The Supreme Court in August said that the practice of female genital mutilation of minor girls in the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community leaves 'permanent emotional and mental scar' on them. DNA - Published
The prime minister also praised the Dawoodi Bohras, a sect within Shia Islam known for their trading and business acumen, for their efforts in making the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a success. Rediff.com - Published
That was among the various arguments put up on behalf of Dawoodi Bohra Women's Association for Religious Freedom (DBWRF), a trust formed by thousands of Dawoodi Bohra women all across India on Tuesday. DNA - Published
Charity and prayers mark Ramzan and Eid celebrations in the city. Abuzar Zakir, a resident of Mazgaon, went to various shops to buy new clothes and ration for Eid celebrations on Thursday. Only almost.. DNA - Published
Bohra spiritual leader Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin highlighted the importance of the Holy Quran to the community and asked community members to have at least one Hafiz (a person who has committed the.. DNA - Published
A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar sought replies from four union ministries, including the Woman and Child Development and states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Delhi, where Dawoodi.. DNA - Published
Syedi Husain Bhaisaheb Husamuddin, who had been conferred with the title 'Mazoon-e-Dawat' - the highest ranking official under the Dai, passed away on Tuesday at his residence 'Saifee Mahal' in Mumbai... DNA - Published
Around 65 per cent polling was reported in elections to 147 municipal councils and 17 nagar panchayats in Maharashtra yesterday.
The voting witnessed sporadic incidents of group clashes, an official.. Mid-Day - Published
Our railway system is hardly divine, but that hasn’t stopped the saffron brigade from trying to rename stations. A report in this paper stated that the newly built station between Jogeshwari and.. Mid-Day - Published
*Chandigarh:* The Punjab government on Sunday suspended the DGP Jails and dismissed two jail officers following the sensational jailbreak at the maximum security Nabha prison.
"We have suspended the.. Mid-Day - Published
A customer attacked a restaurant owner with an iron rod, causing him serious injuries, because there was no chicken in his soup. The Antop Hill police have arrested the customer and charged him with.. Mid-Day - Published
*Agartala*: A direct train service between Agartala and Sealdah was launched today without any official inaugural programme.
The train, Kanchanjungha Express, today started from Agartala railway.. Mid-Day - Published
The Islamic holy month of Ramzan begins on Tuesday for almost all sects, except for the Dawoodi Bohras who started celebrating it on Monday as they follow the Fatimid calendar. All other Muslim sects.. DNA - Published
Khuzaima Qutbuddin, claimant to the title of the 53rd Dai-al-Mutlaq or spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohras and leader of the community’s breakaway group died in the US on Thursday evening. He was 76.. IndiaTimes - Published
A 10-member delegation from the Dawoodi Bohra community led by their religious head Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Sunday.
During the meeting,.. DNA - Published
A real life story of a woman who fought against the physical and psychological trauma of Female Genital Cutting (FGC) that is commonly practiced in India among the Dawoodi Bohras.. India.com Health - Published