The triple talaq practice was deemed by the Supreme Court to be “void and illegal”, and was first banned in 2017, then criminalised in 2019.
A PIL seeking entry of women in mosques was filed in the Supreme Court by Yasmeen Zuber Ahmad Peerzade who put forth that denying women’s entry in mosques is a violation of the fundamental rights.
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The SC bench has adjourned the matter for the next 10 days as the concerned parties have requested for four weeks time to submit their responses on the plea.
“I question their feminism,” one told me, saying that liberal feminists “have achieved nothing for Muslim women” in decades.
Despite Khursheeda and her husband knowing that Triple Talaq is no longer legal in the country, he divorced her using it.
Two petitions, one filed by a religious organisation from Kerala in the Apex court, and another by a lawyer in the Delhi High Court, have challenged criminalisation of Triple Talaq on grounds that it violates the rights of Muslim husbands.
Sub-Inspector Yogesh Patil of Mumbra police said, “We have the screenshot of their November 2018 WhatsApp chat in which he has typed ‘talaq’ thrice. We shall use that as evidence.”
Jahan had to face a lot of resistance from her community for raising her voice and has been threatened in the past as well for filing the triple talaq petition.
Swamy Dethathreya Sai Swaroop Nath had challenged the dismissal of his plea by Kerala High Court in SC, which was again rejected by the apex court.
Union Cabinet cleared the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 punishing offenders of instant Triple Talaq.
After Shiv Sena released a controversial editorial in Saamna on Wednesday demanding ban on burqa for Muslim women saying it…