User: Iram Topic: Muslim Women
Category: Muslim Law
Last updated: Dec 14 2018 11:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Year End Review- 2018: Ministry of Minority Affairs 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Minority Affairs took a number of initiatives in the year 2018 for the welfare of the minorities in the country. These, among others, include Skill Development, Education, Haj, Waqf, Dargah Ajmer, Pradhanmantri Jan Vikas Karykram (earlier Multi Sectoral Development Programme), Secularism & Empowerment, Swachchhta and Mushairas on the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
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The IAS officer who spoke out against lynchings 14.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The problem here is not that one community's deity has suddenly become another community's meal.''Hindus and Muslims have been peacefully coexisting with their cows for centuries now.''The problem here is that a section of Indians has been suddenly made to realise that it makes great political sense to degrade each one of the 170 million Muslims to a potential cow-killer, lynch a few of them to keep the heat on, polarise and win elections.'
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Why are some lynchings front page news and some not? 10.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Across the country -- in Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Manipur, Delhi, Bihar, West Bengal -- men were lynched on suspicion of being thieves by ordinary people armed with rods and sticks.''But none of these lynchings made big news.''None of these lynchings were cow/beef-related.''The perpetrators were unknown people, not so-called gau rakshaks.''So why were these instances of mob violence considered less newsworthy than cow-related lynchings?' asks Jyoti Punwani.
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Congress MP from Bihar dead 7.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Congress MP from Bihar dead
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'Can you divide society only on the basis of caste?' 3.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'We were supposed to be a united nation based on unity and diversity.''Now what we are doing is there will be a class called Marathas, Dangars, etc.''The 100 per cent of our nation's population will be in classes and you will be allocating the nation's education and service resources in terms of classes.''How does it work out in terms of equality? Where is your equal nation?'
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Will KCR return to power in Telangana? 2.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
KCR is now having to resort to the lowest common denominator in elections: Reservations.
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The fragility of faith 2.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Faith, and the notion that it has been 'outraged', is used to justify the most outrageous, illiberal and regressive acts,' notes Shuma Raha.
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'It has become fashionable to be hate mongers' 27.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The majority community needs to accept that the Indian Muslim is peace loving, not communal and treat them accordingly.'
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'Muslims ready to give up Babri claim, their leaders are not' 23.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Today, the situation in the country is bad.''The distance between Hindus and Muslims is increasing.''If an out-of-court settlement is reached, then a cordial atmosphere will prevail in the country.'
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Madhya Pradesh: 'BJP is losing its pool of voters' 21.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Shivraj Singh Chouhan gave an affidavit in the Supreme Court that his government will give reservation in promotions which resulted in a powerful reaction by the youth.''These youth used to vote for the BJP, but will not vote for it in this election.''Even if the Congress does not make any gains, the BJP is losing voters in the current situation. It is losing farmers, OBC votes.'
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Name changes: BJP's revenge on Muslims 12.11.2018 Rediff: News
'What the Hinduisation of Muslim names by the BJP suggests is that the party's anti-Muslim outlook matches the virulence of almost any other far right outfit such as the Ku Klux Klan,' argues Amulya Ganguli.
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What happens to BJP MP's private bill on Ayodhya? 12.11.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'If Rakesh Sinha introduces the bill, but it does not pass the Rajya Sabha in six years, then the bill will lapse.'
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'Samosa Caucus' fails to increase strength in US midterm 7.11.2018 Rediff: News
None of the more than half a dozen new Indian Americans candidates, many of whom caught national attention by giving tough fight to their opponents and out raising them in the fund raisers, could make it to the House of Representatives.
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Should courts intervene in religious matters? 5.11.2018 Rediff: News
Awful religious practices need to be abolished. But through social and political reformers, not by courts, argues Shekhar Gupta.
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Why the BJP 'worships' Congressman Patel 5.11.2018 Rediff: Columns
'This is basically aimed at vilifying Nehruvian ideals.'
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'Godfather of Taliban' Maulana Samiul Haq killed in Rawalpindi 2.11.2018 Rediff: News
He was the chief of the hardline political party Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami.
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Protests in Pak as Christian woman accused of blasphemy acquitted 1.11.2018 Rediff: News
The Supreme Court overturned the conviction, a landmark verdict on Wednesday that sparked nationwide protests, death threats from hardline groups.
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Tamil bloc may hold the key in Lanka's power struggle 1.11.2018 Rediff: News
In a Sri Lankan House of 225 members, the cut-off figure comes to 113. With Wickremesinghe side touching 102 and Rajapaksa's team at 101, the three-party Tamil National Alliance with 16 members and the left-leaning Sinhala-Buddhist nationalist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna with 6 members hold the key.
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Fulfil Congress govt's 1994 'promise' on Ram temple: RSS to Centre 31.10.2018 Rediff: News
'During the Congress rule, the solicitor general had submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court, stating that the government would side with the sentiments of the Hindu community if an evidence was found of a razed temple, where the mosque was built'
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Pakistan court acquits Christian woman on death row for blasphemy 31.10.2018 Rediff: News
Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting Islam in a row with her neighbours. She always maintained her innocence, but has spent most of the past eight years in solitary confinement.
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