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AIMPLB moves Supreme Court opposing ban on 'nikah halala', polygamy

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Monday (January 27) moved the Supreme Court to contest a PIL that challenged practices of 'Nikah Halala' and polygamy among Muslims. The organisation of Muslim Ulemas contended that the law was founded on Holy Koran and Hadith and its validity cannot be tasted on a challenge based on the fundamental rights. 

Jan 27, 2020, 12:30 PM IST

Nikah Halala has security implications that are often ignored

Nikah Halala has ended up a tool in the hands of a hostile country. It also needs to be seen in that light.

Aug 10, 2018, 09:24 AM IST

UP woman alleges gangrape in name of Nikah Halala; case filed against husband, 8 others

The Rampur Police have registered a case against nine people, including the victim's husband.

Jul 25, 2018, 10:21 AM IST

Fatwa, reward for chopping my hair; I am getting threats: Triple talaq petitioner Nida Khan

The fresh threat to Nida Khan comes days after a Bareilly court declared the instant divorce given to her by her husband as invalid.

Jul 21, 2018, 17:02 PM IST

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad responds to Rahul Gandhi’s letter to PM Narendra Modi, offers ‘new deal’ to help women

As part of this new deal, we should approve, in both Houses of Parliament, the Women Reservation Bill, the law prohibiting Triple Talaq and imposing penal consequence on those who violate the law, and the law prohibiting Nikah Halala, writes Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Jul 17, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

SC agrees for urgent listing of pleas against 'nikah-halala', polygamy

Nikah-halala is a practice intended to curb the incidence of divorce under which a man cannot remarry his former wife without her having to go through the process of marrying someone else, consummating it, getting divorced and observing a separation period called 'Iddat' before coming back to him.

Jul 02, 2018, 11:17 AM IST

Supreme Court issues notices on petitions challenging polygamy and 'nikah halala'

The apex court has taken note that previous five-judge bench had kept open issues of polygamy and 'nikah halala' while abolishing triple talaq. 

Mar 26, 2018, 13:04 PM IST

Declare nikah halala as rape and polygamy an offence: PIL in SC

The PIL has been filed by lawyer and political activist Ashwini Upadhyay.

Mar 05, 2018, 22:05 PM IST

Polygamy next target for Muslim activists who pressed for triple talaq ban

Many activists termed the ban on triple talaq "a start". Clearly, this alone is not going to be enough. 

Dec 29, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

Triple talaq issue reaches Parliament; here's what victims have to say

The Supreme Court by a 3-2 decision had struck down the centuries-old practice of instant triple talaq among Indian Muslims as unconstitutional, manifestly arbitrary and void in law.

Dec 28, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

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

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

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

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

After 6 days of historic hearing, Supreme Court reserves verdict in triple talaq case, likely to come in July

After six days of historic hearing on a bunch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the triple talaq, the Supreme Court on Thursday concluded arguments and reserved its verdict in the case.

May 18, 2017, 09:37 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

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

May 17, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Triple talaq a matter of faith for Muslims just like Ram’s birth in Ayodhya is for Hindus: AIMPLB to SC

Former Union Law Minister and senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for AIMPLB, said the source of triple talaq can be found in Hadith.

May 16, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Triple talaq "worst and undesirable form" of dissolution of marriage among Muslims: Supreme Court

Triple talaq is the "worst and undesirable form" of dissolution of marriage among Muslims, the Supreme Court observed on Friday.

May 12, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

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