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Apr 15, 2017
How Queer Muslims are navigating the twin challenges posed by religion and sexualityBeing Muslim and being queer are still largely perceived as mutually exclusive
Apr 12, 2017
Festivals in Bengal have turned into a game of one-upmanship between TMC, BJP and CPI-MIn Bengal, celebration of deities has not only become suspect, but also a politically contentious matter.
Apr 12, 2017
Yogi Adityanath gets trolled for congratulating Muslims on Hazrat Ali’s birthday: Here's whyScores of commentators who used to be Yogi Adityanath fans accused the Uttar Pradesh chief minister of acting like a secular, castigating his tweet on Hazrat Ali’s birthday as an unacceptable political gimmick
Apr 10, 2017
Yogi Adityanath's crackdown on abattoirs: Religionising of plates must be countered by constitutional checks‘Firebrand’ Yogi Adityanath called for a crackdown on unlicensed abattoirs last month. The Allahabad High Court has held that the government of Uttar Pradesh cannot impose a complete prohibition on meat on a pretext of a crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses, and that it is accountable to its people for providing access to legal, healthy meat.
Apr 07, 2017
Yogi Adityanath says there is nothing wrong with the idea of a Hindu rashtraAdityanath told public broadcaster Doordarshan that there is nothing wrong with the idea of a Hindu rashtra (country).
Mar 28, 2017
Triple Talaq: Muslim Law Board's stand in Supreme Court rebuffs Quran, ConstitutionIf the Supreme Court declares the practice of instant triple talaq, which is given in one sitting, as illegal, the apex court's decision will still be as per the Quran
Mar 23, 2017
London Parliament attack: Denial, dishonesty biggest obstacles in fight against Islamist terrorismThe London terror attack on Wednesday brings attention back to the discourse around terrorism, an issue which global liberal media and politicians either suppress or banish to the fringes.
Mar 17, 2017
Two US judges block Donald Trump's revised travel banTwo American judges have halted Donald Trump's revised travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations.
Mar 14, 2017
EU apex court allows companies to bar staff from wearing headscarf; human rights groups protestBy Alastair Macdonald | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS Companies may bar staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols under certain conditions, the European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday, setting off a storm of complaint from rights groups and religious leaders.In its first ruling on a hot political issue across Europe, the Court of Justice (ECJ) found a Belgian firm which had a rule barring employees who dealt with customers from wearing visible religious and political symbols may not have discriminated against a receptionist dismissed for wearing a headscarf.The judgment on that and a French case came on the eve of a Dutch election in which Muslim immigration is a key issue and weeks before France votes for a president in a similarly charged campaign.
Mar 12, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Election Results 2017: Muslim voters may have backed BJP but they can't embrace the party yetCorruption, dynastic politics, nepotism are some of the keywords that have come to define secular parties like SP, BSP, Congress and TMC but they don't lie about who they are. They are what they are. Can you say the same thing about the BJP?