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Lessons from triple talaq: Women in minorities need more from courts in India & Pakistan

Courts in India and Pakistan seem reluctant to grant women their rights. That needs to change.

Today’s judgment puts India on par with other Islamic countries in a good way: Najma Heptulla

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, the former minority affairs minister Heptulla discussed triple talaq, as well as Islam’s interpretation of marriage.

In this Muslim neighbourhood, triple talaq verdict spells gloom

While images of burqa-clad women erupting in joy flood TV channels and social media, scepticism abounds in the community.
The Supreme Court has struck down the practice of instant triple talaq

Supreme Court says triple talaq is unconstitutional: A timeline of the case

A timeline of how the triple talaq case has progressed over the years.
scales of justice

Put The Dog Down

When real judges won’t trust a 24-year-old with knowing what’s good for her, you decide what’s more curious, real life or reality TV? Shekhar Gupta

Talk Point: How did some pockets of West Bengal become so communally polarised?

A controversial Facebook post about Islam recently prompted angry Muslim mobs to go on a rampage setting buildings on fire and clash with the police in West Bengal, killing a 65-year-old Hindu man. Retaliatory Hindu mobs burnt down the dargah and shops owned by Muslims. Who is responsible for this communal tinderbox? We ask experts.

On Camera

elections

Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.

Defence

Gunman kills 25-year-old youth in Pulwama district

Police are hunting down the assailant who killed the man near his residence
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?