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Be wary about the Muslim law board's stand on triple talaq
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Be wary about the Muslim law board's stand on triple talaq

When the Muslim Personal Law Board promises 'advisories' and nikahnamas to the Supreme Court, one has to remember not only its recent campaign against any change in Muslim personal law, but also its past record of inaction on the question of triple talaq, says Jyoti Punwani. IMAGE: Syed Mohammad Wali Rahmani, general secretary, All India Muslim Personal Law Board, with Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind President Maulana Syed Arshad Madani, left, and others at a press conference in New Delhi. Photograph: ... Rediff.com, 5 hours ago

I got letters during the Best Bakery trial urging me to act like a Hindu: Judge Thipsay

Back in Mumbai, where he acquired a reputation for being an uncompromisingly independent judge with a remarkable grasp of the law, retired Justice Abhay Thipsay, who was suddenly transferred to Allahabad a few month before retirement, talks to Jyoti Punwani about his many controversial orders. Read the interview on Mumbai Mirror.
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'Not my Hinduism' should be our slogan

'The cow is sacred to many of us, but these killings are definitely not part of the Hinduism we know and practise,' says Jyoti Punwani. How do we deal with the continued lynching of Muslims by gau rakshaks? In the 17 months since Mohammed Akhlaq was beaten to death in UP on suspicion of having cooked beef, eight Muslim men have been killed, two Muslim women raped, and almost 40 persons, including two women and seven non-Muslims, assaulted by gau rakshaks. One of the eight victims, 22-year-old ...
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'Why are they so afraid of someone who is 90% disabled?'

'He has not done any harm to anyone. Yet you give him life imprisonment.''We were told to respect the Constitution. That is what Sai is doing; he is not doing anything beyond the Constitution.' Delhi University Professor G N Sai Baba was convicted on March 7 to life in prison under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act -- UAPA -- for being a member of a banned terrorist organisation, the Communist Party of India Maoist. The professor, who has undergone two spells of imprisonment in Nagpur ...
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90% handicapped professor sentenced to life in prison

'In the history of Maharashtra this is the first case in which all the persons chargesheeted were all convicted under all the sections they were charged with, and sentenced to life.'Jyoti Punwani reports. For the third time in less than three years, Professor G N Sai Baba of Delhi University will be entering jail. This time, it could be forever. A vociferous critic of Operation Greenhunt -- the policy of suppression of the Maoists as well as ordinary Adivasis in Chhattisgarh launched by the ...
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