User: Iram Topic: Muslim Women
Category: Muslim Law
Last updated: Apr 29 2016 18:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 27,012    
Police investigate fatal shooting of man believed to be underworld figure 29.4.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

A 40-year-old man, convicted killer Walid Ahmad, shot dead at Sydney shopping centre and two others injured in attack police say was targeted

A man is dead, two people have been injured and at least one gunman is on the loose after a targeted daylight attack at a western Sydney shopping centre.

A 40-year-old man, believed to be Sydney underworld figure and convicted killer Walid Ahmad, was killed in a spray of bullets on the rooftop car park of Bankstown Central shopping centre on Friday.

Continue reading...
Also found in: [+]
Haji Ali row: Mumbai Police files case against Trupti Desai for protesting without permission 29.4.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
After her successful campaigns to break bar on entry of women in some Hindu temples, Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai on Thursday took her movement for gender equality to the famous Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai but stopped short of going into the shrine, avoiding a showdown with the protesters who had gathered to block her. Desai, who reached near the entry of the causeway leading to the dargah situated on an islet off Worli coast in South Mumbai with fellow activists, left the spot after a few minutes as the protesters gathered around them to thwart their attempt. Before heading to the spot, she told media that she was leading a "peaceful agitation" to assert women's right to go up to the core area (Mazaar) of the dargah. She, however, made it clear that she had no intention to hurt religious sentiments of anyone but was only trying to make sure that women are given equal rights to pray in all places of worship. She said she had also written to Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and ...
Also found in: [+]
Trupti takes her campaign to Haji Ali dargah 28.4.2016 Times Now: Home

Trupti takes her campaign to Haji Ali dargahAfter her successful campaigns to break bar on entry of women in some Hindu temples, Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai today took her movement for gender equality to the famous Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai but stopped short of going into the shrine, avoiding a showdown with the protesters who had gathered to block her.


Also found in: [+]
Activist Trupti Desai fails to enter Haji Ali dargah 28.4.2016 Rediff: News
Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai on Thursday took her movement for gender equality to the famous Haji Ali dargah in Mumbai but stopped short of going into the shrine.
Also found in: [+]
Haji Ali row: Women not allowed in mazhar to prevent harassment, say clerics 28.4.2016 DNA: Money
Leading the campaign to allow women entry into places of worship that don't permit them, Bhumata Brigade founder Trupti Desai is protesting to gain entry into Haji Ali's mazhar (tomb of the saint). Earlier this month, the Bombay High Court disposed a PIL challenging the Haji Ali Trust's decision to ban the entry of women into the sanctum of the shrine and directed the Maharashtra government to ensure compliance of law and prevent discrimination of women at places of worship. Iamin spoke to a few clerics from different sects of Islam for their opinion on the issue. The Deobandi sect says women have not been allowed in graveyards or in the mazhar since the time of Prophet Mohammed. The prohibition is in apparently in place to save women from harassment and from being teased by miscreants. Mohammed Ashfaq, a cleric at Govandi's mosque, said that women were not allowed at places where many men are present and activities like Qawwali are held because it leads to harassment. "When it comes to visiting the ...
Also found in: [+]
Saankal – strong content, weak movie 28.4.2016 India Together

Even a badly made film becomes a learning experience for the viewers because it sheds light on issues not known widely otherwise, says Shoma Chatterji as she reviews the movie Saankal. She also ponders why badly made movies are being invited and awarded at several film festivals.

Also found in: [+]
Trupti Desai set to march into Haji Ali, AIMIM gears up to oppose 28.4.2016 Times Now: Home

Trupti Desai set to march into Haji Ali, AIMIM gears up to opposeAfter scoring victory for women's right to enter Shani Shingnapur and Trimbakeshwar temples, Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai will on Thursday (April 28) try to enter the core area of Haji Ali Dargah in the city where women are not allowed.


