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Govt may step in if triple talaq practice not changed: Venkaiah Naidu

Govt may step in if triple talaq practice not changed: Venkaiah Naidu

The government may have to step in and enact a law to ban triple talaq if the Muslim community fails to "change" the practice, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday.

PM Modi govt removed speed-breaker of appeasement politics: Naqvi

"For the last several decades, so-called champions of secularism engaged in politics of appeasement, ignoring empowerment of Muslims," he said.

PM Modi asks Muslim community not to politicise triple talaq issue, urges them to initiate reform

PM Modi asks Muslim community not to politicise triple talaq issue, urges them to initiate reform

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that Muslim community shouldn't allow issue of triple talaq to be politicised.

Save your daughters from triple talaq, do not politicise issue: PM Modi urges Muslim community

Save your daughters from triple talaq, do not politicise issue: PM Modi urges Muslim community

"I urge the people of Muslim community to not politicise the issue of triple talaq," PM Modi said at a function to mark the 884th birth anniversary of the 12th-century Kannada poet Basaveshwara.

Community members misusing triple talaq will face social boycott: AIMPLB

AIMPLB member Maulana Khalid R. Firangi said, "It has been decided in the executive body meeting that those misusing triple talaq will face social boycott."

Telangana CM hails PM's remark on backwardness among Muslims; hikes quota to 12%

Telangana CM hails PM's remark on backwardness among Muslims; hikes quota to 12%

"It augurs well," said Rao about Modi`s remark which he made while intervening during a discussion on the Backward Commission at the BJP`s National Executive meeting at Bhubaneswar.

Shia cleric meets UP CM Aditya Nath Yogi; demands committee on Shia welfare

Shia Personal Law Board member Maulana Yasoob Abbas on Saturday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi here.

Madras High Court bans Sharia courts, asks Tamil Nadu govt to ensure they do not function

Madras High Court bans Sharia courts, asks Tamil Nadu govt to ensure they do not function

The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to file a status report within a month.

What if Hindus ask for break for prayer? BJP asks Harish Rawat after Uttarakhand govt gives Muslims special break on Friday

What if Hindus ask for break for prayer? BJP asks Harish Rawat after Uttarakhand govt gives Muslims special break on Friday

A cabinet meeting on Saturday, chaired by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, decided that a special break will be given to the employees from the Muslim community.

AIMPLB defends 'triple talaq', to appeal against Allahabad High Court verdict

AIMPLB defends 'triple talaq', to appeal against Allahabad High Court verdict

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Thursday decided to appeal against the Allahabad High Court ruling terming the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims as 'unconstitutional'.

Women have the highest status in Islam: Former Chief Election Commissioner of India

Women have the highest status in Islam and the Muslim community must see things with a liberal interpretation now, former Chief Election Commissioner of India S.Y. Quraishi said on Thursday.

''Mayawati pursuing vote-bank politics over triple talaq issue''

''Mayawati pursuing vote-bank politics over triple talaq issue''

 BJP on Tuesday accused BSP supremo Mayawati of pursuing vote bank politics after she attacked the Modi government over its opposition to the practice of 'triple talaq' in the Muslim community.

Muslim children should not be sent to regular schools – Read controversial remarks by Salafi preacher

A Salafi preacher has stirred up a controversy by urging Muslims not to send their kids to the mainstream schools.

Muslims should help combat terror; will be blamed if they don't: Trump

Muslims should help combat terror; will be blamed if they don't: Trump

“Muslims have to help us, because they see what's going on in their community," Trump said.

Suspected New York imam killer charged with murder: Police

Oscar Morel, a 35-year-old Brooklyn man,was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

Fatwa issued against Jimmy Sheirgill for political drama 'Shorgul'

Fatwa issued against Jimmy Sheirgill for political drama 'Shorgul'

Jimmy Sheirgill starrer ‘Shorgul’ is a political drama which also touches upon the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots. 

No more 'Talaq Talaq Talaq': Women's group

 The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) on Monday said it will use the holy month of Ramadan to step up its campaign to ban triple talaq and "nikah halala"

TN govt to continue distribution of free rice to mosques

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in an official release said orders had been issued for distribution of 4,600 tonnes of rice to about 3,000 mosques.

Terror outfits using social media to lure Muslim youths: Intelligence agencies

Terror outfits using social media to lure Muslim youths: Intelligence agencies

An assessment by intelligence agencies points out that both domestic and international factors are responsible for pushing many Muslim youth to turn jihadi, as per a media report.

Strengthen Sufism to change perception about Islam: Forum

Scholars on Friday made a strong pitch for strengthening Sufism and "changing the perception" about Islam globally by spreading the faith effectively.