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Having more than 10 sexual partners could increase the risk of cancer: Study
Health

Having more than 10 sexual partners could increase the risk of cancer: Study

Safe sexual intercourse has many health benefits. But when the sex is with multiple partners, some risks may get attached to it as well.

DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal writes to Narendra Modi demanding law against Nikah Halala, polygamy
India

DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal writes to Narendra Modi demanding law against Nikah Halala, polygamy

Delhi Commission For Women chairperson Swati Maliwal Thursday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a law against Nikah Halala and polygamy

Ranjan Gogoi to be sworn in as Chief Justice of India today: Cutting down pendency numbers to be priority
India

Ranjan Gogoi to be sworn in as Chief Justice of India today: Cutting down pendency numbers to be priority

While Justice Ranjan Gogoi is yet to reveal his 'plan' to bring down pendency in the courts, he has had a resounding success in bridging the gap between the government and the public in terms of welfare schemes' distribution.

Acid attack on Shabnam Rani: Supreme Court to hear her plea seeking protection, better health care on 17 September
India

Acid attack on Shabnam Rani: Supreme Court to hear her plea seeking protection, better health care on 17 September

Supreme court asked advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, counsel for Rani, to submit a copy of the petition to the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government.

Acid attack on Shabnam Rani, woman who filed petition in SC against nikah halala; brother-in-law, his friends likely suspects
India

Acid attack on Shabnam Rani, woman who filed petition in SC against nikah halala; brother-in-law, his friends likely suspects

Shabnam Rani, one of the women who filed a petition against nikah halala and polygamy in the Supreme Court, was attacked with acid in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr on Thursday

Supreme Court agrees to hear fresh petition challenging move to set up Sharia courts
India

Supreme Court agrees to hear fresh petition challenging move to set up Sharia courts

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a fresh plea of a Muslim woman seeking to declare as unconstitutional the setting up of Sharia courts

SC seeks Centre's response on fresh plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala; refers matter to constitution bench
India

SC seeks Centre's response on fresh plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala; refers matter to constitution bench

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre on a fresh plea challenging practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims.

Back from summer vacation, Supreme Court agrees to urgent listing of pleas against nikah halala and polygamy
India

Back from summer vacation, Supreme Court agrees to urgent listing of pleas against nikah halala and polygamy

The Supreme Court has also agreed to consider listing of a batch of petitions challenging the practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims.

SC issues notice on fresh plea challenging polygamy among Muslims, seeks response from Centre
India

SC issues notice on fresh plea challenging polygamy among Muslims, seeks response from Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice on a fresh plea by a woman seeking to declare the practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims as unconstitutional.

SC directs Centre to respond to plea seeking to declare practices of polygamy, nikah halala as unconstitutional
India

SC directs Centre to respond to plea seeking to declare practices of polygamy, nikah halala as unconstitutional

The Supreme Court directed the Centre to respond to a plea seeking to declare the the practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' as unconstitutional.

Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on plea against polygamy, nikah halala among Muslims
India

Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on plea against polygamy, nikah halala among Muslims

The Supreme Court agreed to examine the constitutional validity of the prevalent practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among the Muslims and sought responses from the Centre and the law commission

Opponents of triple talaq bill are peddling false narratives; both judiciary and legislature can initiate reform
India

Opponents of triple talaq bill are peddling false narratives; both judiciary and legislature can initiate reform

Any bill which brings criminal sanction must be satisfactorily deliberated in the legislature but the bill's opponents have squandered this opportunity.

BMMA welcomes Centre's draft law on triple talaq, demands ban on 'halala' and polygamy
India

BMMA welcomes Centre's draft law on triple talaq, demands ban on 'halala' and polygamy

An NGO spearheading the movement against triple talaq on Saturday welcomed the draft law prepared by the Centre to curb the practice, but demanded that it should also prescribe arbitration before divorce as well as ban 'halala' and polygamy.

Formulate Muslim family law, urges Muslim women's group as Modi govt plans to introduce new law to ban triple talaq
India

Formulate Muslim family law, urges Muslim women's group as Modi govt plans to introduce new law to ban triple talaq

With the Centre planning to introduce a new legislation to outlaw instantaneous triple talaq, Muslim women groups renewed the call urging the government to look at the need for Muslim family law.

Tinder-style dating app that enhances polygamy sparks controversy in Indonesia
News & Analysis

Tinder-style dating app that enhances polygamy sparks controversy in Indonesia

Lindu Pranayama, the 35-year-old developer of the app called AyoPoligami, said the idea came to him a year ago when he was scrolling through a dating app.

Triple talaq case petitioner proposes Muslim Family Law on lines of Hindu, Indian Christian marriage acts
India

Triple talaq case petitioner proposes Muslim Family Law on lines of Hindu, Indian Christian marriage acts

A petitioner in the triple talaq case came out with a proposal for a Muslim Family Law to govern marriages and divorces in the community on the lines of the Hindu and Indian Christian marriage acts

Triple talaq issue: SC to pronounce verdict today, AIMPLB confident that court will not ban practice
India

Triple talaq issue: SC to pronounce verdict today, AIMPLB confident that court will not ban practice

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday pronounce a historic judgement on whether the practice of triple talaq among Muslims is fundamental to the religion.

Three men father 96 children: Pakistan's skyrocketing population negates economic gains
World

Three men father 96 children: Pakistan's skyrocketing population negates economic gains

Three men who have fathered 96 children among them are doing their bit for Pakistan's skyrocketing population, which is being counted for the first time in 19 years.

Triple talaq: NCW says it’s ready to submit opinion on abolition of practise if SC directs
India

Triple talaq: NCW says it’s ready to submit opinion on abolition of practise if SC directs

The National Commission for Women (NCW) said on Wednesday that it was ready to submit its opinion on the abolition of triple talaq if the Supreme Court asked for it.

Triple talaq hearing: SC makes a U-turn, says it is ready to consider 'nikah halala', polygamy in future
India

Triple talaq hearing: SC makes a U-turn, says it is ready to consider 'nikah halala', polygamy in future

The Supreme Court on Monday said it was keeping open for adjudication in the future the issues of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims as the Centre insisted deliberations on these aspects as well.