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‘Muslims in India need to empower themselves’

Indian author Ghazala Wahab says she wants to build ‘bridge of conversation’ between Muslims and others through her book New Delhi: Muslims in India need to work towards empowering themselves as the government’s policies for the community have been “inadequate,” according to Indian journalist and prominent author Ghazala Wahab. Wahab, …

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Should Muslims having genuine identity proofs worry about CAA and NRC?

Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, passed by the Indian Parliament, has remained contentious and Indian Muslims have been up in arms against the law because they deem it a law that will throw them out of India. Protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, spread to almost every nook and …

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Uniform Civil Code: The Milestone in Consolidating the Unity of India

Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is one of the most happening debates of independent India which gained prominence after the Shah Bano v/s Mohd Ahmed Khan case. UCC proposes to replace the personal laws based on the religious scriptures with a common governing law for every citizen. Here, the common law …

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Muslim women have right to invoke extra-judicial divorce : Kerala High Court

Kochi: Overruling a nearly five-decade judgment, the Kerala High Court has restored the rights of Muslim women for divorce without resorting to judicial proceedings. A division bench of the high court pronounced the judgment in a bunch of cases that arose out of different proceedings before the family courts seeking …

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Women protest against fashion show in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir A group of women held a protest march in the capital of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday against a fashion show that was organized recently and featured Kashmiri girls as models. The hijab-clad protesters held placards and walked silently along the Boulevard Road in Srinagar, …

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Muslims in a whirlpool

Muslim women in the state of Assam protest against India’s new citizenship law in February 2020. Biju Boro/AFP/Getty Images By Asad Mirza In face of the unending controversies besieging the community, Indian Muslims should strive to present a united front and face these challenges proactively. It seems as if the …

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Shia clerics announce expulsion of Waseem Rizvi from Islam

By Muslim Mirror Staff New Delhi: All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) and several other Shia organisations have raised  their strong concerns against Waseem Rizvi’s me mischievious decision to move the Supreme Court seeking removal of 26 Quranic verses. In a video message, AISPLB official Dr Yasoob Abbas said …

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Education: The Way Out for Muslims

“The integrated development of the principles of Islam and of scientific knowledge (tertiary education) must be achieved irrespective of gender” ~~ King Mohamed VI of Morocco (UNESCO Conference, 2000) The book ‘A literary history of Persia, 1902)’ quotes Edward G. Browne from one of his speeches delivered in India in …

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After controversy over ‘Jirga’ S .Y. Quraishi dissociates himself from ‘ closed door meeting’

By Muslim Mirror Special Correspondent New Delhi: Following a spate of reactions from different sections of the community over the Jirga, former Chief Election Commission and retired IAS S.Y. Quraishi on Wednesday chose to distance from the closed-door meeting held at IIC in the national capital last week. The  meeting, dubbed …

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