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Plea challenging Triple Talaq ordinance filed in SC

Delhi HC hears PIL against Triple Talaq Act; no notice issued

Delhi High Court has taken note of the PIL filed by Shahid Ali seeking quashing of Sections 4 & 7 of the newly promulgated...
Triple Talaq Bill

Plea in High Court, seeking action against Triple Talaq Bill

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court,  challenging the Sections 4 and 7 of the controversial newly passed The...
Muslim Women

Major Win For Govt As Strategic Walkouts By Some Opposition Parties Help Triple...

Several opposition parties made a show of opposing the bill and walked out of the house as the Rajya Sabha passed by a simple...
Muslim Women

Lok Sabha Begins Debate On Triple Talaq Bill

The Lok Sabha has taken up the discussion on the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019, or Triple Talaq Bill. The...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad being greeted by law ministry officials after taking charge

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Says He Will Play Role of Stakeholder, Not...

Above: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad being greeted by law ministry officials after taking charge Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on...
Supreme Court

SC refuses urgent hearing to plea seeking stay on film Ram ki Janmabhoomi

The apex court on Thursday (Mar 28) declined urgent hearing in a plea seeking stay on release of a film Ram ki Janmabhoomi alleging...
A Muslim marriage/Photo: UNI

Nikahnama Amendments: Parting Peacefully

Above: A Muslim marriage/Photo: UNI In a path-breaking move, Pakistan has proposed major amendments in the marriage document which will help in empowering women by...
Parliament

RS adjourned sine die; Citizenship, Triple Talaq & Aadhaar Amendment Bills lapse

The controversial Bills had been passed by the Lok Sabha owing to the BJP’s brute majority in the lower house of Parliament As the Rajya...
Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

Govt Will Push Triple Talaq Bill Again In Rajya Sabha Today

The government will make another attempt on Monday to get the Triple Talaq bill passed in Rajya Sabha despite the numbers being heavily stashed...

Government, Opposition All Set To Lock Horns Over Triple Talaq, Rafale JPC in Parliament

The government and the opposition are all set to lock horns in Parliament on Wednesday as the Rajya Sabha meets for the first time...
Non-mentioning of Nikah Halala petition during SC vacation irks CJI

Opposition Stalls Rajya Sabha Over Triple Talaq: House Adjourned Till Jan 2

The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned until Wednesday following still resistance put up by the opposition parties  to the Triple Talaq Bill that seeks...

Government, Opposition Lock Horns In Lok Sabha Over Triple Talaq Bill

After several fits and starts and adjournments, the Lok Sabha on Thursday got down to business with the Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tabling...
Parliament

Both Houses of Parliament Paralysed As Govt, Oppn Lock Horns Over Rafale, Triple Talaq...

The government and the opposition locked horns in and outside Parliament over a host of issues including the Rafale deal, Ram Janambhoomi, Triple Talaq,...
Triple-talaq

AIMPLB: Will Ensure Talaq Bill Is Not Passed In Rajya Sabha

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said that it will leave no stone unturned to ensure that the Triple Talaq bill...
Plea challenging Triple Talaq ordinance filed in SC

Plea challenging Triple Talaq ordinance filed in SC

A plea has been filed today in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance,...
Muslim Women

Triple Talaq Ordinance: Split Wide Open

Above: Muslim women celebrating after the passage of the instant triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha/Photo: UNI The centre has cited “compelling reasons” for...
Centre approves ordinance to criminalise instant triple talaq

Centre approves ordinance to criminalise instant triple talaq

Anti-triple talaq bill had been passed by the Lok Sabha in the monsoon session but was stalled in the Rajya Sabha, ordinance expected to...
Uniform Civil Code neither necessary, nor desirable: Law Commission

Uniform Civil Code neither necessary, nor desirable: Law Commission

By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Stating there are hindrances to any endeavours to institute a uniform civil code, Law Commission favours reforms within existing personal and...
Triple Talaq Bill

Draft of Muslim Women Bill: Triple Whammy

Above: Muslim women protesting against the triple talaq Bill/Photo: UNI Despite diluting the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill that criminalises instant triple...
Triple Talaq Bill

Triple Talaq Bill deferred to next session for lack of consensus in Rajya Sabha

Even after a year following the Supreme Court’s five-judge bench (judges from five different faiths) declared talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq unconstitutional and not...
Uniform Civil Code: One Nation, One Law?

