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Personal laws must be constitutionally compliant; 'triple talaq' should be judged on yardstick of equality: Arun Jaitley

Personal laws must be constitutionally compliant; 'triple talaq' should be judged on yardstick of equality: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the government was of the clear view that personal laws should be constitutionally compliant.

SC asks Centre to file committee report on personal laws

A plea challenging Muslim practices like polygamy and 'triple talaq' has come up before the Supreme Court, which on Monday asked the government to file the report of a committee, set up during UPA rule to assess the personal laws relating to marriage, divorce, custody, inheritance and succession.

Personal laws left best untouched, says Congress leader Manish Tewari

Congress leader and former union minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday warned the Centre not to tinker with the Uniform Civil Code, and instead, advised it to keep personal laws untouched.

Keep off personal laws: Muslim leaders

Muslim leaders came down heavily on governments and courts for what they termed as "interference" in the Muslim personal law, a spokesperson said.