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Islamic Affairs

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Bangladesh: Khaleda’s conviction and its Repercussions:

Paper No. 6348                         Dated 16-Feb-2018
By Dr. S.Chandasekharan.

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017- (Triple Talaq bill)

Paper No. 6342                                   Dated 23-Jan-2018

By R. Upadhyay

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 28, 2017 to make the practice of instant triple talaq prevailing in Indian Muslim society a criminal offence with three years imprisonment and fine to the accused husband.

Taj Mahal - An Avoidable Controversy

Paper No. 6320                             Dated 13-Nov-2017

By R. Upadhyay

West Bengal Govt.’s order on Idol Immersion- Vote Bank Politics Again?

Paper No. 6316                               Dated 24-Oct-2017

By R. Upadhyay     

The West Bengal Government’s intervention in the ritual of the immersion of Goddess Durga idol on the day when it coincided with the Moharram procession of Muslims and subsequent orders of the Kolkata High Court countermanding it shows that the minority politics (read vote bank politics) is growing strong even in a progressive State like West Bengal.

Myanmar: Rohingya Crisis: Denigrating Suu Kyi does not Help

Paper No. 6314                                   Dated 21-Oct-2017
By Dr. S.Chandrasekahran

Is there a need for an “All India Muslim Board”?

Paper No. 6304                                  Dated 14-Sept-2017

By R. Upadhyay

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), an outfit of fundamentalist Sunni group of Indian Islamists that primarily represents Deobandi sect of Sunni Muslims was formed only to protect Muslim Personal Laws rigidly on the basis of Sharia. Its sole agenda was to push back their community to medieval era. It does not even include Shias and Ahmadias.

Myanmar-The Rohingya Conundrum: Regional Implications:

Paper No. 6298                                           Dated 3-Sept-2017
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
On the night of 24th August, Rohingyan militants staged a coordinated attack on 30 Police posts that cover more than 24 villages around Maungdaw.  They also tried unsuccessfully to storm an Army Base. The attackers held only a few small arms, machetes and home made explosive bombs but no sophisticated weapons.


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