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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Homosexuality is an offence: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the decision of the Delhi high court, which had in 2009 decriminalised sexual relation between persons belonging to same sex. The apex court upheld the constitutional validity of Section 377 of Indian Penal Code that makes anal sex a punishable offence. LGBT activists, whose sexual relationships had been […]

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