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HC Nixes Triple Talaq Plea, Says Women Entitled To Equality
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a review of the prestigious Yash Bharti Awards that were started by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. In a late Thursday night review of the work of the Culture Department, Adityanath asked officials to look into the list of awarde..
Don’t Politicise Triple Talaq Issue: Congress
The Congress on Monday said that the issue of triple talaq was sub-judice and it should not be used to gain political mileage. Noting Congress has been in the forefront of gender reforms, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said: "Congress always stands for gender justice for Muslim women..
People Mum On Triple Talaq Are Like Criminals: Adityanath
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for "justice" to Muslim women facing triple talaq, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said people sitting silent on the issue are equally to be blamed as criminals for the condition of divorced women. Speaking at a book launch on..
Triple Talaq Violate Right To Equality, Centre Tells SC
Triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy violate Muslim women's right to equality and dignity and are not protected by the right to profess, practise and propagate religion under Article 25(1) of the Constitution, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday. Describing triple talaq, 'nikah halal..
Saying Talaq Thrice Will Not Accounted As Divorce: Vice President Ansari’s Wife
Amid the ongoing nationwide debate over triple talaq, Salma Ansari, the wife of Vice President Hamid Ansari, said on Saturday that just saying 'talaq' thrice does not amount to a divorce. "There can be no talaq just because someone says 'talaq, talaq, talaq' three times," she said, and also urged..
Kerala: Free Legal Aid For Women In Triple Talaq Cases
Muslim women in Kerala divorced under triple talaq practice would now get free legal aid under an initiative launched by the state minorities commission amid a debate over the issue across the country. The initiative was formally launched yesterday and 21 complaints were received from women who w..
Ajmer Dargah Head Supports And Promotes Ban On Cow Slaughter And Triple Talaq
The spiritual head of Ajmer dargah has said that the government should put a ban on the slaughter of all bovine animals as well as the sale of beef to promote communal harmony in the country. Dargah Deewan Zainul Abedin Ali Khan said yesterday that Muslims should take initiative to stay away from..
BJP MLA Brings Up Triple Talaq Issue In Gujarat Assembly
Amid the ongoing nationwide debate over triple talaq, a BJP legislator on Friday moved a motion in the Gujarat Assembly advocating the need to promulgate a law or initiate administrative measures to protect the marital rights of Muslim women. Referring to the triple talaq issue, the Bharatiya Ja..
Pregnant Muslim Woman Kicked Out Of Home; Writes A Letter To PM Modi Urging For An End To Triple Talaq
A three-month pregnant woman has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging for an end Triple Talaq after her husband abandoned her fearing she may give birth to a girl again. The woman, Shagufta, claimed her in-laws were pressurising her to go for abortion, while her husband had verbally div..
Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board Stand Is Un-Islamic
The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has told the Supreme Court that Triple Talaq in a single sitting is not just Islamic but it has been sanctioned by the Quran and Hadith. While serious discussions have been held on the issue around the world and these are well-documented, the AIMPL..