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Darul Uloom Deobandi, an Islamic seminary in Uttar Pradesh, India, recently warned Muslim women not to work as receptionists by issuing a Fatwa (Islamic religious ruling) that terms of the the job are un-Islamic and against the Sharia (Islamic law).
Date21.12.2012 | 12:10
Yet another gang rape – this time in a bus in the Indian capital – has revived the debate in India as to whether the country is safe for women. What makes the debate all the more urgent is the fact that this heinous crime is similar in nature to several others in the last few months without any stern punishment of the offenders.
Before debating further on the safety of women in Delhi, or making comparisons with crime statistics in the city’s past,
Date18.12.2012 | 10:38
On a Saturday afternoon Women Talk Online blogger Debarati Mukherjee got out on the streets and decided to speak to the first five women she met, including a cook, a cleaning maid and a media professional. She asked them what they wanted out of their lives and got some very interesting answers.
Date14.12.2012 | 13:17
Salim loves Salman Khan, probably the only Bollywood hero who has been driving the masses in India wild for more than two decades now. Last year around the same time, Salim had gone to watch Salman’s latest flick about a corrupt police officer who turns into a new leaf after local goons murder his mother.
Date06.12.2012 | 16:00
At a time when most people speak with pessimism about the condition of women in South Asia, the Indian Ambassador to Germany, Sujatha Singh is proud of women in her country. Ronaq Zahoor talked to her on the sidelines of the ‘Days of India’ conference at the University of Hamburg.
Date14.11.2012 | 15:19
Paradise has colours of its own, bright and rare! Kashmir has been called the paradise on earth so it sure does have colours. But what kind of colours are these? Conflict has ridden this place and the minds of its people into shades of anger, frustration and hopelessness. From nature’s golden greens to the black, grey and red shades of conflict, the paradise has had a paradigm shift.
Date13.11.2012 | 11:59
Tough and feminine, Niki Marwah is a crime detective, a woman in a man’s world and a woman who loves shoes. Indian author Swati Kaushal talks about the leading lady in her crime novels. Kaushal’s book “Drop Dead” is hitting the stands and is the first novel to portray a woman cop in the leading role.
Date09.11.2012 | 16:06