Day: September 24, 2018

‘Through Our Ignorance, We Are Branding Everything Concerning Islam As Anti-Women’

indiaspend.com: Mumbai: In July 2018, when the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) announced its intention to expand a little-known 25-year-old network of around 50 darul qazas (counselling centres based on the teachings of sharia or Islamic law) to every Indian district, right-wing Hindu commentators were outraged. Meenakshi Lekhi, a Bharatiya Janata […]

Nepal doubles its tiger population, raising hope for global recovery of endangered big cats

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