SC refuses to entertain PIL for free, fair assembly polls in West Bengal
The plea, filed through lawyer Vineet Dhanda, had sought several reliefs including a direction to the CBI to probe alleged killings of political activists and adversaries of the ruling All India Trinamool Congress Party in the state.
Pakistan parliamentary committee passes CPEC Authority Bill
The National Assembly's Standing Committee on Planning and Development presided over by ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Junaid Akbar took up the government bill on Tuesday. After...
Pakistan's capital blocked off over anti-France protest
Pakistan has seen small and scattered protests over the past few weeks in response to...
In ruins, Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule
"There can be no doubt that 50 years of Assad family rule, which has been ruthless, cruel and self-defeating, has left the country what can only be described as broken, failed and almost forgotten," said Neil Quilliam, an associate fellow at Chatham House's Middle East and North Africa program.
View: US election, another spectacle of polarized democracy
The hyper-polarization in the American society is not a recent development. It had been growing for a long time and had become a cause for concern in the run up to the 2016 Presidential election. In the next four years, the chasm only widened between the Democrats and the Republicans, with things coming to a head in 2020, which saw one of the biggest nationwide protests against racial injustices despite the pandemic.
Tata Group's Tanishq pulls ad featuring Hindu-Muslim family after social media criticism
Tanishq, a jewellery firm and subsidiary of Tata-controlled Titan Company, released the advert as part of its "Ektavan", or oneness campaign, showing a Hindu bride and her Muslim in-laws observing a baby shower in the Hindu tradition.
Hope UP government will release Kafeel Khan without any 'malice': Priyanka Gandhi
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday hailed the Allahabad high court directive quashing the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act and hoped the Uttar Pradesh government will immediately release him "without any malice".
Mayawati appeals to all UP legislators to rise above party politics, raise issues of public interest
The three-day monsoon session of the legislature began under strict COVID-19 protocols Thursday. Members and staff of the Assembly and Council wore masks and maintained social distancing on the first day.
Trump's free pass to Modi on home agenda: Former NSA adviser Shivshankar Menon
The article, titled ‘How Trump and Modi Refashioned the U.S.-Indian Relationship’, is the sharpest critique yet of India-US ties under the Modi government by Menon, who served as the NSA under PM Manmohan Singh.
Law against triple talaq strengthened self-reliance among Muslim women, says Naqvi
The Modi government is committed to political empowerment and not "political exploitation", he said. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani also addressed the Muslim women on the occasion.
A section of Muslim women thanks ‘Modi Bhai Jaan’ for law against instant triple talaq
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday shared videos of Muslim women thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bringing in the legislation. Posted with the hashtag ‘Thanks Modi Bhai Jaan’, the women in the video were seen calling instant triple talaq “a social evil whose abolition has rescued their lives, and made them feel safe”.
Muslim men at the forefront of arranging funerals of Covid victims in Bhavnagar
“People are scared and more often than not, refuse to even touch the bodies of their dead kin,” says Kalvaa, who had started helping the poor and the needy with ration kits as the lockdown was announced and moved on to arrange the funerals as the body count grew.
Muslims from India undertaking Haj this year seems unlikely: Sources
A circular issued by the Haj Committee of India on Friday said only a few weeks are left for the preparatory work in India for Haj 2020, yet the Saudi authorities have not communicated any further development regarding the pilgrimage.
Watch: Vaishno Devi Shrine prepares iftari for quarantined Muslims amid Ramazan
Amid Ramazan, Vaishno Devi Shrine prepares sehri, iftari for 500 quarantined Muslims.Watch: Vaishno Devi Shrine prepares iftari for quaranti...
SC notice to Centre, others on plea seeking entry of women in mosques
The petition has alleged that the legislature has failed to ensure the dignity and equality of women in general and Muslim women in particular. The plea, filed by a Pune-based Muslim women, has referred to the constitutional provisions and said there should not be any discrimination against any citizen.