Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicMuslim Women

Topic: Muslim Women

Triple talaq to hijab—How Hindutva reversed gains made by Muslim women’s movements

By communalising and politicising the hijab issue, Hindu groups have helped strengthen patriarchy within the Muslim community.

Uttar Pradesh man booked for ‘triple talaq’ to wife, because she ‘served dinner cold’

‘Triple Talaq’ or the form of instant divorce was banned in 2019, and is punishable by a 3-year jail term and fine.

UP’s Tanzeela Khan skates against time to play big at World Roller Games. Money stands in way

Aligarh’s Tanzeela Khan isn't the only athlete to turn to crowdfunding platforms. But can she manage Rs 2.6 lakh to pay Roller Skating Federation of India before time runs out?

Study finds recruiters discriminate against Muslim women in hiring at entry-level jobs

LedBy Foundation had conducted a survey for 10 months to find out the hiring bias that is prevalent against Muslim women in Indian offices

Male leadership won’t do. India’s Muslim community needs a woman in charge

India needs a modern Muslim woman who floats from English to Urdu, who is culturally Islamic but doesn’t necessarily dress the part. We need a hustler, not a rabble-rouser.

Girls need to be in school, hijab or not. Karnataka HC judgment a blow to diversity

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Forget ‘essential’, hijab isn’t that Islamic. Muslim women just made Western tees ‘halaal’

Hijab replaced the invisibility of Muslim women with a hypervisibility of religious identity. That's why Karnataka HC's judgment stands tall.

We asked Muslim women why they wear hijab in playing sports. Here’s what they told us

Supporters of hijab ban should listen to Muslim women who want to wear a hijab in sports. If they are silenced, it will further exclude them.

BJP backs Bommai on Karnataka hijab ban, but leaders worry PM Modi’s global image could be hit

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken in support of the Karnataka govt's stance on the hijab row, but BJP leaders are worried about its repercussions.

Let’s focus on getting women into education, work. Don’t make it conditional on what they wear

Women’s literacy, higher education are lowest among Muslims, who are among poorest groups. Figure for those working or willing to work likely to be even lower than 20% for all women.

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Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge | ANI file photo

Congress is becoming Nokia, Kodak of Gujarat politics. Outdated KHAM lens will wipe it out

After winning the biggest electoral victory in 1995 Gujarat elections, Congress lost seven consecutive elections in the state. It cannot remind voters about its rule anymore.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.