Indian Muslims way forward in electoral politics! Society 

Indian Muslims way forward in electoral politics!

Four months before the UP elections of 2017 I had propagated the idea of Muslims boycotting electoral politics in India. It could not gain much momentum because, sadly, we lack the kind of selfless leadership in our community that will keep the larger picture in mind and step back. The way “minorities” have become a taboo for the big parties… Read More
Jamaat-e-Islami refused to support me in embracing Islam Hadiya Current Affairs 

Jamaat-e-Islami refused to support me in embracing Islam: Hadiya

Kozhikode: Akhila, A 25-year-old Hindu woman from Kerala who converted to Islam and took a new name Hadiya, on Saturday stirred a controversy after lambasting two Muslim organisations Jamaat-e-Islami and Tarbiyyath which refused to support her in embracing Islam. “Both Jamaat-e-Islami and Tarbiyyath refused to help me when I approached them with my desire to embrace Islam. It was only… Read More
Jamiat Ahle Hadees issues fatwa against ISIS during 34th All India Conference Current Affairs 

Jamiat Ahle Hadees issues fatwa against ISIS during 34th All India Conference

New Delhi: In first of it’s a kind Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadees Hind, closely associated with Salafist ideology has issued a fatwa or religious edict against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and declared it “un-Islamic”. The fatwa has been endorsed by 40 senior scholars during 34th All India Ahle Hadees Conference held under the title “Restoration… Read More
Thousands of Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill in Pune Current Affairs 

Thousands of Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill in Pune

Pune: Thousands of Muslim women, mostly clad in hijab, on Saturday stepped out of their houses here in Pune to join a silent protest march against the Centre’s Triple Talaq Bill passed in the Lok Sabha last year. The rally led by AIMPLB’s member Asma Zahra began at 5pm from Jama Masjid on MG Road and culminated at Azam campus… Read More
Another cleric endorses mosque away from disputed site in Ayodhya Current Affairs 

Another cleric endorses mosque away from disputed site in Ayodhya

Pune: Senior cleric and Islamic scholar Maulana Syed Shahabuddin Salfi Firdausi has endorsed Maulana Salman Nadwi’s stance that land for a mosque away from the disputed site in Ayodhya could be an option for Muslims. Maulana Firdausi in a tweet said, “The whole earth is a mosque. A place of worship can be replaced in the greater interests of the Indian… Read More
AIMPLB spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani booked for sedition Current Affairs 

AIMPLB spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani booked for sedition

Lucknow: The Hazratganj police lodged an FIR on Wednesday against AIMPLB spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani on sedition charges for allegedly hurting religious feelings during a speech in Hyderabad. UP Shia Waqf Board chairman, Waseem Rizvi in his written complaint alleged that Nomani in his February 9 speech in the general council meeting of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board… Read More
25-year-old killed after unidentified vehicle hit bike in South Delhi Current Affairs 

25-year-old killed after unidentified vehicle hit bike in South Delhi

New Delhi: A 25-year-old youth was killed after an unidentified vehicle hit his bike in south-east Delhi’s flyover on Tuesday evening. The deceased, Hifzur Rahman was working with Muthoot Finance as an executive. He was returning home from office when the accident took place around 7 pm at the flyover from Moolchand to Ashram. Rahman who was the sole bread… Read More
Jamiat Ahle Hadees to hold Peace and Humanity Conference in New Delhi Current Affairs 

Jamiat Ahle Hadees to hold Peace and Humanity Conference in New Delhi

New Delhi: Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadees Hind, one of the oldest religious organization of Sunni Muslims in India will hold 34th All India Ahle Hadees Conference under the title “Restoration of World Peace and Protection of Humanity” on March 9-10 at Ramleela Ground in New Delhi. Several prominent social, religious and spiritual figures from across the world including Imam of… Read More
Sri Lanka declares Emergency after anti-Muslim riots Current Affairs 

Sri Lanka declares Emergency after anti-Muslim riots

Colombo: Sri Lanka has declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal riots on Tuesday, a day after mob attacks against the minority Muslim population in an Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy. “At a special cabinet meeting, it was decided to declare a state of emergency for ten days to… Read More
BJP leader filed PIL in Supreme Court to declare Nikah Halala as ‘rape’ Current Affairs 

BJP leader filed PIL in Supreme Court to declare Nikah Halala as ‘rape’

New Delhi: BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay filed a fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on Monday in the Supreme Court demanding to declare Nikah Halala as rape and polygamy an offence under IPC and declare them ‘unconstitutional’. Delhi based lawyer, has also urged the apex court to declare both the practices as violation of fundamental rights guaranteed to Muslim women… Read More