High Court seeks UP govt`s reply on scheme for Muslim girls

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday sought reply from the Uttar Pradesh government on a petition challenging validity of a scheme, in which financial aid was being given to girls of Muslim community for education or marriage.

MP CM blesses 81 Muslim girls, calls them his nieces

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blessed 81 Muslim girls on the occasion of their nikaah (marriage) under the state government`s Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojna at Nasrullaganj in neighbouring Sehore district.

Indian Muslims split over wedding age ruling

Delhi HC ruling that a Muslim girl can marry once she attains the age of puberty has sharply split the community.

`Court order promotes balika vadhus among Muslims`

Bal Thackeray expressed concern over a recent Delhi High Court judgement allowing Muslim girls attaining puberty the right to get married.

Two Malaysian girls held for kissing!

The girls aged 16 and 17 faced charges under the Islamic Shariah Criminal Offences Enactment.

UP: Scholarship, cycle for Muslim girls` education

Ahead of assembly polls next year,
Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to give scholarship and
cycles to promote Muslim girls` madrasa education.

Imams want educational schemes, especially for Muslim girls

An umbrella body of Imams on Saturday demanded specific policy initiatives from the Centre to ensure better educational opportunities for the community.