Islamic clerics

Hardline Pakistani groups pledge to avenge sectarian clashes

At a time when the Pakistan government has asked Islamic clerics to create harmony in the wake of sectarian clashes that left 11 dead in Rawalpindi, two hardline religious parties have pledged to take "revenge" for the recent killings.

Nov 23, 2013, 18:56 PM IST

Lone women shoppers ‘spreading vulgarity’: Pak Clerics

Islamic clerics on Friday barred women who are not accompanied by a close male relative from entering markets of Karak area in Pakistan`s restive northwest.

Jul 19, 2013, 19:34 PM IST

Islamic clerics asked to leave Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan authorities have accused over 160 foreign Islamic clerics, including Indians, of violating immigration laws.

Jan 22, 2012, 14:54 PM IST

Clerics weigh against music, buffets at marriages

A group of Islamic clerics have announced they would not conduct a "nikaah" wherever the hosts played music or threw a buffet party.

Sep 12, 2011, 23:33 PM IST

Islamic clerics in Swat ban Taliban`s entry

Islamic clerics and prayer leaders in the restive Swat district of N-W Pak announce a ban on entry of Taliban militants in the area.

Jun 08, 2010, 16:01 PM IST

Islamic clerics oppose women`s reservation

Not only certain political parties, but even some influential Islamic scholars and clerics are strongly opposed to the women`s reservation bill.

Mar 13, 2010, 16:27 PM IST