Sharia Law

  • Protests erupt as Haji Ali bans entry of women 06-11-2012 12:50 PM

    Mumbai: In a surprising and controversial move, Mumbais Sufi shrine Haji Ali Dargah Trust has barred women from entering the sanctum sanctorum that houses the tomb of the 15th century Sufi saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. The trust management also declared that the decision is irrevocable. The decision has...
  • Canada bans burqa at citizenship swearing in 13-12-2011 08:06 AM

    Toronto: New Canadian citizens must remove any face coverings, such as the Islamic niqab or burqa, while they take the oath of citizenship, the country's immigration minister said on Monday. Jason Kenney said most Canadians have misgivings about Islamic face coverings and said new Canadians should take the oath in...
  • Taliban continue offensive, hold entire town hostage 01-05-2009 02:27 PM

    The situation in the Pakistani district of Buner is tense. ...
  • 'Forbidden love' irks Taliban ethics, shoots couple dead 18-04-2009 10:11 PM

    The couple's crime, the Taliban claim, were in an illicit relationship. ...
  • US wary of ISI support to Pak's Taliban 29-03-2009 11:13 AM

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  • Sharia laws vary among world's Muslims and how 13-02-2008 11:18 AM

    London: England batsman Ian Bell has immense respect for the Indian cricket team but says he can't over-respect the World No.1 Test side. Bell said England are eagerly looking forward to snatch the World No.1 Test team tag from India. England can achieve the major goal if they win the...
  • Archbishop calls for Sharia for Britain, sparks row 08-02-2008 11:35 PM

    Bridgetown: The draw against West Indies despite being in a strong position in the second Test did not disappoint Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who said his side did enough for a win but was done in by the weather gods. "Rain or bad light is not in our control....