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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.

Amit Shah says appeasement politics led to continuance of triple talaq, claims law against it is 'only and only to benefit Muslims'
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Amit Shah says appeasement politics led to continuance of triple talaq, claims law against it is 'only and only to benefit Muslims'

Amit Shah said the politics of appeasement, which led to the Partition, was the reason for the continuance of the 'evil practice' of triple talaq.

LK Advani led BJP's Hindu nationalism movement in 80s, 90s; espousing diversity today won't erase his past
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LK Advani led BJP's Hindu nationalism movement in 80s, 90s; espousing diversity today won't erase his past

LK Advani was the driving force behind the BJP's Indian nationalism and Hindutva concepts. Today, when he reminds the party about the BJP's 'respect' for 'diversity' and 'freedom of choice', does he expect them — or us — to believe him?

Narendra Modi and RSS, Part III: Sangh, PM are on same page; never rely on static social base for support
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Narendra Modi and RSS, Part III: Sangh, PM are on same page; never rely on static social base for support

As the 2019 elections draw near, Narendra Modi’s outreach to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes must be seen as a determined plan to expand the party’s support base beyond its traditional social constituency

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.

Congress' backing of triple talaq bill indicates it's gradually withdrawing from Muslim appeasement politics
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Congress' backing of triple talaq bill indicates it's gradually withdrawing from Muslim appeasement politics

The Gujarat elections first gave a glimpse of what the AK Antony committee of the Congress had suggested in its report on the 2014 debacle -- proactively engage the Hindus.

Triple talaq verdict shouldn't be looked at as victory for govt or political party, says Arif Mohammed Khan
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Triple talaq verdict shouldn't be looked at as victory for govt or political party, says Arif Mohammed Khan

In an interview with IndiaSpend, activist Arif Mohammed Khan shared his views on the Supreme Court verdict, its implications, and the fate of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB).

Triple talaq row: 51 years on, Hamid Dalwai's movement for Muslim women's rights continues
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Triple talaq row: 51 years on, Hamid Dalwai's movement for Muslim women's rights continues

Hamid Dalwai's march marked the first steps taken towards safeguarding Muslim women’s rights & was the beginning of the social movement against triple talaq

UP election results will herald a funeral of 'counterfeit' secularism in India
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UP election results will herald a funeral of 'counterfeit' secularism in India

The counter-secularism forces have registered a decisive victory in UP and this trend is likely to continue through the 2019 elections and beyond.

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.

Right-wing bodies welcome triple talaq verdict, say personal law board not above Constitution
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Right-wing bodies welcome triple talaq verdict, say personal law board not above Constitution

After the Allahabad High Court's judgment against triple talaq, said the practice was unconstitutional and "violated the rights of Muslim women", several right-wing bodies in the country have reacted encouragingly

Muslim personal law: Shayara Bano case outcome may be far greater than that of Shah Bano case
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Muslim personal law: Shayara Bano case outcome may be far greater than that of Shah Bano case

There are, no doubt, striking resemblances between the Shah Bano case of 1985 and Shayara Bano case of 2016 as regards the plights of the victims.

Triple talaq is better than murdering wife, AIMPLB tells Supreme Court
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Triple talaq is better than murdering wife, AIMPLB tells Supreme Court

On Friday the Muslim Personal Law Board submitted a reply before the Supreme Court saying that personal laws cannot be challenged or rewritten in the name of social reforms as that would violate of Part III of the Constitution, reported ANI.

Triple talaq: With SC taking up plea, will Muslim women’s demand be fulfilled?
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Triple talaq: With SC taking up plea, will Muslim women’s demand be fulfilled?

The current triple talaq case can’t be viewed as a sudden phenomenon of Muslim women rushing to court