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May 24, 2017
Supreme Court has to take a call on triple talaq, says Attorney General Mukul RohatgiParliament has all the powers to make a law against triple talaq, but now the "ball is in the compound" of the Supreme Court" to take a call on the constitutional validity of the practice, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said.
May 22, 2017
Triple talaq row: Muslims resorting to the practice will face social boycott, AIMPLB tells SCMuslims resorting to triple talaq will face "social boycott" and an advisory will be issued to the qazis (judge of a Sharia court) that they should tell the grooms that they will not resort to such a form of divorce, a prominent Muslim body told the Supreme Court on Monday.
May 15, 2017
Triple talaq hearing: Arguments before SC show Muslim minds still unwilling to think outside religion's frameworkSupreme Court must send out hope to Muslim women on the issue of triple talaq. If the women are turned down at the door of the constitutional bench, it would cause a long-term threat to India's flourishing democracy
Apr 30, 2017
Triple talaq debate unnecessary, says AIMPLB vice-president Sayed Jalaluddin UmriJamaat-e-Islami Hind chief and All India Muslim Personal Law Board vice-president Sayed Jalaluddin Umri on Sunday said the nationwide debate on the triple talaq issue was "unnecessary" and there will be no dispute if Muslims follow the Sharia law.
Oct 10, 2016
Triple Talaq: Abolishing the practice will grant Muslim men divorce with dignityWhile the demand to abolish triple talaq is seen as a Muslim woman's liberation, it is also a Muslim husband's need.
Aug 26, 2016
The Haji Ali Dargah ruling: Bombay High Court’s verdict is a win for Indian womenThe Haji Ali Dargah mufits argue that just as it is not allowed for women to get close to a living male saint, similarly it is a “grave sin” to visit the grave or the inner sanctum of a male saint.
Aug 22, 2016
Boko Haram kills 10, abducts 13 near Chibok in NigeriaBoko Haram Islamists have killed 10 people and abducted 13 others in a raid on a village near the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok where the militants kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls in 2014, locals told AFP on Sunday.
Aug 11, 2016
Indonesia says upholding LGBT rights not a priorityIndonesia's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) citizens have long been targeted by vigilante Islamist groups.
Jul 21, 2016
Fatwa renewed against Pokémon by top Saudi clerical bodySaudi Arabia's top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic, Saudi media said on Wednesday, although the fatwa made no mention of the successful new Pokemon GO mobile game.
Apr 13, 2016
Indonesia shocker: Non-Muslim woman whipped under Sharia for selling alcoholAn elderly Christian woman on Tuesday was caned dozens of times as a form of punishment in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province.