Raffia Arshad Culture 

Raffia Arshad becomes UK’s first hijab wearing judge

London: Raffia Arshad, a Muslim woman becomes the first judge in the United Kingdom to wear a hijab, after she was appointed a deputy district judge on the Midlands circuit last week. She had been practicing law as a barrister while wearing the Islamic headscarf prior to her promotion. Raffia, 40, who grew up in Yorkshire, north England, dreamt of making… Read More
Pune couple seeks entry for Muslim women in mosques, SC issues notices Current Affairs 

Pune couple seeks entry for Muslim women in mosques, SC issues notices

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice on a Writ Petition seeking permission for Muslim women to enter all mosques and offer prayers. The petition moved by Pune-based Yasmeen Zuber Ahmad Peerzade and her husband Zuber Ahmad Nazir Ahmad Peerzade contended that “the act of prohibition of females from entering Mosque is void and unconstitutional as such practices… Read More