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A cinematographer by profession, 45-year-old Tassaduq served as the coordinator of the CM’s grievance cell until he took oath as minister Thursday
The bill is full of redundant provisions, and will likely prove to be ineffectual in its approach. It actually does little to help Muslim women.
The parties urged the government to make changes in the bill and send it to a standing committee for a further review of the draft. New Delhi: Despite backing the triple talaq bill in Parliament, opposition parties as well NDA partner JD(U) Thursday raised objections to certain provisions, such as making the practice a criminal offence, and the issue of subsistence allowance. They urged the government to make changes in the bill and send it to a standing committee for a further review of the draft. Congress “All of us are supporting this bill, but there are certain lacunae which should and can be rectified in the standing committee,” said Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress’s leader of the House in the Lok Sabha. “We can sit together and sort this out in a time-bound manner.” Amendments moved by Congress MPs — Suhmita Dev and Adhir Ranjan Choudhary — on the bill were rejected through a voice...
Many Islamic countries have outlawed the concept of 'instant' triple talaq. ThePrint takes a look at few of these countries.
BJP has suffered significant losses in Saurashtra region, but has kept its hold over central, north and south Gujarat; Congress leading in over 69 seats
The victory comes at a time when the BJP is aiming to win all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state in the 2019 general election.
There appears to be a consensus to not address Muslims as a potential political category, and view them purely as voters, and not as Muslims.
The national party is believed to have played a role in bringing the two rival factions together in order to prevent defections.
The UP government’s handling of the situation would give the Opposition the pound of meat to attack both Adityanath and Modi, and raise serious questions about their claim of good governance Rajgopal Singh