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15 October, 2017 5:31 PM Woman Accuses Husband Of Giving Her 'Triple Talaq'

Shahjahanpur: A Muslim woman has accused her husband of giving her divorce by uttering "triple talaq" and demanding dowry in Shahjahanpur district, police said today. Akrama, a resident of Udaipur Bhula village, has filed a complaint with the police in connection with the matter. She alleged that her husband Hashim and her in-laws beat her up and demanded 41

10 September, 2017 7:37 PM AIMPLB to form panel to study SC's triple talaq verdict

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), in a meeting held on Sunday, decided to form an expert committee to study the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq. The committee will aim to find a solution to the conflict between the judgment, that calls instant triple talaq "unIslamic", and Shariat (Islamic law). According to sources in AIMPLB, the committee 36

10 September, 2017 1:13 PM Uttar Pradesh: Muslim woman takes 'divorce' at press meet

Lucknow: A Muslim woman has openly announced to take "khula" (divorce) from her husband after her efforts to get it done through Islamic seminaries did not succeed. In Islam, a man can take "talaq", while a woman can part ways with her husband through "khula". Shajada Khatoon, married to Juber Ali, signed a letter for "khula" at a press conference here yesterday 400 1

30 August, 2017 12:17 AM Marital rape: Centre’s stand in Delhi High Court sparks big debate on social media

Marital rape: Government of India's firm stand against making marital rape a criminal offence has sparked debate on social media. Marital rape: Government of India’s firm stand against making marital rape a criminal offence has sparked debate on social media. On Tuesday, the Centre in its submission to Delhi High Court said marital rape is not defined 103

29 August, 2017 7:04 PM Centre Says No to Criminalising Marital Rape, 'Shouldn't Follow Western Nations Blindly'

New Delhi: “Marital rape in India cannot be criminalized as India has its own unique set of problems like literacy, lack of financial empowerment of the majority of females, mindset of the society, vast diversity, poverty, etc,” reads the affidavit submitted by the Centre in the Delhi High Court. Centre has also said the country would not be “blindly 61

27 August, 2017 12:09 AM Triple talaq verdict to speed up Uniform Civil Code report

The Supreme Court's recent landmark judgment banning instant triple talaq by terming it "discriminatory and unconstitutional" is set to become one of the main reference texts for the Law Commission which is in the process of compiling public opinion on the contentious Uniform Civil Code (UCC). "Yes we will closely study the judgment. It will form one of the basis 37

26 August, 2017 11:24 PM How Right to Privacy gets a leg up after Supreme Court judgement

On Thursday afternoon, Gunjan Gupta (name changed), 34, was about to leave her home in Sector 54, Gurgaon, to meet with her lawyer Sunieta Ojha when she got a call from the advocate herself. “There’s hope,” the lawyer said. Hope was something Gupta had almost given up on. She is fighting a case against her husband who allegedly raped her. “Life became 147

25 August, 2017 6:38 PM View: Supreme Court remains pillar of Indian democracy

The Supreme Court is supposed to check and balance the executive, apart from illuminating, with definitive clarity, murky tangles of legal principle and propriety with sharply divisive social problems. The Court does stray into pastures where it has no plausible fodder to chew, such as when it orders cinemas to play the national anthem before the screening 38

25 August, 2017 2:40 PM Triple talaq petitioner faces threats, wants protection

KOLKATA: Ishrat Jahan, one of the five petitioners in the triple talaq case, on Friday wrote to the West Bengal chief minister, seeking security for herself and her children after allegedly facing threats from in-laws and neighbours following the Supreme Court verdict. "Some of her neighbours and even her in-laws are accusing her of having gone against 44

23 August, 2017 6:55 AM Triple talaq: These women braved threats, abuse, boycott for landmark Supreme Court judgement

These five Muslim women won a hard-fought legal battle not only for themselves but lakhs of silent sufferers from the community. When the Supreme Court in a historic judgment on Tuesday quashed the 1,400-year-old practice of triple talaq as "gender discriminatory and violation of right to equality", five Muslim women won a hard-fought legal battle not only for themselves 37