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Haj subsidy scrapped — Here's how Twitterattis reacted

Reactions started pouring on the micro-blogging site soon after the government announced to end the Haj subsidy. 

Jan 16, 2018, 23:17 PM IST

Muslim girl barred from wearing headscarf at UP school, principal asks to join Islamic school

A day after three Muslim clerics were beaten up in a moving train in Baghpat for wearing scarves, principal of a missionary school here on Friday asked a Muslim student to remove her headscarf or take admission in an Islamic institution.

Nov 24, 2017, 23:33 PM IST

UP swine flu epidemic: 'Greet but don't hug' this Eid, urge Muslim clerics

This health advisory has been issued so that people remain safe from the deadly contagious disease.

Sep 02, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

RSS-linked Muslim clerics pledge no cow slaughter on Eid

Those who sacrifice the animal, slaughter it and eat it are eating poison, are eating diseases.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

Singing national anthem, recording I-Day videos un-Islamic: UP clerics

As per the clerics, certain phrases in the anthem preach against the belief of Islam. 

Aug 13, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Triple Talaq row: Vice President's wife Salma Ansari slams Maulanas, says there is no such rule in Quran

In a major development in Triple Talaq row, Vice President Hamid Ansari's wife Salma Ansari has come forward to express what she feels about the issue.

Apr 09, 2017, 11:35 AM IST

Nahid Afrin gets support from B-Town stars, politicians

The clerics organisation had also distributed some leaflets in and around Udali area near Hojai in central Assam, asking the singer not to perform in a function scheduled for March 25. 

Mar 15, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Nahid Afrin not afraid of ‘fatwa’; will sing till last breath, says 16-year-old

Over 40 clerics from Muslim organisations issued the 'fatwa' against the Nahid Afrin, restricting her to perform on stage, saying that the performance by a girl on stage was against the ‘Sharia laws’. 

Mar 15, 2017, 12:01 PM IST

Assam Muslim clerics issue Fatwa against teen singer Nahid Afrin for singing songs against terrorism

Nahid Afrin, a teen singer, who was one of the runner-ups in a reality show, has reportedly been asked to stop singing in public.

Mar 15, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

Muslim clerics hit out at centre's interference on personal law

Muslim clerics in West Bengal attacked the central government on Tuesday for interfering with Muslim Personal Law.

Nov 09, 2016, 00:10 AM IST

Bangladesh clerics issue fatwa on Islamist killings

The Islamic State and a South Asian branch of al Qaeda have claimed responsibilities for many of the murders in Bangladesh.

Jun 14, 2016, 16:32 PM IST

Islamic State asks its followers to slaughter Muslim clerics

ISIS terror group has issued a list of names of Muslim clerics, calling them "imams of kafir" and asking its followers to kill anyone who disagrees with them including Islamic leaders.

Apr 13, 2016, 21:48 PM IST

No band-baaja, nach-gaana at Muslim weddings?

The unanimous decision was taken at a meeting presided over by senior cleric Maulana Qari Syed Ishaq Guara in Saharanpur.

Mar 03, 2016, 09:37 AM IST

Muslim clerics demand govt to file appeal in Muzaffarnagar riots case

On February 5, a Muzaffarnagar court had acquitted the 10 people in connection with the burning of a 30-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy at Lank village due to lack of evidence.

Feb 07, 2016, 17:52 PM IST

Hindu groups protest priest's b'day event invitation to Muslim clerics

Invitation to some Muslim clerics for birthday celebrations of a Hindu priest has kicked off a row with Hindu groups protesting the move while the oganisers of the programme denied extending any such invitation.

Jan 03, 2016, 01:32 AM IST

Muslim clerics ask for ban on ''Muhammad: Messenger of God''

Muslim clerics on Saturday asked for a ban on the film ``Muhammad: Messenger of God`, saying if the movie is released then it would lead to riots.

Sep 12, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Over 90% Muslim women in India want ban on triple talaq, hate second wife

A majority of the Muslim women have spoken out against the practice of oral, triple, unilateral talaq (divorce) and also polygamy.

Aug 21, 2015, 09:29 AM IST

Muslim clerics denounce attacks on Tunisia, Kuwait, France

Muslim clerics condemned three militant attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France Friday that killed dozens of people including holidaymakers.

Jun 27, 2015, 02:45 AM IST

Yoga for sound mental and physical health: Muslim clerics

 Terming yoga as a perfect exercise for sound physical and mental health, Muslim clerics on Wednesday said the ancient exercise form should not be connected to a particular religion.

Jun 17, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Subramanian Swamy replies to questions posed by Muslim clerics to RSS on 'Hindu rashtra'

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday gave clear cut answers to the six questions posed by a delegation of Muslim clerics led by the Sunni Ulema Council's general secretary to the RSS in February.

Mar 28, 2015, 11:59 AM IST