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'Muslim women have got the courage to fight injustice'
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'Muslim women have got the courage to fight injustice'

'You cannot suppress a section of society permanently.''The spark of revolt will catch fire sooner or later.' Reuters photograph published only for representational purposes. Noorjehan Safia Niaz, co-founder of the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, was one of the petitioners in the instant triple talaq case before the Supreme Court. She was ecstatic when the apex court in a 3:2 verdict banned instant talaq on Tuesday, August 22.   Soon after the court ruling, Noorjehan spoke to ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Catalonia crisis: Barcelona, Iniesta call for dialogue

IMAGE: Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi with Barcelona women’s team. Photograph: FC Barcelona/Twitter Barcelona have joined captain Andres Iniesta in calling for dialogue between the Spanish government and leaders in Catalonia to resolve the crisis between the central government and its richest region following Sunday's disputed referendum.   Heavy-handed tactics employed by Spanish police trying to stop the ballot on Sunday which the regional government said left over 840 people ...
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Army finalises plan for inducting women in military police

The army has finalised a plan to induct women in the military police, seen as a major move towards breaking gender barriers in the force. Adjutant General of the Army Lt General Ashwani Kumar said it planned to induct about 800 women in the military police with a yearly intake of 52 personnel. Another senior official, who did not wish to be named, said some of the women personnel would be gradually stationed in the conflict-torn Kashmir Valley to carry out various kinds of tasks such as ...
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UPDATE 3-Muslim divorce law "unconstitutional", rules India's top court

* Victory for Muslim women fighting "triple talaq" * Modi had campaigned to abolish divorce law * Government to frame new legislation * Some Muslims fear interference in their religion(Adds comment, detail) By Suchitra Mohanty and Rupam Jain NEW DELHI, Aug 22 ...
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South African Minister resigns over women assault claims

South African Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana has resigned amid claims that he physically assaulted two women after an argument at a Johannesburg nightclub last weekend.A woman has accused Manana of kicking and punching her and ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Mandsaur cow vigilante attack: 26th this year

New Delhi: The attack on two women in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh suspected of carrying beef (though it turned out to be buffalo meat) was the 25th in 118 days since 55-year-old Pehlu Khan died after a mob attack on April 1, bringing the count to 26 cases of ...
 Sify2 months ago
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Owaisi differs on triple talaq verdict, calls it 'contentious', slams BJP

While the Supreme Court's decision of banning triple talaq was welcomed by many sections of the society, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has called it a "contentious issue" that demands a more nuanced step than the one taken. In his ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago SC verdict on triple talaq to push BJP's Uniform Civil Code agenda  catchnews.com2 months ago Instant Triple Talaq is sinful. But only reform can eliminate it: Owaisi on SC verdict  catchnews.com1 month ago Away from glare, victims grapple with import of talaq verdict  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Human trafficking is violation of human rights, dignity: John Abraham

Human Trafficking has always been a threat to the society. So, to create awareness on the same, on the World Trafficking Day (on July 30), actor John Abraham extended his support to UNODC's global 'Blue Heart' campaign against this social threat and shared ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Singer T M Krishna wins Indira Gandhi National Integration Award

New Delhi:Carnatic vocalist T M Krishna has won the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2015 -16. The singer, who won the Ramon Magsaysay award for bringing "social inclusiveness in culture" in 2016, will be presented with the honour by Congress ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago

SC to revisit verdict on dowry harassment

The Supreme Court on Friday decided to reconsider its own judgement that dowry harassment complaints must be vetted by a district level committee before arresting the accused. The top court said the judgement passed on July 27 in 'Rajesh Sharma Vs State of UP ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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