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Woman accuses husband of giving her 'triple talaq'

A Muslim woman has accused her husband of giving her divorce through "triple talaq" and demanding dowry in Shahjahanpur district, police said on Sunday.

Oct 15, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

US forces apologise for 'highly offensive' Afghan propaganda leaflet

The dog is considered unclean in Islam and associating an image of the animal with one of the religion`s most sacred texts prompted indignation. The Taliban said the leaflet showed American "hatred" of Islam.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
In landmark verdict, Supreme Court strikes down instant triple talaq, calls it unconstitutional

In landmark verdict, Supreme Court strikes down instant triple talaq, calls it unconstitutional

PM Modi on Tuesday hailed SC's ruling on triple talaq as 'historic'.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Triple Talaaq verdict evokes mixed reaction in Maharashtra

Muslim intellectuals and religious scholars on Tuesday gave a mixed reaction to the Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaaq. 

Aug 22, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Pakistan, Egypt among 19 countries that have abolished triple talaq

Supreme Court cited laws from 19 countries which have abolished the practice of triple talaq.

Aug 22, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Legislation on triple talaq should pass smoothly in Parliament - Here's how

Legislation on triple talaq should pass smoothly in Parliament - Here's how

Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the practice of triple talaq among Muslims.

Aug 22, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Congress welcomes triple talaq ruling, hopes it is accepted by all

The Congress on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court ruling on triple talaq.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Supreme Court verdict on constitutional validity of triple talaq among Muslims today

Supreme Court verdict on constitutional validity of triple talaq among Muslims today

SC may pronounce verdict on the batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the practices of triple talaq among Muslims on Tuesday.

Aug 21, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Braid-chopping comes to Mumbai, three separate incidents reported

Braid-chopping comes to Mumbai, three separate incidents reported

In the recent incidents, the braids of two females in the Bhaykhla area of Mumbai and of an 18-year-old girl in the Wadala area were chopped.

 

Aug 17, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Abdul Kalam memorial row: Family places Quran, Bible near statue to diffuse Bhagwad Gita controversy

Abdul Kalam memorial row: Family places Quran, Bible near statue to diffuse Bhagwad Gita controversy

 Seeking an end to the controversy over Bhagawad Gita near A P J Abdul Kalam's statue, the late president's family on Sunday placed the Quran and Bible beside the wooden statue.

Jul 31, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Ramadan 2017: Muslim holy month of fasting begins—Here's what you should know

Ramadan 2017: Muslim holy month of fasting begins—Here's what you should know

The holy month of Ramazan or Ramadan began on Saturday (May 27) in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. In Kerala too, the Muslim clerics announced that Ramadan would begin on Saturday.

May 27, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
Triple talaq row: Cannot abolish ''Islamic process'', says cleric

Triple talaq row: Cannot abolish ''Islamic process'', says cleric

The top court, earlier on Thursday, began hearing several pleas filed by Muslim women rejecting the practice of Triple Talaq.

May 13, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

Pakistan hospital forces non-Muslim staffers to recite Quran verses

The administration of a government-run hospital here forces its non-Muslim staffers to either recite verses from the Holy Quran at morning assembly or be marked absent for the day, a Pakistan media report said on Wednesday.

May 03, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
China bans dozens of Muslim baby names - From Islam to Quran to Medina, here is the list

China bans dozens of Muslim baby names - From Islam to Quran to Medina, here is the list

In a big development, China banned a dozens of Muslim baby names in Xinjiang.

Apr 25, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
China bans dozens of Muslim baby names in Xinjiang

China bans dozens of Muslim baby names in Xinjiang

Islam, Quran, Mecca, Jihad, Imam, Saddam, Hajj, and Medina are among dozens of baby names banned under ruling Chinese Communist Party's "Naming Rules For Ethnic Minorities".

Apr 25, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Punjab rejects Zora panel report on sacrilege cases; orders new probe

Terming it as "inconclusive", the Punjab government on Friday rejected the report of the Justice Zora Singh Commission and ordered a fresh Commission of Inquiry, headed by Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh to investigate all cases of sacrilege in the state.

Apr 14, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
Triple talaq, polygamy are 'patriarchal values', such practices impact dignity of Muslim women: Centre to Supreme Court

Triple talaq, polygamy are 'patriarchal values', such practices impact dignity of Muslim women: Centre to Supreme Court

The AIMPLB today said that practice of triple talaq will be abolished in 18 months.

Apr 11, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Triple talaq: AIMPLB says will do away with practice in 18 months, no need for govt intervention

Triple talaq: AIMPLB says will do away with practice in 18 months, no need for govt intervention

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Tuesday said that practice of triple talaq will be phased out in eighteen months.

Apr 11, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

RK Singh backs Salma Ansari, says triple talaq not part of Islam

Coming out in full support of Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari`s wife Salma Ansari`s assertion on triple talaq, former Home Secretary and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP R K Singh on Monday said the practice of divorce is not a part of the Islam religion.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Triple Talaq row: Vice President's wife Salma Ansari slams Maulanas, says there is no such rule in Quran

Triple Talaq row: Vice President's wife Salma Ansari slams Maulanas, says there is no such rule in Quran

In a major development in Triple Talaq row, Vice President Hamid Ansari's wife Salma Ansari has come forward to express what she feels about the issue.

Apr 09, 2017, 11:35 AM IST