Contentious triple talaq bill fate continued to hang, Winter session of Parliament ends Current Affairs 

Contentious Triple Talaq Bill fate continued to hang, Winter session of Parliament ends

New Delhi: Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned sine-die today. Friday, being the last day of this winter session of Parliament, the fate of the contentious triple talaq bill continued to hang in a balance. The government in Rajya Sabha was hoping to get a breakthrough in the standoff over the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, which seeks to outlaw talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq and punish offenders with a jail term. The Congress and BJP had issued whips to all their MPs in the Rajya…

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Yogi Government paints Lucknow Haj house saffron Current Affairs 

Yogi Government paints Lucknow Haj house saffron

Lucknow: Yogi Government on a spree to paint everything in UP with saffron colour added one more in its list. Now this time it is the government-run Haj House in Lucknow whose exterior walls have been painted saffron. News agency ANI tweeted two pictures of the Haj house buildings where the exterior walls were seen painted with saffron colour. Uttar Pradesh: Exterior walls of Haj House in Lucknow painted saffron. pic.twitter.com/xio9celKeL — ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) January 5, 2018 This development of UP govt erupted a controversy with opposition parties slamming…

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AIMPLB criticizes Darul Uloom Deaband’s fatwa against marrying bankers Current Affairs 

AIMPLB criticizes Darul Uloom Deaband’s fatwa against marrying bankers

Lucknow: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Friday criticized the prominent Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband’s new fatwa directing Muslims not to marry into families earning money through banking and related jobs drawing income from interests. “A large number of Muslims are working in the banking sector. Issuing a Fatwa asking Muslims not marry people employed in the banking sector is wrong. People who issued this Fatwa must review this because it will lead to further rift and confusion in the Muslim society. There is no need…

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