Tarar Square | 7-minute read
Triple talaq is more in practice today in melodramatic soap operas in Pakistan. It is a legally punishable offence and its ugliest fall-out, halala, finds no favour in the holy Quran.
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Salman Khurshid’s 'Visible Muslim, Invisible Citizen: Understanding Islam in Indian Democracy' (Rupa) gives the view of a political insider into current heated debates around Islam and Muslims in India.
Muslims deserve their rights: Pushing a Uniform Civil Code will not unite India. It will only create more tension
If the government is seriously concerned about women impacted by polygamy, it should look at the high statistics of Hindu men doing the same. Instead, it is selectively targeting Muslims.
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It’s not as if movies have lost their edge as agents of conditioning, but what has changed is how the average audience refuses to drink the Kool-Aid of yore with the same enthusiasm.
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Arif Mohammad Khan: 'After politics, people will see the importance of Triple Talak Law and thank Modi for it, Nehru too would be pleased with Modi'
Arif Mohammed Khan, former Union Minister in Rajiv Gandhi's govt, who famously resigned at the overturning of the Shah Bano judgment, spoke with Rohit E David about the triple talak law, Narendra Modi and 'secular' vs 'communal' parties.
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Congress promises to scrap triple talaq law, Reuters bats for men’s rights. Who cares for women in such a 'liberal' world?
Just like Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and the Congress remain committed to the medieval joy of triple talaq for Muslim men. It is the women they were never committed to. They've proved that yet again.
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