Uniform Civil Code: One Nation, One Law?

Above: By taking up the issue of female genital mutilation practised by the Bohra community, the apex court has shown that it is treading...
The Sabarimala Temple board has argued in the SC that the state is permitted to interfere in the religious matters of its people but only on limited grounds

SABARIMALA: MOVING TO A UNIFORM CIVIL CODE?

Above: The Sabarimala Temple board has argued in the SC that the state is permitted to interfere in the religious matters of its people...
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad’s appeal to women leaders: Help pass triple talaq bill in monsoon...

Above: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad With the ruling NDA dispensation’s position in the Rajya Sabha not in the majority, the government’s much-touted triple talaq...
uniform civil code

Law Commission wants suggestions on uniform civil code

The Law Commission of India has issued a public notice (see below), asking for suggestions from the public on the issue of uniform civil...
Muslim women in a district court/Photo: UNI

Double Trouble

Above: Muslim women in a district court/Photo: UNI Muslim women may be emboldened by the triple talaq verdict but two new petitions against polygamy and...
President Kovind's Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

President Kovind’s Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

A focus on social sector and welfarism, highlighting the government's move to restore Muslim women's honour through the bill criminalising triple talaq, and pitching...

Fate of anti-triple talaq Bill in limbo, Parliament adjourns sine die

Unwilling to yield to the Opposition’s demand for referring the anti-triple talaq Bill to a Rajya Sabha select committee, Centre allows proposed law to...
RS adjourned again without discussion on anti-triple talaq Bill

RS adjourned again without discussion on anti-triple talaq Bill

With consensus evading on the passage of the Bill, Opposition likely to force Centre on sending the legislation to a Rajya Sabha select panel For...
(Clockwise from top left) Some evergreen offers in this issue include a SWOT analysis of Modi’s three years in power; an exclusive account on the country’s super rich, responsible for NPAs in banks; air pollution playing havoc in NCR; and frauds related to demonetization

WELCOME, CHALLENGES

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Some evergreen offers in this issue include a SWOT analysis of Modi’s three years in power; an exclusive account...
Bill banning instant triple talaq passed by Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

Bill banning instant triple talaq passed by Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

The Bill, which seeks to make talaq-e-biddat a cognisable offence punishable with a three year jail term for the husband was passed by a...
Govt introduces Bil to ban instant triple talaq in Lok Sabha, Owaisi protests

Govt introduces Bil to ban instant triple talaq in Lok Sabha, Owaisi protests

While PM Narendra Modi has appealed to Opposition parties to support the Bill, Congress party, Asaduddin Owaisi oppose the move to criminalise talaq-e-biddat Union minister...
Triple-talaq

Narendra Modi Cabinet clears Bill banning instant triple talaq

The Bill makes instant triple talaq a cognisable offence and proposes a 3 year jail term for Muslim husband who gives wife talaq-ul-biddat; to...
Centre proposes fine and three-year jail term in draft law for instant triple talaq

Centre proposes fine and three-year jail term in draft law for instant triple talaq

Above: Photo Courtesy GettyImages   After over three months of the apex court verdict terming instant triple talaq illegal and unconstitutional, the Centre has drawn...
Parliament

Winter session of Parliament will be convened from Dec 15 to Jan 5

The upcoming winter session of Parliament will be convened from December 15 to January 5 thereby ending the political storm raging over it. This was...
Bill on Triple Talaq likely to be introduced in upcoming winter session

Bill on Triple Talaq likely to be introduced in upcoming winter session

The Centre is planning to introduce legislation to end the instant triple talaq in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament. A Union minister was quoted...
lead picture Anil Shakya

Law at Your Doorstep

A move for video recording of the Supreme Court will make proceedings accessible to the common man and give full expression to the fundamental...
Muslim women offering sweets to each other in Lucknow following the Supreme Court order on triple talaq. Photo: UNI

Triple Talaq: Liberating Verdict

Above: Muslim women offering sweets to each other in Lucknow following the Supreme Court order on triple talaq. Photo: UNI In a landmark judgment, the...
Picture: Getty Images

Supreme Court sets aside triple talaq as unconstitutional and violative of fundamental rights

CJI Khehar and Justice Nazeer wanted a 6-month ban with a mandate for Parliament to enact laws, but ended within 2-3 minority The contentious and...
Positive reactions to SC verdict on triple talaq

