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Indian democracy a ‘celebration of age-old plurality’: PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Indian democracy was not just a political system “but a celebration of our age old plurality.” He made the statement in the presence of Abdullah II of Jordan who is on three day visit to India. Addressing a conference on ‘Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding & Moderation’ at Vigyan Bhavan, here. The Prime Minister said,

Fury over polygamy website designed to find second wife for Muslims

The site brands polygamy as more ‘honourable’ than having an affair or using prostitutes and claims it builds ‘bigger and better families’. But politicians and campaigners have called for the site to be shut down amid claims it is allowing women to be exploited and leaving them with no legal rights. Bigamy is illegal in the UK

Woman held for killing husband’s second wife- Daily Post India

Woman held for killing husband’s second wife

A 28-year-old woman from Kalyan here was arrested for allegedly strangulating husband’s second wife to death, police said today. According to Thane rural police, accused Yasmin Ansari had estranged relations with her husband Vahid, who lived with both his wives and two children in the same house in Bandeli village of Kalyan. Yasmin had recently