Also found in: [+]
B'desh jails 2 Hindu teachers for 'insulting' Islam 28.4.2016 TOI: Home
A court has jailed two Hindu teachers in southern Bangladesh for making derogatory comments about Islam, invoking a rare law from the colonial era that makes insulting any religion a crime.
Also found in: [+]
Warsan Shire: the Somali-British poet quoted by Beyoncé in Lemonade 27.4.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page
She was London’s Young Poet Laureate, becoming a voice for its marginalised people – now her work has been recited by the queen of pop She writes of places where many Beyoncé fans rarely go, the portions of London where the faces are black and brown, where men huddle outside shop-front mosques and veiled women are trailed by long chains of children. Warsan Shire, the Somali-British poet whose words are featured in Beyoncé’s new globe-shaking Lemonade album, is a bard of these marginalised areas – she was even named the first Young Poet Laureate for London at 25. Beyoncé reads parts of Shire’s poems, including For Women Who Are Difficult To Love, The Unbearable Weight of Staying (the End of the Relationship) and Nail Technician as Palm Reader in interludes between songs in her 12-track, hour-long video album that premiered this week. Truly, Shire was a brilliant choice for Beyoncé’s unapologetically black and female album: like the people and places from which they are woven, Shire’s poems – published in ...
Also found in: [+]
Bharat mata ki Jai row: Ramdev clarifies 'beheading' comment 26.4.2016 DNA: Wide Angle
 Yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday appeared to be backtracking from his controversial remark that if not for the law, he would have "beheaded" people for refusing to chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai', saying he was merely responding to AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's statement that he won't raise the slogan even if a knife is put to his throat. Addressing a press conference here, Ramdev said insulting religions like Islam or Christianity would be as "idiotic" as Owaisi's remark. "I believe in non-violence, coexistence and oneness. It would be wrong to say that behead me but I won't respect the Quran or the Bible. I take pride in my religion but that does not give me the licence to insult other faiths. That would be as idiotic as Owaisi. "He says at the drop of a hat that behead me but I won't say 'Bharat mata ki jai'. So I responded in rustic language that I would have done so but I believe in the Constitution. No one needs to be scared of me...'Woh toh baat ki baat thi'. If someone wants to say 'Bharat mata ki jai' ...
Also found in: [+]
The Muslim Council of Britain is failing Ahmadis like Asad Shah | Tahir Nasser 25.4.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page
These are difficult times in the UK for Ahmadi Muslims as some seek to demonise us – and the MCB is an enabler In 2013, I organised an event at University College London for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Association UK titled Innocence of Muhammad. The aim of the event was to portray the true and peaceful character of the prophet of Islam, in light of the wild and violent responses of some Muslims to the slanderous video, The Innocence of Muslims . Unfortunately, towards the end of the event, a prominent member of the university’s Islamic society entered and distributed leaflets calling for the social boycott and “capital punishment” of Ahmadi Muslims. As an Ahmadi myself, I am sadly familiar with such harassment. This minority community of Islam faces persecution in countries like Pakistan and Indonesia, and we are often treated with open hostility by many orthodox Muslims in the UK. The reason can seem arcane to those not of the Muslim faith: Ahmadis, who believe in their founder Mirza Ghulam Ahmad as ...
Also found in: [+]
Aligarh Muslim University violence: UP Police says culprits have been identified 24.4.2016 DNA: Recent Columns
Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Daljeet Singh Chaudhary on Sunday said they have identified the perpetrators responsible for the violence at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus late last night. "A violent incident took place here last night in which one person succumbed to bullet injury and the other is critically injured. The police reached the spot immediately after getting the news. We are acting in accordance with the university officials. Those behind this crime have been identified, an FIR has also been lodged and we would soon be able to nab the masterminds," Chaudhary told ANI. "The Rapid Action Force has been deployed at all sensitive spots especially in view of the entrance test for the engineering college scheduled today," he added. Chaudhary further said the police is getting full support from the AMU officials during their investigation. An AMU official earlier said that trouble between rival groups belonging to Azamgarh and Sambhal regions has been ...
Also found in: [+]
Rajnath invokes cow smuggling to corner Didi 24.4.2016 TOI: India
Home minister Rajnath Singh invoked 'beef' to corner Mamata Banerjee and her ruling Trinamool Congress as the campaign for the fourth phase of assembly polls in 49 seats spread across North 24 Parganas and Howrah ended on Saturday evening.
Also found in: [+]
Triple talaq legal but refrain from uttering in one sitting: Clerics 23.4.2016 TOI: India
At a time when the concept of triple talaq is being debated in the legal circles, clerics at the influential dargah Aala Hazrat have been running a campaign, where they are educating people about the context of triple talaq and telling them why it’s always best not to end a marriage by simply uttering the word “talaq” three times over.
Also found in: [+]
No need to advise Muslims how many children they should have: SP 23.4.2016 DNA: Opinion
Samajwadi Party on Saturday said there was no need to advise Muslims on how many children they should have as the Constitution has given them the right to decide. Talking to reporters, SP National General Secretary Mohammad Arshad Khan said "The Constitution had given them freedom to decide on how many children they should have. There is no need for advise Muslims in this regard." He was replying to a question on Union Minister Giriraj Singh's controversial remark that if the country's population policy is not changed to mandate a two-child norm across religions then "our daughters" will not be "safe" and might have to be kept "under the veil" like in Pakistan. "I want a law in which Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Christians can have only two children. If we want the country to develop then it will not happen without population control," Singh said at an event in Bihar's Champaran two days ago. On chanting of 'Bharat Mata ki jai', Khan said he has no objection to it as 'Bharat Mata ki jai' and 'Madre vatan ...
Also found in: [+]
Muslims in America: voters share views on the US presidential candidates 22.4.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest
Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have made Muslims the target of extreme rhetoric during this campaign cycle – voters speak out In 2008, 89% of US Muslims voted for Democrat Barack Obama, according to a poll by the Council on American-Islamic Relations . In a 2011 survey by the Pew Research Center , some 48% of Muslims living in America said they felt the Republican party was unfriendly towards them. Just 7% said the same of the Democratic party. This year’s US election has been marked by a serious upsurge in anti-Muslim rhetoric among Republican candidates – particularly from frontrunner Donald Trump, who has called for a ban on foreign Muslims coming into the country until “ until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on ” with extremism. To find out more about how American Muslims felt about the presidential race this year, we asked them to share their views using an online callout , telephone and email interviews. Here are some of the ...
Also found in: [+]
'NIA not opposing discharge of Muslims' 22.4.2016 TOI: India
NIA is following legal procedure in all the cases.All these cases, except Malegaon 2008, are already on trial and are in advanced stages.
Also found in: [+]
Minister's remark kicks up a storm 21.4.2016 TOI: Patna
Also found in: [+]
9 out of 10 who eat beef are from IITs: Giriraj Singh 21.4.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Modi minister, known for his controversial statements, dropped another bombshell on Thursday.
Also found in: [+]
LIVE! President's rule in Uttarakhand set aside, floor test on April 29 21.4.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 27,012