Positive reactions to SC verdict on triple talaq

Reactions to the Supreme Court’s Tuesday (August 22) verdict of setting aside the controversial triple talaq practice for divorce among Sunni Muslims was mostly...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

Supreme Court: Judgments Awaited

As the Supreme Court gets back to work after its summer recess, five cases which impact Indian society and politics will be decided. India...
Chief Justice JS Khehar. Photo: JS Studio

CJI JS Khehar: A Judge in a Hurry

During his eight-month tenure, the chief justice adopted novel and clever ways to bring down the pendency of cases and constituted vacation benches to...
Triple talaq: Time for change and empowerment of women

Triple talaq: Time for change and empowerment of women

There is need for a re-look into the validity and reform of outdated personal laws in the context of secular polity ~By Pallav Shishodia Triple talaq, spoken with dramatic...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

Reform is ‘Imminent’ on Triple Talaq, Say Panellists on India Legal show

The Supreme Court recently heard arguments (both for and against) on triple talaq for six days and finally reserved its judgment. However, the marathon...
Amicus curiae Salman Khurshid briefing media persons on the last day of Triple Talaq hearing. Photo: Anil Shakya

Supreme Court reserves judgment on Triple Talaq

After hearing the Triple Talaq matter for six days, the Supreme Court on May 18 reserved its verdict on the contentious issue. The five-judge...
Farah Faiz, one of the petitioners briefing media persons on the proceedings of Triple Talaq matter, Day 5. Photo: Anil Shakya

AG Mukul Rohatgi counters Kapil Sibal in Triple Talaq matter

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi started his arguments post lunch in the Triple Talaq matter. He objected to Kapil Sibal raking up the minority vs...
Muslim voters showing inked fingers after casting their vote. Photo: UNI

Triple talaq Day 5: A modern nikahnama is on the anvil, says Kapil Sibal

The arguments on triple talaq entered the fifth day on Wednesday (May 17). Kapil Sabil who had argued vociferously in favour of Triple Talaq...
Supreme Court

Kapil Sibal argues vehemently for Muslim personal law in Supreme Court

Targeting personal laws would have horrendous consequences, says the senior counsel The counsel for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Kapil Sibal stuck...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Triple Talaq arguments enter fourth day in SC

The counsel for AIMPLB Kapil Sibal raised the critical issue whether Parliament could frame laws on religious matters Parliament may enact the Uniform Civil Code,...
Muslim women

Triple Talaq Day 3: SC indicates it will also take up polygamy issue later

With Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi back, he began his arguments for the government on the issue of Triple Talaq that the special five-member...
picture: UNI

Day 2: Triple talaq exists only in India, banned elsewhere; it is “abhorrent” and...

“Abhorrent” triple talaq banned worldwide except India Voices rise against the practice at SC, saying the Quran does not even mention it With the constitutional and...
“Minority” word has not been defined in Indian Constitution, says RTI reply

Triple talaq Day 2: Khurshid explains triple talaq is an India-specific practice, banned elsewhere

On the second day (May 12) of deliberations over the legal validity of triple talaq at the Supreme Court, being heard by a special...

Arguments on triple talaq continue at SC

SC says polygamy is not part of discussions; Jaisingh wants to de-link personal laws from religion and test them on the basis of the...
All India Muslim Personal Law Board organised a signature campaign in Lucknow to protest against the centre's petition on triple talaq. Photo: UNI

Arguments on triple talaq commence at SC

SC makes it clear that polygamy is not part of the discussions, religious references will form crucial inputsA six-day historic period stated at the...
Allahabad High court

Triple Talaq violates right to equality, says Allahabad High Court

Even as the legal validity of triple talaq will be examined by a constitution bench of the Supreme Court on May 11, the Allahabad...
Photo : UNI

What Muslim Women Want

~By Rashme Sehgal What do Muslim women on the ground feel about the issue of triple talaq which they refer to as `teen talaq’? Speaking...
Picture Credit: Getty Images

SC wants to hear triple talaq issue during vacation

The triple talaq issue has been taken very seriously by the Supreme Court. On March 30, the court said the court would not delay...
The centre contended that gender equality was part of the basic structure of the constitution and could not be denied to Muslim women. Photo: UNI

SC clarifies its stand on Triple Talaq

Says it will deal with only the legal aspects of the issue In dealing with the critical issue of the personal petition by Shayara Bano,...
Panelists discussing problems of backlog of cases and vacancies of judges on India Legal Show

Justice at last?

