Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicMuslim personal law

Topic: muslim personal law

Can an under-18 Muslim girl be married? HC verdict puts focus back on Child Marriage law

HC grants protection to 17-year-old girl & her spouse as Muslim personal law allows marriage after age 15. Prohibition of Child Marriage Act is silent on personal laws.

AIMPLB’s Ayodhya review petition will be futile. Muslims must accept verdict gracefully

Asking for a review of the Supreme Court decision on Ayodhya could reopen the question of Kashi and Mathura mosque as well.

Constitution framers did not anticipate use of criminal law in reforming Muslim Personal Law

The emphasis in the Constituent Assembly was that reform of the Muslim personal law should be done voluntarily.

Uniform Civil Code not the solution, codify personal law: Muslim women to Law Commission

Muslim women's body wants the commission to examine issues of age of marriage, share in inheritance and custody of children after separation.

Muslim women’s groups divided on triple talaq bill passed by Lok Sabha

While the BMMA welcomed the passage of the bill and expressed concern only about the ‘cognisable offence’ provision, Bebaak Collective called it a ‘black...

Criminalising triple talaq is a demonisation of diversity

The NDA government’s self-appointed posture of legislating to criminalise triple talaq clearly shows less-than-honourable motives. It doesn’t behove a government to act in such a manner.

Government has unrealistic expectations from the triple talaq bill

The primary purpose of criminal law is ‘prevention’ of an act; if non-criminal means can succeed in preventing this act, criminal law need not be used.

Triple talaq others the ‘bad muslim’ and consolidates the nationalist Hindu vote

There are three aspects of the triple talaq debate that directly contribute to its unequivocal politicisation.

Modi govt move to criminalise triple talaq may not be instant

Contrary to reports that the bill could be introduced in winter session of Parliament, govt sends draft to states for comments and suggestions.

Triple Talaq: Residents of Nizamuddin basti react to Supreme Court verdict

Residents of Nizammudin Basti speak about their opinions about the Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaq.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.