UP bypolls: Set back for  Samajwadi Party; BJP wins Muzaffarnagar, Congress secures Deoband

UP bypolls: Set back for Samajwadi Party; BJP wins Muzaffarnagar, Congress secures Deoband

The results for the three Assembly constituencies of Uttar Pradesh -- Deoband, Muzaffarnagar and Bikapur were out on Tuesday.

Bypoll schedule for three UP Assembly seats announced

Bypolls to three Uttar Pradesh assembly seats would be held on February 13.

Bengaluru madrasa teacher, arrested for links with al Qaeda, `innocent`

Bengaluru madrasa teacher, arrested for links with al Qaeda, `innocent`

A day after the Delhi Police arrested Maulana Anzar Shah for suspected links with al Qaeda, people who knew the madrasa teacher came out in his defence.

Clerics urge Muslim bodies for reforms in 'triple talaq'

Stating that the practice of triple talaq was causing immense problems in Muslim society, a body of clerics has written to the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and Islamic scholars to build consensus on making a three-month period mandatory before finalisation of divorce.

Minor boy sodomised in Deoband

A six-year-old boy has allegedly been sodomised by a youth at Gujjarwada locality in Deoband, police said on Tuesday.

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.