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What does the Press Release by All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Ayesha suicide say?

All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has released a statement regarding the issue of dowry in Indian marriages. This has come in the background of a heart wrenching widely circulated pre-suicide video by Aisha Arif Khan, a young girl from Ahmedabad city of Gujarat. In the video, Ayesha is …

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‘Brain drain’ warning over Indian Muslim migration

Gulf money ensuring financial stability for Indian Muslims Leading Indian politician warns of ‘brain drain’ through decades of economic migration DUBAI: For decades political and financial pressures have forced generations of educated Indian Muslims to leave their homes and travel as economic migrants in search of a better future overseas. …

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On uniform civil code, Law panel asks Muslim groups: Why deny some rights to women

Sources told The Indian Express that the panel asked about Muslim personal law not allowing a mother to be the natural guardian and also cited the differences in the interpretation of Hanafi, Shafi’i, Maliki or Hanbali law. The Law Commission of India, which has started consultations to formulate recommendations for …

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Othering A Muslim: Feeling of Alienation Began in 1986, Not 2014

In her book, ‘Mothering A Muslim’, Nazia Erum talks about battling the only identity granted to her, but Arif Mohammad Khan says that it’s not “others” who granted that identity. Khan, who reviewed the book for, claims that All India Muslim Personal Law Board’s role in the Shah Bano …

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