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Jul 22, 2018
AIMPLB's Sharia courts: Justification on basis of easy access for the poor misses the point that the poor will be its victimsAlthough decisions of Sharia courts are not enforceable through the State, the poor may be coerced to accept their decisions through extra-legal means.
Mar 09, 2018
PIL in SC opposing polygamy, nikah halala is good starting point; discriminatory practices in all religions must be questionedAshwini Upadhyay has filed a PIL praying that practices of polygamy and nikah halala should be declared unconstitutional. The petition is a good starting point.
Jan 03, 2018
Opponents of triple talaq bill are peddling false narratives; both judiciary and legislature can initiate reformAny bill which brings criminal sanction must be satisfactorily deliberated in the legislature but the bill's opponents have squandered this opportunity.
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Women's wing of AIMPLB say SC judgement is 'contradictory', 'fractured'The women's wing of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has termed as "contradictory" and "fractured" the judgment of the Supreme Court on triple talaq.
Apr 16, 2017
UP woman who refused to accept triple talaq over phone attacked with acid by in-lawsA Muslim woman, who refused to accept talaq from her husband over the phone, was assaulted and attacked with acid by her in-laws in Neuria area of Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.
Apr 16, 2017
Narendra Modi in Odisha: PM raises triple talaq issue, urges BJP leaders not to be complacentNarendra Modi praised demonetisation and BJP chief Amit Shah at the for the election victories in Uttar Pradesh and three other states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged party leaders not to be complacent after emphatic victory and work for strengthening the party ahead of key elections in the next two years.
Oct 14, 2016
Triple talaq: Uniform Civil Code doesn't cost you the right to govern yourselfOn 7 October the Central Government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court opposing practices like triple talaq and polygamy.
Jul 08, 2014
Not just Shariat courts: Supreme Court order also includes khap panchayatsThe Uniform CIvil Code debate has been unfortunately framed as legislation against Muslim personal law and fatwas. But it could also be legislation that cracks down on discrimination among all communities.