Petition moved in HC against triple talaq ordinance

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Mumbai: A former municipal Councillor, a city-based NGO and an advocate have jointly approached the Bombay High Court challenging provisions of an ordinance that makes the practice of instant triple talaq a punishable offence. President Ram Nath Kovind had last Wednesday signed the ordinance, according to which giving instant triple talaq has been made illegal… Read more »

Islamic Law- Oppression or misconception?

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An insight into the triple talaq controversy and other Muslim personal laws in India By : Imaan Saudagar Being a law student, I’m often asked questions regarding my opinion about the oppressive Islamic laws in India. The recent Supreme Court judgment, which scraps the triple talaq system of divorce, has raised hundreds of questions across the… Read more »

Don’t politicise Triple Talaq: PM

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the Muslim community to ensure that the triple talaq issue was not “politicised”, and hoped that intellectuals from the community would come forward to fight the practice. Addressing an event marking the birth anniversary of Kannada philosopher Basaveshwar here, Modi voiced the hope that Muslims in India would “show… Read more »