Will the problems of backlog of cases and vacancies of judges be resolved in 2017? On April 25, at a meeting of chief justices of...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...
Muslims attend a rally against a proposed Uniform Civil Code and demand a reservation quota in colleges and in government jobs in Mumbai. Photo: UNI; Muslim women participating in a protest against Uniform Civil Code in Surat

Firoz Bakht Ahmed: Down with the Personal Law Board

Most Muslims agree that they do not require bodies such as All India Muslim Personal Law Board but would want ones that address and...
AHMEDABAD, JAN 22 (UNI)- A mass marriage ceremony being organised by Hussaini Vaqf Committee in Ahemdabad on Friday. 111 Muslim couples tied nupial knot during the ceremony. UNI PHOTO-144u

Triple Talaq: Where AIMPLB has gone wrong

It is time the All India Muslim Personal Law Board takes a cue from the reforms of other Muslim countries where triple talaq is...
Muslims_Ashura_Muharram

Uniform Civil Code: several shades of grey

Distinguished guests confabulated on the uniform Civil Code and how the government should approach it at the weekly India Legal show The issue of Uniform Civil Code...

A Moveable Feast

Sometimes by default, often by design—especially when the editors have enough advance time to plan ahead (which they rarely have the luxury of doing...

No, No, No!

Instantaneous triple talaq in one go, is against the Quran, the Indian constitution and a woman’s human rights. Spurred by a lone Muslim woman’s...

TRIPLE TALAQ: AN UNNECESSARY EVIL

By Chirag Juneja “As with all human rights violations, breaking the silence is the first step.” -Jessica Neuwirth Talaq al bidah or talaq al badai means the...

Former MLA from Tamil Nadu, Bader Sayeed, files a fresh plea on triple-talaq in...

A former MLA from Tamil Nadu, Bader Sayeed, has filed a fresh plea in the Supreme Court asking to declare triple-talaq unconstitutional. According to...

'Triple Talaq' - 66 News Results

Plea challenging Triple Talaq ordinance filed in SC

Delhi HC hears PIL against Triple Talaq Act; no notice issued

Delhi High Court has taken note of the PIL filed by Shahid Ali seeking quashing of Sections 4 & 7 of the newly promulgated...
Triple Talaq Bill

Plea in High Court, seeking action against Triple Talaq Bill

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court,  challenging the Sections 4 and 7 of the controversial newly passed The...
Muslim Women

Major Win For Govt As Strategic Walkouts By Some Opposition Parties Help Triple...

Several opposition parties made a show of opposing the bill and walked out of the house as the Rajya Sabha passed by a simple...
Muslim Women

Lok Sabha Begins Debate On Triple Talaq Bill

The Lok Sabha has taken up the discussion on the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019, or Triple Talaq Bill. The...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad being greeted by law ministry officials after taking charge

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Says He Will Play Role of Stakeholder, Not...

Above: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad being greeted by law ministry officials after taking charge Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on...
Supreme Court

SC refuses urgent hearing to plea seeking stay on film Ram ki Janmabhoomi

The apex court on Thursday (Mar 28) declined urgent hearing in a plea seeking stay on release of a film Ram ki Janmabhoomi alleging...
A Muslim marriage/Photo: UNI

Nikahnama Amendments: Parting Peacefully

Above: A Muslim marriage/Photo: UNI In a path-breaking move, Pakistan has proposed major amendments in the marriage document which will help in empowering women by...
Parliament

RS adjourned sine die; Citizenship, Triple Talaq & Aadhaar Amendment Bills lapse

The controversial Bills had been passed by the Lok Sabha owing to the BJP’s brute majority in the lower house of Parliament As the Rajya...
Opposition forces adjournment of RS, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill to be discussed tomorrow

Govt Will Push Triple Talaq Bill Again In Rajya Sabha Today

The government will make another attempt on Monday to get the Triple Talaq bill passed in Rajya Sabha despite the numbers being heavily stashed...

