Thousands of Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill in Pune Current Affairs 

Thousands of Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill in Pune

Pune: Thousands of Muslim women, mostly clad in hijab, on Saturday stepped out of their houses here in Pune to join a silent protest march against the Centre’s Triple Talaq Bill passed in the Lok Sabha last year. The rally led by AIMPLB’s member Asma Zahra began at 5pm from Jama Masjid on MG Road and culminated at Azam campus after the speech of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi. Women holding placards, with varied slogans written, “We Reject Triple Talaq Bill”, “Government may change but not Sharia” etc. demanded that Muslim…

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Ahmedabad Police denied protest against Israeli PM, harasses Jamiat Ulema Hind member Current Affairs 

Ahmedabad Police denied protest against Israeli PM, harasses Jamiat Ulema Hind member

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Police denied permission to Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind which planned to stage a protest against the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who visited the city on Wednesday without any proper reason. The police even intercepted press conference which was going on in JUH state office at Khanpur and a quite number of police personnel was deputed around the office. Furthermore, Mufti Arshad, Jamiat district General Secretary was detained at Gaekwad police station till late afternoon only to harass him, alleges the press statement released by JUH. He was let…

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Protest after right wing group targets Ajmer Dargah Current Affairs 

Protest after right wing group targets Ajmer Dargah

Ajmer: The khadims (custodians) of Dargah Ajmer Sharif organised a protest march on December 22 over inciting remarks and targeting Ajmer shrine and Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. A complaint is filed against Shiv Sena Hindustan, a right wing religious-turned-political outfit and an immediate ban on the group has been sought. The tension erupted when Shiv Sena Hindustan general secretary Lakhan Singh claimed that a Hindu temple used to exist at the site of the dargah and appealed his volunteers to initiate a campaign seeking Hindu support for demolishing the…

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