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People from other faiths shouldn't question Muslim law: Muslim Body

27 Jan 2020

People from other faiths shouldn't question Muslim law: Muslim Body

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has approached the Supreme Court seeking impleadment of a PIL which sought a ban on Islamic practices like Nikah Halala and polygamy, saying that practices of one faith shouldn't be questioned by those belonging to others.

Muslim parties' lawyer not 'unwell'; 'maliciously' sacked from Ayodhya case

03 Dec 2019

Muslim parties' lawyer not 'unwell'; 'maliciously' sacked from Ayodhya case

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who appeared for Muslim parties in the Ayodhya title dispute case, on Tuesday said that he has been sacked for "nonsensical" reasons.

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

02 Dec 2019

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

On Monday, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind filed a review plea in the Supreme Court against its verdict in the historic Ayodhya land dispute case. This is the first review petition since the SC order, in the matter.

Top Muslim leader explains why they didn't seek Ayodhya-verdict's review

14 Nov 2019

Top Muslim leader explains why they didn't seek Ayodhya-verdict's review

Last week, the Supreme Court put a full stop on the long-drawn Ayodhya dispute.

#AyodhyaMediation: Here's how talks panned out in the past

08 Mar 2019

#AyodhyaMediation: Here's how talks panned out in the past

The Supreme Court on Friday decided the decades-old Ayodhya title dispute will be solved through mediation.

#MandirPush: Ayodhya on tenderhooks ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena rallies

25 Nov 2018

#MandirPush: Ayodhya on tenderhooks ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena rallies

Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya has turned into a fortress ahead of mega rallies of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Shiv Sena demanding the construction of Ram Mandir in the disputed land of the temple town.

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

19 Sep 2018

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet cleared Triple Talaq ordinance after it wasn't passed through both the Houses of Parliament in the monsoon session.

Triple talaq stops men from killing wives for cheating: SP-leader

23 Jul 2018

Triple talaq stops men from killing wives for cheating: SP-leader

A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader has added another item to the list of most bizarre justifications for triple talaq.

India's Muslim law board wants Shariat courts in every district

08 Jul 2018

India's Muslim law board wants Shariat courts in every district

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), the country's highest decision-making body supervising Islamic laws, is planning to set up Shariat courts in all districts, PTI reports.

After triple talaq, Centre to oppose nikah halala and polygamy

30 Jun 2018

After triple talaq, Centre to oppose nikah halala and polygamy

After pushing to criminalize instant triple talaq, the Centre will rally against Muslim practices of nikah halala and polygamy, in Supreme Court.

AIMPLB meet next-month; Ayodhya issue may come up for discussion

28 Jun 2018

AIMPLB meet next-month; Ayodhya issue may come up for discussion

The Ayodhya issue is likely to come up for discussion at the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's one-day executive meeting to be held in the Islamic seminary Nadwa in Lucknow on July 15.

Muslim groups plan protest rally to save religion, country

14 Apr 2018

Muslim groups plan protest rally to save religion, country

Imarat Shariah (House of Shariah), which is headquartered in Patna, and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), will hold a protest rally in Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday.

AIMPLB expels cleric for suggesting Babri Masjid be shifted

11 Feb 2018

AIMPLB expels cleric for suggesting Babri Masjid be shifted

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) has expelled from its board Moulana Salman Husaini Nadvi, who had earlier suggested the Babri Masjid could be shifted.

Now, Muslim grooms to take oath against triple talaq

07 Feb 2018

Now, Muslim grooms to take oath against triple talaq

While getting married, Muslim men will now have to promise that they would never give their wives triple talaq.

India abolishes Haj subsidy for pilgrims

16 Jan 2018

India abolishes Haj subsidy for pilgrims

The Center has withdrawn subsidies on Haj this year onwards. This could affect the 1.75L Muslims registered to go for the pilgrimage in 2018, the highest ever.

