Posts Tagged ‘islam’

Fatwa against Vande Maataram endorsed by Darul Uloom’s Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind

Thursday, November 5, 2009 5:48

New Delhi: The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has endorsed a ‘fatwa’ issued by the powerful Darul Uloom at Deoband calling on Muslims not to sing Vande Maataram.

This was posted under category: Featured, Rights  |  Read Full Story  |  0 Comments
Tagged with: , ,

Love Jihad: Real or myth?

Friday, October 30, 2009 19:27

‘Love Jihad’ is being widely discussed by the general public, the issue has come before the High Court of Kerala, and religious oranisations of various hues are levelling charges and counter-charges against each other, but the “truth” of the matter is yet unclear. 

This was posted under category: Featured, Indian States  |  Read Full Story  |  0 Comments
Mutawa Menace

Mutawa Menace

Sunday, September 20, 2009 17:13

Mutawas, the ruthless and primitive religious police of Saudi Arabia are a rule unto themselves. Joy C Raphael's book on the mutawas and their modus operandi is an eye-opener.

This was posted under category: Countries, Featured  |  Read Full Story  |  0 Comments
Tagged with: ,

Norah Al-Faiz: Saudi Arabia’s first female minister

Monday, February 16, 2009 20:36

  Saudi Arabia is a country where women are not allowed to drive, in many cases, not allowed to work when they can come in contact with women, and not allowed out alone. And that country now gets its first ever female minister. She is Norah Al-Faiz, U.S educated former teacher and an expert in girl’s education.

This was posted under category: Countries  |  Read Full Story  |  0 Comments
Tagged with: ,
No country for free speech: Statesman editor & publisher arrested, granted bail

No country for free speech: Statesman editor & publisher arrested, granted bail

Thursday, February 12, 2009 8:44

Offend any religion at your own peril

This was posted under category: India, Indian States, Rights  |  Read Full Story  |  1 Comment