SC fixes 10-day period for hearing issues of discrimination against women at religious places
The observations came when Solicitor General Tushar Mehta mentioned the case before the bench, saying that in pursuance of the court's earlier direction a meeting of lawyers took place but it could not finalise the common legal questions for consideration of the nine-judge bench.
Sabarimala review: SC sets 10-day deadline for completion of arguments
Sabarimala review: A 9-judge Constitution bench said on January 13 tha...
Citing Adnan Sami's case, BSP urges Centre to bring oppressed Muslims into CAA ambit
In a tweet, Mayawati said, "When the BJP government can ...
Pervez Musharraf conviction: Pak court says trial in absentia against golden principles of natural justice
A special court in Islamabad on December 17 last year handed down the death penalty to the 74-year-old retired general, now based in Dubai, after six years of hearing the high-profile treason case against him.
Marriage and divorce: Women's financial rights
Usually, women do not know their financial or legal rights or how to secure these either when they are married or while they are going through a divorce. This story tells them how to secure themselves financially and their rights during a divorce.
CAA protests: Mayawati demands withdrawal of cases lodged against women in UP
In a tweet, BSP supremo Mayawati said, "Wrong cases filed against women and others protesting against CAA/NRC by the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government should be immediately withdrawn, and those who lost their lives during this time should also be extended proper help, this is the demand of BSP."
Delhi polls: In Muslim-dominated areas, Congress harps on CAA, AAP treads with caution
In places such as Okhla, the common refrain among AAP supporters is that "Kejriwal khul kar nahi aaya, par kaam toh kiya hai (chief minister Arvind) Kejriwal didn't openly support us on CAA, but he has done work”, hinting that the community might vote for Delhi’s ruling party.
Millions quarantined as China scrambles to halt virus
Authorities also ordered schools and universities to remain closed on Tuesday after extending a national holiday by a week in a bid to contain an outbreak that has already killed more than 100 people and spread to a dozen countries.
AIMPLB moves SC for impleadment in pleas challenging validity of polygamy, nikah halala
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said the apex court has already dealt with the issue of practices of polygamy and nikah halala in its verdict of 1997 in which it had declined to entertain the petitions. "...personal laws do not derive their validity on the ground that they have been passed or made by a legislature," read the plea.
Karnataka Governor says men must be educated to treat women with respect
His appreciation comes even as the fund-starved state government is looking for additional flood-damage funds from the Centre. Although the state has pegged the loss at Rs 30,000 crore, the Centre has so far announced Rs 1,860 crore in two instalments for the flood damage.
Karnataka minorities in two minds about dealing with NPR
While many Muslim community leaders and organisations have decided to totally boycott the NPR in whatever form the exercise is executed, some are waiting to see how the situation will play out and the central government responds to the ongoing agitation.
Drive out Bangladeshi & Pak Muslim infiltrators: Shiv Sena
"The Muslim infiltrators from Pakistan and Bangladesh should be driven out of India. There should be no doubt about that. But it is amusing to see a party changing its flag for it," the Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'. It added that the MNS is unlikely to achieve anything from its new Hindutva stand as Shiv Sena had never shed its saffron colour.
Delta Air Lines fined $50,000 for discriminating against Muslim passengers
Delta Air Lines was on Friday fined USD 50,000 by the US Department of Transportation to settle allegations it discriminated against three Muslim passengers who were ordered off their planes.
Who are the two Brazilian women who have been awarded Padma Shri?
Gloria Areria, a resident of Rio De Janerio in Brazil is a pioneer in Sanskrit and Vedanta and has dedicated herself to the teaching and promotion of Advaita Vedanta in the traditional manner in Portugese language. Lia Diskin, who is of Argentinian origin, has stayed in Brazil for over 30 years and has admiration for India, its people and culture.
Aligarh: AMU students disrupt VC's Republic Day speech, raise ‘VC go back' slogans
Another faceoff between students and Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor at the Aligarh Muslim University. Students disrupted the VC Mansoor’s Rep...
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