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Court battle lays bare inner intrigues of Bohras' priestly family

The uncle versus nephew fight for the spiritual leadership of the Dawoodi Bohras enters the court-room, spilling family secrets and exposing the divide in the community. Jyoti Punwani reports.......

Businessman 'threatened' by Togadia goes underground

Asghar Ali is not the only Muslim living in the area. Eight Dawoodi Bohra families already live there. Haresh Pandya reports. Two days after he was reportedly targeted by Vishwa Hindu Parishad......

Dawoodi Bohra head Syedna Burhanuddin passes away at 102

Dawoodi Bohra Community spiritual leader, Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, passed away on Friday at the age of 102 at his residence in Saifee Mahal, south Mumbai. Confirming the news, Shaikh......

Mumbai's 'ghetto' waits for a Cinderella makeover

Bhendi Bazaar faces a fairytale future as the Dawoodi Bohras initiate a Rs 3,000-crore project to change it from a squalid marketplace to a swanky neighbourhood, says Ranjita Ganesan It takes a......

Bohra Muslim spiritual leader celebrates 100th birthday

Dawoodi Bohra community members in Mumbai celebrated the birthday of their spiritual leader Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who turned 100 on Friday. The Syedna delivered a sermon in Mumbai on Friday......

Eyeing a slice of Mumbai's smart city pie

Big developers are learnt to have made a pitch to get a role in the project that is spread over 16 acres behind Mumbai's popular Crawford market. Image: Traffic moves in front of the Chhatrapati......

Meet the Harvard grads who offer a novel way to teach students

With Xseed, a for-profit start-up, teachers are reskilling themselves and offering a route out of rote to children in schools. Image: Ashish Nagpal, founder of Xseed says his teaching modules are......

Mumbai's 'Bhendi Bazaar' ready for a multi-million makeover

South Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar is all set for a makeover. The Saifeee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) is awaiting final clearances to kick-start construction of the most-talked about project,......

This man will help Modi govt to transform Indian businesses

Adil Zainulbhai. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, McKinsey Adil Zainulbhai may have retired as the chairman of McKinsey India in 2012 but his life seems to be only gathering pace. For starters, the......
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Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

Jumana Nagarwala is accused of performing the procedure on two Minnesota girls from her Shiite Muslim sect, the Dawoodi Bohra. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-doctor-s-arrest-brings-attention-to-us-female-circumcisions-2413158
Indian doctor denies performing genital mutilation

Her lawyer Shannon Smith said Nagarwala told her that the procedure was part of a religious practice that is tied to a Muslim group Dawoodi Bohra... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-indian-doctor-denies-performing-genital-mutilation-2406492
Female genital mutilation should be by choice for adults, says Dawoodi Bohra community head

Religious leader of Dawoodi Bohra community Syedna Taher Fakruddin said that there should not be any compulsion on enforcing religious practices.... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/female-gender-mutilation-dawoodi-bohra-community-syedna-taher-fakruddin-triple-talaq/1/912866.html
HC allows Fakhruddin's plea to turn plaintiff

The Bombay High Court today allowed a plea to make Syedna Taher Fakhruddin as the plaintiff after the demise of the original plaintiff Syedna... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-sydena-post-hc-allows-fakhruddin-s-plea-to-turn-plaintiff-2345788
Second-highest ranking person of Dawoodi Bohra community passes away

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin led the Namaz-e- Janaza of the late Syedi at Saifee Masjid in Bhendi Bazaar. He was buried at Nariyal Wadi cemetery of... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-second-highest-ranking-person-of-dawoodi-bohra-community-passes-away-2315680

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