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Dawoodi Bohra

‘Khafz’ is okay, it isn’t female genital mutilation, says Dawoodi Bohra women’s group

The statement comes after an Australian court overturned the conviction of 3 people accused of FGM and ruled 'khafz' doesn't amount to FGM.
A picture of a Muslim woman in a veil

When it comes to ‘saving’ Muslim women, the Sangh is unrelenting

he BJP or the RSS have petitioned or intervened in at least three matters concerning Muslim women in various courts. The apex court said it would not touch the two issues just yet.
RSS-backed NGO files plea seeking equal inheritance rights for Muslim women

Activists accuse Modi govt of doublespeak on triple talaq and female circumcision

Top court is hearing a plea to ban FGM or khatna that is prevalent among the Bohra community; activists say govt should not dilly-dally around the issue.

The Supreme Court petition on FGM will get a boost if victims join, lawyer says

In the first instance of legal intervention in the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM), the Supreme Court has issued a notice and sought a detailed reply from the Centre and four states. SANYA DHINGRA

On Camera

Congress is not anti-OBC. One Rajiv Gandhi speech is used to cancel out all pro-quota steps

Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s letter to PM Modi about OBC reservations in educational institutions is only the latest instance of her party’s bid for inclusion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

With fiscal deficit rocketing, Modi govt may have to go back to RBI for support: Economists

Facing fiscal deficit of 7%, Modi govt can get the Reserve Bank of India to buy sovereign bonds directly or boost dividends to help supplement revenue.

Defence

India and China to formally verify disengagement in Ladakh by end of the week

India and China to begin next phase of disengagement only after formal verification of initial phase is complete. Verification being done through visual detection and drones.
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It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.