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Muslim women’s group petition to ban Sharia courts

A Muslim women’s group demanded a complete ban on Sharia courts on Tuesday. They objected to “their function as a parallel judiciary in the name of mediation, conciliation, speedy and less expensive justice.” The group called Muslim Women’s Quest for Equality, has submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court where[Read More…]

PIL against Pokemon Go for hurting religious sentiments

In a seemingly weird move, a PIL has been filed in the Gujarat High Court against developers of the location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go, alleging it hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship. The Gujarat HC has sent out notices in reaction to[Read More…]

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