झारखंड में भीड़ ने मुस्लिम युवक की पीट पीटकर की हत्या, ‘जय श्रीराम’ का नारा भी लगवाया

रांची: झारखंड के सरायकेला जिले के खरसावां में चोरी के शक में भीड़ ने 24 साल के मुस्लिम युवक को जमकर पीटा, जिसकी बाद में मौत हो गई. तबरेज अंसारी नाम के इस युवक को कई घंटे तक पीटा गया. इसके बाद 18 जून को उसे पुलिस के हवाले किया गया. कोर्ट ने तबरेज को न्यायिक हिरासत में भेज दिया. 22 जून को बेहद खराब … Continue reading झारखंड में भीड़ ने मुस्लिम युवक की पीट पीटकर की हत्या, ‘जय श्रीराम’ का नारा भी लगवाया

No, West Bengal government did not declare 5-day holiday for Eid

A notification attributed to West Bengal government is doing rounds on social media, claiming that the state has announced a five-day holiday for Eid. Among the first to share it was the Twitter handle @SUNDARmyth on June 9 and also @vpalanisamy2010 on June 10 at 1:47 am. SV Palanisamy describes himself as a former office holder in BJP, Tamil Nadu. He accused the Mamata Banerjee-led … Continue reading No, West Bengal government did not declare 5-day holiday for Eid

महादेवा में रासुका की कार्रवाई को बताया राजनीति से प्रेरित – Rajeev Yadav

महादेवा में रासुका की कार्रवाई को बताया राजनीति से प्रेरित जिलाधिकारी और अपर पुलिस अधीक्षक बाराबंकी से मिला प्रतिनिधिमंडल बाराबंकी 11 जून 2018। महादेवा, बाराबंकी में मुस्लिम समुदाय के चार व्यक्तियों पर लगाए गए रासुका को हटाए जाने को लेकर प्रतिनिधिमंडल ने जिलाधिकारी और अपर पुलिस अधीक्षक बाराबंकी से मुलाकात की। रासुका को  न्याय व विधि के विरुद्ध बताते हुए उन्हें मांग पत्रक भी सौंपा। … Continue reading महादेवा में रासुका की कार्रवाई को बताया राजनीति से प्रेरित – Rajeev Yadav

The Day It All Came Down – Sehba Imam

I was such an idealist in 1992, that you could call me a dumb idiot. My friend Vismita and I were hired to conduct film making workshops for teenage girls in a village. We were giving our hearts and souls to our work. We were changing the gender dynamics in the world, one teenage girl at a time. After an exhausting day at Meethapur village, … Continue reading The Day It All Came Down – Sehba Imam

The red in the sea of black and white- Indira Jaisingh

As three judges of the Supreme Court – Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice AM Khanwilkar – sat motionless on November 27, a young woman dressed in red, with a red hijab wrapped around her head, approached them. All heads turned to look at the woman, who was followed by stern looking police women in uniform. Lawyers in black and … Continue reading The red in the sea of black and white- Indira Jaisingh

Muslim Women’s organization calls BJP’s bluff

Bebaak Collective (Voices of the Fearless), have issued a  statement univocally condemning the comment made by the BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in an event in Mumbai on Friday, 27th October that the party could win in Uttar Pradesh elections because Muslim women believed that it was BJP who could save them from ‘triple talaq’. (See, “Muslim women felt only BJP could save them from triple … Continue reading Muslim Women’s organization calls BJP’s bluff

FREE HADIYA – Pinjda Tod

AN APPEAL TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA: In defense of the freedom and citizenship of women and a plea against Islamophobia #freehadiya   ​ Your Lordship, We write to you, to bring to your notice a recent judgement of the Kerala High Court which has annulled a consensual marriage of an adult Muslim woman. The judgement also makes many other remarks which can completely … Continue reading FREE HADIYA – Pinjda Tod