Muslim women

Modi government to bring fresh triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha on Friday

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, which has been listed in the Lok Sabha's agenda for Friday, will replace an ordinance issued in February.

published on : 20th June 2019

Here, Muslim women pray to Hanuman seeking good rain

Residents of Ron in Gadag district are known to perform a wide variety of rituals to please the rain Gods each summer to quench their thirst.

published on : 14th June 2019

Veils of pride & power

New designs, styling techniques, quirky motifs and oh-so-fancy embellishments have spruced up the traditional hijab

published on : 3rd June 2019

Lucknow Metro removes security guard for stopping burqa-clad women from boarding train

Six burqa-clad women were stopped from boarding a metro train at Lucknow's Mavaiyya metro station on Monday morning.

published on : 30th May 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Muslim women happy on government's Triple Talaq stand, but will they vote for BJP?

During conversation most Muslims blamed the BJP for polarisation of society and for interfering in religious matters.

published on : 12th May 2019

Muslim women need not cover face and hands: Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath

Citing the shootings at mosques in New Zealand in which 51 people were killed, Rahim said terrorism and religion should not be linked.

published on : 5th May 2019

BJP pledges to legislate bill to prohibit and eliminate triple talaq, nikah halala

In the manifesto, the saffron party said that welfare and development of women will be accorded a high priority at all levels within the government.

published on : 8th April 2019

Muslim women come out with manifesto for political parties, demand law against mob lynching

Their demands also included the formulation of a diversity index across public and private sectors to determine the extent of under-representation of Muslims.

published on : 27th March 2019

Leader of Opposition moves motion to refer 'triple talaq' bill to Rajya Sabha select committee

In the motion, Azad has also proposed the names of 11 Opposition members to be part of the Select Committee of the House.

published on : 1st January 2019

United Opposition wall blocks Triple Talaq bill in Rajya Sabha, to be tabled again on January 2 now

Amid a stalemate between the government and the opposition over the issue, the House failed to transact any significant business during the day. 

published on : 31st December 2018

Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill, Opposition walks out

The opposition, which had been demanding that the bill be referred to a 'joint select committee', staged a walkout when its demand was rejected by the government.

published on : 27th December 2018

TDP MPs to oppose proposed Muslim Women Bill in Parliament

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has said that the ruling TDP will fight against the proposed Muslim Women Bill 2018 coming up before Parliament on December 27.

published on : 25th December 2018

More Muslim women to undertake Haj without male companions: Naqvi

In 2018, for the first time, the Centre had lifted the ban on women going to Haj without Mehram, which led to about 1,300 women going on the pilgrimage on their own.

published on : 9th December 2018

US mid-term elections: First time in history two Muslim women elected to Congress

Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, won a House seat in a heavily-Democratic district in the Midwestern state of Minnesota, where she will succeed Keith Ellison, himself the first Muslim elected to Congress

published on : 7th November 2018

Instant 'triple talaq' ordinance has six months validity, will not entertain pleas against it: SC

Under the ordinance, instant 'triple talaq' has been declared as illegal and void and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband.

published on : 2nd November 2018
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