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Fatwa

Protect Nahid Afrin, fatwas threat to rights: Lawyer Vrinda Grover

Holding that 'fatwas' have no legal or constitutional basis, noted lawyer and human rights activist Vrinda Grover says steps should be taken to ensure protection for young Assamese singer Nahid Afrin, against whom some Islamic clerics have issued a 'fatwa'......Read More

Spotlight: Will India speak up for Nahid Afrin?

Reality TV show singer Nahid Afrin’s name has been mentioned in a fatwa issued by forty-two clerics in Assam. Leaflets of the fatwa were distributed across Hojai and Nagaon districts of Assam. Scroll reported that the fatwa was issued in.....Read More

46 muslim clerics issue fatwa against reality TV show singer Nahid Afrin for ‘anti-Sharia’ activity

Reality TV show singer Nahid Afrin’s name has been mentioned in a fatwa issued by forty-two clerics in Assam. Leaflets of the fatwa were distributed across Hojai and Nagaon districts of Assam. Scroll reported that the fatwa was issued in.....Read More

Assam clerics issue fatwa against reality show singer Nahid Afreen for ‘anti-Sharia’ activity

Reality TV show singer Nahid Afreen's name has been mentioned in a fatwa issued by forty-six clerics in Assam. Leaflets of the fatwa were distributed across Hojai and Nagaon districts of Assam. Scroll reported that the fatwa was issued in.....Read More

Kolkata cleric threatens Pak-born author Tarek Fatah on television show

Kolkata: Two days after issuing a 'fatwa' against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Kolkata cleric on Monday threatened to slit the throat of Pakistan-born author and political commentator Tarek Fatah, with whom he appeared on a television programme. "Your throat.....Read More

Shahi Imam of Kolkata mosque issues ‘fatwa’ against PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Expressing his condemnation at the effects of demonetisation in the country, the Imam of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan mosque on Sunday issued a 'fatwa' against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Shahi Imam, known as Syed Mohammad Nurur Rahman Barkati,.....Read More

Darul Uloom issues fatwa saying triple talaq over phone is legal

New Delhi: Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a ‘fatwa’ saying triple ‘talaq’ over phone is legal from the Islamic point of view. The issue of triple talaq (saying the word divorce three times in succession) has been much debated lately,.....Read More

Fatwa against JuD chief Hafiz Saeed

New Delhi: A Dargah in Bareilly on Thursday issued a ‘fatwa’ (edict) against Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed declaring him anti-Islamic. The fatwa was passed by Dargah Ala Hazrat, an Islamic seminary in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh against the Mumbai attacks.....Read More

Now, marriage with a transgender person lawful in Pakistan after Fatwa

Islamabad: At least 50 clerics have issued a fatwa (religious decree) that marriage with a transgender person is now lawful in Pakistan, a media report said on Monday.   The fatwa, released on Sunday by the clerics affiliated with Tanzeem.....Read More

Fatwa issued against Jimmy Shergill for his upcoming movie ‘Shorgul’

Mumbai: A fatwa has been issued against actor Jimmy Shergill for starring in political drama “Shorgul”, which has also been banned in several cities of Uttar Pradesh, the film's makers said on Wednesday.   The makers are planning to approach the.....Read More