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Telangana shame: Pregnant woman stripped and paraded around by family of husband's first wife
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Telangana shame: Pregnant woman stripped and paraded around by family of husband's first wife

A pregnant woman was allegedly stripped and paraded by kin of her husband's first wife in DC Thanda village in the district, police said.

Polygamy in Muslim personal law misinterpreted, its 'heinously patriarchal' says Gujarat HC
India

Polygamy in Muslim personal law misinterpreted, its 'heinously patriarchal' says Gujarat HC

In a strongly-worded order, the Gujarat High Court today said the Quran was being misinterpreted by Muslim men to have more than one wife and the provision of polygamy was being misused by them for "selfish reasons".

Polygamy not integral to Islam, govt rule barring it doesn't violate Article 25: SC
India

Polygamy not integral to Islam, govt rule barring it doesn't violate Article 25: SC

A government employee cannot take refuge under Article 25 of the Constitution dealing with right to profess religion, to challenge rule barring polygamy, the Supreme Court held today.