New Delhi [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Averring that the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute in Ayodhya has become more of a political issue, the Samajwadi Party on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to give the final decision on the issue.
New Delhi [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Asserting that the issue of Ayodhya Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute can be solved through talks, Muslim Cleric Maulana Suhaib Qasmi on Wednesday vouched for out of court settlement.
New Delhi [India], Mar.21 (ANI): The Muslim clerics on Tuesday appeared not to be in tune with the Supreme Court's suggestion that the Ayodhya issue be settled through discussions and said that things would have resolved long back if the matter could have been settled out of court.
New Delhi/ Lucknow [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): After the Supreme Court described the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya as a "sensitive" and "sentimental" issue and suggested that it would be best if the contentious issue is settled amicably, the Muslim clerics on Tuesday said they are not against construction of the Ram Temple but added the apex court should give a final verdict on the matter.
New Delhi [India], Mar.19 (ANI): Expressed deep disappointment over the Bharatiya Janata Party's decision to elect their firebrand leader Yogi Adityanath's as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Muslim Cleric Maulana Mohammad Sajid Rashidi questioned the saffron party that how can a man with a history of propagating divisive agenda lead Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development plans for the state.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): Expressing happiness over the news of return of the two Indian Sufi clerics of Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah who went missing in Pakistan, Amir Nizami, son of one of the clerics thanked the Indian Government and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for their efforts in tracing the two.
New Delhi [India] Mar. 18 (ANI): Expressing despair over the disappearance of two Indian Sufi clerics in Karachi, the Congress on Saturday called the incident as tragic and alarming for the nation.
New Delhi [India] Mar. 18 (ANI): Son of Azim Nizami, one of the Indian clerics who went missing in Karachi since Thursday, Sajid Nizami said an acquaintance of his father named, Hammad who went to receive them is also missing.
New Delhi [India], Mar 17 (ANI): After two Indian Sufi clerics, including Syed Asif Ali Nizami, the head priest of New Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, went missing in Pakistan since yesterday evening, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that she has taken up the matter with Islamabad.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 16 (ANI): Condemning the fatwa issued against a 16-year-old singer Nahid Afrin by Muslim clerics in Assam, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday told ANI that such people are misusing their power to sabotage young talent and added that India is a democratic nation and not under Taliban's rule.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 16 (ANI): Expressing displeasure over fatwa issued against singer Nahid Afrin by Muslim clerics in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday stated that the Muslim clerics have no authority to issue such a diktat.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 16 (ANI): Muslim cleric Maulana Sazid Rashidi while commenting on the fatwa issued against a singer in Assam stated that any kind of entertainment for Muslims is crime and this act of Nahid Afrin can only promote misunderstandings in the country.
Hyderabad (Telangana), Mar 15 (ANI): Muslim Cleric Maulana Yasoob Abbas on Wednesday said that he will fight against the system of Triple Talaq.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 15 (ANI): Expressing displeasure over fatwa issued against singer Nahid Afrin by Muslim clerics in Assam, women activists on Wednesday said issuing fatwa has become a fashion, adding that it should be issued on something more meaningful.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 15 (ANI): Muslim cleric Imam Umer Ilyasi while commenting on the fatwa issued against a singer in Assam said such steps only promote misunderstandings, adding if someone is doing something against the Shariat then the concerned person should be spoken to personally and made to understand.
Beirut [Lebanon], Feb. 22 (ANI): France's presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti, the most prominent Sunni Muslim cleric in the country, on Tuesday after refusing to wear a headscarf.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 6 (ANI): Advising leaders of the nation to stop politicising the triple talaq issue which is currently undersub-judice, Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said there should be no link of it to elections.
Moradabad/Ahmedabad: (Uttar Pradesh/Gujarat) [India], Feb. 6 (ANI): Terming the Central Government's stand to ban triple talaq as a 'vote bank politics', Muslim cleric Hina Zaheer on Monday said the leaders are politicising the issue to woo the voters ahead of the assembly elections.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 30 (ANI): Accusing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suresh Rana of attempting to instill fear in the minds of the Muslim community and polarise the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Muslims cleric Khalid Rashid on Monday urged the Election Commission to cancel his candidature.
Lucknow (UP) [India], Jan. 2 (ANI): Welcoming the Supreme Court's ruling which termed as "illegal" any appeal for votes on the basis of caste, community, religion or language, Muslim cleric Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahli on Monday said the decision will give way to developments rather than regular sentimental issues.
New Delhi/Kanpur [India], Dec. 26 (ANI): Condemning Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami for her wife's dress, a Muslim cleric on Monday said that the former should understand that women should be fully covered as per Islam.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec.8 (ANI): A Muslim cleric, Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali, on Thursday said they will appeal against the Allahabad High Court's decision on triple talaq.
New Delhi [India], Oct. 8 (ANI): Welcoming the Centre's move over banning the triple talaq and polygamy, the Petitioner of the triple talaq case, Noor Jahan on Saturday said there is a need to codify Muslim law to provide the constitutional right of equality and justice to all.
Lucknow, (U.P)[India], Sept 23 (ANI): Asserting that triple talaq has no mention either in Islam or in the holy Quran, the Muslim clerics on Friday said this particular divorce system is nothing but gross injustice against women.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 6 (ANI): A delegation of Muslim clerics, who met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Tuesday, said the members of the all-party delegation that went to Kashmir should have followed his instructions and not tried to meet the Hurriyat members.
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): Maulana Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, who led a delegation of Imams to meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here today on the continued protest and violence in the valley, appealed to his Muslim brothers in Kashmir to restore peace and solve the issue through dialogue.
Kanpur, July 1 (ANI): Muslim cleric Qalam Raza Nuri today condemned Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan over his comment on 'Bakra'-slaughtering in the name of 'Qurbani.'
New Delhi, April. 3 (ANI): Chief imam of the All India Imam Organisation (AIIO), Umer Ahmed Ilyasi on Sunday slammed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for his remark that those having reservations to chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' shouldn't live in the country, saying that the people on responsible positions should avoid making such statements.
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh discussed issues concerning national security and those disturbing the minority community during a meeting with the Muslim clerics on Tuesday.
Lucknow, Nov. 30 (ANI): A Lucknow-based cleric on Monday rubbished Malayalam film director Ali Akbar's allegation that an 'ustad' (master) had sexually abused him.