Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India) June 25 (ANI): Eid-al-Fitr will be celebrated across India on Monday, announced Muslim cleric Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahal here today.
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 21 (ANI): With Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu stating that the government may have to step in and enact a law to ban Triple Talaq if the Muslim community fails to change the practice, Qazi Dr. Hina Zaheer on Sunday asserted that she stands by Naidu's opinion and called on the government to take quick steps.
New Delhi/Kanpur [India], May 13 (ANI): Criticising senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid's 'objectionable' statement on the Islamic divorce system of triple talaq being constitutionally unjustifiable, Muslim cleric Maulana Sajid Rashidi said it cannot be abolished, as it is an Islamic process dictated in the Quran.
New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): After as many as 25 leaders from the Muslim Community, under the umbrella of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the triple talaq issue, Muslim cleric Imam Umer lyasi on Wednesday said there was a need to change the mentality, not the Shariyat law.
New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI): Muslim cleric Mufti Mukarram, while welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion on triple talaq, on Saturday requested the Court to not interfere in the issue and allow the Muslim community to resolve the issue by themselves.
Udhamsingh Nagar (Uttrakhand) [India] Apr 19 (ANI): The sister of a triple talaq victim has warned Muslim clerics that she will adopt Hinduism if they don't set their house in order.
Kolkata (West Bengal)[India], Apr 19 (ANI): The Kolkata-based cleric, who issued a fatwa against Sonu Nigam, says he won't pay the singer the amount of Rs. 10 lakh till he fulfills the remaining two conditions, which are to wear two-garlands of old-torn shoes and then tour around the country.
New Delhi/Ayoudhya [India] Apr 19 (ANI): Muslim cleric Maulana Sajid Rashidi on Wednesday said that the community has faith in the apex court with regard to the Babri Masjid demolition case.
New Delhi [India], Apr 17 (ANI): Muslim cleric Sayeed Mufti Mukarram on Monday condemned Sonu Nigam's rant against 'azaan', saying the singer wants to attract media attention and that's why he is making such 'objectionable' comments.
New Delhi [India], Apr. 12 (ANI): A day after All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) vice-president said that it would end the practice of triple talaq in 18 months, a muslim cleric said the former's statement was his personal view and not of the board.
New Delhi/Lucknow [India] Mar. 30 (ANI): Supporting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's statement on Surya Namaskar being similar as Namaz, Jamaat-E-Hind president Maulana Suhaib Qasmi on Thursday said every religion guides towards preaching peace and this statement will help the nation unite.
New Delhi [India], Mar 26 (ANL): Asserting that he will not deter from condemning Pakistan sponsored terrorism, Maulana Syed Athar Dehlavi, a Delhi-based Muslim cleric whose Personal Security Officer (PSO) was attacked by terrorists late last night on Sunday, said that he will not succumb to such incidents.
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir)Mar. 26 (ANI): In a disturbing development, two terrorists on late Saturday night snatched a loaded AK-47 assault rifle of Private Security Official (PSO) of Maulana Syed Athar Dehlavi, a Delhi-based Muslim cleric and the chairman of Anjuman Minhaje Rasool.
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.