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Muslim women need Sharia codification, not uniform civil code: Noorjehan Safia Niaz

Muslim women need Sharia codification, not uniform civil code:...

Co-founder of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan says the Uniform Civil Code is not the answer to the Muslim woman's grievances Mumbai: Noorjehan Safia Niaz, co-founder of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), with a membership of 70,000-plus Muslim ..., 4 days ago

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Haji Ali Dargah ruling: 'Women bending to pray may show breasts,' fear trustees

by women activists Noorjehan Niaz and Zakia Soman from the NGO Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, challenged theban on the entry of women into the inner sanctum of the city's Haji Ali Dargah. This PIL then lead to a historic judgment, by the Bombay ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago Haji Ali Dargah judgment: 'Women bending to pay respects could show breasts,' say trustees  First Post.com1 month ago Haji Ali Dargah ruling is path-breaking as court relied ...  Firstpost.com1 month ago

Haji Ali verdict: Meet Noorjehan Niaz, the woman who started the fight

Now, it's story time. "Around June 2012, when we went to the Dargah, we found this board that women are not allowed. Only a year before, I had been inside. We decided to raise the issue," she said.
 DNA1 month ago

How Maharashtra govt upheld its badge of 'welfare state' in Shani Shingnapur and Haji Ali dargah cases

The state supported the woman petitioners Noorjehan Niaz who had challenged the ban
 DNA1 month ago How Maharashtra upheld its badge of Welfare State in allowing women inside Shani Shingnapur, Haji Ali  DNA India1 month ago
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Haji Ali verdict: A timeline of the events that led to Bombay HC's judgement today

PIL was filed by Dr Noorjehan Safia Niaz challenging the ban on entry of woman inside inner sanctorum of Haji Ali dargah. Jan 28, 2015: A bench of Bombay High court frames eight questions mainly dealing with maintainability of the PIL, asks ...
 DNA India1 month ago


Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. The High Court had allowed a PIL filed by two women Zakia Soman and Noorjehan Niaz, from NGO Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, challenging the ban on women's entry into the sanctum sanctorum of the dargah from 2012. It ...
 Namibia Press Agency2 weeks ago
DAWN Group

Madam Noorjehan's music is eternal: Journey through Gul-e-Daudi

Gul-e-Daudi is a love story. It was birthed and delivered with full consciousness of the form of the boy-meets-girl love story. It is not an autobiographical story but still a deeply personal one. At its core is an idea or perhaps a feeling I ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

Congress leaders who quit since 2014 polls

The debate on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has once again emerged. In response to a case filed by Shayara Bano from Uttarakhand asking for practices like triple talaq, polygamy and nikah halala to be declared as unconstitutional, the Central ...
 Sify7 hours ago Uniform Civil Code – The debate rages on  Sify15 hours ago

India seeks to part ways with 'triple talaq' divorces of Muslim women

MUMBAI // For Muslims, divorce by triple talaq, whereby a man need simply say "I divorce you" three times, is an established, if controversial, practice. In India it has been deemed legally acceptable for Muslim men to end marriages using triple ...
 Abu Dhabi National1 day ago Triple talaq: Social epidemic that should be cured; Muslim women are entitled to justice  Firstpost.com1 month ago
The Express Tribune

Commonplace: Enter the world of (dys)functional objects

Artist­s use water taps, porcel­ain tea sets, lotas, brass and copper chairs and painte­d bricks­ Gallery owner says that Sadia Salim's work delves into a meditative thought process while Arshad Faruqui makes a political statement. PHOTOS: ...
 The Express Tribune2 days ago
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