Government, Opposition All Set To Lock Horns Over Triple Talaq, Rafale JPC in Parliament

The government and the opposition are all set to lock horns in Parliament on Wednesday as the Rajya Sabha meets for the first time...
Non-mentioning of Nikah Halala petition during SC vacation irks CJI

Opposition Stalls Rajya Sabha Over Triple Talaq: House Adjourned Till Jan 2

The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned until Wednesday following still resistance put up by the opposition parties  to the Triple Talaq Bill that seeks...

Government, Opposition Lock Horns In Lok Sabha Over Triple Talaq Bill

After several fits and starts and adjournments, the Lok Sabha on Thursday got down to business with the Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tabling...
Parliament

Both Houses of Parliament Paralysed As Govt, Oppn Lock Horns Over Rafale, Triple Talaq...

The government and the opposition locked horns in and outside Parliament over a host of issues including the Rafale deal, Ram Janambhoomi, Triple Talaq,...
Triple-talaq

AIMPLB: Will Ensure Talaq Bill Is Not Passed In Rajya Sabha

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said that it will leave no stone unturned to ensure that the Triple Talaq bill...
Plea challenging Triple Talaq ordinance filed in SC

Plea challenging Triple Talaq ordinance filed in SC

A plea has been filed today in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance,...
Muslim Women

Triple Talaq Ordinance: Split Wide Open

Above: Muslim women celebrating after the passage of the instant triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha/Photo: UNI The centre has cited “compelling reasons” for...
Centre approves ordinance to criminalise instant triple talaq

Centre approves ordinance to criminalise instant triple talaq

Anti-triple talaq bill had been passed by the Lok Sabha in the monsoon session but was stalled in the Rajya Sabha, ordinance expected to...
Uniform Civil Code neither necessary, nor desirable: Law Commission

Uniform Civil Code neither necessary, nor desirable: Law Commission

By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Stating there are hindrances to any endeavours to institute a uniform civil code, Law Commission favours reforms within existing personal and...
Triple Talaq Bill

Draft of Muslim Women Bill: Triple Whammy

Above: Muslim women protesting against the triple talaq Bill/Photo: UNI Despite diluting the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill that criminalises instant triple...
Triple Talaq Bill

Triple Talaq Bill deferred to next session for lack of consensus in Rajya Sabha

Even after a year following the Supreme Court’s five-judge bench (judges from five different faiths) declared talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq unconstitutional and not...
Uniform Civil Code: One Nation, One Law?

Uniform Civil Code: One Nation, One Law?

Above: By taking up the issue of female genital mutilation practised by the Bohra community, the apex court has shown that it is treading...
The Sabarimala Temple board has argued in the SC that the state is permitted to interfere in the religious matters of its people but only on limited grounds

SABARIMALA: MOVING TO A UNIFORM CIVIL CODE?

Above: The Sabarimala Temple board has argued in the SC that the state is permitted to interfere in the religious matters of its people...
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad’s appeal to women leaders: Help pass triple talaq bill in monsoon...

Above: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad With the ruling NDA dispensation’s position in the Rajya Sabha not in the majority, the government’s much-touted triple talaq...
uniform civil code

Law Commission wants suggestions on uniform civil code

The Law Commission of India has issued a public notice (see below), asking for suggestions from the public on the issue of uniform civil...
Muslim women in a district court/Photo: UNI

Double Trouble

Above: Muslim women in a district court/Photo: UNI Muslim women may be emboldened by the triple talaq verdict but two new petitions against polygamy and...
President Kovind's Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

President Kovind’s Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

A focus on social sector and welfarism, highlighting the government's move to restore Muslim women's honour through the bill criminalising triple talaq, and pitching...

Fate of anti-triple talaq Bill in limbo, Parliament adjourns sine die

Unwilling to yield to the Opposition’s demand for referring the anti-triple talaq Bill to a Rajya Sabha select committee, Centre allows proposed law to...
RS adjourned again without discussion on anti-triple talaq Bill

RS adjourned again without discussion on anti-triple talaq Bill

With consensus evading on the passage of the Bill, Opposition likely to force Centre on sending the legislation to a Rajya Sabha select panel For...
(Clockwise from top left) Some evergreen offers in this issue include a SWOT analysis of Modi’s three years in power; an exclusive account on the country’s super rich, responsible for NPAs in banks; air pollution playing havoc in NCR; and frauds related to demonetization

WELCOME, CHALLENGES

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Some evergreen offers in this issue include a SWOT analysis of Modi’s three years in power; an exclusive account...
Bill banning instant triple talaq passed by Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

