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.
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 12:52 AM IST
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
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.
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 10:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
If you’re headed for iftaar to Bhendi Bazaar, stop by a new shopping centre that has the area’s oldest businesses
Updated on May 27, 2019 08:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
Female genital mutilation is practised by Dawoodi Bohra Muslims.
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 12:50 AM IST
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.
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 02:58 PM IST
Indore | By Agencies
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.
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 03:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
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.
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 03:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
“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
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 12:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai: