Sharia law

Rajasthan High Court stops man from marrying again as wife says talaq 'improper'

The high court summoned the prospective groom Waseem Khan and issued notice to him seeking a reply.

Jul 11, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
Protesters rally against Islamic law in dozens of US cities

Protesters rally against Islamic law in dozens of US cities

Anti-Muslim incidents rose 57 percent last year, including a 44 percent jump in anti-Islamic hate crimes, CAIR said in a report released in early May.
 

Jun 11, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
Massive infighting in Hizbul Mujahideen - Now, terrorists are planning murder of their own team members

Massive infighting in Hizbul Mujahideen - Now, terrorists are planning murder of their own team members

Now, it's pretty clear that a massive infighting is going on within the terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Muslims chant 'Allah-O-Akbar', throw gays from rooftop as Sharia punishment

Muslims chant 'Allah-O-Akbar', throw gays from rooftop as Sharia punishment

It's a very disturbing video!

Apr 03, 2017, 11:36 AM 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
Maldives to have first execution in 60 years in order to showcase 'Islamic credentials'

Maldives to have first execution in 60 years in order to showcase 'Islamic credentials'

Beleaguered Maldives President Abdulla Yameen is adamant that the first execution of a convict in sixty years will take place under his watch as a reiteration of Maldives' Islamic credentials.

Jul 10, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
Fight to end triple talaq; over 50000 Muslims sign petition against ‘un-Quranic practice’

Fight to end triple talaq; over 50000 Muslims sign petition against ‘un-Quranic practice’

Over 50,000 Muslims have signed a petition spearheaded by Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) seeking a ban on triple talaq.

Jun 01, 2016, 10:31 AM IST
Britain probes whether some Sharia courts legitimise forced marriage, divorces unfair to women

Britain probes whether some Sharia courts legitimise forced marriage, divorces unfair to women

"There is only one rule of law in our country, which provides rights and security for every citizen," interior minister Theresa May said in a statement.

May 27, 2016, 04:35 AM IST
'Ban oral talaq, burqa': Sharia made by Allah, so can't be abolished - this is nonsense, says Markandey Katju

'Ban oral talaq, burqa': Sharia made by Allah, so can't be abolished - this is nonsense, says Markandey Katju

 Former Press Council of India Chairman and Supreme Court of India judge Markandey Katju sparked yet another controversy on Tuesday.

May 03, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Malaysia's first sharia-compliant airlines suspended

Malaysia's first airlines that complies with Sharia law, Rayani Air, has been suspended for three months, starting from Monday, owing to faulty service, the Civil Aviation department announced.

Apr 11, 2016, 21:40 PM IST

British MPs may have to comply with Sharia law

MPs and peers were told this week that they are likely to have to move out of the Palace of Westminster entirely for at least six years to allow for a four-billion pounds overhaul of the crumbling neo-Gothic pile.

Jan 30, 2016, 18:11 PM IST
'Arrested ISIS members wanted to topple Indian govt, impose Sharia law'

'Arrested ISIS members wanted to topple Indian govt, impose Sharia law'

ISIS members, arrested from different locations across the country, revealed they had plans to topple the Indian government.

Jan 27, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Veteran jihadist seeks return of sharia law in north Mali

French forces drove Islamist fighters from major urban centres in 2013, but the fighters remain active in the West African country.

Jan 08, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
Muslim man sends 'talaq' SMS to wife after learning about her gang-rape

Muslim man sends 'talaq' SMS to wife after learning about her gang-rape

Under the Sharia Law, a man can divorce his wife if he says ‘talaq’ to her three times.

Nov 27, 2015, 20:20 PM IST

Bomb blasts kill at least 18 at mosque in Nigeria

A self-defence fighter said twin bomb blasts on Friday killed at least 18 at a northeast Nigerian mosque crowded with people observing pre-dawn prayers.

Oct 23, 2015, 15:48 PM IST
Why are ISIS jihadis shaving their beards?

Why are ISIS jihadis shaving their beards?

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters have left behind mounds of hair after shaving off their beards and dressing as women to flee to the West.

Oct 16, 2015, 18:30 PM IST
From stoning to death to lashes and crucifixion, Islamic State publishes list of punishments

From stoning to death to lashes and crucifixion, Islamic State publishes list of punishments

The hardliners of Islamic State have published a list of punishments, ranging from amputation, stoning and crucifixion for violating the Sharia law, as per reports on Saturday.

Jan 24, 2015, 10:45 AM IST
Jihad lures teens from unsuspected corners of France

Jihad lures teens from unsuspected corners of France

For the French public, the idea is deeply jarring: youngsters from everyday backgrounds with names like Maxime, Helene and David joining the jihad or turning up in brutal Islamic State execution videos.

Nov 20, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

Malaysia's Sharia law costs non-Muslims their kids

It was the last round of a recurring argument: M Indira Gandhi's husband wanted her to convert to Islam. A committed Hindu, she refused.

Nov 11, 2014, 01:03 AM IST

IS jihadists boast of enslaving Yazidis

The Islamic State jihadist group says that it has given Yazidi women and children captured in northern Iraq to its fighters as spoils of war, boasting it had revived slavery.

Oct 13, 2014, 17:05 PM IST