Shariat - Latest News on Shariat | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Defamation case filed against Sharia court in Ahmedabad

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:58

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:06

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:27

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

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 23:17

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

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 21:43

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

SC has not stopped continuance of Shariat courts, says Darul Uloom Deoband lawyer

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:41

The counsel of the Darul Uloom Deoband, Shakeel Ahmed Syed, on Monday said that the Supreme Court not only allowed the continuance of Shariat courts, but also disposed off the writ petition filed to stop parallel courts from functioning.

Shariat courts have no legal sanction, fatwas not binding on anyone: SC

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 09:12

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court on Monday declared that no legal status has been granted to the Shariat Courts and religious decrees or fatwas are illegal if they tread on the rights of an individual.

Fatwa can`t be forced upon people: SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 20:33

Fatwa issued by Muslim clerics cannot be forced upon people and the state has to protect persons who are harassed for not following such dictates, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said while expressing reservation in interfering with Shariat courts.

`Shariat panchayat` formed in Punjab

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 23:21

A `Shariat panchayat` has been set up in Punjab to decide on matters related to marriage, divorce and inheritance of the community.

Providing girl`s photo for marriage not allowed: Darul Uloom

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 14:06

In a fatwa issued yesterday, the seminary said providing photo of a girl to boy`s family for fixing wedding is against Shariat law.

Shariat court issues notice to Christian priest

Last Updated: Saturday, October 29, 2011, 18:42

A Shariat court (Islamic Court) has issued a notice to a Christian priest to explain his position on alleged conversion of Muslim youth to Christianity by him.