Friday, April 28, 2017

HC nixes triple talaq plea, says women entitled to equality

New Delhi, (IANS): The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea to direct the government to ensure that triple talaq must...

Muslim women like BJP for its ‘triple talaq’ stand: Minister

New Delhi, (IANS): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s stand on the issue...

What Dolly Kumari learnt -– and how it could change India’s textiles industry

By Lavanya Garg In 2014, Dolly Kumari, an outspoken 12th class passout, left her home in Jharkhand, journeying about 2,000 km south to a new...

‘Messiah’ politics around Uniform Civil Code and Triple Talaq must come to an end

By Mohammed Umar for Twocircles.net State driven acculturation of minorities is often deemed as impinging upon the civil liberties, for the reason that it chokes...

Karnataka unveils mobile app for women’s safety

Bengaluru, (IANS): Karnataka Chief Minster Siddaramaiah on Monday unveiled mobile app 'Suraksha' for the safety of women in the city. Launched by the Bengaluru police,...

Triple talaq, nikah halala violate right to equality, Centre tells SC

New Delhi, (IANS): Triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy violate Muslim women's right to equality and dignity and are not protected by the right...

Remembering Fatima Sheikh, the first Muslim teacher who laid the foundation of Dalit-Muslim unity

By Siddhant Mohan, TwoCircles.net Over the past few years, a number of political forums and parties have experimented with uniting Dalits and Muslims, given their...

Documentary on last queen of Awadh, Begum Hazrat Mahal, to be screened in Kathmandu

By Sahana Ghosh  Kolkata, (IANS): A documentary that depicts the last queen of Awadh, Begum Hazrat Mahal's contributions to the First War of Independence and...

BJP MLA brings up triple talaq issue in Gujarat Assembly

Gandhinagar, (IANS): Amid the ongoing nationwide debate over triple talaq, a BJP legislator on Friday moved a motion in the Gujarat Assembly advocating the...

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TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter मुंबई : पिछले 25 सालों से मुस्लिम महिलाओं के बीच काम रहसामाजिक कार्यकर्ता उज़मा नाहिद को उनके महिला कल्याण और आर्थिक विकास...

Pregnant woman alleges triple talaq over girl child fears

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), (IANS): A pregnant woman in Uttar Pradesh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath alleging her...

Conference discusses core women’s issues

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A determination to change the discourse on diversity and a plan of action to grow the network for change...

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board’s stand is un-Islamic

By Syed Ubaidur Rahman  The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has told the Supreme Court that Triple Talaq in a single sitting is not...

No discrimination against females in BHU: Javadekar

New Delhi, (IANS): HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday denied female students were discriminated at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) after reports said they...

The controversy over Padmavati, and Bollywood’s soft war against Muslims

By Misbahuddin Mirza for Twocircles.net Padmavati, a Bollywood movie being produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is the latest in a plethora of movies showing inter-religious...

Uniform code won’t help, says women’s Jamaat founder

New Delhi, (IANS) : The uniform civil code won't help Muslim women as majority of them won't approach a court if it's violated, the founder...

A trip to Rajgir: Atithi Devo Bhava, but what about the poor?

By Arfina Khanam for Twocircles.net The caption of ‘Incredible India’: Atithi Devo Bhava, seems like an unfinished dream when I visited Rajgir in Bihar. The...

Khudai Khidmatgar opens vocational centre for women of Mewat

By TCN News Khudai Khidmatgar made an important contribution towards women empowerment in the region of Mewat, Haryana by starting a vocational centre on March...

India at 148th in number of women MPs; UN calls for quotas

By Arul Louis United Nations, (IANS): Releasing a world ranking of the number of women parliamentarians that that placed India 148, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the head...

Modi says glad to see highest number of women in UP assembly

New Delhi, (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed happiness to see a new record of highest number of women MLAs elected to...