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Jul 26, 2019
Centre trivalised triple talaq by sidelining Opposition remarks on bill; govt's attempt at Muslim inclusion reeks of hasteThe Muslims in India need inclusion, but to do it in a haphazard manner disregarding every Opposition point of view, as seen during the debate on triple talaq bill, not only trivialises the issue but also reeks of arrogance
Jul 09, 2019
Delhi HC declines plea to direct Centre to criminalise marital rape and make it grounds for divorce, says framing laws is domain of legislatureSince marital rape at present is not a crime, there is no FIR registered by a wife against her husband in any police station, the petition had said.
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.