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Nov 12, 2017
Woman claims AMU professor gave her triple talaq on Whatsapp, threatens to kill self in front of vice-chancellor's houseA woman, reportedly the wife of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor, has alleged that she was given instant triple talaq on WhatsApp recently
Oct 10, 2017
Saudi woman booked for driving before ban is lifted, police warn citizens to respect lawSaudi police have penalised a woman filmed driving a car, a spokesman said, warning against violations of a ban on female drivers set to be lifted next June.
Sep 27, 2017
Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive for first time after royal decree from King SalmanWomen will be allowed to drive for the first time in the summer of 2018 in Saudi Arabia, marking a significant expansion of women's rights in the country.
Aug 24, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Need for stringent law for financial security of divorced women says Shah Bano's daughterThe Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq will help the poor and illiterate women, but a stringent law is needed for the financial security of the community's divorced women, says Siddiqua Begum
Jul 02, 2017
Egyptian court sentences 20 people to death for killing 13 policemen in 2013 coupThe Egypt court also handed 114 people sentences ranging from 15 years to life (25 years) and ordered a juvenile jailed for 10 years, officials said.
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.