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SC to examine Muslim Personal Law, may consider banning polygamy

SC to examine Muslim Personal Law, may consider banning polygamy

The SC has asked the CJI to constitute an "appropriate bench" to examine the question as to whether Muslim women are facing gender discrimination in cases of divorce.

‘Muslim man`s power to divorce not unrestricted’

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held that a Muslim man`s power to divorce his wife is not "unrestricted or unqualified".

Divorce by SMS valid: Islamic cleric

The Imam of a mosque in Uttar Pradesh has held that an SMS sent by a man stating `Talaq` thrice to his wife was valid for a divorce.