Bill banning instant triple talaq passed by Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

The Bill, which seeks to make talaq-e-biddat a cognisable offence punishable with a three year jail term for the husband was passed by a...
Govt introduces Bil to ban instant triple talaq in Lok Sabha, Owaisi protests

Govt introduces Bil to ban instant triple talaq in Lok Sabha, Owaisi protests

While PM Narendra Modi has appealed to Opposition parties to support the Bill, Congress party, Asaduddin Owaisi oppose the move to criminalise talaq-e-biddat Union minister...
Triple-talaq

Narendra Modi Cabinet clears Bill banning instant triple talaq

The Bill makes instant triple talaq a cognisable offence and proposes a 3 year jail term for Muslim husband who gives wife talaq-ul-biddat; to...
Centre proposes fine and three-year jail term in draft law for instant triple talaq

Centre proposes fine and three-year jail term in draft law for instant triple talaq

Above: Photo Courtesy GettyImages   After over three months of the apex court verdict terming instant triple talaq illegal and unconstitutional, the Centre has drawn...
Parliament

Winter session of Parliament will be convened from Dec 15 to Jan 5

The upcoming winter session of Parliament will be convened from December 15 to January 5 thereby ending the political storm raging over it. This was...
Bill on Triple Talaq likely to be introduced in upcoming winter session

Bill on Triple Talaq likely to be introduced in upcoming winter session

The Centre is planning to introduce legislation to end the instant triple talaq in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament. A Union minister was quoted...
lead picture Anil Shakya

Law at Your Doorstep

A move for video recording of the Supreme Court will make proceedings accessible to the common man and give full expression to the fundamental...
Muslim women offering sweets to each other in Lucknow following the Supreme Court order on triple talaq. Photo: UNI

Triple Talaq: Liberating Verdict

Above: Muslim women offering sweets to each other in Lucknow following the Supreme Court order on triple talaq. Photo: UNI In a landmark judgment, the...
Picture: Getty Images

Supreme Court sets aside triple talaq as unconstitutional and violative of fundamental rights

CJI Khehar and Justice Nazeer wanted a 6-month ban with a mandate for Parliament to enact laws, but ended within 2-3 minority The contentious and...
Positive reactions to SC verdict on triple talaq

Positive reactions to SC verdict on triple talaq

Reactions to the Supreme Court’s Tuesday (August 22) verdict of setting aside the controversial triple talaq practice for divorce among Sunni Muslims was mostly...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

Supreme Court: Judgments Awaited

As the Supreme Court gets back to work after its summer recess, five cases which impact Indian society and politics will be decided. India...
Chief Justice JS Khehar. Photo: JS Studio

CJI JS Khehar: A Judge in a Hurry

During his eight-month tenure, the chief justice adopted novel and clever ways to bring down the pendency of cases and constituted vacation benches to...
Triple talaq: Time for change and empowerment of women

Triple talaq: Time for change and empowerment of women

There is need for a re-look into the validity and reform of outdated personal laws in the context of secular polity ~By Pallav Shishodia Triple talaq, spoken with dramatic...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

Reform is ‘Imminent’ on Triple Talaq, Say Panellists on India Legal show

The Supreme Court recently heard arguments (both for and against) on triple talaq for six days and finally reserved its judgment. However, the marathon...
Amicus curiae Salman Khurshid briefing media persons on the last day of Triple Talaq hearing. Photo: Anil Shakya

Supreme Court reserves judgment on Triple Talaq

After hearing the Triple Talaq matter for six days, the Supreme Court on May 18 reserved its verdict on the contentious issue. The five-judge...
Farah Faiz, one of the petitioners briefing media persons on the proceedings of Triple Talaq matter, Day 5. Photo: Anil Shakya

AG Mukul Rohatgi counters Kapil Sibal in Triple Talaq matter

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi started his arguments post lunch in the Triple Talaq matter. He objected to Kapil Sibal raking up the minority vs...
Muslim voters showing inked fingers after casting their vote. Photo: UNI

Triple talaq Day 5: A modern nikahnama is on the anvil, says Kapil Sibal

The arguments on triple talaq entered the fifth day on Wednesday (May 17). Kapil Sabil who had argued vociferously in favour of Triple Talaq...
Supreme Court

