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Muslim Women

UN Condemns Apps Like 'Sulli Deals' As A Form Of Hate Speech In India

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

UN Special Rapporteur, Dr Fernand de Varennes stated on Twitter that harassment of Muslim women in India via apps such as 'Sulli Deals' and 'Bulli Bai' must be condemned.

Students Accused In Bulli Bai App Case To Remain In Police Custody Till Jan 10

Jan 07, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Hundreds of Muslim women were listed for "auction" on the 'Bulli Bai' mobile application with photographs sourced without permission and doctored. It has happened for the second time in less than a year. The app appeared to be a clone of Sulli Deals which triggered a similar row last year.

'Bulli Bai Has Made Us Numb': Kashmiri Women Journalists On Their 'Online Auction'

The 'Bulli Bai' incident has left Muslim women across the country stunned. Outlook spoke to several journalists in Kashmir who were victims of the app on what they felt after being up on 'sale' for a fake online auction.

Bulli Bai Row | 18-Year-Old Girl, DU Student: Who Are The Prime Accused In Women's 'Auction' Case?

Jan 05, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Mumbai police have so far arrested an 18-year-old girl from Uttarakhand and two 21-year-old men in connection with the case of fake online auctions of over 100 Muslim women.

21-Year-Old Student From Delhi University Arrested Over Bulli Bai App Row

The 21 year old is a son of an Army officer and an undergraduate student of Zakir Hussain College

04 January, 2022

'Bulli Bai' App Row: BSP MP Accuses Modi Govt Of Being 'apathetic' Towards Muslim Women

Outlook Web Desk

After widespread outrage and demands for action against those behind the app, IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had said on Sunday that the government is working with police in Delhi and Mumbai, where cases have been registered in the matter.

04 January, 2022

Bulli Bai App: Mumbai Cyber Police Detain Woman From Uttarakhand, Engineering Student Held In Bengaluru


The Bulli Bai application was auctioning photos of Indian Muslim Women online. Police have detained a woman from Uttarakhand and a 21 year old engineering student from Bangalore in connection with the case.

03 January, 2022

Bulli Bai: Sulli Deals 2.0? All You Need To Know About The Online 'Auction' Of Muslim Women

Outlook Web Desk

The IT Ministry is looking into the issue of the online 'auction' of 100 Muslim women whose photos were shared on an app called 'Bulli Deals' on Github.

23 December, 2021

Urfi Javed: I Will Never Marry A Muslim Guy

Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Urfi Javed said that she will never marry a Muslim man. She also stated that Muslim men expect certain behaviours from their wives.

09 July, 2021

‘We Were Targeted For Having A Voice And Being Muslim’: Women Who Were ‘Auctioned’ Online

Intifada P Basheer

A now-defunct app called ‘Sulli Deals’ targeted about 90 Indian Muslim women by uploading their photos taken from social media and ‘auctioning’ them online.

20 April, 2020

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya Draws Flak For Old Tweet On Arab Women, Hits Delete

Outlook Web Bureau

The five-year-old tweet has been criticised by netizens for being 'misogynistic' and humiliating towards Arab women.


30 January, 2020

Muslim Women Allowed To Enter, Offer Prayers In Mosques, AIMPLB Tells SC


The AIMPLB reply was filed in response to a PIL of Yasmeen Zuber Ahmad Peerzade who has sought judicial intervention in ensuring entry of Muslim women in mosques.

13 August, 2019

UP Woman Gets Triple Talaq For Merely Asking For Rs 30 For Medicine


The woman, who was married three years ago, said that her husband took away their children and pushed her out of the house.

02 August, 2019

Odisha BJP Leader Expresses Regret Over Derogatory Remark Directed At Muslim Women

Outlook Web Bureau

Odisha Assembly Speaker S N Patro then deleted the controversial remark from the House records and barred media from reporting about it.

13 June, 2019

Congress Says It Will Oppose Some Provisions Of Triple Talaq Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

The Triple Talaq bill will be introduced in the Budget session which begins on Monday to replace an ordinance issued in February by the previous BJP-led NDA government.

12 June, 2019

Union Cabinet Approves Fresh Bill On Triple Talaq, To Be Tabled In Parliament In Budget Session

Outlook Web Bureau

The new Triple Talaq bill could be introduced in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha beginning June 17.

29 January, 2019

Born Muslim, But Proud Indian First: Karnataka Congress Chief's Wife On Hegde's 'Muslim Lady' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

Hegde had referred to Rao on Twitter "as a guy who ran behind a Muslim lady" after the state Congress president questioned the minister about his achievements.


31 December, 2018

Stalemate Over Triple Talaq Bill Continues In Rajya Sabha As Govt, Opposition Fail To Reach Consensus

Outlook Web Bureau

The House also saw another brief adjournment of 15 minutes in the afternoon soon after the triple talaq bill was tabled.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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