Triple-talaq against spirit of Quran: Tahir Mahmood

The "so-called" triple-talaq is an absurdity that militates against the words and spirit of the Quran and sayings of the Prophet, noted professor and former member of Law and National Minorities Commission Tahir Mahmood said here today.

Bharat Mata ki Jai row: 'Does Constitution say follow Islam, read Quran?' - Baba Ramdev blasts Asaduddin Owaisi

Bharat Mata ki Jai row: 'Does Constitution say follow Islam, read Quran?' - Baba Ramdev blasts Asaduddin Owaisi

Clarifying his 'beheading' remark over Bharat Mata ki Jai row, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has strongly lashed out at AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi.

Quran is unscientific, ideas that can't survive criticism, ridicule must be weak: Taslima Nasreen

Quran is unscientific, ideas that can't survive criticism, ridicule must be weak: Taslima Nasreen

The Bangladeshi author claimed that religion is incompatible with human rights and particularly women's rights. “People say Islam is a religion of peace, but my life experience is the opposite,”she said.  

Pakistan government to make Quran teaching compulsory in public schools

Pakistan government to make Quran teaching compulsory in public schools

Pakistan's Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Engr, Muhammad Baligh ur Rahman on Wednesday said the government was making an effort in formulating the teaching Quran be made compulsory in all public schools across the country.

Muslim women deprived of rights enshrined in Islam: Kerala HC judge

Justice B Kemal Pasha of the Kerala High Court sparked a controversy last week when he said Muslim women were being deprived of the rights enshrined in Islam.

ISIS chief Baghdadi 'surfaces' after 18 months

ISIS chief Baghdadi 'surfaces' after 18 months

 Fresh footage of ISIS supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has surfaced, apparently showing the reclusive terror leader making a rare public appearance and talking to children at a mosque in the Iraqi city of Fallujah.

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Bible has more violent content than Quran, reveals text analysis

Bible has more violent content than Quran, reveals text analysis

Bible or Quran – which one of the two has more violent content? An analysis into both the texts reveals that the description of destruction and killing was found more in the holy book of Christianity than in its Islamic counterpart.

Breaking the stereotype: Rajasthan gets its first women Qazis - Jahan Ara and Afroz Begum

Breaking the stereotype: Rajasthan gets its first women Qazis - Jahan Ara and Afroz Begum

In a first in the state and breaking the stereotype, Rajasthan has got its first women Qazis!

Man arrested with two handguns, Quran at Disneyland Paris

Man arrested with two handguns, Quran at Disneyland Paris

The French Police arrested a man carrying two handguns at the Disneyland Paris amusement park outside Paris on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia's grand mufti says 'chess is haram in Islam', Twitteratis react

Saudi Arabia's grand mufti says 'chess is haram in Islam', Twitteratis react

Saudi Arabia grand mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh has ruled that playing chess encourages gambling and is a waste of time and followers of Islam must abandon it.

Who says what's in a name; these Muslim boys gain inner strength and energy by 'Ram naam'

Who says what's in a name; these Muslim boys gain inner strength and energy by 'Ram naam'

A group of Muslim boys from UP's Allahabad have come up with a unique spiritual way to gain inner strength and energy.

Quran found at UK varsity belonged to Prophet's friend?

 An ancient copy of the Quran found at the University of Birmingham in July may have belonged to Abu Bakr, one of the world's first ever Muslims, British media reported today.

WATCH: From US-made bomb making tools to Quran; here's all unearthed from ISIS secret tunnels

WATCH: From US-made bomb making tools to Quran; here's all unearthed from ISIS secret tunnels

Kurdish forces were left stunned after a secret network of tunnels built by ISIS was unearthed in Sinjar, an Iraqi town.

Mali hostage crisis ends as security forces gun down militants, at least 27 killed

Mali hostage crisis ends as security forces gun down militants, at least 27 killed

Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital town and took 140 guests and 30 staff hostage in a hail of automatic gunfire.

RSS for persuasion to control population

As a religion-based Census showed growth of Muslims was faster than Hindus, RSS on Friday said it will adopt a policy of persuasion through education to control population and quoted the 'Quran' to claim it favours small families for those who can't afford to raise big ones.

Muslim men misinterpreting Quran to have more than one wife: Gujarat HC

Muslim men misinterpreting Quran to have more than one wife: Gujarat HC

The high court also stated that time has come for the country to embrace the uniform civil code as such provisions are in violation of the Constitution.

Tension grips Jammu town over alleged desecration of Quran

Tension gripped the hilly Bhaderwah town in Jammu region on Friday over allegations that miscreants desecrated the Quran.

After he stoked controversies, Mahesh Sharma told by BJP to keep low profile

After he stoked controversies, Mahesh Sharma told by BJP to keep low profile

Union Minister of State for Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma, who has recently stoked several controversies with his controversial statements, has been ticked off by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked to keep a low profile, a report said on Saturday.

RSS` take on Cow and Islam: `Muslims did shun beef in the past`

RSS` take on Cow and Islam: `Muslims did shun beef in the past`

In a bid to persuade Indian Muslims to give up beef, an offshoot of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has come up with proof from the past to deduce that Muslims have shunned beef.