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Setting Minimum Age For Girls’ Marriage Not Against Islam, Says Top Islamic Court In Pakistan

Oct 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan held that the sections in which the minimum age limit prescribed by the Child Marriage Restraint Act (CMRA) 1929 for both girls and boys for marriage were not un-Islamic.

IPL Is 'Anti-Islamic', Taliban Bans Live Broadcast Of T20 Tourney In Afghanistan

Sep 21, 2021 PTI

Top Afghanistan cricketers like Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb ur Rahman are taking part in IPL 2021.


'I Don’t Hate My Attackers Like I Don’t Hate The Axe They Used To Chop My Hand': TJ Joseph

Kerala professor TJ Joseph, whose hand was chopped off by Islamic fanatics, speaks about his autobiography ‘A Thousand Cuts,’ why he doesn’t hate his attackers and how he hopes for a better tomorrow.

Muharram Marks The Start Of The Islamic Calendar

Aug 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Muharram is the Islamic month that marks the triumph of justice over injustice and the victory of truth over falsehood


Taliban Vow To Honour Women's Rights Within Islamic Law

Mujahid, who had been a shadowy figure for years, promised the Taliban would honour women's rights, but within norms of Islamic law, though he gave few details.

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29 June, 2021

Woman Moves Delhi HC Seeking Protection, Threatened For Willful Conversion To Islam

Outlook Web Desk

From life threats to violation of right to privacy, the UP woman is facing flak for willful conversion to Islam from Hinduism


13 November, 2020

Macron’s Mistaken Challenge To ‘Islam’

Talmiz Ahmad

The French President’s deliberate collision with what he sees as ‘Islam’ is unlikely to be good for him or for France.


07 November, 2020

Why Can’t Muslims Pray At Temples And Hindus At Mosques?

Priyadarshini Sen

Ironically, inter-faith worship and scriptural readings have often transcended the boundaries of religion and caste in India


15 October, 2020

Turkey’s ‘Neo-Ottoman’ Vision For West Asia, Mediterranean

Talmiz Ahmad

President Erdogan has drawn on two of Turkey’s earlier, mutually-reinforcing traditions – Islam and the Ottomanism, to shape his vision of 'Islam’s last fortress.'


13 August, 2020

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law A Weapon Of Revenge Used Against Minorities

Harshil Mehta

It isn’t that a politician has never tried to change blasphemy laws or bring reforms. But those who did, faced the wrath of the religious zealot section of the country.


13 August, 2020

Clashes Over Facebook Post: Violent Retaliation Goes Against Teachings Of Islam And The Prophet

Raamish Siddiqui

The present-day Muslims must realise that when the Prophet of Islam never adopted the policy of retaliation, under any provocation, it is incumbent on the adherents of Islam to do the same.


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11 July, 2020

Why Hagia Sophia, Turkey And The Charismatic Figure Of Erdogan Bristle With Resonances For India

Asim Ali

When populist strongmen have little else to offer, they offer pride. But if Erdogan has at times been a tougher demagogue than his Indian alter-ego, the collapse of liberal-secular values seems deeper in Indian society.


11 July, 2020

Hagia Sophia: Turkish Govt Opens The Door Of Centuries-old Controversy

Raamish Siddiqui

Hagia Sophia is no longer a museum as the Turkish government opens it as a mosque. But the conversion of the cathedral into a mosque back in 15th century was the first historical controversy on this matter.


22 May, 2020

The Spirit Of Eid Lies In Simplicity And Empathy

Raamish Siddiqui

This Eid offers us an opportunity to be together as a family and turn it into an experience, which will echo throughout our lives.


03 May, 2020

Three UAE-based Indians Lose Jobs For 'Islamophobic' Posts On Social Media

PTI

Chef Rawat Rohit, storekeeper Sachin Kinnigoli and a cash custodian, whose identity was withheld by his employer, are the latest additions to a list of about half a dozen Indians who have faced action for their social media posts, the Gulf News reported on Saturday.


13 April, 2020

Dubai-based Company Sacks Indian Expat For Islamophobic Post

IANS

Bala Krishna Nakka from Hyderabad, who was working as Chief Accountant at Dubai's Moro Hub Data Solutions Company, was sacked after his Facebook went viral evoking widespread condemnation, said the Gulf News report.


31 March, 2020

Communal Corona? Is It Justified To Blame Tablighi Jamaat For Nizamuddin Outbreak?

Mirza Arif Beg

On Tuesday, news reports -- from TV as well as online -- started pouring in, turned the debate around Coronavirus communal, and blamed the Tablighi Jamaat congregation for risking many lives. But is it correct to do so?


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31 January, 2020

Indo-Sri Lanka Ties: Mahinda Rajapaksa's February Visit May Try To Find Common Cause Against Radical Islam

Pranay Sharma

Due to arrive in India early next month, Rajapaksa has decided to visit a number of Hindu and Buddhist religious places.


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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