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As Nupur lives under threat to her life, Rehmani appears on TV debates and Zubair gets liberal support
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As Nupur lives under threat to her life, Rehmani appears on TV debates and Zubair gets liberal support

The slogan, ‘Gustakh-e-Rasool ki ek hi saza, sar tan se juda’, is against the core teachings of Islam; not a single verse in the Quran suggests that someone should be killed for disrespecting the Prophet

Nehruvian secularism places Muslims not as equals but as a permanent minority to Hindus: Arif Mohammad Khan
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Nehruvian secularism places Muslims not as equals but as a permanent minority to Hindus: Arif Mohammad Khan

The Kerala Governor says that the kind of secularism pursued in India creates distrust among Hindus and Muslims, placing one against another as competitors for national resources

Women get raped when they don't wear hijab, says Congress leader Zameer Ahmed
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Women get raped when they don't wear hijab, says Congress leader Zameer Ahmed

The Congress leader was speaking in the backdrop of Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan saying that the practice of hijab is not written in the Quran

Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan calls hijab row a 'non issue', says students being used to gain political motives
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Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan calls hijab row a 'non issue', says students being used to gain political motives

The governor said that dress codes are inherent in any institution and those in it should follow the prescribed discipline or join some other place

Kerala governor reads out speech critical of Centre, says it
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Kerala governor reads out speech critical of Centre, says it "overstepped constitutional contours"

Khan also read out in full length the remarks against thefarm laws, against which the Kerala Assembly had unanimously passed a resolution on 31 December demanding its immediate withdrawal

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.