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Amit Shah Holds Mega Roadshow In Bhopal: Kashmiri Pandits, Muslim Women Welcome Him

Amit Shah Holds Mega Roadshow In Bhopal: Kashmiri Pandits, Muslim Women Welcome Him

Union Home Minister Amit Shah conducted a two-km mega roadshow during his one-day visit to Bhopal. BJP leaders welcomed Shah by making big platforms in the road show.

22 April 2022
FIRs Registered In Delhi, Mumbai Against 'Sulli Deals' And 'Bulli Bai' Apps, 6 Arrested: Govt In Lok Sabha

FIRs Registered In Delhi, Mumbai Against 'Sulli Deals' And 'Bulli Bai' Apps, 6 Arrested: Govt In Lok Sabha

The two apps had targeted Muslim women and posted their pictures without consent, triggering outrage and prompting authorities to ban them.

29 March 2022

RSS Affiliate To Campaign For Separate Spaces Inside Mosques For Muslim Women, Raising Girl Marriageable Age

RSS affiliate Muslim Rashtriya Manch will campaign for reforms in the Sharia law for giving ‘equal rights’ to women of the minority community, while it...

Eye Of The Falcon: Shaheen Bagh And Beyond

Eye Of The Falcon: Shaheen Bagh And Beyond

Shaheen Bagh gave voice to India’s Muslim women. New, diverse collectives are now amplifying this voice of resistance and dissidence

09 May 2022

From Karnataka To Kashmir, How BJP Bats For And Against Hijab

In Kashmir, some BJP leaders are invoking different religions to argue that Hijab is necessary, even burqa is not a problem. They even say Hijab is a...

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04 February 2022
Hijab-Clad Students Denied Entry Again To College In Karnataka

Hijab-Clad Students Denied Entry Again To College In Karnataka

In her petition, the student submitted that wearing a hijab is her fundamental right guaranteed under Articles 14 and 25 of the Constitution.


31 January 2022
How Shaheen Bagh Challenged Stereotypes About Muslim Women 

How Shaheen Bagh Challenged Stereotypes About Muslim Women 

Muslim women are often seen as marginalized. Having led the anti-CAA movement, they have developed a more profound sense of their political identity


21 January 2022
Mumbai Court Denies Bail To Bulli Bai App Case Accused For Defaming 'Womanhood'

Mumbai Court Denies Bail To Bulli Bai App Case Accused For Defaming 'Womanhood'

The Bulli Bai app had made public the details of several Muslim women in a bid to malign them, allowing users to participate in their 'auction'. 


19 January 2022
Delhi Police Seeks Details From Clubhouse Over Obscene Comments Against Muslim Women

Delhi Police Seeks Details From Clubhouse Over Obscene Comments Against Muslim Women

Delhi police officials are also trying to identify and find the members of the audio chat group as part of the investigation.


19 January 2022
Clubhouse Chat Targets Muslim Women; FIR Registered After DCW Notice To Delhi Police

Clubhouse Chat Targets Muslim Women; FIR Registered After DCW Notice To Delhi Police

The panel asked the police to register an FIR immediately and arrest the accused.


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14 January 2022
'Auctioning' Of Muslim Women Is Symptom Of A Cancer That's Crippling India

'Auctioning' Of Muslim Women Is Symptom Of A Cancer That's Crippling India

Working women are seen as threats to the patriarchal social set-up and, therefore, are hated by those men who see their power and privileges being eroded.


12 January 2022
UN Condemns Apps Like 'Sulli Deals' As A Form Of Hate Speech In India

UN Condemns Apps Like 'Sulli Deals' As A Form Of Hate Speech In India

UN Special Rapporteur, Dr Fernand de Varennes stated on Twitter that harassment of Muslim women in India via apps such as 'Sulli Deals' and 'Bulli Bai' must be...


07 January 2022
Students Accused In Bulli Bai App Case To Remain In Police Custody Till Jan 10

Students Accused In Bulli Bai App Case To Remain In Police Custody Till Jan 10

Hundreds of Muslim women were listed for "auction" on the 'Bulli Bai' mobile application with photographs sourced without permission and doctored. It has...


