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Deoband’s nail-polish fatwa shows how fake news is manufactured

A fatwa always makes a great story and offers the opportunity to keep India’s focus on religion.

“Darul-Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa against Muslim women using nail polish as it is un-Islamic and illegal.”

This tweet by ANI on morning of November 5 kept newsrooms and social media busy throughout the day ridiculing this latest fatwa. What are these fatwas all about? How do they come up every now and then providing a sensational story to the media? Alt News decided to dig deeper and uncovered a shocking tale of how news is manufactured. Let’s take you with us on a fatwa trail.

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