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Supreme Court's 3:2 majority ruling on triple talaq hasn't clinched debate on reforming Muslim personal laws
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Supreme Court's 3:2 majority ruling on triple talaq hasn't clinched debate on reforming Muslim personal laws

The Supreme Court's 3:2 majority decision to strike down triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat, also known as instant talaq, hasn't clinched the debate on the method of reforming personal laws, particularly Muslim Personal Law

SC verdict on triple talaq not the game changer Muslim women were looking for; it fails to alter gender dynamics
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SC verdict on triple talaq not the game changer Muslim women were looking for; it fails to alter gender dynamics

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court passed a landmark judgment on the practice of talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq, calling it “manifestly arbitrary” and against the basic tenets of Islam".

SC verdict on triple talaq, a legal reading: Judgment welcome, but doesn't address sex discrimination
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SC verdict on triple talaq, a legal reading: Judgment welcome, but doesn't address sex discrimination

While the majority judges agreed on the outcome of striking down instantaneous triple talaq as unconstitutional, they took two different routes to arrive at that outcome.

As Supreme Court bans instant triple talaq in India, a look at stats: 75% of divorced Muslims are women
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As Supreme Court bans instant triple talaq in India, a look at stats: 75% of divorced Muslims are women

Arguing 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.

SC verdict on triple talaq denies justice to likes of Shayara Bano as order remains ambiguous on 3-month divorce
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SC verdict on triple talaq denies justice to likes of Shayara Bano as order remains ambiguous on 3-month divorce

The Supreme Court's decision to declare the practice of Triple Talaq as unconstitutional is a milestone in the Muslim women's rights movement in India.

Soli Sorabjee terms Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq as progressive
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Soli Sorabjee terms Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq as progressive

New Delhi: Noted jurist Soli Sorabjee hailed the Supreme Court verdict holding the practice of triple talaq as unconstitional, saying no Muslim husband would be able to divorce his wife using this method.

Supreme Court dubs triple talaq 'void and illegal': What the 5 judges said while delivering verdict
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Supreme Court dubs triple talaq 'void and illegal': What the 5 judges said while delivering verdict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the practice of divorce among Muslims through triple talaq is “void, illegal and unconstitutional”, by a majority verdict.

Triple talaq hearings begin: Supreme Court asks if instant divorce is fundamental to Islam
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Triple talaq hearings begin: Supreme Court asks if instant divorce is fundamental to Islam

The 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.

CJI J S Khehar says digital filing of cases in SC would make system transparent
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CJI J S Khehar says digital filing of cases in SC would make system transparent

Digital filing of cases would make the judicial system "extremely transparent" and rule out any manipulation of records, Chief Justice of India (CJI) J S Khehar said on Wednesday.

Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir issue: Can Supreme Court close the most divisive issue in India since 1947?
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Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir issue: Can Supreme Court close the most divisive issue in India since 1947?

he five-member bench had made it clear that since the Supreme Court's opinion would not be binding on the government, it would not give its opinion on the contentious issue.

Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute: Negotiated settlement is music to ears, but may not cut through complexity of case
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Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute: Negotiated settlement is music to ears, but may not cut through complexity of case

Shouldn’t courts judge cases solely on the basis of evidence? Yes. But what if evidence is not much beyond faith, belief and contestable historical facts? The Supreme Court’s call for an amicable, negotiated settlement to the Ram Temple-Babri Masjid dispute is reasonable.

Supreme Court says settle Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid issue amicably; calls Ayodhya a matter of sentiment
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Supreme Court says settle Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid issue amicably; calls Ayodhya a matter of sentiment

Supreme Court on Tuesday directed both the parties involved in the Ayodhya Ram temple dispute to sit together and sort the issue outside of court, according to NDTV.

Justice JS Khehar appointed 44th Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee
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Justice JS Khehar appointed 44th Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee

Justice Khehar's appointment assumes importance as doubts were raised that he might be superseded by the government.

NJAC verdict: Netas, please understand, freedom of judiciary is non-negotiable
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NJAC verdict: Netas, please understand, freedom of judiciary is non-negotiable

Let’s get to the point straightaway. The independence of the judiciary is non-negotiable. Political forces should in no way get involved in the process of appointing judges.