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  • Watch: Allwomen members of Dutch band Adam film themselves getting orgasms while singing in video gone viral May 13, 2014

    It will take you a couple of seconds to figure out why the members of the Dutch girl band Adam are shown in closeup in their new song video, with only their upper body seen in the frame. Five Dutch vocalists have filmed themselves singing while having orgasms. "We write, sing...
  • UnIslamic' J&K Grand Mufti seen enjoying songs July 28, 2013

    Five months after issuing a fatwa against the allgirls rock band 'Praagaash', the Jammu and Kashmir Grand Mufti BashirudDin Ahmad has been caught in a video enjoying a musical performance at a function. ...
  • Won't comment on anything political or religious now: SRK February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: No other Bollywood star has been in as many controversies as Shah Rukh Khan. Recently in the news for an article on being Muslim, the actor now says he won't speak on anything political or religious. While speaking to CNNIBN, Shah Rukh said he stands for freedom of...
  • 'Those who threatened Kashmiri allgirl band won't be spared' February 8, 2013

    Ajmer: Government will not spare those who issued threats to Kashmiri girl band, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdulhah on Thursday said, but maintained there was no need for legal action against the grand mufti who issued Fatwa terming singing as unIslamic. Abdullah, during a visit to dargah of Sufi...
  • 3 arrested for threatening, abusing Kashmir girl band online February 7, 2013

    Srinagar: Three persons have been arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in connection with the alleged online abuses and threats to the allgirls rock band, Pragaash. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, "I'm glad the police in Kashmir has identified and arrested people for the online threats...
  • 2 youth arrested for abusing allgirl rock band of Kashmir online February 7, 2013

    Srinagar: Two youth were arrested on Wednesday night in connection with the online abuses and threats to the allgirl rock band of Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, "I'm glad the police in Kashmir have identified and arrested 2 people for the online threats made to the...
  • Don't stop performing: Iranian allwoman band to Pragaash February 6, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir's first girl band on Monday decided to call it quits after a fatwa was issued against them by the valley's Grand Mufti. ...
  • The Last Word: Why is Indian society unable to stand up for freedom of expression? February 6, 2013

    The VHP's women wing on Wednesday continued to disrupt an exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery saying it portrayed women in a bad way. ...
  • The fatwa against allgirl band will have little affect on women's rights in Kashmir: Qurat Masoodi February 6, 2013

    How do the fatwa and the subsequent disbanding of the allgirl band affect the women's rights movement in Kashmir? Social activist Qurat Masoodi joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. How do the fatwa and the subsequent disbanding of the allgirl band affect the...
  • Fighting against all odds, Iran's women musicians to perform in India February 6, 2013

    Kolkata: As Kashmir's allgirls band is forced to stop singing due to threats and fatwas, most stunned by the anger is a group of female folk singers from Iran. In India for their first foreign performances, the women say that Islam doesn't stop women from singing and they have been...
  • J&K girl band being banned due to politics of vote: BJP February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Expressing varied stands on issues of right to expression, BJP on Tuesday said Kashmir's allgirl band Pragaash is being banned due to a politics of vote but justified protests by VHP's Durga Vahini against a nude art exhibition in New Delhi as an example of upholding order and...
  • News 360: Kashmir no place for music, says J&K girl band member February 5, 2013

    Srinagar Police on Tuesday filed an FIR against those who posted online abuse and threats aimed at the valley's first girlsonly rock band. But the band members said they gave up after the state's Grand Mufti's fatwa. ...
  • No end to cultural terror, artistes continue to suffer as govt remains silent February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A girl band in Jammu and Kashmir is forced to quit; an exhibition of nudes in Delhi compelled to shut temporarily; an art academy in Bangalore coerced into removing three nude paintings these incidents just follow the FIR against a sociologist who spoke on corruption and Dalits...
  • J&K: Govt should have acted sooner, says Mehbooba Mufti on fatwa against girl band February 5, 2013

    Main Opposition party leader Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday condemned the Omar Abdullah government for what she called "delayed response" to the fatwa against Kashmir's first girl band. ...
  • Respect Grand Mufti's decision: Girl band member February 5, 2013

