The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the practices of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy impact the social status and dignity of Muslim women and deny them fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution. In a fresh written submission filed before the apex court, the government has reiterated its earlier stand and said these practices render Muslim women "unequal and vulnerable" as compared to men of their community as well as women belonging to other communities. "The ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Triple talaq impacts dignity of Muslim women: Centre Govt to SC - catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Triple Talaq denied women enjoyment of fundamental rights, Centre tells SC - Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
If Muslims constitute 14% of the country's population but 68% of Jammu and Kashmir's population, should they not be considered as minorities in J&K? Should central government schemes stop identifying them as minorities for the purpose of benefits limited to ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
A PIL has been filed challenging the appointment of only persons belonging to the Muslim community to head the Karnataka State Minorities Commission since its inception in 1983. The petitioner Vinod B, an advocate, has contended that Muslims, Christians, ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
An Iranian teenager making homemade fireworks for a festival ahead of the Persian New Year blew up his home, killing himself and six other family members, a prosecutor said today. The house in the northwestern city of Ardebil was flattened by the force of the ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
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