Darul Uloom Deoband

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Deoband clerics issue fatwa against MP Nusrat Jahan over sindoor

29 Jun 2019

Deoband clerics issue fatwa against MP Nusrat Jahan over sindoor

Actor-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan Ruhi Jain, a newly-elected Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament (MP) who faced sharp criticism for her outfits in the Lok Sabha, seems to have offended Deoband clerics.

Fatwa issued against women who apply nail-polish as it's un-Islamic

05 Nov 2018

Fatwa issued against women who apply nail-polish as it's un-Islamic

A fatwa or decree was issued against Muslim women wearing nail polish before offering namaz by the Darul Uloom Deoband in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Monday.

New fatwa against women taking shopkeepers' help to wear bangles

13 Feb 2018

New fatwa against women taking shopkeepers' help to wear bangles

If Muslims were to follow every fatwa issued by the Darul Uloom Deoband, India's largest seminary, they wouldn't be able to buy life insurance, post selfies on social media, or marry bank employees.

New Deoband fatwa prohibits Muslim women from marrying bank employees

05 Jan 2018

New Deoband fatwa prohibits Muslim women from marrying bank employees

India's largest seminary, the Darul Uloom Deoband, has issued another bizarre fatwa, banning Muslim women from marrying into families whose members work in banks.

Salman Khurshid 'thrown out' from Islam for worshipping Lord Ram

30 Oct 2017

Salman Khurshid 'thrown out' from Islam for worshipping Lord Ram

Former Union minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has been 'ousted' from Islam by the Darul Uloom Deoband.

Islamic body bans women from posting photos on social media

19 Oct 2017

Islamic body bans women from posting photos on social media

The Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa banning Muslim females from posting their photos and those of their families on WhatsApp and social media, calling it un-Islamic.

Fatwa bans music at Muslim weddings, mobile phones and more

11 Oct 2017

Fatwa bans music at Muslim weddings, mobile phones and more

The tale of incredible fatwas continues. Days after the Darul Uloom Deoband prohibited women from plucking their eyebrows, a religious body in Jammu has now banned music at Muslim weddings.

Non-bailable warrant against Ramdev for "beheading" remark

15 Jun 2017

Non-bailable warrant against Ramdev for "beheading" remark

A Rohtak court has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Baba Ramdev for his infamous "beheading" remark.