrows
India

Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa banning Muslim women from grooming eyebrows

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.

Fatwas restrict individual's constitutional freedom, India must create laws to insulate citizens
India

Fatwas restrict individual's constitutional freedom, India must create laws to insulate citizens

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

President Pranab Mukherjee signs act making social boycott a criminal offence in Maharashtra
India

President Pranab Mukherjee signs act making social boycott a criminal offence in Maharashtra

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
India

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
Entertainment

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
India

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.

Fatwa against Nahid Afrin unfair, says singer Papon
Entertainment

Fatwa against Nahid Afrin unfair, says singer Papon

Papon says that by targeting Nahid Afrin, a generation is being deprived of trust and warmth.

Pamphlet against Nahid Afrin: Will sing till my last breath, says Indian Idol Junior runner up
India

Pamphlet against Nahid Afrin: Will sing till my last breath, says Indian Idol Junior runner up

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.

Hafiz Saeed fatwa: Undying spirit of Indian Muslims is best weapon against terrorists
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Hafiz Saeed fatwa: Undying spirit of Indian Muslims is best weapon against terrorists

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.