546 fatwas

  • Lying to preserve one's hijaab Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I hope and pray that you are in the best of health and Imaan (faith). I have a question regarding lying. Recently, I started wearing the niqab, praise be to Allaah, but my family somehow does not like this. Today, my uncle (not my real uncle) came to our home with his family, so I went to meet them, and I was wearing the hijab. He.. More

  • Sharing unverified reports with people Date: 29-11-2017

    Recently, my aunt told me something which her daughter had said, and that made me doubt her daughter's faith. What I can say is that it sounded as if she has no trust in Allah. My aunt told me not to discuss it with people. Am I allowed to discuss what her daughter said with people? .. More

  • Certificate received after cheating in final exam Date: 28-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Earlier, I send in a question about cheating in exams. I wanted to know: if a person has studied at a training program in college and cheated only in the the last course/exam and then received a degree certificate, is it then sinful to present this degree when applying for a job? You reffered me to fatwa No. 314146, where you referred.. More

  • Non-compliance with state regulations in manufacturing medicine Date: 22-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear brother in Islam, I am a unani (medicines made of plants, animals and minerals sources) physician and want to establish a unani medicine factory in Bangladesh. There is a national unani formulary which every manufacturer has to follow. You may know that this country is corrupt in every sector. Usually, most of the manufacturers.. More

  • Lying to parents about going to college Date: 22-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My brother and I are studying abroad. He is not going to the university, and my parents are still sending him his tution fees, and the semester already started and has reached the midterms, but he did not pay the tution fees and lies to my parents about going to university. He is older than me; I tried making him go to university.. More

  • Changing people's names in autobiography frees it of backbiting Date: 20-11-2017

    I plan to write an autobiography about my life and all the injustice that I suffered throughout it. Of course, I do plan to change people's names in my book so that it is not associated with them and hurts their privacy. Would this be a form of backbiting given that I am talking about all bad things those people did to me (even though their names are.. More

  • Lying without necessity Date: 18-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. When I complained about the reduced speed of my internet connection to my internet service provider, I told him that I was getting maximum 138 kB/s speed of internet, which was 2-3 kB/s less than the actual maximum speed that I was getting (actual speed might be 140-141kB/s). I told a lie to him so that he would increase my net speed... More

  • Saying that someone was 'born by mistake' because of hating him Date: 14-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I unintentionally said that a man (who was the president of India) was born by mistake. Later, I realized that this sentence is not correct because Allah gave him life. I said that only because I hate that person. Does it constitute disbelief to say something like that? .. More

  • Women talking about sex for fun at weddings Date: 13-11-2017

    Is it allowed to talk openly about sex (sometimes about what happened in one's own bedroom or sometimes in someone else's experience) in a room where there are only females? Is it allowed to have fun talking about these topics? Please tell me with authentic hadiths if this is haram and worthy of punishment. It is a tradition to talk about sex in a fun.. More

  • Deliberately evoking sexual thoughts to ejaculate Date: 9-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I recently had a wet dream, but I stopped myself from completely ejaculating. After I woke up, I feared that this may be harmful to myself, so I purposely thought of sexual fantasies while lying in bed in a certain position, and I ejaculated (I did not masturbate or anything like that). Am I sinful? I only did this fearing for myself,.. More

  • Making pronunciation mistakes in some statements Date: 4-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What should one do if one makes a slip of the tongue in prononcing certain phrases? For example: if a person accidentally says "Alhamdulilaah" (praise be to Allah) incorrectly and then realizes soon after, are they obliged to repeat themselves with the correct pronunciation? If they are not obliged to do so, would it be better to.. More

  • Finishing project in less than minimum required time Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. 1. If a project requires a minimum of 140 hours of work to pass but one does it in only 130 and exaggerates it to 140, would it be sinful to claim credit for this work? 2. Is it permissible to work for a public/government-owned phone service provider or telecom companies? 3. Is it considered Shirk (polytheism) or showing.. More

  • Every oppressed person will get retribution in Hereafter Date: 2-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you, Brother, for your assistance in answering this question. I live in Australia, where there is a governmental organisation called the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). The EPA has the authority to issue fines to drivers for littering. However, this is often done based on what other drivers have reported; the littering.. More

  • Paraphrasing from works of other writers Date: 13-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am going to write a scientific work. If I read articles on the internet or from books and then paraphrased several paragraphs (I read and understand the idea and then write it again in my own language/style), is this considered cheating and sinful? Please reply, and may Allaah bless you. .. More

  • College degree obtained by cheating in exams Date: 13-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. On your website, there is the following question: "I would like to know whether we can use forged certificates for any job?" Your answer included this citation: "Know that if having a genuine certificate is a condition to be accepted for the job, then it is not permissible to provide a forged certificate. If the people you want to.. More