Ayodhya Dispute Once a mosque always a mosque, Supreme Court told Current Affairs 

Ayodhya Dispute: Once a mosque always a mosque, Supreme Court told

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was on Friday told that the mosque enjoyed a unique place in Islam and its religious significance does not diminish just because it was desecrated and destroyed through a “barbaric act.” Adjudication of the politically sensitive Ayodhya land dispute case will be delayed as the Supreme Court will first decide whether the apex court’s 1994 decision in the Ismail Faruqui case that a “mosque is not an essential part of Islam” needs to be re-examined by a five-judge constitution bench. The Faruqui verdict came on…

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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 Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical, Dr Zafarul Islam Khan backs shifting of mosque Current Affairs 

Maulana Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical, Dr Zafarul Islam Khan backs shifting of mosque

New Delhi: Senior Islamic scholar and Delhi Minority Commission chairman Dr Zafarul Islam Khan has come forward in support of Maulana Salman Nadwi saying Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical. Delhi-based Khan, who is a former president of All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat, an umbrella body of over 40 Muslim organisations, in a piece he penned on Saturday published on News 18 Urdu, backs Nadwi for making efforts to end the dispute but disagrees that Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar will succeed in convincing…

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

SC adjournes Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi title suite, next hearing on March 14

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in politically-sensitive Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suite as some documents and translations have not yet been filed. The next hearing is scheduled on March 14. A special bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer has taken up 13 appeals filed against the judgment of the Allahabad High Court, which ruled a three-way split of the disputed 2.77 acres in Ayodhya. The disputed plot has been divided among the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi…

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