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Muslim clerics hit out at centre's interference on personal law

Muslim clerics in West Bengal attacked the central government on Tuesday for interfering with Muslim Personal Law.

Bangladesh clerics issue fatwa on Islamist killings

The Islamic State and a South Asian branch of al Qaeda have claimed responsibilities for many of the murders in Bangladesh.

Islamic State asks its followers to slaughter Muslim clerics

Islamic State asks its followers to slaughter Muslim clerics

ISIS terror group has issued a list of names of Muslim clerics, calling them "imams of kafir" and asking its followers to kill anyone who disagrees with them including Islamic leaders.

No band-baaja, nach-gaana at Muslim weddings?

No band-baaja, nach-gaana at Muslim weddings?

The unanimous decision was taken at a meeting presided over by senior cleric Maulana Qari Syed Ishaq Guara in Saharanpur.

Muslim clerics demand govt to file appeal in Muzaffarnagar riots case

On February 5, a Muzaffarnagar court had acquitted the 10 people in connection with the burning of a 30-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy at Lank village due to lack of evidence.

Hindu groups protest priest's b'day event invitation to Muslim clerics

Invitation to some Muslim clerics for birthday celebrations of a Hindu priest has kicked off a row with Hindu groups protesting the move while the oganisers of the programme denied extending any such invitation.

Muslim clerics ask for ban on ''Muhammad: Messenger of God''

Muslim clerics on Saturday asked for a ban on the film ``Muhammad: Messenger of God`, saying if the movie is released then it would lead to riots.

Over 90% Muslim women in India want ban on triple talaq, hate second wife

Over 90% Muslim women in India want ban on triple talaq, hate second wife

A majority of the Muslim women have spoken out against the practice of oral, triple, unilateral talaq (divorce) and also polygamy.

Muslim clerics denounce attacks on Tunisia, Kuwait, France

Muslim clerics condemned three militant attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France Friday that killed dozens of people including holidaymakers.

Yoga for sound mental and physical health: Muslim clerics

 Terming yoga as a perfect exercise for sound physical and mental health, Muslim clerics on Wednesday said the ancient exercise form should not be connected to a particular religion.

Subramanian Swamy replies to questions posed by Muslim clerics to RSS on 'Hindu rashtra'

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday gave clear cut answers to the six questions posed by a delegation of Muslim clerics led by the Sunni Ulema Council's general secretary to the RSS in February.

Muslim clerics condemn burning to death of Jordanian pilot as un-Islamic

Muslim clerics have condemned the burning to death of a Jordanian pilot by Islamic State (IS) militants, calling it un-Islamic.

Afghan President urges clerics to help halt attacks

 Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday called for Muslim clerics and tribal elders to help stem a surge in deadly insurgent attacks that have rocked the country as US-led troops end their war against the Taliban.

Muslim clerics in UP laud Modi's statement

 Muslim religious leaders in Uttar Pradesh Saturday lauded the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming Indian Muslims as people who would live for the nation and if the need arises, die for it.

Muslim clerics ask devotees to stay away from Salman Khan movies on Eid: Reports

This piece of news might come as a shock to many of the Salman Khan fans.

Defamation case filed against Sharia court in Ahmedabad

With the SC ruling that Sharia courts have no legal sanctity, a defamation case has been filed against such a forum here for issuing a public notice in connection with a marital dispute.

SC ruling on Shariat courts disappoints Muslim clerics

Muslims clerics have reacted strongly to the Supreme Court`s historic judgement, which said that Shariat or Islamic courts have no legal sanctity and the decrees issued by them are not legally binding.

Sharia courts never claimed legal powers: Muslim Personal Law Board

All India Muslim Personal Law Board Monday said the Darul-Qaza (Sharia courts) never claimed that they are constitutional institutions or have legal powers.

Shariat courts can be illegal if they violate fundamental rights: S Irfan Habib

Historian S Irfan Habib Reacting to the Supreme Court (SC) verdict on Shariat court, historian S Irfan Habib said, "The court has reiterated what it felt about the issue. It has said earlier also that Shariat courts are illegal. If they or anything violates the fundamental rights of the citizen, then you can`t call it legal. In that case, Shariat courts are illegal. This is the scant over rule of what the highest court of the country believes."

SC ruling on Shariat court draws sharp reaction from clerics

The Supreme Court`s verdict on Monday declaring that a Shariat court has no legal sanction drew sharp reaction from Muslim clerics.