Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: Hadiya

Supreme Court of India

Top court comes to the rescue of star-crossed Hindu-Muslim couple, defies parents

Chhattisgarh police told to produce the woman before an SC bench after her husband filed a habeas corpus plea, referring to the Hadiya matter. New ...
Hadiya at Supreme Court

From Hadiya to Tanvi Seth, casual bigotry is fashionable, politically celebrated

The blatant display of communal hatred in everyday lives shows the scary direction towards which New India is moving.
Hadiya at Supreme Court

Before you cheer Hadiya judgment, spare a thought for what it did not say

The ruling utterly fails to capture the hurdles -- both institutional and personal -- that Hadiya had to overcome for her “liberty” to be restored.
Picture of people protesting to free Hadiya

Eat, love, marry says Supreme Court of India

The court made the observations Monday, as it detailed its 8 March order restoring the marriage of Hadiya, the Kerala woman taken to court by her father for marrying a Muslim man and converting to Islam.
Hadiya at Supreme Court

Anti-terror agency asks Hadiya if she gave candies to friends when she was in Salem

NIA in a counter affidavit to the court did not deny asking these questions but dismissed Hadiya’s statements as ‘misconceived’ and ‘baseless’. New...
A photo of Ankit Saxena, who was murdered in Delhi

The horrific Ankit Saxena murder is thanks to India’s unending faith in arranged marriages

The Rajasthan murder video, Hadiya, Rahul Gandhi’s religion have unleashed our collective anxieties about mixed-faith marriages.

So long, 2017: The milestone judgments in Indian law this year

From triple talaq to the right to privacy and the 2G scam acquittal, Indian courts delivered some landmark verdicts in 2017.
Rahul Gandhi, Hadiya and a screengrab of the Rajasthan murder video

अरेंज्ड मैरिज की गहराई में छुपी खाप मानसिकता

अरेंज्ड मैरिज की मानसिकता, जो जाति, गोत्र और धर्म की पवित्रता की धारणा को बचाए रखने की गारंटी देती है, अंतरधार्मिक विवाह के विरुद्ध हिंसा और असहिष्णुत...
Murder-accused Shambhu Lal and Women associated with India Against Love Jihad hold placards in Bhopal

Rajasthan ‘love jihad’ murder video has made the imaginary term frighteningly real

Despite there being no evidence of 'love jihad' in the country, the video from Rajasthan shows the dangers of hysteria over a conspiracy theory. 
Picture of people protesting to free Hadiya

Hadiya not the only one, NIA suspects seven similar cases of ‘forced conversion’

In its report to SC, probe agency alleges PFI arm Sathya Sarini is responsible for forced conversions to Islam in Kerala.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...