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Sabarimala case: SC to frame issues on gender discrimination

A nine-judge Constitution bench will consider the issues related to the entry of Muslim women into mosques, female genital mutilation in the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community and barring of Parsi women, married to non-Parsi men, in the holy fire place at an agiary.
Devotees queue up inside Sabarimala temple premises.(Reuters)
Devotees queue up inside Sabarimala temple premises.(Reuters)
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 12:52 AM IST
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Only 2 judges back Sabarimala verdict, other 3 ask larger bench to review

The seven-judge bench will re-examine the Sabarimala issue as well as that related to the entry of women in mosques, the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) among Dawoodi Bohras and the denial of access to fire temples for Parsi women, who marry outside the community.
Gogoi, Khanwilkar, and Malhotra gave a majority verdict keeping pending the pleas seeking a review of the September 2018 verdict. Nariman and Chandrachud gave a dissenting view.(HT photo)
Gogoi, Khanwilkar, and Malhotra gave a majority verdict keeping pending the pleas seeking a review of the September 2018 verdict. Nariman and Chandrachud gave a dissenting view.(HT photo)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 10:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent

Mumbaiwale: Mohalla shopping on a whole new level

If you’re headed for iftaar to Bhendi Bazaar, stop by a new shopping centre that has the area’s oldest businesses
Rashida Lokhandwalla’s store, Zarrin Arts, stocks the most colourful trimmings and frills for ridas and offers customisation and embroidery work fas well.(Rachel Lopez/HT)
Rashida Lokhandwalla’s store, Zarrin Arts, stocks the most colourful trimmings and frills for ridas and offers customisation and embroidery work fas well.(Rachel Lopez/HT)
Updated on May 27, 2019 08:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez

Supreme Court constitution bench to hear plea on female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation is practised by Dawoodi Bohra Muslims.
A view of the Supreme Court on July 09, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court on July 09, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 12:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Concept of ‘world is one family’ gives India distinct identity, says PM Modi at Dawoodi Bohra community event

The prime minister was speaking at a function organised by the community at the Saifee Mosque where its religious head, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, was present.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ or concept of the world as one family gives India an identity that is different from other countries.(PIB Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ or concept of the world as one family gives India an identity that is different from other countries.(PIB Twitter)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 02:58 PM IST
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Indore | By Agencies

Mumbai’s Dawoodi Bohra women to SC: Khatna is essential to our faith

On the one hand are those who claim it’s an integral part of their faith; on the other are survivors who argue that the practice is damaging, violates the rights of the girl child.
On Monday, a Supreme Court bench heard public interest litigations demanding a law against FGM.(HT File Photo)
On Monday, a Supreme Court bench heard public interest litigations demanding a law against FGM.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 03:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai

Female genital mutilation violates privacy, a crime under POCSO: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court was hearing PILs filed by an advocate and two by Bohra women, demanding a law against female circumcision on the ground that it violated child rights of Bohra Muslim girls.
The court also observed that the act would be a crime under Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
The court also observed that the act would be a crime under Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 03:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha

Bohras rise against child malnutrition

“The community believes that by helping the less fortunate and disenfranchised of our societies, one is helping oneself to rise, which is why the project has been termed as Project Rise,” said Sadiq Jamaludin, member of Project Rise
The project was kicked off at Govandi in Mumbai .(Ht Photo)
The project was kicked off at Govandi in Mumbai .(Ht Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 12:42 AM IST
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