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Muslim Board asks Govt to take a firm stand on homosexuality

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday asked the government to take a firm stance in the Supreme Court against homosexuality. accusing government of being reluctant on the issue Board said that it was a sin in all religions and should be declared a crime. The working committee … Continue reading Muslim Board asks Govt to take a firm stand on homosexuality

Naqvi flags off first batch of Hajj pilgrims

AMN / NEW DELHI   Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of Hajj pilgrims from New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport saturday morning with prayers of country’s safety and prosperity. Mr Naqvi congratulated to Haj pilgrims and extended best wishes to them for their pilgrimage. A total of 1230 … Continue reading Naqvi flags off first batch of Hajj pilgrims

Reports on setting up of shariah courts fake: AIMPLB

  File photo NEW DELHI / LUCKNOW The All India Muslim Perosnal Law Board (AIMPLB)  has refuted the reports published in a section of the media regarding its plan to set up ‘shariah courts’ in each district of the country. “@AIMPLB_Official never demanded a parallel court system. It has been and will be running Darul … Continue reading Reports on setting up of shariah courts fake: AIMPLB

NO CONFLICT BETWEEN CIVIL COURTS AND ‘DARUL-QAZA’ : AIMPLB

AMN / LUCKNOW/ HYDERABAD The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has clarified that the proposal to open Darul-Qaza (Shariat courts) in all districts of India is a constitutional exercise and it is not in conflict with Civil Courts. Darul-Qaza meant for resolving issues like marriage, divorce and inheritance in line with Islamic law, … Continue reading NO CONFLICT BETWEEN CIVIL COURTS AND ‘DARUL-QAZA’ : AIMPLB

“Darul Qazas” not parallel courts: Owaisi

  AMN / HYDERABAD AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has said that “Darul Qazas” (Shariat courts) are not parallel courts and they are mere alternate dispute redressal mechanism.” His remarks came a day after All India Muslim Personal Law Board’s (AIMPLB) announced its decision to open the Darul Qaza at every district evoking critsism from different … Continue reading “Darul Qazas” not parallel courts: Owaisi

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is against spirit of Constitution: Jamaat-e-Islami

AMN / New Delhi Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, JIH today termed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 as highly discriminatory and unconstitutional. Addressing a press conference here, JIH Secretary General Muhammad Salim Engineer said: “This bill against the spirit of the Constitution of India as it proposes to grant citizenship to people from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan according … Continue reading Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is against spirit of Constitution: Jamaat-e-Islami

Can religious acts be allowed on govt land: SC refers plea to larger bench

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench the question whether religious activities can be allowed on government land or property in a secular State like India. A bench of Justices R.F Nariman and Indu Malhotra referred the petition filed by an organisation to the Chief Justice of India for … Continue reading Can religious acts be allowed on govt land: SC refers plea to larger bench

Jamaat condemns killing of Sikhs in Afghanistan

AMN / NEW DELHI Jamaat-e-Islami Hind JIH has strongly condemned the attack on a group of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus in which at least 20 people were killed recently. In a statement the Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Muhammad Salim Engineer said: “We strongly condemn the heinous and cowardly attack in Jalalabad today which resulted … Continue reading Jamaat condemns killing of Sikhs in Afghanistan

DMC condemns killing of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan

Holds condolence meeting and writes to the Afghan government   AMN / New Delhi Delhi Minorities Commission DMC today condemned ISIS and similar terrorist organisations killing of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan. It described the incident as a blot on Islam and humanity. In a condolence meeting here, DMC Chairman Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan said that … Continue reading DMC condemns killing of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan

UP SC/ST Commission issues notice to AMU

AMN / LUCKNOW Uttar Pradesh Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission today issued notice to the Aligarh Muslim University for not extending reservation to aspirants from the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in admission and appointments. Talking to Media persons on Wednesday, the Chairman, Uttar Pradesh SC/ST Commission alleged that the University authorities were violating … Continue reading UP SC/ST Commission issues notice to AMU

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India, Nepal to jointly promote tourism

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