A high court bench said this while hearing a case where a woman, Ramjanbi, sought dissolution of marriage after her husband married another woman, as per Sharia law.
Rawal Bapa married 140 women and Raja Udai Singh of Marwar married 27. Marriage for the Rajputs was about producing male heirs and consolidating state power.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud agreed to list pleas.
TalkPoint: After triple talaq, court moves to nikah halala, polygamy – is India selectively targeting one community for reform?
Experts weigh in on the Supreme Court's decision to rule on the Muslim practices of polygamy and nikah halala so soon after triple talaq.
Having no anchors has many advantages: TV channels would be forced to concentrate more on news than views, and allow reporters more screen time.
Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.
The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.
What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.