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Thirty-one years on, Shah Bano's shadow is long
Indian Express

The churn within

In 2005, Imran and Naaish were wed in Lucknow by a woman qazin. She was Syeda Hameed, also a member of the Planning Commission then. Hameed recalls the incident as a paradigm shift, unheard of in India, of women getting into a strictly male space. ... Yahoo! India, 2 months ago
Thirty-one years on, Shah Bano's shadow is long Indian Express, 2 months ago

No sting in the word kafir

SYEDA HAMEED shares her thoughts on Islam and its interpretations Mohini Giri and Syeda Hameed found themselves together in one mission as Chair and as member, National Commission for Women. They often shared one room at State Circuit Houses.Their ...
 Speaking Tree2 months ago
The Hindu

This reform must begin within

BySyeda S. Hameed Once again the issue of triple talaq and polygamy has surfaced with Shayara Bano, a 35-year-old woman from Uttarakhand, recently filing a public interest litigation (PIL) before the Supreme Court. Women's groups, Muslim and ...
 South Asia Monitor2 months ago

Commissioners to safeguard, promote child rights

Staff Reporter Islamabad—The Federal Ombudsman has appointed Commissioners for children in the four provinces and at the federal capital and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The appointments have been made to address the deplorable child right situation ...
 Pakistan Observer2 days ago Commissioners appointed to safeguard, promote child rights  Daily Times1 day ago

The non-Communist Communist

The year 1914 was very kind to the Indian Subcontinent. Despite being the opening year of the first of the two world wars that were to devastate the twentieth century, at least seven great personalities from the worlds of music and literature were ...
 The Friday Times2 weeks ago
Sunday Guardian Live

(Book Review) Decline and fall: The final years of privilege and pomp

An exibit from the 20-day exibition that was put up along with the launch of this book in Delhi. This historic tale of the Rohillas, first published in Urdu years ago, has just been made available to the Anglophone world, thanks to a brilliant, ...
 Sunday Guardian Live3 weeks ago

Delhi Army wife's house-hunt rocks twitterverse

NEW DELHI: Twitter has been agog with the story of Ambreen Zaidi, an Army officer's wife who claimed she was unable to rent a house in Delhi because of her religious identity. However, such stories may not be all that uncommon in the capital. Faced ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Shedding a wife through social media!

The Supreme Court's decision to examine the custom of triple talaq in Islam is welcome. It has issued notices to the Central government and the National Commission for Women to file their responses in this regard. The court took this step on a ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
The Hindu

On the sands of time

From wedding finery to mourning rituals, Story of a Rampur Family exhibits the traces of a fast crumbling world through text, textiles and more Inside the exhibition hall at IGNCA, history is being brought to life — in banners and images, music ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Fire in the forests, Cancerous Hate of Bhakts, JNU fights back — Signs of the times

Every winter I think of traveling down South. Every summer I think of traveling up North. That's a different matter altogether I don't travel much! But this summer I sit nonplussed, as fires are spreading out, from the hills of Uttarakhand to the ...
 Milli Gazette1 month ago
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