'She had also married outside religion. She should change her name and religion. Islam doesn't need people who assume Muslim names and defame Islam and Muslims,' Mufti Asad Qasmi, a cleric associated with Darul Uloom Deoband, told TV news channels.
First-term House Democrats Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who are expected to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the weekend, are the first Muslim women to serve in Congress -- and have been at the receiving end of Trump's ire before.
The passing away of the 52nd Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin in 2014 triggered a succession battle and protracted court cases. Burhanuddin's son Saifuddin and half-brother Qutbuddin have split the prosperous Dawoodi Bohra community
In The Subcontinental Menu this week, read why dozen of women employees in Faridabad took maternity leave 3-4 times a year; and what happened when the obituary of a cat appeared in newspaper's classifieds.