06 January 2022
'Bulli Bai Has Made Us Numb': Kashmiri Women Journalists On Their 'Online Auction'

'Bulli Bai Has Made Us Numb': Kashmiri Women Journalists On Their 'Online Auction'

The 'Bulli Bai' incident has left Muslim women across the country stunned. Outlook spoke to several journalists in Kashmir who were victims of the app on what...


05 January 2022
Bulli Bai Row | 18-Year-Old Girl, DU Student: Who Are The Prime Accused In Women's 'Auction' Case?

Bulli Bai Row | 18-Year-Old Girl, DU Student: Who Are The Prime Accused In Women's 'Auction' Case?

The Mumbai police have so far arrested an 18-year-old girl from Uttarakhand and two 21-year-old men in connection with the case of fake online auctions of over...


05 January 2022
21-Year-Old Student From Delhi University Arrested Over Bulli Bai App Row

21-Year-Old Student From Delhi University Arrested Over Bulli Bai App Row

The 21 year old is a son of an Army officer and an undergraduate student of Zakir Hussain College


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04 January 2022
'Bulli Bai' App Row: BSP MP Accuses Modi Govt Of Being 'apathetic' Towards Muslim Women

'Bulli Bai' App Row: BSP MP Accuses Modi Govt Of Being 'apathetic' Towards Muslim Women

After widespread outrage and demands for action against those behind the app, IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had said on Sunday that the government is working...


04 January 2022
Bulli Bai App: Mumbai Cyber Police Detain Woman From Uttarakhand, Engineering Student Held In Bengaluru

Bulli Bai App: Mumbai Cyber Police Detain Woman From Uttarakhand, Engineering Student Held In Bengaluru

The Bulli Bai application was auctioning photos of Indian Muslim Women online. Police have detained a woman from Uttarakhand and a 21 year old engineering...


03 January 2022
Bulli Bai: Sulli Deals 2.0? All You Need To Know About The Online 'Auction' Of Muslim Women

Bulli Bai: Sulli Deals 2.0? All You Need To Know About The Online 'Auction' Of Muslim Women

The IT Ministry is looking into the issue of the online 'auction' of 100 Muslim women whose photos were shared on an app called 'Bulli Deals' on Github.


23 December 2021
Urfi Javed: I Will Never Marry A Muslim Guy

Urfi Javed: I Will Never Marry A Muslim Guy

Actress Urfi Javed said that she will never marry a Muslim man. She also stated that Muslim men expect certain behaviours from their wives.


05 November 2021
Blood, Tears & Lost Hope: An Afghan Woman Recalls The Day Terror Visited Kabul University

Blood, Tears & Lost Hope: An Afghan Woman Recalls The Day Terror Visited Kabul University

The Kabul University attack convulsed the body and mind of an Afghan woman. What remains are shards of her dreams.


09 July 2021
‘We Were Targeted For Having A Voice And Being Muslim’: Women Who Were ‘Auctioned’ Online

‘We Were Targeted For Having A Voice And Being Muslim’: Women Who Were ‘Auctioned’ Online

A now-defunct app called ‘Sulli Deals’ targeted about 90 Indian Muslim women by uploading their photos taken from social media and ‘auctioning’ them...


12 March 2021
Sans Frontiers

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week


20 April 2020
BJP MP Tejasvi Surya Draws Flak For Old Tweet On Arab Women, Hits Delete

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya Draws Flak For Old Tweet On Arab Women, Hits Delete

The five-year-old tweet has been criticised by netizens for being 'misogynistic' and humiliating towards Arab women.


30 January 2020
Muslim Women Allowed To Enter, Offer Prayers In Mosques, AIMPLB Tells SC

Muslim Women Allowed To Enter, Offer Prayers In Mosques, AIMPLB Tells SC

The AIMPLB reply was filed in response to a PIL of Yasmeen Zuber Ahmad Peerzade who has sought judicial intervention in ensuring entry of Muslim women in...


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