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Opinion: Mother’s Day from Kashmir; A day filled with hopelessness and despair for many

By Yasmeen Khan While people are celebrating the Mother’s Day all across the globe, Kashmiri mothers continue to live with pain, agony and separation in...

Taliban supreme leader orders women to wear all-covering burqa in public

KABUL : Taliban supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada has issued an order in Afghanistan which says if a woman doesn’t cover her face outside home,...

NHRC notice to UP govt over torture of woman by police in Lalitpur

NEW DELHI : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the reported stripping and assault...

Opinion: Do Muslim women need emancipation?

By Dr. Asma Zehra & Dr. Zoya Ayesha Since time immemorial there have been  debate and  discussions surrounding the smoldering topic of ‘women empowermentʼ. So...

Hijab row reaches Ghaziabad; college insists on uniform dress code

Ghaziabad : A video of few girl students protesting in Hijab in a Ghaziabad college has gone viral on social media. The video is said...

Karnataka: Tribal woman assaulted, stripped; 8 booked

Dakshina Kannada : In a horrifying incident, a 35-year-old tribal woman was assaulted and stripped in public by a group of people in Karnataka’s...

Woman asked to remove Hijab in Tamil Nadu school, police begins probe

CHENNAI : The Selaiyur police in Chennai have commenced a probe following a complaint by a person that his wife was asked to remove...

Hijab-wearing women to file complaint over beating by French police

PARIS : Two Muslim women wearing headscarves, or the hijab, who were beaten by French police last Thursday on the Clichy Bridge will file...

Islamic clothing of women featured in French election debate

PARIS : The Islamic headscarf has emerged as a major polarizing issue during the presidential election for allegedly being antithetical to France’s fundamental value...

7 suspended for allowing students in hijab to take class 10 exams in K’taka

Gadag (Karnataka) : The Karnataka Education Department has suspended 7 teachers including 2 superintendents for allowing hijab clad students to take SSLC (class 10)...

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