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Accidental Jihadist of the IS in Kashmir
Politics

Accidental Jihadist of the IS in Kashmir

Class 12 dropout Adil Ahmad Wani has become the poster boy for a new generation of terrorists in Kashmir

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.

Islamic clerics term Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill as Centre's 'interference' into Shariah law
India

Islamic clerics term Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill as Centre's 'interference' into Shariah law

A congregation of Muslim clerics has termed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 as Centre's "interference" into the Shariat law.

Triple talaq bill: Instead of taking refuge in constitutional and Sharia laws, AIMPLB should help end persecution of women
India

Triple talaq bill: Instead of taking refuge in constitutional and Sharia laws, AIMPLB should help end persecution of women

The Muslim community in India and the AIMPLB needs to stop hiding behind the Shariat Laws to justify ill-treatment of women and their persecution

Asaduddin Owaisi opposes Centre's triple talaq bill, calls for unity among Muslims to protect Shariat
Politics

Asaduddin Owaisi opposes Centre's triple talaq bill, calls for unity among Muslims to protect Shariat

Strongly opposing the proposed legislation on triple talaq, MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday called for unity among Indian Muslims to protect the Shariat

AIMPLB says it respects triple talaq verdict, but calls govt's stand an 'attack on personal law'
India

AIMPLB says it respects triple talaq verdict, but calls govt's stand an 'attack on personal law'

AIMPLB said it respects the triple talaq verdict, but considers the centre's submission about all other forms of their marriages as an attack on the personal law.

Triple talaq verdict: Muslim cleric organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind says SC decision against Shariat
India

Triple talaq verdict: Muslim cleric organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind says SC decision against Shariat

The outfit, which claims to have 10,000 clerics as members, has also appealed to Muslims to avoid practice of instant triple talaq. It asked members of the community not to go for divorce unless there are "unavoidable circumstances"

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: Court decision will not give Muslim women relief, matter is best left to Parliament
India

Triple talaq: Court decision will not give Muslim women relief, matter is best left to Parliament

What is marriage? What is divorce? These two questions are at the heart of the debate the country is currently having over triple talaq.

BSP strongly condemns PM Modi's comments on triple talaq and common civil code: Mayawati
Politics

BSP strongly condemns PM Modi's comments on triple talaq and common civil code: Mayawati

On Tuesday BSP supremo Mayawati criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his stance on the issue of triple talaq, saying he should not "force his opinion and decision" on the believers of any particular religion by "following the RSS agenda".

Britain constitutes panel to check Sharia law's compatibility
World

Britain constitutes panel to check Sharia law's compatibility

The British government has constituted a panel to review whether the application of Sharia was compatible with the law of England and Wales.

Triple talaq: Farha Faiz's fight for Muslim women's rights may create constitutional history
Life

Triple talaq: Farha Faiz's fight for Muslim women's rights may create constitutional history

Farha Faiz tells Firstpost why the fight against triple talaq is so important to ensure equality for all Muslim women

Easy money or security risk: Why India needs to re-evaluate Islamic banking
Finance

Easy money or security risk: Why India needs to re-evaluate Islamic banking

Those against it argue that allowing Islamic banking could encourage some of the fundamentalist elements in West Asia to find ways to use Islamic banks to funnel cash for unlawful activities.

No, the Supreme Court, didn't say that fatwas are 'illegal'
India

No, the Supreme Court, didn't say that fatwas are 'illegal'

The SC did, however, “add a word of caution” given the religious sanction fatwas have an impact on “God fearing Muslims”.

Not just Shariat courts: Supreme Court order also includes khap panchayats
India

Not just Shariat courts: Supreme Court order also includes khap panchayats

The 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.

SC says fatwa's can't be forced on people
India

SC says fatwa's can't be forced on people

Fatwa issued by Muslim clerics cannot be forced upon people and the state has to protect persons who are harassed for not following such dictates, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said while expressing reservation in interfering with Shariat courts.

Conversions in Kashmir: But where are the liberals now?
Breaking Views

Conversions in Kashmir: But where are the liberals now?

Thanks to a curious alignment of the stars and circumstances, India’s so-called secular-liberal establishment suddenly found its voice and spine over the Rushdie affair.