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Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgment
India

Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgment

The Supreme Court bench told the counsel appearing for the petitioner that it will hear the matter because of the apex court's judgment in the case involving Kerala's Sabarimala temple

Developments in Ayodhya 'open challenge' to Supreme Court, situation being created against Muslims, says AIMPLB
India

Developments in Ayodhya 'open challenge' to Supreme Court, situation being created against Muslims, says AIMPLB

Terming VHP's 'Dharm Sabha' and the visit of Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackerey to Ayodhya an open "challenge" to the Supreme Court, AIMPLB said a situation is being created against Muslims.

Racing against the clock on triple talaq: Muslim men in UP rush to divorce their wives as bill might resurface in Budget Session
India

Racing against the clock on triple talaq: Muslim men in UP rush to divorce their wives as bill might resurface in Budget Session

Muslim men in Uttar Pradesh's rural areas seem to be in a hurry to divorce their wives before the Union government outlaws the practice of triple talaq. There has been a spurt in these instant divorces since Parliament took up the bill.

'They are lobbying to stall triple talaq bill': Former minister Arif Mohammad Khan slams Muslim law board
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'They are lobbying to stall triple talaq bill': Former minister Arif Mohammad Khan slams Muslim law board

On Tuesday, former Union minister Arif Mohammad Khan penned an op-ed in The Times of India entitled Women get a raw deal again: Muslim Personal Law Board is still stuck in Shah Bano timewarp as its opposition to triple talaq bill proves.

Delhi HC notice to Centre on plea against 'gender bias' in Muslim personal law on inheritance
India

Delhi HC notice to Centre on plea against 'gender bias' in Muslim personal law on inheritance

The plea claimed that Muslim women were discriminated on issues relating to sharing of property in comparison to their male counterparts.

Uttar Pradesh madrassas under Yogi Adityanath govt's scanner, to be geo-tagged through GPS
India

Uttar Pradesh madrassas under Yogi Adityanath govt's scanner, to be geo-tagged through GPS

Just days after the Yogi Adityanath government launched a portal for the Uttar Pradesh madrassas, the state government has announced geo-tagging for the madrassas.

Historic triple talaq verdict today: Muslim women want justice from Supreme Court, not charity from law board
India

Historic triple talaq verdict today: Muslim women want justice from Supreme Court, not charity from law board

If Muslim girls and women were so empowered, we would not be having the problem of triple talaq in the first place.

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

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.

Triple talaq: All India Muslim Personal Law Board opposes petitions filed in Supreme Court
India

Triple talaq: All India Muslim Personal Law Board opposes petitions filed in Supreme Court

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) told the Supreme Court that pleas challenging the practices of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims were not maintainable as the issues fell outside the realm of judiciary.

'Personal law not above Constitution': Read Allahabad HC observation on Triple Talaq
India

'Personal law not above Constitution': Read Allahabad HC observation on Triple Talaq

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday called the practice of triple talaq among Muslims as 'unconstitutional'.

Triple talaq: Allahabad HC slams practice, calls it a monstrosity against spirit of Holy Quran
India

Triple talaq: Allahabad HC slams practice, calls it a monstrosity against spirit of Holy Quran

The debate on validity of triple talaq intensified after the Allahabad High Court on Thursday termed the system as unconstitutional.

Uniform Civil Code debate focuses on Muslim law but ignores other communities: Flavia Agnes
India

Uniform Civil Code debate focuses on Muslim law but ignores other communities: Flavia Agnes

Firstpost in an interview with Flavia Agnes tries to find out the sticking points of the current debate around UCC, triple talaq and the Muslim Law Board.

Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, shows Census 2011 data
India

Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, shows Census 2011 data

In India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, an IndiaSpend analysis of Census 2011 data shows. Across religious communities, except Sikhs, there are more divorced women than men. But the gender skew is particularly sharp among Muslims

Triple talaq: AIMPLB, please zip up; Constitution is supreme, not community
India

Triple talaq: AIMPLB, please zip up; Constitution is supreme, not community

Whenever there’s a conflict between personal law and the Indian Constitution, the latter prevails. Govt should make this clear to those demanding triple talaq

Triple talaq negates both equality and dignity of Muslim women: Arif Mohammad Khan
India

Triple talaq negates both equality and dignity of Muslim women: Arif Mohammad Khan

On 23 August 1985, Arif Mohammad Khan, minister of state for home affairs in Rajiv Gandhi government, delivered a passionate speech in the Lok Sabha defending the Supreme Court judgment in the Shah Bano case

Uniform civil code: Do we need polygamy, common ground for divorce, asks Law Commission
India

Uniform civil code: Do we need polygamy, common ground for divorce, asks Law Commission

The Law Commission of India sought for a public vote on the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the country. It released a questionnaire on Friday, 7, October, 2016 that can be filled out by anybody and sent back within 45 days.

Triple talaq: Social epidemic that should be cured; Muslim women are entitled to justice
India

Triple talaq: Social epidemic that should be cured; Muslim women are entitled to justice

We need to address this common sense that a Muslim man can indulge in triple talaq as a right, and that it is up to the woman to run from pillar to post thereafter.