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Farrukh Dhondy | Of food ‘fatwiks’ & ‘jerky’ dishes: What’s ‘cultural appropriation’?

Some time ago, Jamie launched a ready-meal packet called Punchy Jerk Rice

28 Jan 2022 11:00 PM

No more fatwa: Triple Talaq lauded in Bareilly's Dargah-e-Ala Hazrat

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019 criminalises instant triple talaq among Muslims.

03 Aug 2019 12:41 PM

I feel like crying: Ex-Union Minister Arif Khan on fatwa against Nusrat Jahan

A fatwa was issued by a cleric against Jahan for Jahan's 'un-Islamic' attire in Parliament on June 25, when she took oath as an MP.

30 Jun 2019 3:16 PM

She has done big crime, Nusrat Jahan's marriage not valid under Islam: says cleric

This comes after a fatwa was issued to Jahan after she appeared in Parliament wearing 'sindoor'.

30 Jun 2019 12:57 PM

‘I represent inclusive India’: Nusrat Jahan on fatwa over attire

Jahan on Twitter said: 'I represent an inclusive India which is beyond the barriers of caste, creed and religion.'

30 Jun 2019 8:43 AM


PUBG is 'haram': Indonesian Muslim group slaps fatwa on game

'It also insults Islam,' said Faisal Ali, deputy chairman of the Aceh Ulema Council.

19 Jun 2019 6:37 PM

UP cleric fatwa to stone victim of triple talaq

All India Faizan-e-Madina Council has announced a reward for anyone who stones Nida Khan and cuts off her hair.

23 Jul 2018 12:20 AM

Triple talaq victim excommunicated

Maulana Qadri has issued a fatwa calling for total social boycott of Nida Khan who was a victim of triple talaq in 2016.

17 Jul 2018 1:20 AM

Pak Muslim clerics issue fatwa against suicide bombings, to 'curb terror'

For years, the South Asian nation has been plagued by violence by ISIS terrorists, who often use suicide bombers.

17 Jan 2018 7:35 AM

Fatwa bans women from marrying bankers, kin

The fatwa, issued on a query put up by a person said that “the income from banking jobs is considered ‘haram’ (forbidden) earnings in Islam”.

06 Jan 2018 1:37 AM


Deoband’s new fatwa bans Muslim women from marrying into families of bankers

Darul Ifta has stated that as per Islamic law, earnings through interest and any transaction involving investment is forbidden.

05 Jan 2018 9:07 AM

Fatwa against haircut, eyebrow trim for women

UP man had approached Darul to explain him Islamic laws on women.

09 Oct 2017 2:32 AM

UP Islamic school issues fatwa, bans women from shaping eyebrows, cutting hair

Darul Iftaa, which issues the Darul Uloom Deoband's edicts, has termed all such hair-grooming activities as 'un-Islamic'.

08 Oct 2017 8:24 PM

‘Jai Shri Ram’ chant lands Bihar minister in trouble

Muslim leader apologises after fatwa by cleric.

31 Jul 2017 2:20 AM

Will say 'Jai Shri Ram' if important for nation: Patna JD(U) leader on fatwa against him

The JD (U) leader further said that he's not afraid of the fatwa and his work would prove his identity.

30 Jul 2017 1:56 PM


Why are they targeting my son when he has not spoken against any religion, asks father Agam Nigam

The star singer landed in controversy after he tweeted expressing his displeasure over morning ‘azaan’.

19 Apr 2017 5:54 PM

'Also mentioned garland of shoes,' Muslim cleric reminds bald Sonu

The Muslim cleric was angry after Sonu Nigam shook the Internet on April 17 with a series of tweets questioning the Azaan.

19 Apr 2017 5:26 PM

No fatwa against reality TV singer Nahid Afrin, but some clerics aren't happy

A fatwa is a non-binding, legal opinion or authoritative interpretation of Islamic law that a qualified jurist or mufti, can give.

17 Mar 2017 1:53 PM

Assam clerics deny fatwa on singer

The fatwa pamphlet, claimed to have been distributed by some unknown people, does not carry the name of the singer.

16 Mar 2017 2:14 AM

42 clerics issue fatwa against Assam's 16-yr-old singer

'I was shocked and broken from inside at first. But, many Muslim singers gave me inspiration to not quit music, the singer said.

15 Mar 2017 10:31 AM