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Why Supreme Court’s ban on Triple Talaq is a victory for women?
India, Opinion

Why Supreme Court’s ban on Triple Talaq is a victory for women?

On 22nd August, the Supreme Court banned the practice of Triple Talaq in a 3:2 judgment ratio. The Court firmly believed that the Muslim practice of triple talaq by uttering “talaq” thrice was “illegal and sinful”. The constitutional bench also said that triple Talaq “is not integral to religious practices and violates constitutional morality”. What is “Triple Talaq” and how did it come into effect? Since 1937, Muslims are controlled by the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act which replaced the former “Anglo Mohammedan Law”, which was governing the Indian Muslims before 1937. Triple Talaq or Talaq e biddat is a practice where the husband can divorce his wife by uttering “talaq” thrice. The practice of this type of talaq is prevalent among the Hanafi Sunni Muslims. Howeve
All you need to know about Indira Canteens
India, Karnataka

All you need to know about Indira Canteens

Here are the Highlights of Indira Canteens: Karnataka government launches “Indira Canteens” aimed at providing hygienic and subsidized low price meal INC VP Mr. Rahul Gandhi slips of Indira canteen as Amma canteen creating a controversy Bengaluru’s elitist virulent opposition to keep hold of their elitism. Karnataka’s hasty start of “Indira canteens”, a boon or a bane?  What is Indira Canteen?  Indira Canteen is an ambitious project started of Karnataka Chief Minister Mr. Siddaramaiah. It is a flagship program started by Congress which is aimed at providing subsidized, low price meal canteens at a price of Rs 5 per breakfast and Rs 10 for Lunch and supper in all the 198 wards of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP). Initially, Siddaramaiah’s government had announ
How did India achieve the integration of Princely States?
Election History, Featured, India

How did India achieve the integration of Princely States?

During the time of independence, India was divided into 564 princely states and Patel was given the responsibility to join the Indian union. According to 1947 independence act, states were free to join either Indian union or Pakistan domicile. Let's look in detail how did India achieve the integration of princely states. Integration of 565 princely states with India - Before the Revolt of 1857, the English East India Company had annexed most of the Indian kingdoms and reduced them to a subordinate position to the Company. The Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Lord Wellesley and Doctrine of Lapse introduced by Dalhousie played a crucial role in the annexation of the Indian kingdoms. But there were many, who remained independent but were controlled by the British. Read more - What Is The