If a government contractor were to give a monetary gift to the government official by whom he is hired or to the government supervisor who is responsible for assessing and overseeing his work, would this be a permissible action?
Some individuals and entities, neglecting the critical significance of water quality to public health and wellbeing, dispose of their waste by discharging it into the ever-diminishing bodies of surface water (rivers, wetlands, lakes, etc.), making them harmful to and unusable by the surrounding population. What is the religious precept governing this practice?
Our neighborhood mosque was rebuilt a while ago. In the rebuilding process a basement was added, which was initially used as a prayer hall but was later rented out and is now being used as a restaurant. Is this repurposing permissible?