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Kerala govt depicts Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on cover of its Budget; state FM Thomas Issac calls it 'political statement'
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Kerala govt depicts Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on cover of its Budget; state FM Thomas Issac calls it 'political statement'

Referring to the stringent opposition raised by the Left government in Kerala against the CAA and NRC, the finance minister lavished praise on the joint protests led by the ruling LDF and opposition UDF against the central act.

Kerala should use wisdom of progressive Muslim like Arif Mohammad Khan to battle IS-influenced radicalism rather than snub him
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Kerala should use wisdom of progressive Muslim like Arif Mohammad Khan to battle IS-influenced radicalism rather than snub him

Rather than be shunned, Arif Mohammad Khan should have been made the progressive face of change in a state which has seen the maximum number of Islamic State recruits.

Amid CAA tussle, Kerala guv Arif Mohammed Khan says won't remain mute spectator, will ensure law is upheld
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Amid CAA tussle, Kerala guv Arif Mohammed Khan says won't remain mute spectator, will ensure law is upheld

Amid the tussle with the Left Front government over the CAA, Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Sunday made it clear he would not remain a "mute spectator" and would ensure the law of the land is upheld.

No state can deny implementation of CAA, doing so would be unconstitutional, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal
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No state can deny implementation of CAA, doing so would be unconstitutional, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal

There is no way a state can deny the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) when it is already passed by the Parliament, said Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday

After Kerala, Punjab becomes second state to pass resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act in state Assembly; says CAA is opposed to fair democracy
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After Kerala, Punjab becomes second state to pass resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act in state Assembly; says CAA is opposed to fair democracy

The resolution passed by the Punjab government further said that the CAA is aimed at distinguishing between illegal migrants on the basis of religion, which is not permissible under the Constitution that guarantees the right to equality and equal protection of the laws to all persons.

'Political gimmick': Ex-Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan moves SC, seeks dismissal of Kerala govt's lawsuit against CAA
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'Political gimmick': Ex-Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan moves SC, seeks dismissal of Kerala govt's lawsuit against CAA

Demanding the repeal of Citizenship Amendment Act, the Kerala government moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday, saying the amended law violated Articles 14, 21 and 25 of the Constitution and the basic structure of secularism in India.

'I am not a rubber stamp': Kerala governor hits out at state govt for challenging CAA in Supreme Court without his approval
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'I am not a rubber stamp': Kerala governor hits out at state govt for challenging CAA in Supreme Court without his approval

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Thursday slammed Pinarayi Vijayan-led government for challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) before the Supreme Court and said that 'common courtesy demanded that prior permission' should have been taken from him

Kerala Governor-designate Arif Mohammad Khan blames regressive identity politics, 'minority psychosis' for backwardness among Muslims
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Kerala Governor-designate Arif Mohammad Khan blames regressive identity politics, 'minority psychosis' for backwardness among Muslims

In Arif Mohammad Khan’s opinion, the ignorance of the subcontinent’s cultural history is often visible in its politics.

Arif Mohammad Khan visits Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi as govt works to free ancient temple from clutches of religious orthodoxy
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Arif Mohammad Khan visits Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi as govt works to free ancient temple from clutches of religious orthodoxy

What is particularly significant is the complete liberation of the Kashi Vishwanath temple from the clutches of religious orthodoxy

Narendra Modi's LS address: Post consolidation of Hindu votes, PM seeks to create bond of trust with Muslims
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Narendra Modi's LS address: Post consolidation of Hindu votes, PM seeks to create bond of trust with Muslims

Narendra Modi’s attempt in his speech in the Lok Sabha was to show the Muslims how the Congress has exploited them for electoral gains.

If Rahul Gandhi stands with 'exploited, marginalised and persecuted' like Nida Khan, he should back triple talaq bill
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If Rahul Gandhi stands with 'exploited, marginalised and persecuted' like Nida Khan, he should back triple talaq bill

What the fatwa against Nida Khan and the fate of triple talaq Bill tells us is that the fate of real minorities — such as Muslim women — remains endangered in India.

Arif Mohammad Khan slams his former party Congress' stand on triple talaq bill, says MPs using power to 'meet AIMPLB's whims'
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Arif Mohammad Khan slams his former party Congress' stand on triple talaq bill, says MPs using power to 'meet AIMPLB's whims'

Former Congress leader Arif Mohammad Khan blamed the Grand Old Party for the stalemate over the triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha, alleging that it had acted on the directions of the AIMPLB in the Upper House.

'They are lobbying to stall triple talaq bill': Former minister Arif Mohammad Khan slams Muslim law board
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'They are lobbying to stall triple talaq bill': Former minister Arif Mohammad Khan slams Muslim law board

On Tuesday, former Union minister Arif Mohammad Khan penned an op-ed in The Times of India entitled Women get a raw deal again: Muslim Personal Law Board is still stuck in Shah Bano timewarp as its opposition to triple talaq bill proves.

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 3.5 years in jail and just desserts for betraying trust of social underdogs
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Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 3.5 years in jail and just desserts for betraying trust of social underdogs

Over the years, as Lalu Prasad Yadav foulmouthed the BJP in general and its new rising leader, Narendra Modi, in particular, he remained the darling of the chatterati.

SC verdict on triple talaq: Judgment will change mindsets and inspire women everywhere, says Arif Mohammad Khan
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SC verdict on triple talaq: Judgment will change mindsets and inspire women everywhere, says Arif Mohammad Khan

On 22 August 2017, after hundreds like Shah Bano have fought and lost, instant triple talaq was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

Triple talaq hearing: Arguments before SC show Muslim minds still unwilling to think outside religion's framework
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Triple talaq hearing: Arguments before SC show Muslim minds still unwilling to think outside religion's framework

Supreme Court must send out hope to Muslim women on the issue of triple talaq. If the women are turned down at the door of the constitutional bench, it would cause a long-term threat to India's flourishing democracy

Travels of a political pilgrim: Separatism and integration in the time of Uttar Pradesh elections
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Travels of a political pilgrim: Separatism and integration in the time of Uttar Pradesh elections

With Uttar Pradesh in the thick of a tumultuous election it is necessary to decode the mind of its Muslim community - its anxieties, aspirations & impulses.

Triple talaq is an enormity, it oppresses and dehumanises Muslim women: Arif Mohammad Khan
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Triple talaq is an enormity, it oppresses and dehumanises Muslim women: Arif Mohammad Khan

Firstpost spoke to Arif Mohammad Khan to uncover how the situation for Muslim women, especially for triple talaq, has changed in the last three decades.

Triple talaq negates both equality and dignity of Muslim women: Arif Mohammad Khan
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Triple talaq negates both equality and dignity of Muslim women: Arif Mohammad Khan

On 23 August 1985, Arif Mohammad Khan, minister of state for home affairs in Rajiv Gandhi government, delivered a passionate speech in the Lok Sabha defending the Supreme Court judgment in the Shah Bano case

My objections against Zakir Naik in 2015 were ignored by IICC: Arif Mohammad Khan
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My objections against Zakir Naik in 2015 were ignored by IICC: Arif Mohammad Khan

In 2015, Arif Mohammad Khan wrote a letter to IICC raising serious objections against Zakir Naik being invited by the centre to deliver a lecture.