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Modi government to ensure passage of talaq bill

The Budget Session will commence with the customary address of the President at a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

29 Jan 2018 1:18 AM

Triple talaq bill: Govt did not follow the set procedure

Rule 74 of the Lok Sabha’s Rules of Procedure mentions motions that may be moved after introduction of a bill.

14 Jan 2018 12:45 AM

Talaq bill against gender justice, minority rights

How will a poor Muslim woman endure the rigours of a criminal trial to prove her case?

08 Jan 2018 2:18 AM

Don’t force divorce!

This also creates the impression of practically each married Muslim woman living with the issue of triple talaq hanging around her like a sword.

08 Jan 2018 1:52 AM

Deoband’s new fatwa bans Muslim women from marrying into families of bankers

Darul Ifta has stated that as per Islamic law, earnings through interest and any transaction involving investment is forbidden.

05 Jan 2018 9:07 AM


Triple talaq: Government eyes Ordinance

Move will outmanoeuvre Opp, give govt time to have favourable RS numbers.

05 Jan 2018 1:16 AM

Criminalising instant talaq: Find a better way

The government had earlier argued against making marital rape a crime on the pretext that it would break down the institution of the family.

03 Jan 2018 12:06 AM

Triple talaq bill will be moved in Rajya Sabha today

The bill, which makes instant triple illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband, was passed by the Lower House last week.

02 Jan 2018 4:20 AM

Muslim women finally have freedom, says Modi

Women under the draft law can seek subsistence allowance and can claim custody of minor children.

01 Jan 2018 1:35 AM

Modi reiterates support for Muslim women, hails youth

Till now, women pilgrims were required to be accompanied by their husbands or Mehrams during the annual pilgrimage.

01 Jan 2018 12:56 AM


Muslim women finally found way to free selves: Modi on triple talaq bill

Calling for 'sabka saath, sabka vikas', Modi said the mantra for the New Year should be 'reform, perform, transform.'

31 Dec 2017 4:07 PM

Triple talaq ban alone can't help us: Muslim women seek ban on polygamy

'I welcome the move but men will now take advantage of law and indulge in polygamy openly,' says 33-yr-old Rizwana, a victim of polygamy.

30 Dec 2017 9:31 AM

New era of hope for Muslim women: Amit Shah hails triple talaq bill passage in LS

He congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the entire BJP-led NDA government for the passage of the bill.

28 Dec 2017 9:20 PM

AIMPLB holds emergency meeting on Triple Talaq bill

According to draft draft bill, there is a provision of imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and fine for violators.

24 Dec 2017 11:57 AM

ISIS is looking out for violent Muslim women

The argument that turning to women does not come from the surrender of men would be harder to make now.

13 Oct 2017 12:59 AM


Fatwa against haircut, eyebrow trim for women

UP man had approached Darul to explain him Islamic laws on women.

09 Oct 2017 2:32 AM

Major boost for BJP ahead of state elections

PM Modi calls verdict ‘historic’; Cong too welcomes it, in damage control bid.

23 Aug 2017 1:35 AM

Woman bouncer pulls no punches in Indian capital

For nearly a decade Mehrunnisha Shokat Ali has been working in the vocation and takes immense pride.

14 Jul 2017 1:13 PM

Muslim women: Crafting a new identity

Islam anticipates the demands of Western feminists by more than 1,000 years.

10 Jul 2017 1:20 AM

Make India’s Muslim women change agents via education

The literacy rate and the higher education statistics represent a double whammy for Muslim women as it relates to empowerment.

28 Jun 2017 2:37 AM