New parallel Muslim Personal Law Board representing Sufism announced Current Affairs 

New parallel Muslim Personal Law Board representing Sufism announced

New Delhi: Many Muslim religious scholars on Saturday announced the formation of parallel ‘Muslim Personal Law Board of India’ claiming that All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) represents only 20 per cent of Muslims in India. The clerics argued that more than 80 percent of Indian Muslims belong to Sufism, which do not get any representation in the All India Muslim Personal Law Board. Maulana Qari Mohammed Yusuf Azizi, President of the new board said, “Effective implementation of Sharia law, meaningful utilization of education and development, proportional representation in legislative institutions, communal harmony, bringing…

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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 after the speech of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi. Women holding placards, with varied slogans written, “We Reject Triple Talaq Bill”, “Government may change but not Sharia” etc. demanded that Muslim…

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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 Muslims and this will be a desirable step in Babri Masjid case”. Maulana Salman Nadwi who later retracted from his earlier statement quickly re-tweeted Maulana Firdausi’s tweet, reported Hindustan Times.…

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Maulana Salman Nadwi retracted stand on Ayodhya dispute, waiting for SC judgment now Current Affairs 

Maulana Salman Nadwi retracted stand on Ayodhya dispute, will wait for SC judgment now

Lucknow: Maulana Syed Salman Nadwi retracted his agenda of out-of-court settlement of the Ayodhya dispute on Thursday, hours after meeting with Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. He said that he would now wait for the Supreme Court judgement on the dispute. Nadwi quit All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on February 10 when the rift was clearly wide open for suggesting that land for a mosque and a university away from the disputed site in Ayodhya could be an option for Muslims. In a video message…

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Maulana Salman Nadvi quits All India Muslim Personal Law Board amid controversy Current Affairs 

Maulana Salman Nadvi quits All India Muslim Personal Law Board amid controversy

Hyderabad: On the final day of three-day long All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) General Council meeting, the apex body of Indian Muslims showed the door to an executive member and renowned Muslim cleric Maulana Syed Salman Hussaini Nadvi. According to sources, Salman Nadvi requested to relieve him from the post of executive council member of the first day of meeting on Friday. AIMPLB today unanimously accepted Nadvi’s decision to quit AIMPLB, the Board confirmed in a tweet that Nadvi is no longer a member. Moulana Salman Nadwi is…

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Maulana Salman Nadwi suggests Babri site shift, AIMPLB rejects Current Affairs 

Maulana Salman Nadwi suggests Babri site shift, Muslim Personal Law Board rejects

Hyderabad: Amid controversy, 26th plenary of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) began in Hyderabad on Friday. The day before, a top cleric from Lucknow’s Nadwatul Ulema seminary stoked a controversy suggesting that land for a mosque and a university away from the disputed site in Ayodhya could be an option for Muslims. Maulana Sayyed Salman Hussaini Nadwi, who is also executive member of the AIMPLB was part of a team of six Muslims that met Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bengaluru on Thursday…

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AIMPLB criticizes Darul Uloom Deaband’s fatwa against marrying bankers Current Affairs 

AIMPLB criticizes Darul Uloom Deaband’s fatwa against marrying bankers

Lucknow: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Friday criticized the prominent Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband’s new fatwa directing Muslims not to marry into families earning money through banking and related jobs drawing income from interests. “A large number of Muslims are working in the banking sector. Issuing a Fatwa asking Muslims not marry people employed in the banking sector is wrong. People who issued this Fatwa must review this because it will lead to further rift and confusion in the Muslim society. There is no need…

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Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill with thumping majority Society 

Indian Muslim, ill-conceived Triple Talaq bill and Muslim Personal Law Board

“In spite of the Supreme Court setting aside talaq-e-biddat, and the assurance of AIMPLB, there have been reports of divorce by way of talaq-e-biddat from different parts of the country….. It is, therefore, felt that there is a need for State action to give effect to the order of the Supreme Court and to redress the grievances of victims of illegal divorce”, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asserts in a “Statement of Objects and Reasons” of The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017. Union Law Minister…

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Enactment of legislation to ban Triple Talaq is interference in Sharia: AIMPLB spokesperson Current Affairs 

Enactment of legislation to ban Triple Talaq is interference in Sharia: AIMPLB spokesperson

Hyderabad: All India Muslim Personal Law Board Secretary and Spokesperson, Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rehmani in a press release said that the attempt of Govt. of India to enact a legislation banning triple talaq is interference in Islamic Sharia. Talaq (divorce) is a religious issue and when divorce is pronounced, the woman becomes unlawful for the husband. Invalidating Triple Talaq will force them to stay together and this act is sinful and amounts to adultery in Islam. He further told that according to Article 25 of Constitution of India, every citizen…

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SC adjourned Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi title suite, next hearing on March 14 Current Affairs 

Muslim Personal Law Board founder member met with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar over Babri Masjid-Ramjanmabhoomi out of court settlement!

New Delhi: Once again the process to settle out of court solution for the vexed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute through talks has been accelerated. The Supreme Court is all set to hear the Ramjanmabhoomi – Babri Masjid case from December 5 – on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the demolition of the structure. Shia Central Waqf Board Chairman Wasim Rizvi who said that Ram temple can be built at the disputed site if a mosque is also constructed at a reasonable distance and in a Muslim-dominated area met…

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