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Muslim Women

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

Jul 09, 2021 Intifada P Basheer

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

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

Apr 20, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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 mosques.

UP Woman Gets Triple Talaq For Merely Asking For Rs 30 For Medicine

Aug 13, 2019 IANS

The woman, who was married three years ago, said that her husband took away their children and pushed her out of the house.

Odisha BJP Leader Expresses Regret Over Derogatory Remark Directed At Muslim Women

Odisha Assembly Speaker S N Patro then deleted the controversial remark from the House records and barred media from reporting about it.

13 June, 2019

Congress Says It Will Oppose Some Provisions Of Triple Talaq Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

The Triple Talaq bill will be introduced in the Budget session which begins on Monday to replace an ordinance issued in February by the previous BJP-led NDA government.

12 June, 2019

Union Cabinet Approves Fresh Bill On Triple Talaq, To Be Tabled In Parliament In Budget Session

Outlook Web Bureau

The new Triple Talaq bill could be introduced in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha beginning June 17.

29 January, 2019

Born Muslim, But Proud Indian First: Karnataka Congress Chief's Wife On Hegde's 'Muslim Lady' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

Hegde had referred to Rao on Twitter "as a guy who ran behind a Muslim lady" after the state Congress president questioned the minister about his achievements.

31 December, 2018

Stalemate Over Triple Talaq Bill Continues In Rajya Sabha As Govt, Opposition Fail To Reach Consensus

Outlook Web Bureau

The House also saw another brief adjournment of 15 minutes in the afternoon soon after the triple talaq bill was tabled.

27 December, 2018

Triple Talaq Bill About Woman Empowerment, Humanity And Justice: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Outlook Web Bureau

The Lok Sabha had last week on Thursday decided to take up the bill on December 27 after the Congress agreed to participate in the debate.

20 December, 2018

Lok Sabha To Discuss Triple Talaq Bill On December 27

Outlook Web Bureau

The bill is aimed to protect the rights of married Muslim women and prohibit divorce by pronouncing talaq by their husbands.

10 December, 2018

Nizamuddin Shrine Women Entry: Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Response To Plea

Outlook Web Bureau

The petition, filed through advocate Kamlesh Kumar Mishra, has claimed that there is a notice put up outside the dargah -- a shrine built over the grave of a religious figure -- clearly stating in English and Hindi that women are not allowed inside.

24 September, 2018

Female Newsreader Makes History In Saudi Arabia

Outlook Web Bureau

It comes as a part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 reform programme. Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman has initiated the lifting of a number of restrictions since last year, particularly the ones on women.

24 September, 2018

Mumbai: Petition Moved In High Court To Challenge Triple Talaq Ordinance

Outlook Web Bureau

The petition has sought an interim stay on those sections of the ordinance which criminalises the act of pronouncing talaq by a Muslim husband.

24 September, 2018

SC Constitution Bench To Hear Plea On Female Genital Mutilation Among Dawoodi Bohra Community

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said that they would frame the question for the consideration of the Constitution Bench.

19 September, 2018

Triple Talaq Ordinance: Muslim Women Moving Towards Their Citizenship Rights

Noorjehan Safia Niaz

With the Union Cabinet’s ordinance, instant triple talaq is now a punishable offence with a three-year jail term. How long can 7 crore citizens of this country be ignored and discriminated against? The tide is turning.

24 June, 2018

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Wall graffiti of Byelection in favour of Mamata Banerjee at Bhavanipur constituency in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

IMD predicted "very heavy rainfall" in the coastal state over the next couple of days, also a yellow alert has been issued for Mumbai.

Photo by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

TMC leader Madan Mitra plays a Dhak(drum) during an election campaign in support of TMC Supremo, West Bengal Chief Minister, and party candidate Mamata Banerjee, for upcoming Bhawanipur constituency by-poll, in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

IMD predicted "very heavy rainfall" in the coastal state over the next couple of days, also a yellow alert has been issued for Mumbai.

Photo by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

Wall graffiti of Byelection in favour of Mamata Banerjee at Bhavanipur constituency in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

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