Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Afra Abubacker

Afra Abubacker is an independent journalist from Kerala.

“Revenge for protesting hijab ban”: SDPI leader’s hotel demolished by Karnataka authorities

Two hotels in Udupi, Zaithoon and Zara owned by the Social Democratic Party of India President and his brother were demolished by the Udupi Municipality Council early this morning, citing the absence of licence.

This Malayalam movie brings back powerful memories of 1996 collectorate coup

On 4 October 4, Kerala's E.K Nayanar government saw its collector being held hostage for nine long hours by four members of Ayyankali Pada at Palakkad collectorate.
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Hijab ban; Karnataka govt slammed for legitimising Islamophobia

Following the hijab ban in Udupi college, another college, Government Pre-University College in Kundapura, some 40 km away from Udupi, has also banned hijab-clad Muslim students from attending classes on Thursday.

Kerala MPs stand strong with MediaOne TV, say “can’t remain silent”

A delegation of MPs from Kerala across party lines met the Information and Broadcasting minister, Anurag Thakur on Tuesday and raised their strong opposition to the dismissal of the broadcasting license of MediaOne TV, a leading Malayalam news channel.
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My questions on secularism unanswered: Muslim girl on Kerala govt’s hijab ban in SPC

"We hoped for an order that recognises and includes Muslim women. Since the government order was not positive, we will go to court,” Riza Nahan said to Maktoob.

No stay for girls, but for cows; Delhi University college set up cow centre

At least for two to three years, a Hansraj College wallboard read, "site for girls' hostel". Now it is replaced with a cow conservation and research centre called, "Swami Dayanand Gau Sanwardhan Evam Anusandhan Kendra."
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