India’s PM Modi says triple talaq is unjust

By AFP Published: October 24, 2016 NEW DELHI: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday criticised the controversial practice of triple talaq, which allows Muslim men to divorce their wives instantly with a single word, saying women should not face discrimination on religious grounds. Triple talaq divorce is legal under the Indian […]

Bollywood Becomes India and Pakistan’s Latest Battleground By GEETA ANAND and AYESHA VENKATARAMANOCT. 19, 2016 MUMBAI, India — India and Pakistan, longtime enemies with nuclear arsenals, have battled over borders, killed each other’s soldiers and fought three wars since the countries’ creation seven decades ago. Now their battle has reached the big screen.The Indian film director Karan Johar in 2008. He said […]

US Postal Service issues Diwali stamp in recognition of Indian-American contributions

White House has praised the contributions of Indian-Americans in the US. Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 10:30 [IST] Washington, WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the joyous Hindu festival of Diwali with a Forever stamp. The Wednesday, Oct 5, first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony will take place at the Consulate General […]

Comprehending ideologies

Source:ET India is today under a party with an ideology, which is called Hindutva. This ideology has three demands: The abolishing of Article 370 of India’s constitution, the construction of the Ram Janmabhoomi temple at Ayodhya and the enforcement of a Uniform Civil Code. All the three issues require something […]


God knows every single letter, and perhaps God will accept my excuse and forgive my stumbling  in His bounty, generosity, munificence and excellence –there is no God but Him.                                                                — Ibn Rushd-12th century Andalusian philosopher  By Dr. Moin Qazi, India The issue of triple talaq or instant divorce has […]