Fatwa

Not clerics, only govt can declare 'jehad', 'fatwa': Pak minister

Not clerics, only govt can declare 'jehad', 'fatwa': Pak minister

Only the government has the right to declare 'jihad' and 'fatwa' and no one else can, Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said.

Oct 07, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Fatwa issued on Facebook against Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar

Fatwa issued on Facebook against Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar

The fatwa said a cash reward of Rs 5.5 lakh would be given to anyone for being able to "chop off the head of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar".

Aug 18, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
Sorry if I hurt people's sentiments, says Bihar minister after receiving 'fatwa' for chanting 'Jai shri Ram'

Sorry if I hurt people's sentiments, says Bihar minister after receiving 'fatwa' for chanting 'Jai shri Ram'

Ahmad had said on Sunday that he would not hesitate to chant 'Jai shri Ram' if it is for harmony and development of the state.

Jul 30, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Fatwa issued against Bihar minister Khurshid Alam for saying 'Jai Shri Ram'

Imarat-e-Shariya has issued a fatwa against Bihar minister Khurshid Alam for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'. The fatwa also nullifies Alam's marriage. Watch to know more.

Jul 30, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
Ajmer Dargah shrine head, who denounced beef and criticised instant talaq, faces 'fatwa', boycott call for being 'ignorant Mulsim'

Ajmer Dargah shrine head, who denounced beef and criticised instant talaq, faces 'fatwa', boycott call for being 'ignorant Mulsim'

A 'fatwa' has been issued against the spiritual head of Ajmer Dargah, Syed Zainul Abedin, nearly two months after he announced his decision to give up beef and extended his support to overhaul the practice of instant talaq.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
Man stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain for writing Facebook post in support of Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet

Man stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain for writing Facebook post in support of Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet

Days after a huge controversy broke out over famous singer Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet, a stabbing incident has been reported from Madhya Pradesh.

Apr 20, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
Nahid Afrin gets support from B-Town stars, politicians

Nahid Afrin gets support from B-Town stars, politicians

The clerics organisation had also distributed some leaflets in and around Udali area near Hojai in central Assam, asking the singer not to perform in a function scheduled for March 25. 

Mar 15, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Assam Muslim clerics issue Fatwa against teen singer Nahid Afrin for singing songs against terrorism

Assam Muslim clerics issue Fatwa against teen singer Nahid Afrin for singing songs against terrorism

Nahid Afrin, a teen singer, who was one of the runner-ups in a reality show, has reportedly been asked to stop singing in public.

Mar 15, 2017, 10:37 AM IST
42 clerics in Assam issue fatwa against 16-year-old singer Nahid Afreen

42 clerics in Assam issue fatwa against 16-year-old singer Nahid Afreen

42 clerics in Assam have issued a fatwa against upcoming singer Nahid Afreen asking her to stop performing in public.

Mar 15, 2017, 10:17 AM IST
Muslim girl abused by radical Islamists for singing Hindu devotional song - This is what she sang WATCH FULL PERFORMANCE

Muslim girl abused by radical Islamists for singing Hindu devotional song - This is what she sang WATCH FULL PERFORMANCE

Muslim girl Suhana Sayed from Karnataka's Shimoga district was abused and threatened on various social media platforms for taking part in a Kannada singing reality show and singing a Hindu devotional song. 

Mar 09, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan mosque says Tarek Fatah's throat will be slit

Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan mosque says Tarek Fatah's throat will be slit

Syed Mohammad Nurur Rahman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan Masjid, has stoked a huge controversy by threatening Pakistan-born Canadian author Tarek Fatah.

Jan 10, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

BJP leaders arrested for taking out rally against Imam in Kolkata

Several top BJP leaders were arrested by the Kolkata Police on Thursday while taking out a rally to condemn the comments of a Muslim cleric who had issued a "fatwa" against state party president Dilip Ghosh.

Dec 15, 2016, 18:36 PM IST
Imam issues fatwa, says BJP leader Dilip Ghosh should be pelted with stones, kicked out of West Bengal

Imam issues fatwa, says BJP leader Dilip Ghosh should be pelted with stones, kicked out of West Bengal

Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque Maulana Noor-ur Rahman Barkati has issued a fatwa against West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh for making 'filthy' comments against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Dec 13, 2016, 14:47 PM IST
Respond in four weeks on triple talaq issue, SC tells Centre

Respond in four weeks on triple talaq issue, SC tells Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday gave the Centre four weeks' time to file its response on the right of Muslim women in matrimonial matters relating to divorce and maintenance, including triple talaq.

Sep 05, 2016, 12:40 PM IST
New Darul Uloom fatwas: Wearing wig during namaz, shaving others' beards un-Islamic

New Darul Uloom fatwas: Wearing wig during namaz, shaving others' beards un-Islamic

Muslim seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has advised the Muslim to shun wigs while offering namaz and said that shaving or trimming one's beard is 'un-Islamic'.

Aug 09, 2016, 20:50 PM IST

Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic, says top Saudi Arabia clerical body; fatwa renewed

Nintendo`s new Pokemon GO mobile game has become an instant hit around the world.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:19 PM IST