Death sentence for Pakistani scholar Junaid Hafeez for 'blasphemous' posts on Facebook; lawyer slams 'spineless system'
A court in Pakistan has awarded a death sentence to Junaid Hafeez, a visiting lecturer at the Department of English Literature of the Bahauddin Zakariya University in Multan city of Punjab Province, who was booked for blasphemy and arrested on 13 March, 2013
Ranchi court drops condition of distribution of Quran copies for bail to Richa Bharti for posting communal comments
After its directive created a furore, a local court in Ranchi waived off the condition to distribute five copies of Quran to grant bail to a woman.
Richa Bharti, the 19-yr-old directed by Ranchi court to distribute Qurans after communal post, says she will appeal against order in HC
Richa Bharti, who was directed by a Ranchi court to distribute 5 copies of Quran as a condition for bail for posting an allegedly communal post on social media has said that she will be appealing to a higher court against the local court's decision
Ranchi court orders 19-year-old girl to distribute five copies of Quran for sharing communal post on Facebook
As punishment for sharing a communal post on Facebook, a 19-year-old girl was asked to distribute 5 copies of Quoran by a Ranchi court.
During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world spend their time praying, fasting and performing good deeds.
Ramadan vs Ramzan: A linguistic difference between Arabic and Urdu, not meaning, has led to the festival's two names
The disparate uses of the terms Ramzan and Ramadan has in some cases been portrayed as an instance of linguistic bias and a corrosive byproduct of cultural nationalism. In reality, it is merely the differential usage of the letter 'zuad', which has the z sound in Urdu and d sound in Arabic, or 'duad'.
RTE will ensure a modern curriculum and children will not feel left out once they leave madrassas
On personal choices and Khatija’s Hijab: What empowers women is freedom to choose, and it should be theirs alone
Our choices are cherished because they are ours. Social endorsement for personal choices is not the basis for recognizing them. The Constitution of India guards personal liberty from censure.
Imran Khan orders 'swift action' after books, idols set on fire at Hindu temple in Pakistan's Sindh; says this is 'against Quran teachings'
A Hindu temple was vandalised in Pakistan's Sindh province by miscreants who set the holy books and idols on fire, drawing a strong reaction from Prime Minister Imran Khan who ordered swift and decisive action against the perpetrators.
After Sabarimala, Kerala-based Muslim women's forum to move SC seeking right to offer prayers, entry in mosques
"Our demand is to end this gender discrimination and allow Muslim women to pray in all mosques, cutting across denominations," said NISA president VP Zuhra.
Many Muslims have no idea of what they are allowed to eat. The maximum they know is that butchery is divided into two—Muslims eat Halaal and non-Muslims eat Jhatka. Here are the main categories of meat.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar said no government has the right to interfere in Islamic laws related to talaq, which have their origin in the Quran
Kerala woman Imam leads Friday prayers, faces threats: Irrespective of Islamic doctrines, Jamida's liberty must be defended
Irrespective of Islamic doctrinal positions on this issue, Jamida's action shows us that cause of liberty is itself a goal of civilisation in modern times.
Pakistan continues to reel from riots over the alleged rape and murder of eight-year-old Zainab Ansari in country's Punjab province
Uttar Pradesh's lone Muslim minister slams triple talaq supporters, says AIMPLB wants to fulfill vested interests
A lone Muslim minister in Uttar Pradesh on Friday slammed those supporting triple talaq, arguing that if uttering the word 'nikaah' (wedding) thrice does not solemnise a marriage, how can uttering the word 'talaq' thrice result in divorce.
Triple talaq bill: Instead of taking refuge in constitutional and Sharia laws, AIMPLB should help end persecution of women
The Muslim community in India and the AIMPLB needs to stop hiding behind the Shariat Laws to justify ill-treatment of women and their persecution
Triple talaq Bill unacceptable if against Quran and Constitution, says All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board
A day ahead of the tabling of the triple talaq Bill in Parliament, some Muslim women's organisations said on Wednesday that the proposed legislation would not be acceptable if not in consonance with the Quran or the Constitution.
AIMPLB demands withdrawal of triple talaq bill, says it's against Sharia law and will 'ruin Muslim families'
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board demanded the withdrawal of the triple talaq bill, saying no Muslim organisation or scholar was consulted during its drafting
Cabinet clears bill on triple talaq making it a criminal offence, expects it to be approved by Parliament during Winter Session
Union Cabinet cleared the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, to make the practice of 'instant' triple talaq a criminal offence.