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Jan 07, 2019
Lok Sabha passes Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill; proposed legislation removes leprosy as ground for divorceThe Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha in August 2018. The Law Commission in its report had also recommended repeal of laws and provisions which were discriminatory against leprosy affected people.
Sep 02, 2018
Supreme Court agrees to hear fresh petition challenging move to set up Sharia courtsThe Supreme Court has agreed to consider a fresh plea of a Muslim woman seeking to declare as unconstitutional the setting up of Sharia courts
Aug 11, 2018
Govt should stick to firm stand it took on triple talaq; diluting provisions of Act suggests complicity in strengthening status quoIt's in the absolute interest of the protection of fundamental rights of the victims of triple talaq that the act be criminalised.
Aug 09, 2018
Cabinet approves amendment to triple talaq bill; magistrate may now grant bail to accused husbandsThe Union Cabinet has approved to include a provision of granting bail to men found guilty of giving instant triple talaq to their wives, sources in the government said on Thursday.
Jul 24, 2018
SC refers fresh plea against 'nikah halala': Legislature must step in, start large-scale overhaul of personal lawsThe Legislature must step in and start a large-scale overhaul of personal laws of all religions, to deal with unconstitutional practices like Nikah Halala.
Jul 12, 2018
AIMPLB's Sharia courts announcement is an attempt to subvert rule of law to establish Islamic lawThe attempt to establish Sharia courts in India is an attempt to establish a private parallel judicial system which cannot be permitted by law
Jul 04, 2018
Supreme Court agrees to hear fresh plea against nikah halala, polygamy in MuslimsThe Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear another fresh petition challenging the prevalent practices of nikah halala and polygamy among Muslims saying it is violative of fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution.
Jul 02, 2018
Back from summer vacation, Supreme Court agrees to urgent listing of pleas against nikah halala and polygamyThe Supreme Court has also agreed to consider listing of a batch of petitions challenging the practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims.
May 21, 2018
Karnataka polls: Rivals accusing HD Kumaraswamy of having parallel families shows dirty politics thrives on private livesIf bigamous politicians are truly a political issue, let a party have the guts to say they will deny tickets to anyone doing it.
May 15, 2018
Applicability of Domestic Violence Act 2005 religion-neutral, does not exclude Muslim women, rules Bombay High CourtThe provisions of the Domestic Violence Act, 2005, are aimed at protecting the rights of women effectively and do not exclude Muslim women from its purview, the Bombay High Court has ruled