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Monday, August 08, 2022



‘Nobody has copyright on teachings in holy books like Quran’: Delhi court junks copyright infringement suit

August 03, 2022 1:40 pm

Delhi court dismissed a copyright infringement suit filed by Islamic Book Service (P) Ltd over the publication of a book titled ‘Islamic Studies’ and imposed a cost of Rs 50,000 on the company

Religion-Fueled Mobs on the Rise Again in Pakistan

March 21, 2022 10:56 pm

Journalists in Pakistan have refrained from reporting on blasphemy cases since the rise of the extremist parties and their growing influence.

Bangladesh: Hindus targeted by violence demand better legal protection

October 19, 2021 10:02 pm

Recent violent attacks against Hindus have reopened old wounds for religious minorities in Muslim-majority Bangladesh. Rights groups say these attacks often are forgotten by the legal system and go unpunished.

Book shares spiritual secrets of Quran

June 04, 2021 11:33 am

The author-poet says though her book is about Islamic spirituality and practices, she believes God is bigger than any one religion or philosophy.

J&K mufti who translated Quran into Gojri, helped tribal children pursue education, dies

June 02, 2021 2:47 am

A resident of Rajouri district’s Dudasanbala village, he was an alumnus of the Darul Uloom Deoband and served as the patron of Islamic seminary Madrassa Markaz Maarif-ul-Quran at Bhatindi in Jammu.

Explained: Quran case in Supreme Court, and the powers of judicial review

April 03, 2021 10:20 am

A PIL in Supreme Court has sought that 26 verses of the Quran be declared unconstitutional and non-functional. A look at the limitations of judicial review where a holy book is concerned, various aspects of the petition, the deeper context of the verses flagged by the petitioner, and a previous plea on the Quran.

Why Supreme Court must dismiss misguided petition against 26 Quranic verses

March 25, 2021 8:59 am

There is not a single verse in the holy Quran which promotes violence or terrorism, if read in its proper context.

PIL to remove 26 Quranic verses is a cynical strategy and political manoeuvre

March 20, 2021 8:50 am

The petition, filed in the Supreme Court, argues that these verses are later interpolations that encourage violence and terror. But we must see it in the wider political context as an attempt to divide Muslims.

UP clerk suspended for Quran recitation in SDM court

December 04, 2019 7:40 am

Laeeq Ahmad (51) was suspended on Monday by District Magistrate Abhishek Singh after a preliminary probe found him responsible for organising Qurankhaani on the tehsil premises without permission.

Al-Baghdadi’s caliphate was the most shameful phase of Islam known to history

November 30, 2019 11:58 am

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. And Islam as a religion has taken a beating unless Muslims sit back and rethink their faith after rejecting the exegetes interpreting their faith as jihad of savage cruelty and sex orgy.