Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicSharia

Topic: sharia

In Afghanistan, extremists are targeting extremists. But the one in Kabul has no vision either

While Afghanistan has huge mineral wealth, China gives cash only on delivery. Taliban will probably have to turn to West, which will upset other extremists.

What is Sharia? Islamic legal system adopted by Taliban has wide-ranging interpretations

Taliban has said their government will uphold women’s rights within Sharia rules, but reports of violence against women, and previous history don’t inspire confidence in such assertions. 

Second marriage lawful but is cruel to first wife, says Karnataka HC

A high court bench said this while hearing a case where a woman, Ramjanbi, sought dissolution of marriage after her husband married another woman, as per Sharia law.

Not just Hindutva, India’s useless ulema leadership has silenced Muslims today

Time has come for India’s Muslim community to demand leadership that will protect its constitutional and economic rights.

Are Muslims nationalists? What is their problem with Modi? 12 FAQs about Muslims answered

Political Islam scholar Hilal Ahmed in his new book 'Siyasi Muslims' answers frequently asked questions about Muslim and politics in India.

SC judgement on triple talaq: What’s monumental about it and what’s not

A law has been struck down for being “arbitrary” for the first time, until now it was used only to strike down executive action not laws made by a legislature.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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