Quran

Triple talaq row: Cannot abolish ''Islamic process'', says cleric

The top court, earlier on Thursday, began hearing several pleas filed by Muslim women rejecting the practice of Triple Talaq.

May 13, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

Pakistan hospital forces non-Muslim staffers to recite Quran verses

The administration of a government-run hospital here forces its non-Muslim staffers to either recite verses from the Holy Quran at morning assembly or be marked absent for the day, a Pakistan media report said on Wednesday.

May 03, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

China bans dozens of Muslim baby names - From Islam to Quran to Medina, here is the list

In a big development, China banned a dozens of Muslim baby names in Xinjiang.

Apr 25, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

China bans dozens of Muslim baby names in Xinjiang

Islam, Quran, Mecca, Jihad, Imam, Saddam, Hajj, and Medina are among dozens of baby names banned under ruling Chinese Communist Party's "Naming Rules For Ethnic Minorities".

Apr 25, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Punjab rejects Zora panel report on sacrilege cases; orders new probe

Terming it as "inconclusive", the Punjab government on Friday rejected the report of the Justice Zora Singh Commission and ordered a fresh Commission of Inquiry, headed by Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh to investigate all cases of sacrilege in the state.

Apr 14, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Triple talaq, polygamy are 'patriarchal values', such practices impact dignity of Muslim women: Centre to Supreme Court

The AIMPLB today said that practice of triple talaq will be abolished in 18 months.

Apr 11, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Triple talaq: AIMPLB says will do away with practice in 18 months, no need for govt intervention

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Tuesday said that practice of triple talaq will be phased out in eighteen months.

Apr 11, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

RK Singh backs Salma Ansari, says triple talaq not part of Islam

Coming out in full support of Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari`s wife Salma Ansari`s assertion on triple talaq, former Home Secretary and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP R K Singh on Monday said the practice of divorce is not a part of the Islam religion.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:46 AM 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

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board's stand is un-Islamic

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Mar 29, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

If triple talaq is termed illegal, then soon Islam would cease to exist: AIMPLB to Supreme Court

The AIMPLB strongly opposed the pleas challenging triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims in Supreme Court on Monday.

Mar 28, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

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

REVEALED: Why poor knowledge of Islam among would-be jihadis is good for ISIS

The jihadi employment form asked the recruits, on a scale of 1 to 3, to rate their knowledge of Islam. And the Islamic State applicants, herded into a hangar somewhere at the Syria-Turkey border, turned out to be overwhelmingly ignorant.

Aug 16, 2016, 18:22 PM IST

France church attackers `smiled` and spoke of Quran

One of the jihadists who murdered an elderly French priest smiled as he carried out the attack, and nuns who witnessed the grisly murder said the killers spoke about the Quran.

Jul 30, 2016, 09:52 AM IST

One shot dead in Pakistan over alleged desecration of Quran

It seems Hindus in Pakistan are not safe at all.

Jul 27, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic, says top Saudi Arabia clerical body; fatwa renewed

Nintendo`s new Pokemon GO mobile game has become an instant hit around the world.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:19 PM IST

PFI activists held for pro-Zakir Naik rally

The PFI procession organised in protest against the alleged media trial of Naik and Owaisi was taken out without permission, Superintendent of Police, P Murugan

Jul 17, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

Quran desecration case: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav to be arrested by Punjab Police?

AAP MLA Naresh Yadav may be arrested by Punjab Police in connection with Quran desecration case!

Jul 04, 2016, 11:17 AM IST

Quran desecration: Setback for AAP as Delhi MLA Naresh Yadav booked for trying to incite riots in Punjab

In a major shock to Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, its MLA from Delhi - Naresh Yadav - has been booked for trying to incite riots in Punjab.

Jul 03, 2016, 10:01 AM IST

Dhaka terror attack: Those who could recite from Quran were spared, say hostages

The attackers involved in the Dhaka restaurant attack had asked their victims to recite from the Quran before deciding on whom to spare, a leading Bangladeshi daily said on its website on Saturday.

Jul 02, 2016, 16:18 PM IST