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Shariah Law

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Takes Responsibility For Explosion In Capital Mogadishu

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In the heart of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a plume of smoke is rising that can be seen from distant locations. A deadly explosion on Thursday morning shook the country while terror group Al-Shabaab took responsibility.

'No Shave': Taliban's Diktat To Barbers In Afghanistan Province

Sep 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The order in Helmand province was issued by the provincial Taliban government's vice and virtue department to barbers in Lashkar Gah.

Brunei Implements Stoning To Death For Gay Sex, Adultery

In Brunei, adultery and gay sex are now punishable by death by stoning.

WATCH: Congress MLA Courts Controversy For Refusing To Sing Vande Mataram Citing Sharia Law

Mar 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Masood, who took the mike next, however, said he would not chant Vande Mataram as the Sharia did not permit it.

Those Who Want Shariat 'May Go To Pakistan': BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

The BJP MP said those who do not have faith in the Constitution of India, "have no right" to stay in the country.

16 July, 2018

Rahul Gandhi Conspiring To Divide India: Giriraj Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

This is not the first time when the BJP leader who holds independent charge of the ministry criticised Rahul Gandhi.

13 July, 2018

Law Recognises Each Community Can Have Own Rules: Ansari On Sharia Courts

Outlook Web Bureau

Last week, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board had said it plans to open Darul-Qaza (Sharia courts) to resolve issues in line with Islamic laws.

10 July, 2018

Will 'Examine' Sharia Court Proposal: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Outlook Web Bureau

The AIMPLB had proposed to set up Shariat courts in all districts of the country, to resolve all issues within the Islamic law, instead of approaching other courts.

09 July, 2018

Muslim Law Board Plans To Open Sharia Courts In All Districts Of The Country

Outlook Web Bureau

The proposal will come up for discussion at a meeting of the Muslim Law Board in Delhi on July 15.

02 April, 2018

Muslim Wedding With DJ And Dance Will Be Boycotted By Qazis, Says Deoband Cleric

Outlook Web Bureau

Dancing on DJ songs during nikah is unislamic and qazis will not conduct such weddings, said an Islamic Cleric from Uttar Pradesh, Deoband on Monday.

12 November, 2017

Will Not Pursue Sharia Banking In India, Says RBI

Outlook Web Bureau

Islamic or Sharia banking is a finance system based on the principles of not charging interest, which is prohibited under Islam.


22 August, 2017

'Does The Quran Allow Instant Triple Talaq?'

Outlook Web Bureau

The answer is a clear no. So what does the Quran allow and what it does not?

22 August, 2017

How People Reacted To Triple Talaq Verdict

Outlook Web Bureau

Many feel that abolishing triple talaq just because it is not mentioned in the Quran is a mere gesture...

Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


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Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh