Highlights of Recent Judgments by Constitutional Bench of the Apex Court (2016-18)

This post shall highlight in brief the judgments between 2016-2018, decided by the Constitutional Bench of the Hon’ble Apex Court –  2016 Pankajakshi (Dead) through LRs  v. Chandrika & others decided on February 25 , 2016 an appeal was preferred… Continue Reading

Summary of Triple Talaq case

The practice of ‘talaq-e-biddat’ can be traced to the second century, after the advent of Islam. It is recognized only by a few Sunni schools. Most prominently, by the Hanafi sect of Sunni Muslims. The practice is still widely prevalent… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Why Triple Talaaq should be Criminalised?

This post has been contributed by Ms Karuna Maharaj. Karuna is an independent legal practicioner specializing in Indirect Taxation. She can be reached at caruna.maharaj@gmail.com. In this post she discusses arguments in favour of criminalisation of Triple talaq. Many Muslim women in… Continue Reading

All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) against the Triple Talaq Bill

From the very beginning , even before the judgment of the Apex Court declaring instant Triple Talaq unconstitutional,  All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has never been in support of ending the practice of Talaq-e-biddat. In April, 2017 ,… Continue Reading

Reservations about the Triple Talaq Bill – WCD Ministry

After the Hon’ble Supreme Court set aside the practice of instant triple talaq in August,2017 , an inter-ministerial group was constituted by the Government to draft the Bill . The group was headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, and included External Affairs… Continue Reading