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New law to ban Triple Talaq this Winter Session: Five pointers Modi govt must keep in mind while drafting bill
India

New law to ban Triple Talaq this Winter Session: Five pointers Modi govt must keep in mind while drafting bill

However, even before the court's ruling on Triple Talaq, voices from within the civil society and various women's body in the Muslim community have been demanding a overreaching law which would accommodate the concerns of the heterogenous Muslim society, without overtly fiddling with their religious tenets.

New legislature on Triple Talaq: Modi govt mulls introduction of fresh bill in upcoming Winter Session
India

New legislature on Triple Talaq: Modi govt mulls introduction of fresh bill in upcoming Winter Session

The government has formed a ministerial panel to invite suggestions and frame a draft bill against triple talaq ahead of the Winter Session.

Ban on triple talaq: Extension of SC verdict violates special status of Jammu and Kashmir, say Opposition parties
India

Ban on triple talaq: Extension of SC verdict violates special status of Jammu and Kashmir, say Opposition parties

Jammu and Kashmir has its own Muslim Personal Law under which all matters involving marriage, divorce (triple talaq, etc) and succession rights are to be dealt as per Shariah

Triple Talaq verdict: Courts can't direct for legislation when religion is pitted against constitutional rights, says SC
India

Triple Talaq verdict: Courts can't direct for legislation when religion is pitted against constitutional rights, says SC

Justice Joseph also noted in his verdict that to freely profess, practice and propagate religion of one's choice is a fundamental right guaranteed under the Constitution.

Triple talaq verdict: Parliament must frame new law respecting the heterogeneity in Muslim society
India

Triple talaq verdict: Parliament must frame new law respecting the heterogeneity in Muslim society

The new divorce law, therefore, must respond to the anxieties, apprehensions, worries, fears and concerns of a highly diversified legal category called ‘Muslim women’.

Triple talaq case: Statements by Supreme Court judges suggest what Centre's law may look like
India

Triple talaq case: Statements by Supreme Court judges suggest what Centre's law may look like

While holding the practice of triple talaq as against the basic tenets of Quran, the Supreme Court passed the baton to the Centre on Tuesday and asked it to bring in a law within six months.

Triple talaq arguments in Supreme Court: Here's what AIMPLB, Centre and women's organisations said
India

Triple talaq arguments in Supreme Court: Here's what AIMPLB, Centre and women's organisations said

No matter how liberally you interpret triple talaq, it is unilateral. It is an extra-judicial unilateral process and it is final without any discussions on the consequences.

Triple talaq: Salman Khurshid's regressive solution for instant divorce is irrational and sinful
India

Triple talaq: Salman Khurshid's regressive solution for instant divorce is irrational and sinful

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has rightly diagnosed triple talaq as a man-made sin that cannot be condoned by Islam.

Triple talaq: SC likely to examine constitutional validity of Muslim laws as hearing commences on 11 May
India

Triple talaq: SC likely to examine constitutional validity of Muslim laws as hearing commences on 11 May

The Supreme Court will commence hearing from 11 May on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy practices among Muslims.

Triple talaq: Muslim women see hope in Supreme Court with several cases to be heard on Thursday
India

Triple talaq: Muslim women see hope in Supreme Court with several cases to be heard on Thursday

triple talaq was valid under the Muslim personal law in India, and the government can do nothing until the law changes, Garg told PTI.

Triple talaq debate unnecessary, says AIMPLB vice-president Sayed Jalaluddin Umri
India

Triple talaq debate unnecessary, says AIMPLB vice-president Sayed Jalaluddin Umri

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind chief and All India Muslim Personal Law Board vice-president Sayed Jalaluddin Umri on Sunday said the nationwide debate on the triple talaq issue was "unnecessary" and there will be no dispute if Muslims follow the Sharia law.

National-level netball player Shyumla Javed gets triple talaq on phone for giving birth to girl
India

National-level netball player Shyumla Javed gets triple talaq on phone for giving birth to girl

Shyumla Javed, a national level netball player, is the latest victim of the system of triple talaq in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha, which is 380km away from Lucknow.

Triple Talaq row: Social boycott as punishment is juvenile; AIMPLB scholars must accept change and follow Quran
India

Triple Talaq row: Social boycott as punishment is juvenile; AIMPLB scholars must accept change and follow Quran

The AIMPLB should understand that whatever stand Hazrat Umar or a jurist like Imam Abu Hanifa may take, God did not accept fait accompali as giving legitimacy to a vile act like triple talaq.

Triple talaq row: Muslims have 'constitutional' right to follow their personal law, claims AIMPLB
India

Triple talaq row: Muslims have 'constitutional' right to follow their personal law, claims AIMPLB

Striking a defiant posture on the contentious issue of triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday asserted that Muslims have the "constitutional" right to follow their personal law.

Triple talaq row: Mullahs are subverting Islam, and misleading the Supreme Court
India

Triple talaq row: Mullahs are subverting Islam, and misleading the Supreme Court

The debate over triple talaq shows it’s time Indian Muslims rescued themselves from the un-Islamic and self-contradictory ways of their ill-informed mullahs

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law once again becomes fall guy for 'progressive judgments'
India

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law once again becomes fall guy for 'progressive judgments'

On Thursday, the Allahabad High Court delivered another judgment remarking on triple talaq, in a spate of what is going to be a never ending spiral of opinions on divorce under Muslim Personal Law

Triple talaq verdict highlights the plight of Muslim women entangled in battles they can't win
India

Triple talaq verdict highlights the plight of Muslim women entangled in battles they can't win

While the men in India are busy politicising triple talaq over personal laws, the women continue to fight peculiar battles, ones that they mostly lose.

Triple talaq, Constitution, Quran and self-imposed custodians of Islam in India
India

Triple talaq, Constitution, Quran and self-imposed custodians of Islam in India

An in-depth and objective probe into the above Quranic injunctions clearly reveal that the Quran is compatible with the Constitution.

Triple talaq: Allahabad HC verdict may leave a lasting impact on future of gender equality in India
India

Triple talaq: Allahabad HC verdict may leave a lasting impact on future of gender equality in India

The Allahabad High Court triple talaq judgment will have legal as well as political implications, and will have a lasting impact on the future of gender equality in the country

UP polls: How Narendra Modi outwitted Samajwadi Party, Congress with his firm stand against triple talaq
Politics

UP polls: How Narendra Modi outwitted Samajwadi Party, Congress with his firm stand against triple talaq

Amid criticism that after becoming PM, Modi had become extra-cautious on contentious issues, his stringent criticism of triple talaq in the communal cauldron of Uttar Pradesh certainly hit like a bolt from the sky.