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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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Sardarpura Massacre – Life Sentence Confirmed against 17

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A division bench of Justices Harsha Devani and Biren Vaishnav concluded that the 14 people had to be acquitted due to lack of evidence and contradiction in witnesses’ account. Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on October 20 upheld the life sentence for 17 accused of burning to death 59 persons, including 33 women, during February-March […]

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Partisan Play by Police Unveiled

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nothing deters vigilantes from harassing people transporting animals duly complying with the law. An NDTV team launched an investigation into the campaign going on across the country in the name of ‘Cow Protection’ by a bunch of vigilantes. The objective was to investigate as to how the whole campaign is being carried out in Maharashtra. […]

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BJP’s Myth-making Machine Unveiled

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

BJP is employing myths, falsehoods, untruths and Photoshop modified images to carry on the malicious propaganda By A Staff Writer Social activist Dhruv Rathee has unveiled the myth-making industry working behind the screen of the BJP’s IT Cell. He says, the social media cell of any party organization is for the marketing and advertising of […]

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