Tag: triple talaq

Talking tough! Time to abolish triple talaq, says Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said it’s time the country should abolish this “gender discrimination”, in the light of principles of justice, dignity and equality. Triple talaq is anti-constitutional, against law, against the principles of democracy and anti-civilisation. This kind of opinion is on the rise. There is a[Read More…]

Mixed response over triple talaq

A passionate debate has emerged over the government’s stand to oppose the practice of “triple talaq” with some leading women politicians seeking its abolition, even as Muslim bodies accused the ruling dispensation of waging a “war” on their personal law. Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla refrained from giving her opinion on[Read More…]

Muslim women’s group petition to ban Sharia courts

A Muslim women’s group demanded a complete ban on Sharia courts on Tuesday. They objected to “their function as a parallel judiciary in the name of mediation, conciliation, speedy and less expensive justice.” The group called Muslim Women’s Quest for Equality, has submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court where[Read More…]

Latest Update