BJP leader filed PIL in Supreme Court to declare Nikah Halala as ‘rape’ Current Affairs 

BJP leader filed PIL in Supreme Court to declare Nikah Halala as ‘rape’

New Delhi: BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay filed a fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on Monday in the Supreme Court demanding to declare Nikah Halala as rape and polygamy an offence under IPC and declare them ‘unconstitutional’. Delhi based lawyer, has also urged the apex court to declare both the practices as violation of fundamental rights guaranteed to Muslim women under Articles 14 (right to equality), 15 (right to non-discrimination) and 21 (right to life and liberty) of the Constitution. Further, the PIL also urged the top court to declare…

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Maulana Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical, Dr Zafarul Islam Khan backs shifting of mosque Current Affairs 

Maulana Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical, Dr Zafarul Islam Khan backs shifting of mosque

New Delhi: Senior Islamic scholar and Delhi Minority Commission chairman Dr Zafarul Islam Khan has come forward in support of Maulana Salman Nadwi saying Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical. Delhi-based Khan, who is a former president of All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat, an umbrella body of over 40 Muslim organisations, in a piece he penned on Saturday published on News 18 Urdu, backs Nadwi for making efforts to end the dispute but disagrees that Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar will succeed in convincing…

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