Haryana to introduce Gita in curriculum

The BJP government in Haryana proposes to introduce Bhagwad Gita in school curriculum in the state.

Muslim clerics, scholars back Deoband stand on 'Love Jihad'

Leading Muslim clerics, scholars and intellectuals here have welcomed the official stand taken by Islamic seminary at Deoband on 'Love Jihad'.

Violence in Uttar Pradesh`s Deoband, policemen attacked

Violence broke out in Deoband city in northwest Uttar Pradesh, following the death of a vendor who was allegedly beaten up by policemen.

Appointment of Muslim women as receptionist illega

Leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa against appointment of Muslim women as receptionists, calling it illegal and against sharia law.

Darululoom books soon in English, Hindi

India`s leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of its Urdu publications, its officials said Tuesday.

Video recording no evidence of nikah: Deoband

Islamic seminary Darul-Uloom Deoband on Saturday said videography of
`nikah` cannot be produced as an evidence of the marriage and
would be considered illegal under the Sharia law.

Deoband fatwa on investment in share market

Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has outlined six norms for investment in capital market by Muslims.

Deoband issues fatwa against birthday celebrations

Uloom Deoband has advised Muslims against celebrating
birthdays, contending in a fatwa that Islam does not permit
such a practice.

Vastanvi removed after full probe report: Deoband

Contrary to Maulana Ghulam
Mohammed Vastanvi`s claims, leading Islamic seminary Darul
Uloom Deoband has said that the former Vice Chancellor was
removed only after the Majlis-e-Shoora report was completed.

Three-member committee starts probe against Vastanvi

The three-member inquiry
committee of Darul Uloom Deoband has started its probe into
the allegations against incumbent VC Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi.

Children should marry by parents` choice: Deoband

Islamic seminary Darul-Uloom Deoband has opined that children should follow the choice of their parents for marriage and that a person who is religious should get priority over a wealthy one.

Deoband, Arya Samaj join hands to fight corruption

Members of Arya Samaj community
and Darul Uloom Deoband on Friday pledged to launch a collective
battle against corruption, in a conference held in Badaut town
in the district.

Jilted youth kills 16-year-old girl

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly shot dead by a youth at Deoband in Saharanpur district here after she spurned his advances, police said on Thursday.

Pro-Vastanvi leader dismissed from Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind

The confrontation between
pro and anti-Vastanvi groups continues with the dismissal of
Maulana Badruddin Ajmal-led Assam wing of Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind.

Deoband`s fatwa: Abortion only on hakeem`s advice

From now on, ask a `holy
Muslim doctor` before you go for an abortion, the Darul Uloom-
Deoband has ruled in its latest fatwa.

Khurshid for Deoband taking objective view of Vastanvi remarks

Salman Khurshid expressed hope that the Darul Uloom Deoband management would take an "objective view" of
remarks by its head Maulana Gulam Mohammad Vastanvi on Gujarat
and the 2002 violence which has triggered a controversy.

Deoband students accuse seminary of delaying decision on VC

Maulana Gulam Mohammad Vastanvi has been mired in controversy for his remarks on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Have resigned, but not under pressure: Vastanvi

Deoband vice chancellor Maulana Mohammad Ghulam Vastanvi said he has quit but not under pressure.

Deoband chief offers to quit over Modi remarks row

Caught in controversy over his alleged praise for Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, Deoband Islamic seminary`s vice chancellor Maulana Mohammad Ghulam Vastanvi Tuesday offered to step down from the position.

VC of Darul Uloom Deoband passes away after prolonged illness

Vice-chancellor of leading
Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband, Maulana Marghoobur
Rahman died on Wednesday at his native place Bijnor after prolonged