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When Atal Bihari Vajpayee lambasted political parties over Uniform Civil Code – Watch video

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee lambasted political parties over Uniform Civil Code – Watch video

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held triple talaq being practised by the Muslim community as "unconstitutional", "arbitrary" and "not part of Islam".

Aug 24, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
Triple Talaq: How the case reached Supreme Court - Chronology of events

Triple Talaq: How the case reached Supreme Court - Chronology of events

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on the controversial issue of whether the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims is fundamental to the religion.

Aug 22, 2017, 08:38 AM 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
Bangladesh allows polygamy for Hindus, but bans divorcee remarriage

Bangladesh allows polygamy for Hindus, but bans divorcee remarriage

Some aspects of marriage laws for Hindus in Bangladesh mirror those for Muslims in India, according to a US government report.

Aug 16, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Triple talaq: Muslim women hail PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath, send them rakhis

Triple talaq: Muslim women hail PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath, send them rakhis

PM Modi has repeatedly urged people belonging to the Muslim community not to "politicise" the triple talaq issue.

Aug 05, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

'NCW ready to submit its opinion on triple talaq if SC asks'

The apex court has fixed a six-day schedule for hearing, in which three days are available for those challenging triple talaq and three days for those defending it.

May 17, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Women can pronounce triple talaq, ask for very high 'mehr', AIMPLB tells Supreme Court

Women can pronounce triple talaq, ask for very high 'mehr', AIMPLB tells Supreme Court

The AIMPLB on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that triple talaq was a "sin and undesirable" act.

May 17, 2017, 11:40 AM IST
Centre will come out with new law for Muslims if triple talaq is held invalid, unconstitutional: AG to SC

Centre will come out with new law for Muslims if triple talaq is held invalid, unconstitutional: AG to SC

The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it will come out with a law to regulate marriage and divorce among Muslims if triple talaq is held invalid and unconstitutional by the court.

May 15, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Triple talaq: Will hear issues related to polygamy, 'nikah halala' later, says SC

Triple talaq: Will hear issues related to polygamy, 'nikah halala' later, says SC

The Supreme Court, which is hearing bench of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of triple talaq, on Monday said that it will also hear issues related to 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims.

May 15, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
Supreme Court asks if triple talaq is fundamental to Islam; polygamy among Muslims may not be debated

Supreme Court asks if triple talaq is fundamental to Islam; polygamy among Muslims may not be debated

The Supreme Court on Thursday raised a question if 'triple talaq' is fundamental to Islam.

May 11, 2017, 23:21 PM IST

Will not intervene if 'triple talaq' is integral part of Islam: CJI

The Supreme Court began the hearing on triple talaq and nikah halala today.

May 11, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
How triple talaq case reached Supreme Court – Must Read

How triple talaq case reached Supreme Court – Must Read

Shayara Bano is the petitioner who moved the Supreme Court on the 'triple talaq' issue.

May 11, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Is triple talaq fundamental to Islam? asks Supreme Court; Centre maintains it`s unconstitutional

Is triple talaq fundamental to Islam? asks Supreme Court; Centre maintains it`s unconstitutional

The Muslim women who have filed the petitions have challenged the practice of triple talaq in which the husband, quite often, pronounces talaq thrice in one go.

May 11, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Triple talaq: Five judges of 5 different religions on Supreme Court's bench; hearing begins today

Triple talaq: Five judges of 5 different religions on Supreme Court's bench; hearing begins today

The Supreme Court had on March 30 said that the Muslim practices of triple talaq, nikah halala, and polygamy are issues that are "very important".

May 11, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Triple talaq: Muslim marriages are contracts, can't be unilaterally cancelled by husbands, says Allahabad HC

Triple talaq: Muslim marriages are contracts, can't be unilaterally cancelled by husbands, says Allahabad HC

A five-judge Constitutional bench will begin in hearing of a batch of pleas challenging constitutional validity of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims from May 11.

May 09, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Amid raging debate over triple talaq, woman divorced via letter in Meerut

Amid raging debate over triple talaq, woman divorced via letter in Meerut

PM Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath have advocated for the rights of Muslim women and called for the abolition of the triple talaq and nikah halala.

May 06, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Muslim woman wants to give triple talaq to husband, cites unnatural sex, domestic violence as reasons

Muslim woman wants to give triple talaq to husband, cites unnatural sex, domestic violence as reasons

SC will begin in hearing of a batch of pleas challenging constitutional validity of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims from May 11.

May 04, 2017, 11:25 AM IST
Triple talaq: Supreme Court allows Salman Khurshid to be amicus curiae

Triple talaq: Supreme Court allows Salman Khurshid to be amicus curiae

A five-judge Constitutional bench will begin in hearing of a batch of pleas challenging constitutional validity of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims from May 11.

May 03, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Muslim woman gets triple talaq through speed post; appeals to PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath for help

Muslim woman gets triple talaq through speed post; appeals to PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath for help

Triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy violate Muslim women's right to equality and dignity, the Centre has told the Supreme Court.

Apr 27, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Triple talaq row: Nikah halala victim speaks about her ordeal – Know what she said

Triple talaq row: Nikah halala victim speaks about her ordeal – Know what she said

The evil practices like triple talaq, nikah halala and polygamy are ruining many lives of Muslim women in the Indian society.

Apr 15, 2017, 13:55 PM IST