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Nov 23, 2017
New legislation on triple talaq should focus on Muslim women's rights rather than criminalising practiceA human rights framework in the legislation on triple talaq would cut through the long-winding interpretations of the Quran and hadith.
Nov 03, 2017
Secret Superstar: How Advait Chandan's film critiques Saudi Arabia, and nudges Hindus of GujaratSecret Superstar’s charm lies in conveying a range of meanings without taking recourse to preachy dialogues. This is why its critique of Saudi Arabia is compelling, it nudge to Gujarati Hindus inoffensive.
Oct 19, 2017
Canada's Quebec province passes law banning veils in public sector; rights groups say move marginalises Muslim womenQuebec will ban face coverings such as veils or niqabs for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday
Oct 13, 2017
Taslima Nasreen's tweet not malicious says Patna High Court, revokes six-year old complaintThe Patna High Court has quashed a six-year-old order of a lower court which took cognisance of a complaint against controversial Bangladeshi write Taslima Nasreen
Oct 09, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir clerics of Majlis-e-Shura issue fatwa banning women from travelling aloneA religious conglomerate in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district issued diktats barring women from going out alone in public while also terming co-education is 'un-Islamic'
Aug 25, 2017
Right to Privacy, triple talaq rulings: 2 landmark verdicts in 3 days that reaffirmed majesty of Judiciary, ConstitutionIn the last three days, the Supreme Court has delivered two landmark judgments on triple talaq and privacy which will have long term ramifications.
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
Aug 23, 2017
As Supreme Court bans instant triple talaq in India, a look at stats: 75% of divorced Muslims are womenArguing that triple talaq is discriminatory and arbitrary, Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman and U U Lalit struck down the practice in their judgment which went on to form the majority verdict.
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Amit Shah lauds SC judgement as historic, calls it 'step towards New India'BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq as "historic" and said it marked the beginning of a new epoch of equality and self respect for Muslim women in the country.
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Leaders across party lines, activists hail verdict as 'historic step' towards women empowermentSoon after the five-judge Supreme Court bench struck down triple talaq among Muslims terming it "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional", a barrage of reactions from ministers, politicians, lawyers and common people poured out on social media and other platforms on the verdict.