Law and Religion

Women's rights

Fight against Female Genital Mutilation

UN vows to eradicate the practice by 2030

February 6,2020

Case update

SC declines to entertain plea challenging Triple Talaq

“We can’t do much if the bill isn’t passed in the Rajya Sabha and the (Lower) House is now dissolved.” 

March 11,2019

Case update

Supreme Court refers Ayodhya dispute for mediation

Seeks progress report of proceedings within four weeks

March 8,2019

Women's Day

Muslim Women’s Struggle against Triple Talaq

Women want change and now is the time.

March 8,2019

Women's Day

Stop The Criminalisation of Triple Talaq

Redraft Muslim Women’s Rights Bill, 2018

March 8,2019

Case update

SC Orders Mediation to resolve Ayodhya Dispute

Mediation proceedings to be confidential

March 8,2019

Case update

Ayodhya Bench reserves order on mediation

Considers banning media coverage

March 7,2019

Case update

Babri Masjid-Ayodhya dispute: Supreme Court offers mediation

CJI asked both the parties there stand on the mediation as the way to resolve the dispute. CJI asked, “what would be the views of parties if we invoke section 89 of the CPC that is Settlement of disputes outside the Court?” Justice Bobde offering the mediation in the matter asked that “even if there is a 1% chance, it should be done” and sought the view of the parties. 

February 26,2019

Law and Religion

President re-promulgates Triple Talaq Ordinance for the third time [Read Ordinance]

President Ram Nath Kovind has today, February 21, 2019, signed off the ordinance titled “Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Second Ordinance, 2019 (commonly known as Triple Talaq Ordinance). This is a third time, when the President has promulgated the Triple Talaq Ordinance, after it being blocked in the Rajya Sabha by the opposition parties. Triple Talaq Ordinance makes utterance of instant Triple Talaq illegal and void, and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband. 

February 21,2019

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