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Feb 08, 2019
Does Bareilly nikah-halala not shock your conscience? Arun Jaitley slams 'Rahul and coterie' over promise to scrap triple talaq billIn a Facebook post, Arun Jaitley lashed out at Congress for promising, at a minority convention, to withdraw the triple talaq bill which is pending in the Parliament.
Feb 17, 2018
Mosul after Islamic State: Ulemas battle to rid locals of extremist ideas following city's recapture from jihadistsThe ulema, or Islamic scholars, aim to set up "brigades" tasked with ridding Mosul residents of extremist ideas of Islamic State following city's recapture
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.
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 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
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.
Aug 26, 2016
The Haji Ali Dargah ruling: Bombay High Court’s verdict is a win for Indian womenThe Haji Ali Dargah mufits argue that just as it is not allowed for women to get close to a living male saint, similarly it is a “grave sin” to visit the grave or the inner sanctum of a male saint.