    Srinagar: One of the members of Pragaash, Jammu and Kashmir's first girl band, on Tuesday broke her silence and said that they decided to quit because they respected the Grand Mufti's decision and not because of the abuses and threats hurled at them on Facebook. Speaking to CNNIBN, the girl...
  • Limited understanding of total vision of Islam is the reason for the girls' band fatwa: Hameedah Nayeem February 5, 2013

    Kashmir Center for Social and Development Studies, chairperson Hameedah Nayeem joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the fatwa against Kashmir's allgirl band. Q. Why is a self proclaimed committee pressing their self assumed ethics on someone who do not follow them? Well i feel the answer is to gain cheap...
  • Girl band must abide by sharia: DukhtaraneMillat leader February 5, 2013

    Srinagar: While the Jammu and Kashmir Police filed an FIR against those issuing threats to the valley's first girl rock band Pragaash, the leader of DukhtaraneMillat (Daughters of the Nation), Asiya Andrabi backed the fatwa issued by the Grand Mufti against the band. Andrabi said there was nothing wrong in...
  • J&K: FIR against online abusers of girl band February 5, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday filed an FIR against online abusers of the allgirl music band Pragaash, said sources. The police action came after an SMS threat was circulated against the allgirl band. The rock band was forced to disband after a fatwa was issued against them on...
  • Kashmiris back girl band, urge govt to act against diktats February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the fatwa against the first girl rock band of Jammu and Kashmir, many prominent Kashmiris came out in support of the band and condemned the fatwa issued by the Grand Mufti. Lawyer Shabnam Lone and actor Aamir Bashir blamed the Omar Abdullah government for...
  • Fatwa against Kashmir girls' rock band motivated: BJP February 5, 2013

    Jammu: The BJP on Monday described the 'fatwa' against the allgirl rock band in Kashmir as an attemptby certain fundamentalist groups to "Talibanise" society. Taking strong exception to the 'fatwa' (religious decree) issued by grand mufti BashiruddinAhmed, head of the Muslim clergy in Kashmir, against the allgirl rock band, state BJP...
  • Should an allwomen band be deemed unIslamic? February 4, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that full security will be provided to the members of the state's first girl band if they wanted to pursue their music career. ...
  • News 360: J&K's first girl band quits after fatwa February 4, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday told CNNIBN that the state will protect the girls if they wanted to continue performing. ...
  • J&K: Parties decry fatwa as girl band decides to quit February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that full security will be provided to the members of the state's first girl band if they wanted to pursue their music career. "The decision to continue or not continue lies with the band. Jammu and Kashmir always...
  • J&K: Political parties slam fatwa against girl band February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir today lost its only allgirls rock band, Pragaash, as its three teenage members decided to call it quits, a day after the Grand Mufti issued a fatwa terming singing as unIslamic and asked them to abandon it. The band hit the limelight in December 2012...
  • Fatwa against girl band: State must intervene, says Mehbooba Mufti February 4, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir's first girl band on Monday decided to quit following a fatwa against them. ...
  • J&K CM Omar Abdullah assures security to girl band February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that full security will be provided to the members of the state's first girl band if they wanted to pursue their music career. "The decision to continue or not continue lies with the band. Jammu and Kashmir always...
  • J&K: Girl band decides to quit following fatwa February 4, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir's first girl band has decided to call it quits after a fatwa was issued against them by the valley's Grand Mufti. While issuing a fatwa, the Mufti had called for women to wear a veil at all times. He claimed that public performances by women were unIslamic...
  • Kashmir girl band labelled unIslamic, obscene February 4, 2013

    Srinagar: Kashmir's first all girls music band facing a fatwa from Muslim clerics has found support in politicians and activists. The valley's Grand Mufti, while issuing the fatwa to the band, called for women in the country to wear a veil at all times. Mufti Maulana BashirUDin went on to...
  • Girls should sing in their homes, not in public: Mufti Maulana BashirudDin February 4, 2013

    Kashmir's Grand Mufti has condemned the first girl rock band and issued a fatwa against them, saying music is bad for the society and women must be under a veil at all times. The senior cleric has also called for women in the country to wear the veil at all times...
  • Fatwa issued against Kashmir's girl band February 4, 2013

    Jammu: After facing threats, Kashmir's first all girls music band is now facing a fatwa from Muslim clerics. Kashmir's Grand Mufti has condemned the rock band and issued a fatwa against them, saying music is bad for the society and women must be under a veil at all times. The senior...