India must destroy terror infrastructures on Pak soil: Muslim cleric

In the wake of the recent spurt in terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir, a prominent Muslim cleric on Sunday said India "should cross the border, target and destroy terrorist infrastructures that exist on Pakistani soil" to end killings of civilians and security forces personnel.

Boycott Chinese products, says prominent cleric in Eid sermon

People in India should boycott Chinese products to protest the border intrusion incidents and save the domestic cottage industries, prominent Muslim cleric Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali on Monday said.

Muslim cleric Mehadi Hasan slapped for calling Navratri a 'festival of demons'
Muslim cleric Mehadi Hasan slapped for calling Navratri a 'festival of demons'

A man here Wednesday slapped a Muslim cleric while he was being taken to a court after his arrest for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of a community by making objectionable comments about 'Navratri', police said.

Muslim clerics, scholars back Deoband stand on 'Love Jihad'

Leading Muslim clerics, scholars and intellectuals here have welcomed the official stand taken by Islamic seminary at Deoband on 'Love Jihad'.

Killings by China anti-terror cops raise concerns

When attackers from China's minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top state-appointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them.

China targets ordinary Uighurs with beards, burkas

Outside a mosque in China`s restive west, a government-appointed Muslim cleric was dodging a foreign reporter`s question about why young men of the Uighur ethnic minority don`t have beards.

Gunmen kill cleric, two soldiers in Libya`s Benghazi

Gunmen killed a moderate Muslim cleric and two soldiers in Libya`s second city Benghazi Thursday as violence showed no let-up in the cradle of the 2011 uprising.

Tipu Sultan was a model ruler, says Maulana Saud Alam Qasmi

A good ruler should be identified "not by the size of his chest" but by his capacity "to deliver" justice, service and love to all sections of the society, a Muslim cleric has said.

Muslim cleric, others to move pincer against Modi in Varanasi

Muslim cleric Imam Mehadi Hasan Baba, who shot in fame after Narendra Modi had refused to don the skull cap offered by him in 2011, is among scores of others who will make a beeline for Varanasi to campaign against the BJP`s PM nominee.

Muslim cleric Madani backs Narendra Modi on not wearing skull cap

Siding with Narendra Modi for not accepting skull cap, leading Muslim leader Mahmood Madani has said such an act amounts to "politics of symbolism".

POTA accused Maulana Abdul Qavi arrested

Muslim cleric Maulana Abdul Qavi, wanted for 10 years, was arrested for alleged anti-national activities and having links with terror groups Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad official sources said.

Muslim cleric wants Mamata Banerjee to support Congress

A Muslim cleric, considered close to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has said that the firebrand leader should support the Congress.

Nigerian Muslim cleric opposed to Boko Haram shot dead

A Nigerian Muslim cleric who openly criticised Islamist sect Boko Haram has been killed in Zaria, hundreds of miles from where the military is fighting insurgents, police said on Monday.

UAE summons Qatari ambassador over Muslim cleric`s comments

The United Arab Emirates summoned the Qatari ambassador over what it said were insults against the UAE made by a prominent cleric in a broadcast from Doha, state news agency WAM reported on Sunday.

Muslim cleric opposes Taslima Nasreen`s TV serial

A Muslim cleric Monday opposed the telecast of a Bengali TV serial based on Bangladesh author Taslima Nasreen`s script which he felt could hurt the sentiments of the community.

`UP CM unable to take tough stand against communal elements`

Controversial Muslim cleric Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan on Thursday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of being "unable to take tough decisions" while dealing with the communal flare up in the state.

Can vote for Modi if he changes himself: Maulana Kalbe Sadiq

Prominent Muslim cleric Maulana Kalbe Sadiq says he can vote in favour of BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi if he changes himself.

Narendra Modi not secular, lacks goodwill towards Muslims: Cleric

While the BJP and its cadres are busy celebrating the 64th birthday of its prime ministerial pick Narendra Modi on Tuesday, a prominent Muslim cleric has hit out at the Gujarat Chief Minister.

Muslim cleric arrested for abducting 11-year-old girl

A Muslim cleric has been arrested for allegedly abducting an 11-year-old girl in Budhana town of the district.

Pakistan court acquits Muslim cleric who accused Christian girl of blasphemy

A Muslim cleric, who accused a Christian girl of blasphemy, has himself been acquitted on similar charges by a Pakistan court.