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

Muslim leaders divided over Deoband fatwa on ‘Bharat Mata’

New Delhi: A day after influential Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband issued a fatwa that it was not proper for Muslims to chant "Bharat Mata ki Jai", the Indian Muslim leadership stood divided on the issue.   While most leaders.....Read More

Bharat Mata row: Muslim group terms slogan ‘Un-Islamic’, issues fatwa

Hyderabad: The debate over 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' slogan continues to heat up with all the parties taking part and taking full advantage of the controversy ahead of the poll season amid the heated political debate over nationalism across the.....Read More

Opposition lashes out at BJP over pressure on icons

Chennai: After Rahman was pilloried by the fringe for composing music for a film that they believed, mocked the Prophet of Islam and, insulted the religion, which forced him to issue a statement virtually disowning his work, the God of.....Read More

AR Rahman’s excellent reply to the Fatwa issued against him

MUMBAI: The ongoing controversy related to AR Rahman on being issued a Fatwa for composing music for a film based on Prophet Muhammad has taken a fresh turn. Majid Majidi, a renowned Iranian Director made a movie that revolved around.....Read More