Won’t issue direction to Parliament for drafting uniform civil code: Delhi High Court.

The Delhi High Court on Friday said it will not issue any direction to Parliament for drafting a uniform civil code as the matter falls under the domain of the legislature and it was not going to interfere into it. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar declined to […]

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Advisory to Qazis to tell bridegrooms not to go for triple talaq: AIMPLB to SC

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) today told the Supreme Court that it would issue an advisory to ‘Qazis’ to tell bridegrooms that they will not resort to triple talaq to annul their marriage. In an affidavit, AIMPLB said that it has decided to issue an advisory through its website, publications and social […]

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Shariat courts have no legal sanction: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today ruled that Shariat courts have no legal sanction and no one is bound to accept a fatwa or diktat pronounced by them. The court decided on a petition by a Delhi-based advocate who challenged parallel religious courts run by institutions like the Darul Qaza and Darul-Iftaa. “No religion is allowed to […]

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