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Woman SPO arrested for ‘glorifying’ terrorism in Kashmir

Srinagar, The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested and terminated the services of a female SPO (Special Police Officer) for ‘glorifying’ terrorism, officials said on Friday. Police said the SPO was arrested by the police in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. She has been terminated from the service for glorifying terrorism …

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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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Veteran Journalist, Fareed Zakaria’s Mother, Padma Shri Fatima Zakaria Dies Aged 85

Renowned journalist, academician and Padma Shri awardee, Fatima Rafiq Zakaria passed away at the Bajaj Hospital in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad due to COVID-19 on 06th April noon. She was 85. Fatima Zakaria was the widow of former Maharashtra Minister and Islamic scholar Dr Rafiq Zakaria, and had been admitted to a …

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Ifrah Khan becomes third topper in JEE Mains among girls

By Muslim Mirror Staff New Delhi: Ifrah Khan from Nagpur has bagged the third position in India among girls in JEE Mains. She has scored 99.9946424 in the national level exam. Ifrah has studied at Indian Olympiad School, Bhelgaon, Kamptee Road. She participated in all extra activities at school level. She …

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Ali Asgar Vohra : A PhD scholar on a mission to save house sparrows

By Special Correspondent Ali Asgar Vohra, a PhD scholar from Vadodara and his wife spend their Sundays to spread awareness about the declining number of house sparrows and take measures to save them. ”I spent 20 to 25 % of my stipend for making nests and water bowls for house …

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Supreme Court to hear plea of Zakia Jafri against SIT’s clean chit to Modi on April 13

The SIT in February 2012 filed a closure report giving clean chit to Narendra Modi and 63 others, which included senior officials in the government, citing that no concrete evidence was found. NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court will hear, on April 13, the plea by slain former MP Ehsan Jafri’s …

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Aqsa sets example for aspiring football players  

Muslim Girl selected for FC Goa

By Sobiya Inamdar Despite all odds, an 18 year old girl from Goa has set an example for many aspiring girls who want to be a sport person. The girl is Aqsa Altaf Sayed who has been selected in the women’s football team of Goa prestigious FC Goa (football club …

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Is Islam against Women empowerment?

The issue of Muslim women rights and their empowerment has always been a focal point of criticism and contentious area of discussions. Be it the Muslim world or the West, the issue always dominates the mainstream narrative which hovers around the victimized Muslim women, though in different ways. At one …

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