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US Embassy Shift to Jerusalem – Where Do We Go From Here?

US Embassy Shift to Jerusalem – Where Do We Go From Here?

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Trump’s America has made its intention plain. European states may follow the American footsteps soon. By Dr. Mohammad Manzoor Alam The US move to shift its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has reset the Mid-East political and diplomatic chessboard. Since President Trump’s announcement of the decision on December 6, it has become quite clear […]

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Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case – Questions over Mysterious Death of Judge

Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case – Questions over Mysterious Death of Judge

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The late judge’s sister says in an interview to Caravan magazine that the then chief justice of the Bombay high court also offered her brother a house in Mumbai. www.thewire.in In the months leading up to his sudden death three years ago, the judge who was hearing the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case in which BJP […]

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Draft New Hajj Policy 2018-22

Draft New Hajj Policy 2018-22

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Proposal for women pilgrims aged 45 and above to travel in group of four or more women; Reintroduction of sea voyages to be explored; Embarkation points to be cut down to nine from current 21. New Delhi: The Government of India’s Ministry of Minority Affairs has released the Draft Haj Policy. The report by the […]

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One-day Workshop on Inclusive Policies for Minorities – Revisiting the Development Strategies

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A one-day workshop on “Policy formulation for the Development of Minorities in Karnataka” held on August 31 under the aegis of Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) threw up a host of issues thwarting the development of minorities in Karnataka. Prof. Abdul […]

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SC Judgment on Talaq – Endorsement of the Cardinal Quranic Principle of Justice

SC Judgment on Talaq – Endorsement of the Cardinal Quranic Principle of Justice

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the practice of triple talaq in one sitting should be welcomed by all conscientious citizens of the country who uphold the principles of equality, gender parity and justice for all. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the practice of triple talaq in one sitting should […]

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Missing in the Gulf: Trafficked Indian Domestic Workers Flee Abuse

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Rejimon Kuttappan After being lured to work in Gulf countries, many Indian domestic workers disappear every year. Some have been found, others not. “Once, I was sitting on a chair and having food. I didn’t hear them calling me. They lost patience and the husband came running to me, hit me on my head […]

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Lynching of Pehlu Khan

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kisan Sabha Demands High Level Probe New Delhi: The leaders of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) who visited Jaisinghpur of Nuh district of Haryana on April 7 have demanded full scale inquiry into the killing of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer by the cow vigilantes. They accused the Sangh Parivar of dragging the country […]

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Techie Turns Lawyer

Techie Turns Lawyer

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Eight years after his first brush with the criminal justice system, 33-year-old Mohammad Atik is back in the system once again. This time not as a terror accused standing in the witness box seeking court’s mercy for release, but as a lawyer representing many like him awaiting justice. By Sukanya Shantha Mumbai:  After having spent […]

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Why Muslims of J&K Avoid Travelling During Republic and Independence Day

Why Muslims of J&K Avoid Travelling During Republic and Independence Day

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kashmiris are treated as a second-class citizens and the government of India is not playing a positive role and not trying to bridge the gap,” Rasheed told Twocircles.net. By Raqib Hameed Naik Doda (Jammu): Around 210 km east of Jammu in Bhaderwah Tehsil, winters are in full swing with frequent rains and snowfalls. Javed Ahmed, a 37-year […]

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‘Reforms Must Carry Religious Legitimacy’

‘Reforms Must Carry Religious Legitimacy’

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, delivered a lecture at a colloquium on ‘Gender Rights of Women in Islam and Indian Law’ organized by the Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR), Karnataka Chapter, at the BIFT Hall, Darussalam, Bengaluru on Human Rights Day on December 10, 2016. The colloquium was […]

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