Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicWaqf board

Topic: Waqf board

Muslims have to constantly offer ‘proof of patriotism’. Delhi riots just amplified the extent

In an essay in 'Citizenship: Context and Challenges', Fatima Khan details the experience of covering the Delhi riots 2020 and its impact on Muslims in the city.

Delhi HC grants Centre two weeks to reply on plea seeking reopening of Nizamuddin Markaz

The Markaz had been locked since 31 March last year following Tablighi Jamaat congregation amid Covid lockdown. The court has now listed the matter for hearing on 16 September.

Viral posts claim Dilip Kumar donated his wealth to Waqf Board. It’s not true

Hours after Dilip Kumar's death, several social media users said the late actor donated his wealth to the Waqf Board, instead of giving it to an NGO or old age home.

No loudspeakers in Karnataka mosques, dargahs from 10pm to 6am — state Waqf Board order

The order, dated 9 March', said increasing the ambient noise level around these structures has 'deleterious effects on human health and the psychological well-being of people'.

Minorities panel notice to ex-Waqf chief Rizvi over his SC plea to remove 26 Quran verses

The notice to Rizvi comes day after protests broke out in various parts of Uttar Pradesh and Hyderabad demanding his arrest.

Where are the women in temple boards? From Ayodhya to Siddhi Vinayak, all male monopolies

Central to the exclusion of women from religious spaces is the idea of the impurity of a woman, and a patriarchal perspective.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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