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.
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.
New designs, styling techniques, quirky motifs and oh-so-fancy embellishments have spruced up the traditional hijab
Six burqa-clad women were stopped from boarding a metro train at Lucknow's Mavaiyya metro station on Monday morning.
During conversation most Muslims blamed the BJP for polarisation of society and for interfering in religious matters.
Citing the shootings at mosques in New Zealand in which 51 people were killed, Rahim said terrorism and religion should not be linked.
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.
Their demands also included the formulation of a diversity index across public and private sectors to determine the extent of under-representation of Muslims.
In the motion, Azad has also proposed the names of 11 Opposition members to be part of the Select Committee of the House.
Amid a stalemate between the government and the opposition over the issue, the House failed to transact any significant business during the day.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.