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SC hearing on triple talaq begins: Here is a brief timeline of events
India

SC hearing on triple talaq begins: Here is a brief timeline of events

Following is the chronology of events in which a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday commenced hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of 'triple talaq' and 'nikah halala'.

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.

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: 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 impacts dignity of Muslim women, denies fundamental rights: Centre to Supreme Court
India

Triple talaq impacts dignity of Muslim women, denies fundamental rights: Centre to Supreme Court

The Centre told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that practices of triple talaq, nikah halala and polygamy impact the social status and dignity of Muslim women.

Triple Talaq: Muslims tread a cautious path as fears of a BJP vendetta on UCC lurk
India

Triple Talaq: Muslims tread a cautious path as fears of a BJP vendetta on UCC lurk

Women's groups and legal luminaries fear that taking advantage of the debate around triple talaq the present government may push through a `common Hindu code’ in the guise of a UCC

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.

Uniform Civil Code row: BSP slams PM Modi in its response to the Law Commission questionnaire
Politics

Uniform Civil Code row: BSP slams PM Modi in its response to the Law Commission questionnaire

Responding to the law panel's request to answer the questionnaire, BSP said that the press statement issued by Mayawati on 25 October in Lucknow is its responce to the questionnaire.

Radicalisation of the Muslim women: Here’s why we are losing Islam to the radical Islamists
World

Radicalisation of the Muslim women: Here’s why we are losing Islam to the radical Islamists

But the gullible Muslim women take no cognisance of the mullahs’ male-chauvinism and fall prey to their loud claims of being the flag-bearers of the ‘true’ and ‘pure’ Islam.

Who speaks for Muslims? Self-appointed elites on wrong side of social divide shouldn't
India

Who speaks for Muslims? Self-appointed elites on wrong side of social divide shouldn't

But who speaks for Muslims? It can't be left to self-appointed elites who fall on the wrong side of representation on the axis of caste, language and gender.

Uniform civil code: Triple talaq, polygamy might be ground on which Hindutva asserts itself
India

Uniform civil code: Triple talaq, polygamy might be ground on which Hindutva asserts itself

It is felt that polygamy is the instrument through which Muslims reproduce faster than Hindus and at some point will become a majority.

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 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

Triple talaq: Urdu media agog with conspiracy theories to force changes in Shariah
India

Triple talaq: Urdu media agog with conspiracy theories to force changes in Shariah

A movement, led predominantly by Islamic clerics and some Muslim politicians, is underway among Indian Muslims to defend any likelihood of change or reform in Muslim Personal Laws.

Muslim women rejoice at govt's stand of triple talaq violating right to equality and dignity
India

Muslim women rejoice at govt's stand of triple talaq violating right to equality and dignity

A grouping of Muslim women on Sunday welcomed the government's stand that Triple Talaq violated the issue of women's equality and must go.

Triple talaq: Govt, courts doing their bit but why have 'liberals' abandoned Muslim women?
India

Triple talaq: Govt, courts doing their bit but why have 'liberals' abandoned Muslim women?

It is disheartening to find India's liberals, who should have been at the vanguard of banning triple talaq and led the charge against institutionalised subjugation, go AWOL on this subject

Centre opposes triple talaq, polygamy in SC; calls gender equality non-negotiable
India

Centre opposes triple talaq, polygamy in SC; calls gender equality non-negotiable

The Centre is also of the view that the issue of triple talaq is not to be seen from the prism of Uniform Civil Code, but be treated substantively as an issue of gender justice

Only 65 to go: Pakistani man sires 35 kids, closes in on target of fathering 100
World

Only 65 to go: Pakistani man sires 35 kids, closes in on target of fathering 100

A Pakistani father of 35 is now searching for a fourth wife as he romps towards his goal of 100 children, a dubious ambition in the conservative Muslim country where polygamy is rare but still practiced.

Ban verbal, unilateral and triple talaq and polygamy, suggests Central govt panel
India

Ban verbal, unilateral and triple talaq and polygamy, suggests Central govt panel

A Centre-appointed committee has called for a ban on the practice of verbal, unilateral, triple talaq and polygamy

Polygamous towns pulled up for denying basic services to non-believers
World

Polygamous towns pulled up for denying basic services to non-believers

Two polygamous towns have violated constitutional rights of nonbelievers by denying them basic services like building permits and water hookups, a jury said