New Deoband fatwa prohibits Muslim women from marrying bank employees

05 Jan 2018

New Deoband fatwa prohibits Muslim women from marrying bank employees

India's largest seminary, the Darul Uloom Deoband, has issued another bizarre fatwa, banning Muslim women from marrying into families whose members work in banks.

AIMPLB to request PM Modi to withhold triple talaq bill

24 Dec 2017

AIMPLB to request PM Modi to withhold triple talaq bill

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to request PM Modi to withhold and withdraw a proposed bill which seeks to criminalize instant triple talaq.

Triple talaq ban: Madrassas to teach "correct" way to divorce

30 Aug 2017

Triple talaq ban: Madrassas to teach "correct" way to divorce

After the Supreme Court's recent verdict banning triple talaq, Dargah-E-Ala Hazrat, a body that oversees Islamic schools, has said that it would teach boys the correct way to divorce.

Triple Talaq banned! What's Muslim Law Board up to now?

23 Aug 2017

Triple Talaq banned! What's Muslim Law Board up to now?

After the Supreme Court banned triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) called for a working committee meeting on 10 September in Bhopal.

Triple talaq ban: An end to a decades-long revolution

22 Aug 2017

Triple talaq ban: An end to a decades-long revolution

Thousands of activists and Muslim women erupted in joy as the SC banned triple talaq. A prominent face among them was Shayara Bano, who led the fight against the practice.

SC bars triple talaq till Centre forms laws

22 Aug 2017

SC bars triple talaq till Centre forms laws

Muslim Board tells HC it will issue advisory against triple-talaq

22 May 2017

Muslim Board tells HC it will issue advisory against triple-talaq

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has informed the Supreme Court that it would issue guidelines on triple-talaq. It said it will advise Qazis to apprise couples not to resort to triple-talaq.

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

18 May 2017

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

On the sixth and final day of the triple talaq hearing, the AIMPLB told SC it will issue advisories to qazis to give women the option of excluding the clause from their marriage contract.

AIMPLB agrees to making triple talaq optional in nikahnama

18 May 2017

AIMPLB agrees to making triple talaq optional in nikahnama

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has adopted a conciliatory position regarding triple talaq.

Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

18 May 2017

Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

On Wednesday, while defending its stand for wanting to abolish triple talaq, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the practice was a tussle between Muslim men and women, and not between the majority and the minority communities.

Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

16 May 2017

Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) counsel Kapil Sibal told the Supreme Court that it could not hear the triple talaq case as it was a matter of faith and belief.

Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

15 May 2017

Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi informed the Supreme Court that if the court were to strike down the triple talaq, then "the Centre will bring a law to regulate marriage and divorce among the Muslim community".

Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

12 May 2017

Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

On the second day of the triple talaq hearing, CJI J.S. Khehar compared the practice to the death penalty - "abhorrent but still allowed".

UP government takes a stand against triple talaq

10 May 2017

UP government takes a stand against triple talaq

Two days before the Supreme Court's hearing on the legality of triple talaq, the Uttar Pradesh government announced its viewpoint on the matter.

Marriages can't be broken by husbands alone- HC on triple-talaq

09 May 2017

Marriages can't be broken by husbands alone- HC on triple-talaq

The Allahabad HC has ruled that Muslim marriages are contracts, and therefore can't be broken by husbands alone.

Triple talaq victims to now get pension in Assam

05 May 2017

Triple talaq victims to now get pension in Assam

Health and Education Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sharma on Thursday announced that pension and skill development training would be provided to Muslim women who are victims of triple talaq.

Triple talaq: Muslim Board opposes amendments to law

04 May 2017

Triple talaq: Muslim Board opposes amendments to law

Ahead of a Supreme Court hearing on the legality of triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has opposed any changes to the law in its submission to the Law Commission.

Triple talaq and tech: National player gets 'divorced' on phone

24 Apr 2017

Triple talaq and tech: National player gets 'divorced' on phone

When national-level netball player Shumaila Javed gave birth to a girl, she wasn't probably expecting what she received from her husband next: triple talaq over the phone.