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May 27, 2017
Triple talaq row: Muslim women want justice from Supreme Court, not charity from law boardIf Muslim girls and women were so empowered, we would not be having the problem of triple talaq in the first place.
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 23, 2017
Triple talaq row: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi says AIMPLB advisory is an eyewashAttorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Tuesday termed the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's affidavit in the Supreme Court on its advisory on triple talaq a "mere eyewash" and said it was an attempt to gain "legal sanctity among the community".
May 23, 2017
Triple talaq row: AIMPLB should understand that gender justice can't come from 'guidelines'Scores of Muslim women being victims of triple talaq, being thrown out of homes, being rendered destitute, women running pillar to post for help (for themselves and their children), clerics abusing women in the name of halala – all of this suffering and pain has been noticed, documented and opposed by the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, and other women's groups and the cause has been taken up by some lawyers even, in the last five-six years.
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 18, 2017
Triple talaq: Kapil Sibal is wrong in making divorce dispute a matter of faithWhat the AIMPLB and its counsels do not understand is that by justifying triple talaq as an Islamic practice, they undermine the basic tenets of Islam that confer a lot of rights upon married women.
May 17, 2017
Triple talaq arguments in Supreme Court: Here's what AIMPLB, Centre and women's organisations saidNo matter how liberally you interpret triple talaq, it is unilateral. It is an extra-judicial unilateral process and it is final without any discussions on the consequences.
May 13, 2017
Triple talaq: Salman Khurshid's regressive solution for instant divorce is irrational and sinfulSenior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has rightly diagnosed triple talaq as a man-made sin that cannot be condoned by Islam.
May 11, 2017
SC hearing on triple talaq begins: Here is a brief timeline of eventsFollowing is the chronology of events in which a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday commenced hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of 'triple talaq' and 'nikah halala'.
May 11, 2017
Triple talaq hearings begin: Supreme Court asks if instant divorce is fundamental to IslamThe Supreme Court on Thursday said that it would examine whether the practice of triple talaq among Muslims is fundamental to their religion, but it may not deliberate upon the issue of polygamy as it began hearing petitions challenging the practice.