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Conversion to Islam solely for marriage not valid: High Court

ALLAHABAD: In a significant judgement, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that the religious conversion of girls “without their faith and belief in Islam” and “solely for the purpose of marriage” to Muslim boys could not be held valid.

Justice Surya Prakash Kesarwani passed the order while dismissing a batch of petitions filed by five couples, hailing from different districts of Uttar Pradesh, who had sought “protection as married couple”.

In each case, the boys were Muslim while the girls were Hindus who got converted to Islam for solemnising “nikah”.

In his order earlier this week, Justice Kesarwani quoted a Supreme Court order of 2000 wherein it was laid down that “conversion of religion of a non-Muslim without any real change of belief in Islam and only…more  .economictimes.

Who is the Best of the Best in Islam?

Have you ever wondered to yourself what it actually means to be the best?download

When we are told that ‘this is the best’ or ‘that was the greatest’ or ‘this will bring the most benefit’ etc, have you ever thought who on Earth gave such people/editors the authority to tell us that? In an age when we have a plethora of ‘Top 10′ or ‘Top 100′ lists on everything from cars to films, from foods to places, one wonders where is that list that will really provide some benefit to us in this current short life and the next very long one. Well, wait no more. Below, from a choice of hundreds of narrations from our beloved Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, you can find 100 Hadith, in no particular order of merit, detailing ways on exactly how to become the best, more at:  sunnahonline

Adultery Under the Law of Moses

Deuteronomy 22:20-21: 20 If, however, the charge is true and no proof of the young woman’s virginity can be found, 21 she shall be brought to the door of her father’s house and there the men of her town shall stone her to…

Kindness at Home

‘Aa’ishah said: “The Messenger of Allaah said: ‘”When Allaah, The Almighty,Wills some good towards the people of a household, He introduces kindness among them.’” [Ahmad] Islam is a beautiful religion, full of wisdom and harmony. If this wonderful religion is…