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Stop targeting women in the name of religion

Stop targeting women in the name of religion

The platform that the internet offers ordinary people to write, create, comment and report has led to abundance of reaction. The reaction often turns into appreciation and often into a threat, abuse and nasty comments. In its initial years, Internet revolutionized the computer and communication world like never before in[Read More…]

The crisis of identity: Who is an Indian?

The concept of identity: Who is an Indian?

Since the moment we are born, we’re labelled as ‘Hindu’, ‘Muslim’, ‘Sikh’, ‘Christian’, ‘SC’, ‘Adivasi’,  and what not. This is where our first confrontation with the concept of identity arises. Identity, as Merriam-Webster dictionary puts it, is the condition of being the same with something described or asserted. So, identity, as a matter[Read More…]

US travel ban on six Muslim countries takes effect

The US President Donald Trump’s provisional ban on refugees and travelers from six (largely Muslim) nations came into effect. The Supreme Court permitted the ban following a five-month battle with rights groups. According to the Trump administration, the ban is necessary to block terrorists from entering the country. However, immigrant[Read More…]

Ramadan memes to get you through the fast!

Ramadan memes to get you through the fast!

Festivals are India’s trademark. For the cultural diversity it holds within itself is inexplicably beautiful; sheltering cultures and religions in its boundaries. After all, what else can seize your eyes to discover the vigorous and animated colours of India other than its cultural resonation? Its resonance– a spectacle of colours,[Read More…]

Marital rape law: Govt defends no action for forced sex with minor wife

SC: Will address only Triple Talaq for now

On Monday, the Apex Court said that due to the scarcity of time, it only will hear the issue of Triple Talaq at present. It added that it will keep issues of nikah halala and polygamy pending for now; though the Centre on Monday requested deliberations on the later two[Read More…]

Will treat Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid row as land dispute, says SC

Supreme Court to continue hearing on validity of triple talaq

The Apex Court on Thursday will continue hearing pleas by Muslim women rejecting their religious convention of practising triple talaq. The hearing will be conducted under a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar and four other judges, namely Justices Kurian Joseph, Rohinton Fali[Read More…]

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