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Dec 02, 2017
BMMA welcomes Centre's draft law on triple talaq, demands ban on 'halala' and polygamyAn NGO spearheading the movement against triple talaq on Saturday welcomed the draft law prepared by the Centre to curb the practice, but demanded that it should also prescribe arbitration before divorce as well as ban 'halala' and polygamy.
Nov 26, 2017
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says Centre won't introduce Islamic banking 'as India is a secular country'India has a wide network of banks to meet the needs of people and hence govt has no intention to introduce Islamic banking, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.
Nov 25, 2017
Pakistan police fire tear gas at hardline Islamists blockading Islamabad; TV channels ordered to go off air during crackdownPakistani authorities ordered private television channels to go off air on Saturday during a police and paramilitary crackdown on Islamist protesters in the capital.
Nov 13, 2017
Islamic banking: RBI spikes Raghuram Rajan's proposal as equal bank access available for all citizensIn late 2008, a committee on Financial Sector Reforms, headed by former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, had stressed on the need for a closer look at the issue of interest-free banking in the country.
Nov 12, 2017
RBI won't pursue proposal for Islamic banking in India, says ' wider, equal opportunities' available to all citizensIn a major move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided not to pursue a proposal for introduction of Islamic banking in the country.
Nov 12, 2017
Reserve Bank of India says it won't pursue proposal for introduction of Islamic banking in the countryIn a major move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided not to pursue a proposal for introduction of Islamic banking in the country.
Oct 18, 2017
Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problemSupreme Court order criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules on child abuse and child marriage, but it also makes sexually active adolescents vulnerable
Oct 13, 2017
Pakistan senate rejects call for raising legal age of marriage from 16 to 18, terms it 'un-Islamic'Pakistan senators have rejected a bid to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 16 to 18, a senator told AFP, declaring it "un-Islamic" in a decision condemned by human rights activists.
Aug 23, 2017
Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Tracing evolution and origin of divorce through Islamic historyReacting to the Supreme Court striking down triple talaq among Muslims, Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin said the "laws have been rectified" and women have "nothing to complain about
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Arun Jaitley lauds judgment as victory for crusaders of progressive personal lawsArun Jaitley said the verdict is the law of the land now and a great victory, lauding the Supreme Court ruling that declared triple talaq unconstitutional