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
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
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
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.
The plea claimed that Muslim women were discriminated on issues relating to sharing of property in comparison to their male counterparts.
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
If Muslim girls and women were so empowered, we would not be having the problem of triple talaq in the first place.
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.
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.
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday called the practice of triple talaq among Muslims as 'unconstitutional'.
The debate on validity of triple talaq intensified after the Allahabad High Court on Thursday termed the system as unconstitutional.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.