Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: Muslim

Congress to hold back triple talaq bill in RS & insist on amendments

Party leaders dismiss Arun Jaitley’s charge of double standards, say Congress is demanding the same changes it asked for in the Lok Sabha. New Delhi:...

Congress MP shoots off letter to Modi govt opposing criminalisation of triple talaq

Rajya Sabha MP Husain Dalwai writes letter to Home minister Rajnath Singh, says plan to criminalise the practice of triple talaq is ‘extremely problematic’.

Modi govt move to criminalise triple talaq may not be instant

Contrary to reports that the bill could be introduced in winter session of Parliament, govt sends draft to states for comments and suggestions.

As BJP rises, let us not confuse Muslim representation with political participation

The Muslim communities, like any other social group, participate in electoral politics at the constituency level.

From parties to media, everyone’s uninterested in the Muslim vote bank in Gujarat

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. ​

Don’t give modern character certificates to rulers like Khilji or Tipu

Our interest in taking offence to what someone has said about our past is really an interest in folklore and not history.

Taj Mahal controversy is an extension of RSS’s ideological war

Ideological schizophrenia and a perverse reading of history projects the Taj Mahal as a symbol of hate and barbarism.

From Lord Curzon to BJP’s Sangeet Som, Taj Mahal has many political narratives

Taj Mahal has always functioned as a political text, capable of producing a number of different and even conflicting meanings.

Don’t see SC’s Diwali cracker ban through a communal lens: Union minister M.A. Naqvi

Minority Affairs Minister and BJP’s Muslim face says if there is pollution because of any religion’s festival, action should be taken.

Triple talaq: Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Aandolan unveil draft law to protect Muslim women

One of the petitioners in the triple talaq case said the top court does not clearly state what the status of the victims of instant divorce would be.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.