Islam in India

Haj Pilgrimage and Haj Committee of India

Eid-al-Adha is celebrated by Muslims worldwide, to mark the conclusion of Haj, one of the five pillars of Islam. This festival is celebrated to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to offer his promised son as sacrifice according to God’s command. In the end, God intervened and asked for a lamb as sacrifice. To mark this event, Muslims ..


Uniform Civil Code in India

Uniform Civil Code refers to replacing the personal laws (based on religious scriptures and customs) with a common set of governing rules for all citizens of India. British Era In 1840s, the British Government had framed the uniform laws related to crimes, evidences and contract (on the basis of a Lex Loci report of 1840) ..

Asghar Ali Engineer

Asghar Ali Engineer was an Indian reformist-writer and activist who led the Progressive Dawoodi Bohra movement. He was internationally acknowledged for his work on liberation theology in Islam. His work mainly focused on communalism, communal and ethnic violence in India and South Asia. He advocated peaceful culture, non- violence and communal harmony and has done ..

Islamic Banking

In November 2016, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed the opening of Islamic window in conventional banks for gradual introduction of Sharia-compliant or interest-free banking in the country. RBI had also prepared a technical analysis report and submitted it to Union Finance Ministry for consideration. Islamic banking is banking or banking activity that ..