triple talaq

India’s Modi Wades into Political Battle Over Muslim Divorce Law

By Rupam Jain NEW DELHI, Oct 24  – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday waded into a controversy over a Muslim divorce law he said was destroying women’s lives, drawing criticism from rivals that he was fishing for minority votes in a major state election next year. Modi criticised the so-called “triple talaq”, that

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India’s Muslim Women say Justification for Triple Talaq, Polygamy is Medieval

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Sept 7 – Muslim women fighting to ban “triple talaq” divorce and polygamy from family civil law in India’s top court condemned on Tuesday justifications given by Islamic clerics as “medieval” and “reeking of sexism”. India’s Supreme Court is currently hearing a petition filed by women’s rights activists who want

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