Muslim women go door-to-door to collect signatures against Uniform Civil Code

Signature form from AIMPLB against UCC

By A Mirsab, TwoCircles.net,

AIMPLB must stop fooling people over Triple Talaq

By Sheikh Khurshid Alam for Twocircles.net

“Should I keep back my opinions at such a time, through fear of giving offense, I should consider myself as guilty of treason toward my country and of an act of disloyalty toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings.” - Patrick Henry

Muslim women will not tolerate interference in Sharia: AIMPLB members

Hyderabad : Women members of All Indian Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Wednesday said that Muslim women are safe and secure in Islamic sharia and will not tolerate any interference in it.

Stating that no force on earth can change Muslim Personal Law, they said any attempt to impose Uniform Civil Code (UCC) will create conflict in the society.

Asma Zehra, one of the members of the apex body of Indian Muslims, said Sharia is oxygen for Muslim men and women and under no circumstances they will agree to any changes in it.

Triple Talaq in its current form must come to an end

By Anam Rais Khan for TwoCircles.net

“The most hated of the Halaal (lawful things) to Allah is divorce.” Recorded by Abu Dawood, Ibn Maajah and Al-Haakim from Ibn ‘Umar. Al-Albaanee graded it Dha’eef (weak) in Dha’eef ul-Jaami’, #44, Al-Irwaa’, #2040, and Al-Mishkaat, #3280.

PM launches SC/ST hub, women get 'charkhas' at Ludhiana event

ArrayLudhiana : Launching the National SC/ST Hub and the ZED (Zero-Defect, Zero-Effect) Scheme for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector here on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the manufacturers to make the most of the new schemes.

The SC/ST (Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes) Hub will facilitate things for people from these categories to start their own micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) units.


Pushing Uniform Civil Code counterproductive for women: CPI-M

New Delhi : Accusing the Narendra Modi government of "targeting minorities", the CPI-M on Tuesday said the Centres move to push the Uniform Civil Code is counterproductive to the rights of women.

Supporting the demand against the practice of arbitrary and instant Triple Talaq, the Communist Party of India-Marxist said all personal laws, including those for the majority community, require reforms.

Anti-trafficking Bill to be introduced in Parliament soon: Maneka Gandhi

Chandigarh : Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said the government will soon bring an anti-trafficking legislation in Parliament to cover rescue, relief and reintegration of the trafficked people.

Addressing the Regional Editors' Conference here, Maneka Gandhi said: "The Government will try to introduce the Bill in the winter session of Parliament. It will cover rescue, relief and reintegration of trafficked persons, and for the first time will make a distinction between those trafficked and the traffickers."

Don't link triple Talaq with uniform civil code: Venkaiah

New Delhi : Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the issue of ending triple Talaq practice should not be linked with uniform civil code and should not be politicised.

"People are confusing triple Talaq with uniform civil code. There is nothing wrong in discussing the issue and nothing is going to be forced on people," Naidu said.

A day after All India Muslim Personal Law Board held a press conference against the uniform civil code, Naidu said uniform laws would be based on consensus and they should be discussed.

‘मोदी सरकार कर रही है मुसलमानों के पर्सनल लॉ को ख़त्म करने की साज़िश’

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net

ऑल इंडिया मुस्लिम पर्सनल लॉ बोर्ड ने ये ऐलान किया है कि वो भारत सरकार के लॉ कमीशन के ज़रिए यूनिफॉर्म सिविल कोड के सिलसिले में जारी किए गए सवालों का जवाब नहीं देगा, बल्कि हर सतह पर इसका बायकॉट करेगा.

Government schemes, microfinance can go a long way in empowering Muslim women

By Moin Qazi for TwoCircles.net

“Wujood-e-zan se hai tasveer-e-kainaat mein rang,”
(The colours of the universe are there because of the existence of womankind)

-- Allama Iqbal

A mother is a school. Empower her and you empower a great nation.
—Hafez Ibrahim, Egyptian poet (1872-1932)