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Sabarimala verdict: In striking down patriarchal tradition, SC paves way for positive interference in religious affairs
The Sabarimala verdict clearly paves way for the Supreme Court’s positive interference in matters of religion when it can be demonstrated that the religious practices are opposed to constitutional morality and play a transformative and inclusionary role
Rajasthan HC rules in favour of religious freedom but asking individuals to publicly notify of conversion impedes personal privacy
Last month in Chirag Singhvi versus State of Rajasthan, the Rajasthan High Court was faced with an increasingly common set of facts. What sets the Singhvi case apart from the dozen other cases with analogous facts is that the court took it upon itself to frame certain guidelines regulating how and when a person can convert from one religion to another.
Opponents of triple talaq bill are peddling false narratives; both judiciary and legislature can initiate reform
Any bill which brings criminal sanction must be satisfactorily deliberated in the legislature but the bill's opponents have squandered this opportunity.
Rajasthan HC 'guidelines' on religious conversion burden women, seem to contradict Right to Privacy law
Converting your religion and spiritual faith is a deeply personal decision that only you get to make, right? Wrong! The Rajasthan High Court has just turned religious conversion into a reality game show, where for the first time, the general public gets to call in and vote on your conversion. Okay not exactly, but really close.
Triple talaq verdict: India committed to gender equality, SC says in minority judgement
India is committed to gender equality and eradication of discrimination on the basis of sex, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said in its minority verdict on the practice of triple talaq among Muslims.
Triple Talaq: Muslim Law Board's stand in Supreme Court rebuffs Quran, Constitution
If the Supreme Court declares the practice of instant triple talaq, which is given in one sitting, as illegal, the apex court's decision will still be as per the Quran
Let's debate Uniform Civil Code because we've long ignored real minorities
The secularism debate, which reflexively seeks a ban on any debate over Uniform Civil Code, fails to take into account that in the name of protecting Muslims or other minorities' rights, communal rights have been prioritized over human rights of individual within minority groups.
Jamaat-e-Ulema can intervene in matters regarding Muslim women's rights, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court contended that Muslim personal law was protected by the right to freedom of religion guaranteed under constitution
Polygamy not integral to Islam, govt rule barring it doesn't violate Article 25: SC
A government employee cannot take refuge under Article 25 of the Constitution dealing with right to profess religion, to challenge rule barring polygamy, the Supreme Court held today.