As Muslim law board announces 10 Sharia courts, debate on its legality grows stronger

All India Quresh Welfare Society general secretary Mohd Arif said the responsibility of implementing the personal law could be given to the mufti of …


How to stimulate property sector through LTV relaxation

<b>PREMIUM</b> Bank Indonesia (BI) announced recently the relaxation of the loan-to-value (LTV) ratio imposed on conventional banks and the …

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Kavanaugh riles up hypocritical elites

No one is more upset about Trump’s second Supreme Court nomination than the liberal media ... unless it’s the entertainment elites in Hollywood and …

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Rahul Gandhi Conspiring To Divide India: Giriraj Singh

Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh on Monday accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of conspiring to "divide …


Muslim law board endorses nikah halala, says it is quranic practice and cannot be challenged

Shariah refers to Islamic law based on the Quran and the teachings of Prophet Mohammed, known as Ahadith.

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Justice more accessible

Sharia courts are an alternative dispute redressal mechanism that responds to the decline of the civil justice system, and addresses the needs of the …

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Gay men, adulterers publicly flogged in Aceh, Indonesia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fifteen people, including five women, were punished with public caning Friday for violating Sharia law in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province.<p>Two men accused of being gay received 87 lashes each for gay sex, while nine others were sentenced up to 26 lashes for adultery. Four people were …


Gay couple publicly flogged 80 times in Indonesia for having consensual sex

A gay couple were publicly flogged in the Aceh province of Indonesia earlier today.<p>The two men were flogged 80 times for having gay sex, which is …


Province Promises No More Public Sharia Caning, Promptly Canes 15 People Publicly

4:54 PM 07/13/2018<p>A conservative Muslim province in Indonesia promised to stop carrying out public canings, then caned 15 people publicly Friday who …

Human Rights

Gay couple flogged for having sex in Indonesia's Sharia law province

Gay couple are flogged more than 80 times for having sex before a woman is caned for selling alcohol in Indonesia's Sharia law province as crowd …


Supporting Sharia Courts is one of the lowest points of Congress

Share Email<p>I have always maintained that the slogan “Bharat ke tukde” should be taken seriously. It is not just something crafted by a motley bunch …

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Shariah: myths vs. realities

For many in the West today, “Shariah” is a word that evokes fear—fear of a medieval legal system that issues draconian punishments, fear of …


Questions remain after man shot, killed outside North Nashville home 8 months ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Early in life, no one plans to lose a husband. A young daughter doesn't count on her dad not being there.<p>"He was our …


How Islam Apologists Like John Esposito Dupe Americans About Sharia

Does Islam itself promote hostility for and violence against non-Muslims, or are all the difficulties between the West and Islam based on secondary …


Each community has right to practice its own personal law: Hamid Ansari on Sharia courts

Former Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday backed the proposal of opening Sharia courts in the country and said that "each community has a right …

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S&P Dow Jones Indices Quarterly Islamic Market Review

<i>By Michael Orzano</i><p><i>Most S&P and Dow Jones Islamic indices have outperformed conventional benchmarks through the first half of 2018, driven by</i> …

Stock Markets

Democrats' clown show of outrage over Kavanaugh fools no one

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's nomination of eminently qualified, mainstream conservative Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court -- combined with the predictable Democratic outrage machine -- has put red state Democratic US senators in a political box: side with their constituents or with the …


Regular courts to handle cases of Christians and Muslims under BBL

MANILA - The bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law has adopted provisions that keep jurisdiction over cases involving …

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Territorial, judicial provisions left for discussion on BBL

MANILA, Philippines — Two major topics are left for discussion as the Bicameral Conference Committee is completing its deliberations on contentious …


Malaysian man who married 11-year-old Thai girl fined $448 by sharia court

A Malaysian man who married an 11-year-old Thai girl has been fined 1,800 Malaysian Ringgit (US$450) after pleading guilty in a sharia court.<p>Che Abdul Karim Che Abdul Hamid, who already has two wives and six children, was charged with polygamy and conducting the marriage without the court’s …


Cleric wants separate country for Indian Muslims if Sharia courts are not allowed

Share Email<p>As reported by Times Now, J&K Deputy Grand Mufti, Nasir Ul Islam, has yet again come up with a ludicrous proposal, demanding a separate …

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Will 'Examine' Sharia Court Proposal: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who is on an official visit to London, said that he will look into All India Muslim Personal Law Board …


Media reports on setting up of shariah courts fake, says Muslim board

The All India Muslim Perosnal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Tuesday hit out at a section of the media for spreading fake news regarding its plan to set up …

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After talaq, Muslim woman forced to have halala with father in law, demand law banning nikah-halala

Muslim women came together to put up a fight against atrocities carried out under guise of polygamy

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Sharia Courts in all districts is recipe for another Pakistan

Share Email<p>The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has plans to introduce Sharia Courts (Darul-Qaza) in all 640 districts of India.<p>Even …

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All India Muslim Personal Law Board now wants to set up Sharia courts all over the country

The decision to set up the parallel courts could be a blow to the respect and integrity for India's secular judiciary.

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Constitution vs Sharia courts: Why parallel judiciary in democracy?

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has planned to expand Sharia courts across the country and the proposal will be discussed during a …


Sharia Courts In India? Shia Waqf Chairman Slams ‘Unconstitutional’ AIMPLB Move

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB)‘s decision to set up Shariat Courts in all districts of the country has been slammed by the chairman …


Congress minister supports Muslim Law Board's plan to open countrywide Sharia Courts

Share Email<p>Congress leader and Karnataka’s minority affairs minister – B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan has decided to support All India Muslim Personal’s Law …

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WATCH: CNN Contributor Compares Christianity To 'Sharia Law,' Guest Walks Off Show

Conservative radio host Steve Deace walked off the set of an HLN segment on Friday after CNN contributor Dean Obeidallah compared Christianity to …