Kapil Sibal argues vehemently for Muslim personal law in Supreme Court

Targeting personal laws would have horrendous consequences, says the senior counsel The counsel for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Kapil Sibal stuck...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Triple Talaq arguments enter fourth day in SC

The counsel for AIMPLB Kapil Sibal raised the critical issue whether Parliament could frame laws on religious matters Parliament may enact the Uniform Civil Code,...
Muslim women

Triple Talaq Day 3: SC indicates it will also take up polygamy issue later

With Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi back, he began his arguments for the government on the issue of Triple Talaq that the special five-member...
picture: UNI

Day 2: Triple talaq exists only in India, banned elsewhere; it is “abhorrent” and...

“Abhorrent” triple talaq banned worldwide except India Voices rise against the practice at SC, saying the Quran does not even mention it With the constitutional and...
“Minority” word has not been defined in Indian Constitution, says RTI reply

Triple talaq Day 2: Khurshid explains triple talaq is an India-specific practice, banned elsewhere

On the second day (May 12) of deliberations over the legal validity of triple talaq at the Supreme Court, being heard by a special...

Arguments on triple talaq continue at SC

SC says polygamy is not part of discussions; Jaisingh wants to de-link personal laws from religion and test them on the basis of the...
All India Muslim Personal Law Board organised a signature campaign in Lucknow to protest against the centre's petition on triple talaq. Photo: UNI

Arguments on triple talaq commence at SC

SC makes it clear that polygamy is not part of the discussions, religious references will form crucial inputsA six-day historic period stated at the...
Allahabad High court

Triple Talaq violates right to equality, says Allahabad High Court

Even as the legal validity of triple talaq will be examined by a constitution bench of the Supreme Court on May 11, the Allahabad...
Photo : UNI

What Muslim Women Want

~By Rashme Sehgal What do Muslim women on the ground feel about the issue of triple talaq which they refer to as `teen talaq’? Speaking...
Picture Credit: Getty Images

SC wants to hear triple talaq issue during vacation

The triple talaq issue has been taken very seriously by the Supreme Court. On March 30, the court said the court would not delay...
The centre contended that gender equality was part of the basic structure of the constitution and could not be denied to Muslim women. Photo: UNI

SC clarifies its stand on Triple Talaq

Says it will deal with only the legal aspects of the issue In dealing with the critical issue of the personal petition by Shayara Bano,...
Panelists discussing problems of backlog of cases and vacancies of judges on India Legal Show

Justice at last?

Will the problems of backlog of cases and vacancies of judges be resolved in 2017? On April 25, at a meeting of chief justices of...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...
Muslims attend a rally against a proposed Uniform Civil Code and demand a reservation quota in colleges and in government jobs in Mumbai. Photo: UNI; Muslim women participating in a protest against Uniform Civil Code in Surat

Firoz Bakht Ahmed: Down with the Personal Law Board

Most Muslims agree that they do not require bodies such as All India Muslim Personal Law Board but would want ones that address and...
AHMEDABAD, JAN 22 (UNI)- A mass marriage ceremony being organised by Hussaini Vaqf Committee in Ahemdabad on Friday. 111 Muslim couples tied nupial knot during the ceremony. UNI PHOTO-144u

Triple Talaq: Where AIMPLB has gone wrong

It is time the All India Muslim Personal Law Board takes a cue from the reforms of other Muslim countries where triple talaq is...
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Uniform Civil Code: several shades of grey

Distinguished guests confabulated on the uniform Civil Code and how the government should approach it at the weekly India Legal show The issue of Uniform Civil Code...

A Moveable Feast

Sometimes by default, often by design—especially when the editors have enough advance time to plan ahead (which they rarely have the luxury of doing...

No, No, No!

Instantaneous triple talaq in one go, is against the Quran, the Indian constitution and a woman’s human rights. Spurred by a lone Muslim woman’s...

TRIPLE TALAQ: AN UNNECESSARY EVIL

By Chirag Juneja “As with all human rights violations, breaking the silence is the first step.” -Jessica Neuwirth Talaq al bidah or talaq al badai means the...

Former MLA from Tamil Nadu, Bader Sayeed, files a fresh plea on triple-talaq in...

A former MLA from Tamil Nadu, Bader Sayeed, has filed a fresh plea in the Supreme Court asking to declare triple-talaq unconstitutional. According to...

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