Saturday, 26 November, 2022
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Topic: Muslim

Uniform Civil Code raked up before polls to hide governance failures, says Muslim body

AIMPLB compared efforts to implement UCC to prohibition, which was also a part of the directive principles of state policy but not made into a law in the country.

Quoting Quran, Allahabad HC says Muslim man can’t wed twice if he can’t care for 1st wife & kids

Bench hears man's plea seeking restoration of conjugal rights, says forcing 1st wife to live with him despite him having hidden his 2nd marriage is violation of her fundamental rights.

Why it’s easier to call Kheda police violence ‘Talibanisation’ than ‘Hindutvaisation’

A refusal to call the wrong by its name is more a sin of omission than commission. Look at the police flogging of Muslim men in Gujarat’s Kheda.

Mahmud of Ghazni had Punjab, Haryana, Karnataka soldiers. History is not as simple as you think

Muhammad Ghori had Lakshmi coins, Ghazni’s robes were worn by a Khajurao king. Don’t view history through ‘Hindu king vs Muslim invader’ lens.

For decades, Leicester built communal walls. Waves of immigrants made it more toxic

East Ham and Waltham Forest are Pakistani Punjabi, Luton is Kashmiri Muslim, Southall is Punjabi Sikh, and Tower Hamlet is Bangladeshi. Each walled off their neighbourhoods to other immigrants.

Will ‘right to dress’ include ‘right to undress’, asks SC hearing plea against Karnataka hijab ban

SC said lawyer was stretching his argument on ‘right to dress’ as fundamental to ‘illogical ends’. Lawyer argued forcing choice between identity & education was no choice at all.

MP man’s plea to free ‘wife’ from shelter lands him in dock as HC probes marriage, her ‘conversion’

Main question HC seeks to delve into is whether an Arya Samaj trust can convert a Muslim girl into a Hindu, and if yes, under which law. It also warned petitioner of policy enquiry.

Jihadists in Bangladesh are still going strong. Economic gains aren’t ‘wins’

Mobs burning down Hindu-owned homes and businesses in Narail’s Sahapara is a sign. It shows what happens to polities which fail to confront communalism.

Pakistan’s ‘devout’ Muslims had a new purpose on Eid: forget ‘qasais’, become ‘chowkidars’

For Pakistan's State-declared non-Muslims, Eid is not theirs to celebrate. Blasphemy has become the go-to weapon of the ‘devout’.

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.

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War to climate change—tech diplomacy can tackle global challenges. India must lead from front

The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu set for India visit, to board INS Vikrant on 27 Nov

Lecornu's visit comes at a time when France is offering more Rafale jets to IAF at a reduced cost and higher indigenous content besides the naval version of the aircraft.

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.