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Jammu and Kashmir clerics of Majlis-e-Shura issue fatwa banning women from travelling alone
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Jammu and Kashmir clerics of Majlis-e-Shura issue fatwa banning women from travelling alone

A 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'

No, the Supreme Court, didn't say that fatwas are 'illegal'
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No, the Supreme Court, didn't say that fatwas are 'illegal'

The SC did, however, “add a word of caution” given the religious sanction fatwas have an impact on “God fearing Muslims”.

Sharia courts as family settlement forums are not completely bad
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Sharia courts as family settlement forums are not completely bad

The Supreme Court verdict on Monday terming Sharia courts in the country and the fatwas issued by them as illegal is certain to generate new discussions on Muslim personal law, but the least it should do is letting zealots demonise Islam.

Not just Shariat courts: Supreme Court order also includes khap panchayats
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Not just Shariat courts: Supreme Court order also includes khap panchayats

The Uniform CIvil Code debate has been unfortunately framed as legislation against Muslim personal law and fatwas. But it could also be legislation that cracks down on discrimination among all communities.

SC says fatwa's can't be forced on people
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SC says fatwa's can't be forced on people

Fatwa issued by Muslim clerics cannot be forced upon people and the state has to protect persons who are harassed for not following such dictates, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said while expressing reservation in interfering with Shariat courts.