Friday, 2 December, 2022

Topic: Quran

What does the Quran say about the hijab? Prophet said law of land foremost

Wearing a headscarf is a matter of personal freedom in Islam. But the Prophet always prioritised the law of the land.

Ashraafs say Islam is casteless. Then what explains their views on kufu, khutbah, firqas?

The Ashraaf defend the divisions in the Islamic society by making a skewed interpretation of the Quran.

How Ashraaf Ulema use confusion about Prophet’s last speech to push casteism in Islam

Ashraafs’ deliberate disregard of Prophet Muhammad’s last speech seems designed to hide Islam’s anti-caste aspect and to ensure Pasmandas never challenge their supremacy.

Quran has no space for casteism but Ashraaf Muslims interpret it differently

Islamic scholar Alim Ashraf Ali Thanvi writes that equality is reserved for afterlife. In the real world, it is important to respect one’s caste superiority.

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.

Learn Quran & Arabic online with native Arab tutors

There are many online Quran and Arabic courses that can help one achieve their learning goals.

For Ali Asghar Fyzee, ‘modern’ sharia could be faithful to Islam. Just understand Quran first

Fyzee argued that justice was sharia’s foundation, which parts of the Muslim personal law violated. That's why reforming Islamic law was important.

Is each tenet in Quran essential practice, asks HC. ‘Not the issue here’, says hijab petitioner

Karnataka HC asks if all that is stated in Quran is 'inviolable'. Petitioner’s lawyer says court shouldn’t get into ‘larger canvas’ of whether certain parts are essential.

Many Muslims focus on text, and not the spirit of Quran. Doesn’t help socio-economic status

Work hardly gets done on Fridays because people are getting ready for prayers and then proceed to their respective home villages, returning late on Mondays.

In Pakistan, a state of fear among children—inspectors enter schools to ensure Quran reading

Magistrates accompanied by rifle-bearing policemen are interrogating 12-year-olds. Their teachers are asked to stand silently in the corner.

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Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge | ANI file photo

Congress is becoming Nokia, Kodak of Gujarat politics. Outdated KHAM lens will wipe it out

After winning the biggest electoral victory in 1995 Gujarat elections, Congress lost seven consecutive elections in the state. It cannot remind voters about its rule anymore.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.