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Supreme Court's 3:2 majority ruling on triple talaq hasn't clinched debate on reforming Muslim personal laws
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Supreme Court's 3:2 majority ruling on triple talaq hasn't clinched debate on reforming Muslim personal laws

The Supreme Court's 3:2 majority decision to strike down triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat, also known as instant talaq, hasn't clinched the debate on the method of reforming personal laws, particularly Muslim Personal Law

SC verdict on triple talaq not the game changer Muslim women were looking for; it fails to alter gender dynamics
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SC verdict on triple talaq not the game changer Muslim women were looking for; it fails to alter gender dynamics

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court passed a landmark judgment on the practice of talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq, calling it “manifestly arbitrary” and against the basic tenets of Islam".

SC verdict on triple talaq, a legal reading: Judgment welcome, but doesn't address sex discrimination
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SC verdict on triple talaq, a legal reading: Judgment welcome, but doesn't address sex discrimination

While the majority judges agreed on the outcome of striking down instantaneous triple talaq as unconstitutional, they took two different routes to arrive at that outcome.

As Supreme Court bans instant triple talaq in India, a look at stats: 75% of divorced Muslims are women
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As Supreme Court bans instant triple talaq in India, a look at stats: 75% of divorced Muslims are women

Arguing that triple talaq is discriminatory and arbitrary, Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman and U U Lalit struck down the practice in their judgment which went on to form the majority verdict.

SC verdict on triple talaq denies justice to likes of Shayara Bano as order remains ambiguous on 3-month divorce
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SC verdict on triple talaq denies justice to likes of Shayara Bano as order remains ambiguous on 3-month divorce

The Supreme Court's decision to declare the practice of Triple Talaq as unconstitutional is a milestone in the Muslim women's rights movement in India.

Soli Sorabjee terms Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq as progressive
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Soli Sorabjee terms Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq as progressive

New Delhi: Noted jurist Soli Sorabjee hailed the Supreme Court verdict holding the practice of triple talaq as unconstitional, saying no Muslim husband would be able to divorce his wife using this method.

Supreme Court dubs triple talaq 'void and illegal': What the 5 judges said while delivering verdict
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Supreme Court dubs triple talaq 'void and illegal': What the 5 judges said while delivering verdict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the practice of divorce among Muslims through triple talaq is “void, illegal and unconstitutional”, by a majority verdict.

SC to pronounce triple talaq verdict today: A primer on the practice and positions of parties
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SC to pronounce triple talaq verdict today: A primer on the practice and positions of parties

As Chief Justice JS Khehar demits office this week, the Supreme Court has geared up to deliver the judgment on triple talaq before the next CJI takes over.

Triple talaq: A matter to be examined on touchstone of Constitution, says SC
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Triple talaq: A matter to be examined on touchstone of Constitution, says SC

A divorce through 'triple talaq' among the Muslim community is a "very important matter affecting a large section of people" which has to be tested on the "touchstone of constitutional framework", the Supreme Court said.

International Women's Day: Five noteworthy moments of 2015-16, where women fight for their rights
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International Women's Day: Five noteworthy moments of 2015-16, where women fight for their rights

This International Women’s Day, let’s take a look at the achievements of women in the past year